Ferry Nice – Ajaccio
Ajaccio is a good choice as a port of arrival if you want to sail from the Côte d'Azur. The crossing from Nice to Ajaccio in particular, is an interesting connection to watch. Especially if you want to travel to the south of the island. The roads in Corsica are quite winding, so allow some travel time if you arrive by car.
Timetable Nice – Ajaccio
If you plan to travel by car to Corsica, the ferry to Ajaccio is a good idea because the sailing time is shorter than other ports on Corsica. On the other hand, the distance to Nice is a bit further.
The boat goes twice a week from Nice to Ajaccio and twice a week from Ajaccio to Nice. Requesting a (test)booking from Corsica Ferries or our booking module for exact times is useful.
Return tickets are available from about €120,- (based on 2 persons car). The earlier you book, the less you will pay.
departure, sailing time & arrival
Without transport: 30 minutes. With transport: 60 minutes. 90 minutes in advance is recommended during a busy summer period.
Departure address: Port de Commerce, Terminal 1 – 06300 Nice
You will be on the road for approximately 6 hours and 45 minutes.
Arrival address: Gare Maritime – 20000 Ajaccio. This is also the departure address for the way back.
Ferry to Ajaccio and Nice costs
The costs of Nice – Ajaccio are very difficult to estimate because there are big differences when it comes to low or peak season. The Corsica Ferries site states that tickets are sold from around €120.00, but in reality this will often be slightly higher/lower depending on the period. To get the best possible price, it is useful to look at the Corsica Ferries website and request a (incomplete) booking.
Frequently Asked Questions
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All Routes to Corsica
Current connection is visible within this total Corsica map, if you seek other connections click on the map above or visit our page related to Corsica.
To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.