Do you want to leave beautiful Cagliari to go to central Italy? Cagliari – Civitavecchia ferries are the solution for you. The port of Civitavecchia is certainly one of the oldest in the boot. In fact, it was built by Emperor Trajan in 108 A.D. and has remained the reference point for many commercial and tourist routes ever since. There are traces of the port of the warm and colourful Cagliari, capital of the fantastic Sardinia, as far back as the Phoenician-Punic period. In 1943 it was bombed during the war and underwent reconstruction.

With Traghetti Sardegna offer you can book Cagliari – Civitavecchia ferries with ease in a few simple steps. The company operating this route is the carrier Tirrenia. The journeys, mainly at night, last approximately 13 hours. Depending on the season, however, the timetables and total weekly trips may vary, as the tourist flow generally intensifies in summer. In fact, the Tirrenia company makes daily runs during the summer period, while in winter the mode is multi-weekly (about 2 runs per week).

On board Tirrenia ships you can enjoy excellent services. There is in fact the possibility of serving yourself in the restaurant area or ordering á la carte from the company’s exquisite kitchens. You will also never be bored by the presence of an on-board cinema, many boutiques, children’s play areas and numerous decks to access.

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How to get to the port of Cagliari

There are several ways to get to the port of Cagliari, by plane, car or bus and train. Let us look at them together.


Drive along the SS131 and follow the signs for Cagliari Centro and then continue to Centro-Porto. It is also possible to reach the port via the SS125, reaching the Quartu Sant’Elena seafront and Via Roma, right in front of the port.

If you do not need to board your vehicle, the port’s car parks are located in the city centre and are chargeable. They are divided into two areas called ‘Porto Storico’ and ‘Porto Canale’. They are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Bus and Train

The Port of Cagliari provides a shuttle service for passengers who need to go to embarkation. You will find the stop at Molo Rinascita. The shuttles have a capacity of 115 passengers.

The port of Cagliari is in the city centre and is a few metres from the train station.


If your point of departure is the airport, be aware that it is about 30 minutes from the port. For this reason, it is advisable to take a taxi as soon as you land on Sardinian soil or use the train (from Cagliari Elmas Airport to Cagliari Central Station).

Book the ferry from Civitavecchia to Cagliari at the best price!

Booking the ferry from Cagliari to Civitavecchia will be easy and inexpensive; through our price comparator you can check availability and price in real time, choose the date and time, and complete your purchase online with payment by credit card, PayPal, postal order or bank transfer, all in total security.

Your tickets will be delivered immediately to the e-mail address you used. Our call centre is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for any questions or problems.


Companies following this route:

Tirrenia: Tirrenia connects the port of Civitavecchia with Cagliari

Duration: about 13 hours






Services on board:

On-board accommodation

Comfortable armchairs, berths or you can purchase only the bridge passage for the Cagliari Civitavecchia route.

Eating on board

Various opportunities from the most expensive to the cheapest: à la carte restaurant, self service, pizzeria or snack bar.


Satellite TV, Warner Bros cinema, games rooms for adults and children.

Children on board

Dedicated spaces, children’s menus and special offers all year round.

Dogs and pets on board

In Tirrenia your four-legged friends travel in carriers if they are small or can travel in the spaces reserved for them.

Shopping on board

The boutique in the Tirrenia is stocked with gifts, souvenirs, newspapers, magazines, perfumes and Mascalzone Latino clothing and more.

Internet and Wifi

Satellite Wifi service is available but subject to a charge and allows a stable connection for the duration of the crossing