Ferry from Genoa to Sardinia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Most ferries from Genoa travel to Sardinia in the high season with several daily connections. You can reach 3 ports on the island: Porto Torres, Olbia and Golfo Aranci. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets to Sardinia on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Genoa to Sardinia

Genoa Sardinia Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 02:30 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 11h 45m Price range: 23.95 € - 554.10 €
Sardinia Genoa Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:15 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 11h 27m Price range: 23.95 € - 568.24 €

Is there a ferry from Genoa to Sardinia?

Yes, you can catch a ferry from Genoa to the ports of Olbia, Porto Torres and Golfo Aranci in Sardinia. In the summer months, there are up to 4 daily crossings to Olbia, 3 daily crossings to Porto Torres and 2 weekly connections to Golfo Aranci.

The 3 ferry connections are operated by these ferry companies: GNV, Moby Lines and Tirrenia.

Tip: note that the Genoa - Porto Torres ferry connection by Tirrenia is the only crossing active all year round.

What’s the ferry schedule from Genoa to Sardinia

The Genoa - Sardinia ferry connection is normally served with up to 6 daily crossings in the high season. The earliest ferry usually leaves from Genoa at 08:45 and reaches Olbia at 21:15. The last crossing is normally scheduled for midnight, reaching Porto Torres at around 12:30 the next day.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Genoa to Sardinia?

A single Genoa - Sardinia ferry ticket ranges from around €27 to over €100. The price depends on the operator, the season, the type of vessel, vehicle and seat selection, as well as available discounts and offers.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Sardinia from Genoa. Take a look at available ferry routes, find the lowest prices and book your ferry tickets without hidden fees!

Find out more about Sardinia ferry deals and prices in 2024 on our dedicated guide.

Current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.


Infants and toddlers up to 2-3 years old travel for free, while children up to 11 years old travel with discount tickets. There are also discounts for residents of Sardinia.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Genoa to Sardinia?

The duration of the Genoa - Sardinia ferry trip mainly depends on the port of arrival:

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

No, ferries connecting Genoa and Sardinia are normally conventional. The fastest ferry from Genoa takes around 10 hr to reach Sardinia.

What’s the distance between Genoa and Sardinia?

The distance between Genoa and Golfo Aranci is 211 nautical miles (around 391 km).

The distance between Genoa and Porto Torres is 214 nautical miles (approximately 396 km).

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

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Sardinia from Genoa

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

  • If you are traveling in high season or on a weekend, we recommend you arrive at the port of Genoa well in advance to avoid overcrowding.
  • As the ferry trip from Genoa to Sardinia is quite long, we suggest you book a cabin for a comfortable trip. Find more tips and useful information about your trip on our Sardinia complete ferry guide.
  • You can also catch a ferry to Sardinia from Naples. Take a look at the Naples - Sardinia ferry route.
  • The ports of Olbia and Golfo Aranci are located on the northeastern side of Sardinia, while the port of Porto Torres is on the northwestern side of the island. Choose your port of arrival according to your travel plans.

Where to take the ferry from Genoa to Sardinia

Ferries to Sardinia (all ports) depart from the Piazzale Iqbal Masih pier in Genoa. 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 Genoa to Sardinia ferry with a car?

Yes, it is possible to board motor vehicles on all conventional ferries serving the Genoa - Sardinia ferry routes.

Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, as car-deck spaces usually sell out fast.

In fact, a car is the best way to get around Sardinia, so we recommend you bring along your own vehicle. Alternatively, you can rent one from a local company when you get there.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. More specifically:

  • On GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) ferries, you can carry up to 2 pieces of luggage.
  • The ferry company Tirrenia allows each passenger to board with 1 piece of luggage weighing up to 20 kg.
  • On Moby Lines there are no luggage restrictions.


On the Genoa - Sardinia ferries, there are various types of cabins: interior cabins, exterior cabins, luxury suites, as well as accessible cabins for people with disabilities.

Alternatively, you can book numbered seats.

Pet travel

Pets are welcome on ferries operating from Genoa to Sardinia. Just include it in your booking and pay an additional fee

Pets can travel in special pet cabins or in their carrier. 

Make sure to carry along all necessary health certificates and any pet supplies you might need.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Sardinia

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