With Olbia – Genoa ferries you can reach Italy’s largest port located on the Ligurian coast. The port of Genoa is the most important in Italy in terms of cargo and passenger traffic and has an extension of 22 kilometres of quays. In terms of trade, it is of great importance for Italian commerce and not only: in 2016 it won the historical record for traffic with 2,297,917 TEUs (an acronym that stands for ‘twenty-foot equivalent units’). Moreover, the Ligurian capital is a city full of history, and one of its strong points is certainly the Acquario di Genova, located in the Porto Antico and with a very high flow of visitors from all over the world.

With Offerta Traghetti Sardegna, you can book your Olbia – Genoa ferry in comfort, taking advantage of the many weekly trips available, of which there are about 21. This route is covered by several companies: Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV), Moby Lines and Tirrenia. The duration of the crossing varies from 10 to 12 hours and trips are available in night and day mode, with trips departing from 9:00 in the morning to 21:30 in the evening.

On each of the companies’ flagships you will be able to enjoy various services to a high standard, thanks also to recent refurbishments. Depending on the ship you choose there will be a swimming pool, fitness area, an onboard cinema in cooperation with Warner Bros. and several boutiques. Regarding catering on GNV, Tirrenia and Moby you will enjoy excellent meals cooked by top chefs. Children’s play areas and lounges are available, as well as comfortable cabins.

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How to get to the port of Olbia

If you need to embark, then the pier you are interested in is the Isola Bianca wharf which handles the flow of travellers. If you do not know how to get to the port, however, here you will have all the information you need.


From the east: if you are coming from the east of the island, drive along the SS125 and you will eventually find yourself on the E840 towards Olbia.
From the north: immediately after the bridge over the sea, take the Isola Bianca lane.
From the south: if you are coming from the south at the Rotonda Aeroporto continue along the central lane of the SS, which in the urban section is called the E840.
From the west: from the SS127 exit at the Rotonda S’Artigliera and take via Redipuglia and follow it all the way to join the E840, which leads straight to the quay.

Bus and Train

The city of Olbia has an excellent transport system well connected to the port. You can take the regional transport service (ARST) or use the train.


The Costa Smeralda airport is one of the busiest in the summer. It is located in the southern part of the city of Olbia and is well connected to the city of Olbia and the ferry terminal.

Book a Olbia to Genoa ferry at the best price!

Booking a ferry from Olbia to Genoa is simple and safe; you can check prices and availability in real time, fill in the necessary booking details and complete your purchase online with a payment by credit card, PayPal, post office cheque or bank transfer, all in total security.

Your travel tickets will be sent by e-mail in printable PDF format. For questions or problems regarding your trip, our call centres are available daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.



Companies following this route:

Moby: Moby connects the port of Genoa and Olbia with its ships

Duration: between 10 and 12 hours



Grimaldi: With its ships you can reach the port of Olbia

Duration: between 10 and 12 hours

Services on board:

On-board accommodation

On board the ferries of the Olbia-Genoa route there are various on-board accommodations available, from deck passage to cabin or seats.

Eating on board

You are spoilt for choice: cafeteria bar, a la carte restaurant, self service or pizzeria.


On Moby, GNV and Tirrenia ships relaxation is for everyone, young and old: cinema, games room, children’s area, swimming pool and solarium.

Children on board

Numerous services and commodities are available for children and their parents, from children’s menus to changing tables, play areas, etc.

Dogs or pets on board

Four-legged friends are welcome on ferries; companies also provide cabins where pets can be brought. There is also a small kennel on the ships for large dogs.

Shopping on board

Shopping on board Moby and GNV ships and Tirrenia, you can buy newspapers and magazines as well as perfumes, clothing and gifts.

V Class

VIP treatment on Moby ferries where you can purchase exclusive packages: TV, radio, hairdryer, minibar and much more.


On board the ferries, one can purchase a Wifi service that allows fast surfing throughout the entire journey.