Ferry from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Arbatax (Sardinia)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

The coastal town of Civitavecchia is connected to Arbatax by ferry throughout the year. Find real-time information about the Civitavecchia - Arbatax ferry route, compare itineraries and prices, and book your tickets to Sardinia on Ferryhopper without hidden fees!

Ferry schedules

Rome (Civitavecchia) Arbatax Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 20:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 9h Price range: 30.00 € - 236.84 €
Arbatax Rome (Civitavecchia) Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 02:00 Last trip: 02:00 Average duration: 9h Price range: 30.00 € - 236.84 €
Ferry companies GRIMALDI LINES

Is there a ferry from Civitavecchia to Arbatax (Sardinia)?

Yes, you can travel from Civitavecchia to Arbatax by ferry year-round. Usually, the route is available 2-3 times per week and is operated by Grimaldi Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Civitavecchia to Arbatax

The Civitavecchia - Arbatax route is active 2-3 times a week, depending on the season.

Normally, he ferry departs from the port of Civitavecchia at 20:00 and reaches Arbatax the day after, at 05:00 in the morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Civitavecchia to Arbatax?

The price of the tickets for the Civitavecchia - Arbatax ferry is around €30-€37. The final cost depends on seasonality, seat type and whether you choose to bring along your vehicle.


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Toddlers can travel from Civitavecchia to Arbatax for free, though they are not entitled to onboard seating. There are also discount tickets for children and residents of Sardinia all year round.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Civitavecchia to Arbatax?

The Civitavecchia - Arbatax ferry crossing usually lasts around 9 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Civitavecchia to Arbatax?

The route from the port of Civitavecchia to that of Arbatax is operated only by conventional ferries which reach their destination in about 9 hr.

What’s the distance between Civitavecchia and Arbatax?

The distance between Civitavecchia and Arbatax is 170 nautical miles (about 300 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Arbatax from Civitavecchia

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Civitavecchia to Arbatax:

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Civitavecchia to avoid delays and overcrowding, especially if you’re bringing along your vehicle.
  • As the ferry takes about 9 hr to reach Arbatax, we recommend booking a cabin for a more comfortable trip.
  • If you choose to travel without a vehicle, you can easily reach Civitavecchia from Roma Termini railway station!
  • In addition to Arbatax, you can reach various destinations in Sardinia from Civitavecchia by ferry. Discover the Civitavecchia - Olbia, Civitavecchia - Porto Torres, and Civitavecchia - Cagliari routes on Ferryhopper!
  • Read our Arbatax travel guide and make the best of your time there with detailed information, tips and recommendations!
  • Check out the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy as you plan your Civitavecchia - Arbatax ferry trip.

Where to take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Arbatax

Ferries from Civitavecchia to Arbatax depart from Calata Laurenti Maritime Station.

From the train station of Civitavecchia, you can reach the port by bus or on foot. The entrance to Varco Fortezza is about 600 m away. The other 2 pedestrian entrances to the port are Varco Vespucci and Porta Livorno.

Can I travel on the Civitavecchia to Arbatax ferry with a car?

Yes, you can bring along your car on the ferries that operate on the Civitavecchia - Arbatax route.

Ferry luggage

On the ferries of Grimaldi Lines, each passenger can carry one piece of baggage weighing less than 30 kg free of charge.


The ferries operating on the Civitavecchia - Arbatax route offer different types of cabins: internal, external (with windows), suites and cabins that are accessible to people with disabilities.

Pet travel

On the ferries of Grimaldi Lines, you can bring along your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. You can either book a special cabin or make use of your own pet carrier. For more information regarding documents and pet travel, we suggest that you contact the ferry operator.

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