Ferry from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Olbia (Sardinia)
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia (Sardinia)?
Yes, you can travel from Civitavecchia to Olbia throughout the year. Ferry connections are operated by 3 companies: Grimaldi Lines, GNV and Tirrenia.
Tirrenia operates on the route year-round with 1 daily departure in winter and up to 3 daily departures in high season.
Am I allowed to travel from Civitavecchia to Olbia?
Yes, traveling from Civitavecchia to Olbia is allowed. As you start planning your holidays, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your ferry trip to Sardinia.
What’s the ferry schedule from Civitavecchia to Olbia
In winter, the daily departure from Civitavecchia to Olbia is scheduled for 22:30, arriving the next day at 06:30 in the morning.
In summer, however, the first ferry departs from the port of Civitavecchia at around 08:30 in the morning, while the last departure is scheduled for 23:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia?
The price of the tickets for the Civitavecchia - Olbia ferry starts at around €20-30. The final cost depends on seat type and whether you choose to bring along your vehicle.
Tip: as ferry prices tend to be higher in summer, consider planning your trip well in advance.
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Toddlers can travel from Civitavecchia to Olbia for free but are not entitled to onboard seating. There are also discount tickets for children and residents of Sardinia throughout the year.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Civitavecchia to Olbia?
The Civitavecchia - Olbia ferry crossing usually lasts 6-8.5 hr, depending on the type of vessel you’ve chosen.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia?
The connections from the port of Civitavecchia to that of Olbia are also operated by high-speed ferries. The fastest ferry itinerary, which is offered by Tirrenia, lasts about 6 hr.
What’s the distance between Civitavecchia and Olbia?
The distance between Civitavecchia and Olbia is 120 nautical miles (about 220km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Olbia from Civitavecchia
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Civitavecchia to Olbia:
- 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.
- You can easily get around Sardinia by car. You can either bring along your vehicle or rent one upon arrival.
- If you choose to travel without a vehicle, you can easily reach Civitavecchia from Roma Termini railway station!
- To make the best of your holidays there, make sure to check out our Olbia travel guide!
- In addition to Olbia, you can reach various destinations in Sardinia from Civitavecchia by ferry. Discover the Civitavecchia - Porto Torres and Civitavecchia - Cagliari routes on Ferryhopper!
Where to take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Olbia
Ferries from Civitavecchia to Olbia 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 600m away. The other 2 pedestrian entrances to the port are Varco Vespucci and Porta Livorno.
Can I travel on the Civitavecchia to Olbia ferry with a car?
Yes, you can bring along your car on the ferries that operate on the Civitavecchia - Olbia route.
Each ferry company has different policies for luggage:
- On the ferries of GNV, you can bring along up to 2 pieces of luggage for free.
- With Tirrenia, passengers can carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 20kg.
- Grimaldi Lines allows each passenger to carry one piece of luggage weighing less than 30kg for free.
The ferries operating on the Civitavecchia - Olbia route offer different types of cabins: internal, external (with windows), suites and cabins that are accessible to people with disabilities.
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 bring your own pet carrier. For more information regarding documents and pet travel, we suggest that you contact the ferry operator.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Civitavecchia to Olbia
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