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Ferry from Genoa to Olbia

Depending on the season their are usually 2 daily and 18 weekly sailings between Genoa and Olbia. 3 ferry operators sail between Genoa to Olbia, these include Grandi Navi Veloci, Moby Lines & Tirrenia. Genoa Olbia Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Genoa to Olbia Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Genoa to Olbia typically departs Genoa at about 08:45. The average sailing time of a Genoa Olbia ferry is approximately 11h 8m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 10h 0m.

Genoa Olbia Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Genoa Olbia ferries typically range between €154* and €648*. The average price is around €371*. The cheapest ferry prices from Genoa to Olbia start from €24*. The average price for a foot passenger is €202*. The average price for a car ferry is €381*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Genoa and Olbia?

The distance between Genoa to Olbia is approximately 241.4 miles (388.5km), or 209.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Genoa Olbia car ferry?

Yes, Grandi Navi Veloci, Moby Lines, Tirrenia offer a car ferry from Genoa to Olbia. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Genoa and Olbia.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Genoa Olbia ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Genoa to Olbia with Grandi Navi Veloci, Moby Lines, Tirrenia.

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Genoa - Olbia Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 3
Operators Grandi Navi Veloci, Moby Lines & Tirrenia
Average Price 471 €*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 18
Average Sailing Duration 11h 8m
Fastest Sailing Duration 10h 0m
First Ferry 08:45
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 209 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Genoa to Olbia?

The approximate duration for ferries from Genoa to Olbia is 10h 19m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Genoa to Olbia?

Genoa to Olbia is approximately 434 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Genoa to Olbia?

3 popular ferry companies travel from Genoa to Olbia. These ferry companies are
  • Moby Lines
  • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Tirrenia

How can I book ferry tickets from Genoa to Olbia?

Book Genoa to Olbia tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

How far is Olbia from Genoa?

Genoa to Olbia is approximately 209 nautical miles distance apart.

Genoa Guide

The Italian city of Genoa lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast and is located in the Liguria region of Italy. The city's old town, which has a long and rich history in art, music, architecture and gastronomy was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006. Additionally the city was declared the European Capital of Culture in 2004 and is also the birthplace of Niccolo Paganini and Christopher Columbus.

The maze of squares and narrow streets make up Genoa's historic centre. The city has influences of the medieval about it, along with 16th century and Baroque influences (San Matteo square and the ancient via Aurea, now via Garibaldi). Visitors can still see remains of the 17th century walls near to San Lorenzo Cathedral, which happens to be the most attended place of worship in Genoa.

Genoa's port is Italy's largest commercial and industrial port, and one of Europe's busiest ports in the Mediterranean Sea. The ferry terminal, located in the Calata Chiappella, between Ponte Asserto and Ponte Colombo, is on many levels and is accessible by passengers in wheelchairs. On the terminal's top level visitors will find waiting rooms and a shopping centre. Ferries operating from the port generally depart towards Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica, Spain, Tunisia and Morocco.

Olbia Guide

Olbia is an Italian city that is located in the north east of the island of Sardinia and its port receives ferries from the Italian mainland and acts as a gateway to the Costa Smeralda and provides facilities and services for tourists. Olbia is not as appealing as Alghero or Cagliari but the old part of the city contains Roman Baths, an impressive granite church and a number of other historic buildings. Popular with tourists is the medieval Pisan Romanesque church which is hewn out of Galluren granite where, in the apse, there are two 13th century frescos with the one on the left depicting San Simplicio, the Patron Saint of Olbia. A popular festival in the city is the Festa di San Simplicio which is one of the city's biggest and is celebrated over three days in the middle of May.

Olbia's port is on an island linked to the town by a long causeway. Car ferries connect Olbia with mainland Italian destinations including Genoa and Civitavecchia, near Rome. Additional destinations are available from Golfo Aranci, a port to the north of Olbia.

Genoa to Olbia Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 13/05/2024 and 19/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Grandi Navi Veloci 21:00 06:30 9 hours 30 minutes Wed, Fri
Moby Lines 21:00 08:30 11 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Moby Lines 21:15 07:15 10 hours Sat, Sun
Grandi Navi Veloci 23:59 12:45 12 hours 46 minutes Sun
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