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Transportation to and from Cagliari Airport


What is the distance from Cagliari Airport to the centre of Cagliari?

Cagliari Airport is not far from the city centre (9 kilometres / 5.6 miles), by car a drive takes 15 to 20 minutes.

From CAG Airport to Cagliari City centre by Taxi
9 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Public transport

Train to Cagliari

The railway station ‘Elmas Aeroporto’ connects the airport with Cagliari and other parts of Sardinia. Every 20 minutes between 05:00 hours and 23:00 hours departs a train to the main railway station of Cagliari. The central station is near the city centre and ferry port of Cagliari, both can be reached on foot from here. A train ticket costs € 1.30 per person and is available from the tickets machines located inside the Arrivals hall and train stations, you can also purchase tickets online via Trenitalia. It is a five-minute walk from the terminal to the railway station ‘Elmas Aeroporto’, travel time to Cagliari is 6 to 8 minutes. Please consult timetable train Cagliari Airport and website Trenitalia for more information.

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Sardinia, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of car rental companies at Cagliari Airport!

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Cagliari: Conti Vecchi Salt Flats Train and Tour

Visit the Conti Vecchi Salt Flats in Cagliari on an individual tour, including a train ride in the Santa Gilla basin. Learn about the saltworks economy and pioneering engineer Luigi Conti Vecchi.


Pinuccio Sciola Museum: Giardino Sonoro Guided Tour

Visit the Open-Air Museum that houses the Sound Stones of Pinuccio Sciola. Explore the Giardino Sonoro (Sound Garden) and join a guided tour to hear the sound of limestone and basalt stones.


Cagliari: AbenteuerDate and Tour for Friends and Couples

Find out more about each other on an AbenteuerDate for friends and couples in Cagliari. Answer funny and tricky questions while you explore the city. Romantic Tour. Find out that you are a dream team.



Cagliari: Underground City & Optional Old Town Walking Tour

Journey through Cagliari’s history as you explore its underground crypts and caves. Extend your tour with a guided walk through the Old Town.


Cagliari: Walking Tour of the Old City

Enjoy a walking tour to discover the old city of Cagliari. Choose from 2 or 3-hour tour options or the 4-hour Underground Tour option, and choose from either a group or private tour. Discover amazing views and journey through time on this incredible tour.


Sardinia: Private Winery Tour and Tasting

Explore Sardinia through its wines during this private guided wine tour. Admire panoramic views, visit the production area and barrel cellar, learn about viticulture, and enjoy tasting 3 local wines.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Cagliari: Bike Tour in the Flamingo Oasis

On this flamingo-watching bike tour, you will discover the Natural Park of Molentargius, which is a green oasis perfectly placed within the urban area.

Tour & transport

Cagliari: Guided Segway Tour

Glide through the enchanting streets of Sardina’s capital city on a Segway tour of Cagliari. Discover a history dating back to Roman times at the Amphitheater, through the Middle Ages at Elephant Tower, and on to modern times at City Hall.

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Cagliari: Quad Adventure Experience from Chia

Explore the mountains and beaches of Sardinia on a fun quad-biking adventure. Ride for 2 or 3 hours and take in beautiful views with your professional guide.


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