The ferry from Civitavecchia (Roma) and Cagliari (and or the other way around) is a popular crossing from the Italian mainland to the southern parts of Sardinia. You can bring your car but be sure to book well in advance as cabins tend to sell out on this 15 hour night crossing.
Ferry from Civitavecchia, Rome to Cagliari
Close to Rome by Civitavecchia, it is possible to board several ferries with a destination of Sardinia. If you're planning to travel to the Southern part of Sardinia then the ferry from Rome to Cagliari is probably a good option for your trip. Cagliari is located on the Southern tip of Sardinia and has a direct crossing with Civitavecchia, Naples, and Palermo.
On this route, Grimaldi Lines sails 3 times per week. The crossing takes up to 15 hours and is a night crossing. In most cases, you will leave the port in the early evening to arrive at your point of destination the next morning.
On this page, you will find information and tips about these ferry routes to Cagliari from Civitavecchia
Ferry Civitavecchia (Rome) – Cagliari
If you want to travel by ferry to Sardinia and specifically from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Cagliari or the other way around you can expect the following prices. The ferry between Rome and Cagliari takes you over 390 km in about 15 hours.
- Tickets are available from €42,- Which is for 1 person without a car and a single journey. (excl. cabin +/- €40 per cabin – 4 beds)
- A crossing with a car and 2 people in will cost somewhere around €330,- (return), for the night crossing.- (test booking in October) booking a cabin will cost about €40 extra for the trip so €80 in case of a return trip. Then the whole package will cost you about €410.-
The boat ticket prices depend on the season and the crowds, as you can see above. Specifically, in the peak season (summer), prices rise sharply for the crossing to Cagliari.
Book early to get the best price and to be sure that you can bring your car, motorbike or camper on board. Also, check the low-fare calendar, a handy tool that helps you save money.
Timetable – schedule ferry Civitavecchia – Cagliari
This ferry sails 3 times per week between the Italian mainland to Cagliari, located at the Southern tip of Sardinia. So every two days a ferry is leaving in either direction. Be sure to book well in advance as cabins tend to sell out and then you're left with a deck seat.
To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.
Grimaldi Lines: Terminal 1 Autostrade del Mare Civitavecchia Città Metropolitana di Roma IT, Via Prato del Turco, 00053 Porto di, Italy
Via Maddalena, 3, 09123 Cagliari CA, Italy
On board the ferry to Civitavecchia and Cagliari
This (and more) can be expected on the ferries of to and from Civitavecchia and Cagliari
- Outside Deck
- Children's play area
- Sun deck
- Fitness & Wellness center
- Swimming pool
- Dance club
- Restaurants (self-service + a la carte
- Arcade hall & casino
Alternatives to the Civitavecchia to Cagliari ferry
Traveling to Sardinia? Then there are different crossings that will bring you there. When departing from or near Rome, ferries leaving Civitavecchia are the best choice. From Civitavecchia, you can sail to Cagliari but you also have the option to set sail to Olbia for example. There are also crossing departing to Sardinia from other ports and harbors to Sardinia for example Livorno – Olbia, Piombino Olbia, and Genoa – Olbia or Genoa-Porto Torres. From Palermo and Naples, there are also ferries leaving for Cagliari
Frequently Asked Questions ferry to Cagliari (Sardinia) and Civitavecchia
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