A frequently used crossing to Sardinia is the crossing Golfo Aranci-Livorno. One shipping company operates this route: Corsica / Sardinia Ferries. Especially in the summer season this is a beloved crossing among tourists and travellers. You can choose for the night or a day crossing, bring you car and optionally book a cabin.
Ferry to Livorno and Golfo Aranci
A frequently used crossing to Golfo Aranci (Sardinia) is the ferry Livorno-Golfo Aranci. About 12 boats go back and forth every week.
In the summer season it is a busy route. Ferries at popular times often fill up. Now there is often another ferry that you can take, but most of the time it doesn't get cheaper if you wait a long time to book. We have experienced ourselves that the prices almost double if you try to book at the last minute. The distance between Livorno and Golfo Aranci is 290 km, the crossing takes about from 6 hours and 45 mins (day crossing) to 12 hours (for the night crossings) with the vessels of Corsica Ferries.
On this page you will find information and tips about these ferry crossings from Moby Lines and GNV to the Sardinian port city of Golfo Aranci
Ferry Livorno-Golfo Aranci costs
If you want to travel by ferry to Sardinia and specifically from Livorno to Golfo Aranci or the other way around you can expect the following prices.
- Tickets are available from €31,-. That is for 1 person without a car and a single journey.
- A crossing with a car and 2 people in will costs somewhere around €298,- (return), for the night crossing with a cabin tickets are available from €462,– (test booking in October for July 2023)
The prices of the boat tickets are very dependent on the season and the crowds, as you can see above. Specifically in peak season (summer) prices rise sharply for this crossing from Livorno to Golfo Aranci. Book early to get the best price and to be sure that you can bring your car, motorbike or camper on board. Also make sure to check the low fare calendar, a handy tool that helps you save money.
Timetable – schedule ferry Livorno-Golfo Aranci
The ferry to Golfo Aranci and Livorno sails up to 12 times per week, and up to 2 times per day with the ferries from Corsica / Sardinia Ferries. Depending on which ferry you board the sailing time can differ between 6.45 hours to 11 hours. For the day and night crossing departure times and sailing times of the crossing can differ. Departure and arrival time differ per season but in general there are sailings leaving in the morning for the day crossing and sailings leaving in the evening for the night crossing. The night crossing takes a bit longer in general and leaves often between 19:00 and 20:00 from Livorno to arrive the next morning in Golfo Aranci
To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.
Viale Stazione, 4, 07020 Golfo Aranci SS, Italy
On board the ferry to Livorno and Golfo Aranci
This (and more) can be expected on the ferries of Corsica Ferries
The ferries to from Livorno to the coastal Sardinian city Golfo Aranci are comfortable and bring entertainment to your trip. On board the Corsica / Sardinia Ferries you can expect the following
- Swimming pool
- Food and drinks
- Arcade hall / videao gamnes
- Outside Deck
- Childrens play area
- Sun deck
- Pet cabins
Alternatives to the Livorno – Golfo Aranci ferries
Travelling to Sardinia? Then there are different crossings that will bring you there. The crossing from Livorno to Golfo Aranci is one of the alternatives to Olbia for example. So this is an alternative for your trip as well. Looking for trips to Sardinia then you can board the following alternatives routes as well: Civitavechhia – Olbia, Livorno-Olbia and Piombino – Olbia . If you're looking to take the ferry to Sardinia in general then you can look into the possibilites of taking a ferry to Porto Torres or CagliariOr you have to option to depart from other ports with ferries leaving to Sardinia: from for example Civitavecchia or travelling from Nice to Golfo Aranci.
Frequently Asked Questions ferry to Golfo – Aranci and Livorno
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