Ferry from Elba to Pianosa
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
The ferry route from Elba to Pianosa is operated once per week by the company Toremar. Aquavision also runs ferry services between the two islands, with frequency depending on the season.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change. You can find real-time schedules and book ferry tickets online from Elba to Pianosa on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Elba to Pianosa?
Ferry duration from Elba to Pianosa ranges from about 45 min to 2 hr. Travel time depends on the ferry company and port of departure.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
While there are no high-speed ferries traveling from Elba to Pianosa, Aquavision's vessels take only 45 min to reach the island.
How much is the ferry from Elba to Pianosa?
Ferry prices from Elba to Pianosa start at approximately €17-20 depending on the company. Ticket cost is higher if you want to transfer your vehicle, while there are discounts available for children and residents of the Tuscan Archipelago.
The ferry companies also allow you to take your pet on board, but bear in mind that there may be an additional charge.
What's the ferry schedule from Elba to Pianosa?
Ferries operated by Toremar normally depart from Elba every Tuesday at 09:20 and arrive at 11:10. Aquavision's vessels leave at around 10:00, reaching Pianosa at 10:45.
What's the distance between Elba and Pianosa?
The distance between the island of Elba and Pianosa is only 7 nautical miles (about 13km).
Am I allowed to travel from Elba to Pianosa?
Yes, traveling between Elba and Pianosa is currently permitted. For the latest information about travel restrictions and requirements, you can check our blog post on Covid-19 and ferry trips in Italy.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Elba to Pianosa?
You can book cheap ferry tickets to Pianosa from Elba on Ferryhopper. See all the available routes on our Map of ferries and book your ferry trip to Pianosa online with no hidden fees.
Forte Teglia, the impressive fortified complex next to the port of Pianosa
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Pianosa from Elba
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Elba to Pianosa:
- Pianosa is part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, which protects the area's environmental heritage. According to the park’s authority, you have to pay a €6 fee (€8 in July and August) to visit Pianosa. Children under 12 years old, people with disabilities and those traveling to Pianosa for work are exempt from paying the fee.
- Ferry schedules from Elba to Pianosa change from season to season. Before your trip, make sure that you check the latest timetables or contact the ferry company for up-to-date information.
- If you would like to spend a night in Pianosa, we recommend booking your accommodation well in advance. The only place where you can stay on the island is Albergo Milena, a cosy hotel with only 11 rooms.
- From Pianosa, you can catch the ferry to the town of Piombino and continue your trip in Tuscany!
Where to take the ferry from Elba to Pianosa
Ferries operated by Toremar depart from the port of Rio Marina on the eastern coast of Elba.
Aquavision vessels leave from the port of Marina di Campo. The port is located on the south coast of the island, next to the beach of the same name.
Can I travel on the ferry from Elba to Pianosa with a car?
It is not allowed to bring a vehicle on the island of Pianosa.
Toremar’s baggage allowance is up to 20kg per passenger. Aquavision allows you to bring 1 piece of luggage.
Ferries from Elba to Pianosa do not have cabins, as the journey is very short.