Ferry from Genoa to Olbia (Sardinia)
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Genoa to Olbia (Sardinia)?
Yes, you can travel from Genoa to Olbia thanks to the seasosal ferry routes from mid-May to October.
The connections are operated by 2 ferry companies: Moby Lines and GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci).
What’s the ferry schedule from Genoa to Olbia
The Genoa - Olbia route serves 1-2 daily crossings. The ferry crossings to Olbia from Genoa operate in the late afternoon or evening.
The earliest ferry to Olbia leaves from the port of Genoa around 19:00 arriving at the port of Olbia around 07:30 the next morning. The latest ferry departs from Genoa at 21:30, arriving in Olbia at 07:00 the next day.
Please, keep in mind that ferry schedules may change as during the high season there are also additional morning departures. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Genoa to Olbia?
The Genoa - Olbia ferry price starts from €23. The ticket cost varies depending on the type of vessel, vehicle and season.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Olbia from Genoa. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper.
Toddlers and children up to 3 years can travel from Genoa to Olbia for free. Children between 4 and 12 years can enjoy reduced fares. There are also discount tickets for residents of Sardinia.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Genoa to Olbia?
The Genoa - Olbia ferry time takes between 10 hr and 12 hr 30 min, depending on the ferry operator.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Genoa to Olbia?
The connection from the port of Genoa to Olbia is operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry from Genoa to Olbia takes about 10 hr.
What’s the distance between Genoa and Olbia?
The distance between the port of Genoa and Olbia is 219 nautical miles (approximately 400 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Olbia from Genoa
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Genoa to Olbia:
- For a comfortable trip, we suggest you book a cabin, relax and enjoy your trip to Olbia. Also, it’s better to book your cabin in advance as it is really busy during the high season.
- During the summer, we recommend you arrive 1 hour before departure at the port of Genoa to avoid delays and overcrowding.
- Read our Olbia travel guide and find out more useful travel tips.
- You can also catch the ferry from Genoa to Porto Torres by hydrofoil and explore one of the most magnificent places of Northern Sardinia!
Where to take the ferry from Genoa to Olbia
Ferries and hydrofoils to Olbia depart from the port of Genoa. It’s one of the busiest ports in Italy and it is located very close to the city center.
Ferries from Genoa to Olbia depart from the Piazzale Iqbal Masih pier that you can easily reach by taking the bus or the subway. Also, near the port of Genoa, you can find parking lots, restaurants, shops, and supermarkets.
Can I travel on the ferry from Genoa to Olbia with a car?
Yes, you can embark your vehicle on the conventional ferries serving the Genoa - Olbia route.
Given that driving is the most convenient way to get around Sardinia, we recommend that you travel with your car.
Each ferry company has its own luggage policy:
- On GNV ferries, you can bring up to 2 luggage on board.
- As for the ferry company Moby Lines, there are no restrictions on the number, weight or size of baggage.
The hydrofoils and ferries that operate the route from Genoa to Olbia offer different types of cabins: interior cabins, sea view, suites and cabins specially designed for people with disabilities.
On the GNV and Moby ferries that operate the connection from Genoa to Olbia, you can bring your pet on board. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets.
A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Olbia
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