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Cagliari Airport (Aeroporto di Cagliari-Elmas, CAG) is located just 9 km from the city center, which can be reached by train, taxi, or rented car.

distance from Cagliari Airport to the city center

Let’s take a closer look at all the available options:

By train

Trenitalia regional trains run from Elmas Aeroporto to Cagliari Central Station several times per hour. The ticket costs 1.30 EUR. The travel time is 7 minutes.

Trains timetable from Cagliari Airport to the city center

After collecting your luggage, follow the ‘Ai Treni’ sign to find the station.

Ai Treni sign to Cagliari Airport

The train consists of one or two cars.

Trains from Cagliari Airport to the city center

Using Sardinia’s railways, one can easily get to the cities of Iglesias, Sassari, Porto Torres, and Olbia.

By taxi

A taxi from the airport to a hotel in Cagliari’s center will cost 15 to 20 EUR. The parking lot is located right at the exit from the Terminal. Many hotels offer a transfer service – you will be met at the airport with a sign with your name. I advise you to clarify this option when booking.

Car rental

If you plan to explore Sardinia on your own, then the best way to travel is by car, which is the most profitable to rent in advance. Then, upon arrival, pick up the keys and immediately head to one of the resort towns or beaches.

At auto.italy4.me, you will find a search form and car rental tips.

For example, Fiat Panda, with a manual transmission, costs only 181 EUR for 10 days.

Car rental rates for a manual transmission car in Cagliari Airport

Mercedes A-Class with an automatic transmission can be rented for only 33 EUR per day.

Car rental rates for a hydro A/T car in Cagliari Airport

Online timetable

Using the online timetable, you can track the departures and arrivals of aircraft.

Travel hints

Popular Questions
Artur Jakucewicz
Author of guidebooks in Italy
Question to the Expert

Which resort is the most distant one from Cagliari Airport?

Artur Jakucewicz
The most distant resorts from Cagliari are Porto Cervo and Olbia are located in the northern part of the island at a distance of 295 and 270 km, respectively. Travel time by car is minimum 3 hours.

When is the best time to come to Cagliari?

Artur Jakucewicz
The high season in Sardinia runs from July to August. The most comfortable month for a seaside holiday is September. However, if your aim is to explore the island and enjoy its attractions, you can do it all year round.


I love to travel around Italy, and I am endlessly in love with this fantastic country.

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