Ferry from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Cagliari (Sardinia)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Civitavecchia, a coastal town northwest of Rome, is connected to Cagliari by ferry. You can catch a ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari throughout the year, with 3 weekly departures. Find updated info about timetables and ticket prices, and book ferry tickets to Sardinia on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Cagliari

Rome (Civitavecchia) Cagliari Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 20:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 15h Price range: 30.00 € - 264.34 €
Cagliari Rome (Civitavecchia) Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 20:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 15h Price range: 30.00 € - 264.34 €
Ferry companies GRIMALDI LINES

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

Yes, you can travel from Civitavecchia to Cagliari by ferry year-round. The route is available with 3 direct crossings per week (usually on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays), operated by Grimaldi Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

The Civitavecchia - Cagliari ferry route is active three times a week, usually in the evening.

The departure from Civitavecchia is scheduled for 20:00, with the ferry arriving at the port of Cagliari the day after, at 11:00 in the morning. On Thursdays, however, the ferries usually arrive in Cagliari at around 09:00 instead.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari?

The price of the tickets for the Civitavecchia - Cagliari ferry is around €30-€42. The final cost depends on seasonality, seat type and whether you choose to bring along your vehicle.


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On Grimaldi Lines ferries, children aged 0 to 2 travel for free, while there are discount tickets for children up to the age of 12. Furthermore, there are reduced fares all year round for all natives or residents of Sardinia.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Civitavecchia to Cagliari?

The Civitavecchia - Cagliari ferry crossing usually lasts 12-15 hr, depending on the crossing you've chosen.

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

The connection from the port of Civitavecchia to that of Cagliari is operated only by conventional ferries, with the fastest connection lasting 12 hr.

What’s the distance between Civitavecchia and Cagliari?

The distance between Civitavecchia and Cagliari is 230 nautical miles (about 425 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Cagliari from Rome

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

  • 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 13-15 hr to reach Cagliari, 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 Cagliari, you can reach various destinations in Sardinia from Civitavecchia by ferry. Discover the Civitavecchia - Olbia or Civitavecchia - Porto Torres routes on Ferryhopper!

Where to take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari

Ferries from Civitavecchia to Cagliari 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 Cagliari ferry with a car?

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

Ferry luggage

Grimaldi Lines allows each passenger to carry one piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 56x45x25 cm, as well as one extra small personal item (like a backpack). Extra fees may apply to those carrying additional items of luggage.


The ferries serving the Civitavecchia - Cagliari 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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