Ferry from Olbia (Sardinia) to Genoa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from the Sardinian town of Olbia to the port of Genoa are available in the summer with multiple daily crossings. On Ferryhopper, you can find real-time information about routes, timetables, prices and companies, and book your ferry tickets at no additional cost!

Ferry schedules

Olbia Genoa Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 01:30 Latest ferry: 23:59 Average duration: 10h 47m Price range: 27.20 € - 595.10 €
Genoa Olbia Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 01:30 Latest ferry: 23:59 Average duration: 10h 47m Price range: 23.90 € - 605.10 €

Is there a ferry from Olbia to Genoa?

Yes, you can travel from Olbia to Genoa, as there are seasonal ferry connections, operated by Moby Lines and GNV. The route is active daily from mid-May until the beginning of October.

Am I allowed to travel from Olbia to Genoa?

Yes, traveling from Olbia to Genoa is possible. As you start planning your journey, 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.

What’s the ferry schedule from Olbia to Genoa

The Olbia - Genoa route is seasonal and it is available from mid-May until early October with 1-3 daily ferry crossings.

The first ferry from the port of Olbia departs at around 09:00 in the morning, arriving in Genoa at 20:30. The last ferry leaves Olbia at 11:30 in the morning and reaches the port of Genoa the day after, at 11:00 in the morning.

Tip: keep in mind that timetables vary depending on the days of the week, so make sure to search for the itinerary that best suits your needs.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Olbia to Genoa?

The price of a ferry ticket to Genoa starts at around €35, with prices increasing in high season. The final cost may also vary depending on seat type and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can discover the best available offers for the crossing you’re interested in. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare prices and offers, and book cheap ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.


Toddlers can travel from Olbia to Genoa for free but are not entitled to onboard seating. There are also discount tickets for children and residents of Sardinia year-round.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Olbia to Genoa?

The Olbia - Genoa ferry crossing usually lasts 10-12.5 hr, depending on the operator you’re traveling with.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Olbia to Genoa?

The connections from the port of Olbia to that of Genoa are also operated by high-speed ferries. The fastest ferry itinerary lasts about 10 hr.

What’s the distance between Olbia and Genoa?

The distance between Olbia and Genoa is 219 nautical miles (about 400km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Genoa from Olbia

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Olbia to Genoa:

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Olbia to avoid delays and overcrowding, especially if you’re bringing along your vehicle.
  • As the Olbia - Genoa crossing can be quite long, we suggest that you book a cabin for added comfort.
  • Genoa is rather close to the famous Cinque Terre, consisting of 5 seaside villages. Take the opportunity to visit the beautiful villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore!
  • You can also reach Genoa from Porto Torres, a town located in the north of Sardinia. Take a look at the Porto Torres - Genoa ferry itinerary here!

Where to take the ferry from Olbia to Genoa

Ferries to Genoa leave from Olbia's Isola Bianca Maritime Station. Here, you can find bars, restaurants, a left-luggage office and shuttle services.

From the railway station of Olbia, you can easily reach the port by bus (line 9) or taxi. You can also get there from the airport of Olbia by bus (either line 2 or 10).

Can I travel on the Olbia to Genoa ferry with a car?

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

Ferry luggage

 On the ferries of GNV, passengers can carry up to 2 pieces of luggage. When it comes to Moby Lines, there are no restrictions on luggage.


The ferries operating on the Olbia - Genoa 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 to Genova, 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 pet carrier. For more information regarding documents and pet travel, we suggest that you contact the ferry company you’re traveling with.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Olbia to Genoa

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets to Genoa from Olbia easily and quickly! Find real-time information on the Olbia - Genoa sailings on our Map of ferries and book ferry tickets with just a few clicks!

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