Ferries to Elba Island

Elba island

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Route
Departure
Duration
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Toremar, ship Stelio Montomoli
Sun 03/03 06:30
1h
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Moby Lines - Moby, ship RIO MARINA BELLA
Sun 03/03 08:00
1h
Piombino ► Rio Marina
Toremar, ship Bellini
Sun 03/03 08:20
0h 45m
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Toremar, ship Schiopparello Jet
Sun 03/03 08:40
0h 40m
Piombino ► Cavo
Toremar, ship Schiopparello Jet
Sun 03/03 08:40
0h 15m
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Blu Navy, ship BluNavy
Sun 03/03 09:00
1h
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Toremar, ship Stelio Montomoli
Sun 03/03 10:00
1h
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Blu Navy, ship BluNavy
Sun 03/03 10:30
1h
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Moby Lines - Moby, ship MOBY NIKI
Sun 03/03 10:45
1h
Piombino ► Portoferraio
Toremar, ship Oglasa
Sun 03/03 11:40
1h



Ferries to Elba Island

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Main Ports

On Elba Island, there are several ports that offer ferry connections to the mainland. Here are some of the main access ports to the island:

Portoferraio

Portoferraio is the main port of the island and is located on the north coast. It is well connected to the mainland and offers numerous routes to different destinations. This port is easily accessible and offers full services, such as parking, car rental, and a wide range of tourist services.

Rio Marina

Rio Marina is another significant port, located on the eastern coast. This port is particularly useful for those wishing to visit the eastern part of the island or reach surrounding locations. It provides regular connections to the mainland and a range of services useful for travelers.

Cavo

Cavo is a picturesque port located on the island's northern coast. It is a popular choice for travelers wishing to explore the northern part of the island or coming from the Livorno area. The port of Cavo offers regular connections to the mainland and convenient services for passengers.


Ferry Routes to Elba Island

On our price comparator, several routes are available to reach the island from various locations. Here's a list of the main sea routes you can find on Ferriesonline.com:

Bastia - Portoferraio

This route connects the Corsican city of Bastia with the port of Portoferraio. It is one of the most common routes to reach the island from Corsica. The distance between Bastia and Portoferraio is about 85 kilometers. The average travel time is about 2 hours. Ferry prices on this route can vary depending on the shipping company and the season, but usually range between 40 and 70 euros for a one-way trip.

Cavo - Portoferraio

This route connects the ports of Cavo and Portoferraio on the island. It is an internal route on the island, ideal for exploring various Elban locations. The distance between Cavo and Portoferraio is about 14 kilometers. The average travel time is about 30 minutes. Ferry prices on this route depend on the shipping company but usually hover around 15-25 euros for a one-way trip.

Pianosa - Rio Marina

This route connects the island of Pianosa to the port of Rio Marina. It is a less frequent route but offers a unique opportunity to visit the island of Pianosa. The distance between Pianosa and Rio Marina is about 17 kilometers. The average travel time is about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Due to the less frequented nature of this route, ferry prices can vary. It is recommended to contact shipping companies for updated price information.

Piombino - Cavo

This route connects the city of Piombino, on the Tuscan mainland, to the port of Cavo. It is one of the main routes to reach the island from Tuscany. The distance between Piombino and Cavo is about 9 kilometers. The average travel time is about 30 minutes. Ferry prices on this route can vary depending on the shipping company and the season but usually range between 15 and 30 euros for a one-way trip.

Piombino - Rio Marina

This route connects Piombino to the port of Rio Marina. It is a very common option for reaching the island from Tuscany. The distance between Piombino and Rio Marina is about 15 kilometers. The average travel time is about 1 hour. Ferry prices on this route can vary depending on the shipping company and the season, but they usually hover between 20 and 40 euros for a one-way trip.

Piombino - Portoferraio

This route connects Piombino to the port of Portoferraio. It is one of the most popular routes and offers many departure and arrival options. The distance between Piombino and Portoferraio is about 22 kilometers. The average travel time is about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Ferry prices on this route depend on the shipping company and the season but usually range between 25 and 50 euros for a one-way trip.

Portoferraio - Cavo

This route connects the port of Portoferraio to the port of Cavo on the island. It is an internal option on the island that allows for easy movement between these two locations. The distance between Portoferraio and Cavo is about 14 kilometers. The average travel time is about 30 minutes. Ferry prices on this route depend on the shipping company but usually hover around 15-25 euros for a one-way trip.
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Ferries to Elba: Prices, Offers, Schedules

We will now answer the main questions about schedules, rates, offers, and prices for ferries to Elba.


How much does the ferry to Elba Island cost?

The prices for ferries to Elba Island can vary based on several factors, including the shipping company, the season, the duration of the trip, and the type of vessel. The ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio, for instance, has an average cost for an adult that can range between €30 and €50, but there are also reduced rates for children and special discounts for families. For those who prefer a faster option, you can take a hydrofoil from Livorno to Portoferraio. Average prices for this type of ferry generally range between €45 and €70 for a one-way trip for an adult. If you wish to reach the eastern part of the island, you might consider a ferry from Piombino to Rio Marina. Typically, the average price for a one-way trip for an adult on this route fluctuates between €25 and €40. Similarly, if your destination is the northern part of the island, a ferry from Piombino to Cavo might be a more convenient option, with average prices ranging from €20 to €35 for a one-way trip for an adult.

How long does it take to get to Elba Island by ferry?

The time to reach the island by ferry varies based on the chosen route and the type of ferry used. Typically, travel times range from 30 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes, depending on the departure port. For instance, if you take a ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio, the crossing time might take about 1 hour. If you opt for a hydrofoil from Livorno to Portoferraio, the travel time might reduce to around 30-40 minutes due to the vessel's higher speed. It's important to bear in mind that travel times can change depending on sea conditions and maritime traffic. Therefore, it's always advisable to check the ferry schedules and plan your trip accordingly.

Are there offers on ferries?

Absolutely! Ferriesonline.com regularly provides special offers and promotions to make the ferry trip even more affordable. We strive to ensure competitive rates and exclusive discounts for our customers: for this reason, our offers for Elba include discounts on ticket prices, vacation packages at reduced rates, and seasonal promotions. Contact our customer support team to discover the latest available offers active on our website.

Why visit Elba Island?

The Elba Island is a breathtaking earthly paradise for holidays easily reached by ferry. Whether you are a lover of the sea and its depths or a hiker always seeking new experiences; whether you are a history enthusiast or a lover of untouched nature, traditional cuisine, or blazing sunsets, you will find everything you're looking for. The largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago is the perfect destination for both family vacations and romantic getaways.


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Companies that cover the destination: Elba Island

Moby Lines - Moby, Toremar, Elba Ferries, Corsica Ferries, Blu Navy


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