Portoferraio
Bastia
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Ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Portoferraio to Bastia. The Portoferraio Bastia ferry is operated by Corsica Ferries. Portoferraio Bastia Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Portoferraio to Bastia Ferry Times

Ferries from Portoferraio to Bastia typically depart from Portoferraio at around 19:25. The average sailing time of a Bastia Portoferraio ferry is approximately 1h 30m.

Portoferraio Bastia Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Portoferraio Bastia ferries typically range between €38* and €189*. The average price is around €111*. The cheapest ferry prices from Portoferraio to Bastia start from €16*. The average price for a foot passenger is €74*. The average price for a car ferry is €131*.

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

What is the distance between Portoferraio and Bastia?

The distance between Portoferraio to Bastia is approximately 60.5 miles (97.4km), or 52.6 nautical miles.

Is there a Portoferraio Bastia car ferry?

Yes, Corsica Ferries offer a car ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Portoferraio and Bastia.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Portoferraio Bastia ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Portoferraio to Bastia with Corsica Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Elba to Corsica page.
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Portoferraio - Bastia Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Corsica Ferries
Average Price 141 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 19:25
Distance 52 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia?

The approximate duration for ferries from Portoferraio to Bastia is 1h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia?

Portoferraio to Bastia is approximately 150 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Portoferraio to Bastia?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Portoferraio to Bastia and this is
  • Corsica Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Portoferraio to Bastia?

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

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Portoferraio to Bastia with
  • Corsica Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Portoferraio to Bastia with the following operators
  • Corsica Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portoferraio to Bastia?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Corsica Ferries

How far is Bastia from Portoferraio?

Portoferraio to Bastia is approximately 52 nautical miles distance apart.

Portoferraio Guide

The Italian town of Portoferraio is located in the Province of Livorno, on the edge of the harbour on the island of Elba. The town's name is derived from the Italian for "Iron Port", after the iron mills in and around the city. It is because of these mills that facilitated the city's growth during the 19th century. During this period the town became the main shipping port of profitable iron ore towards the mainland. Thanks to Napoleon's stay, as he was exiled in Elba in 1814 after his defeats in Europe and his forced abdication, Portoferraio and the entire island enjoyed an age of glory.

Arriving from the sea, Portoferraio seems like a bay, protected from pirates by it bastions which provide shelter from the sea. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the town are its ancient bastions and historic walls, which are fairly well preserved, and were built to provide protection to the town. Located nearby is the hamlet of Le Grotte, where visitors can see remains of a Roman villa dating back to the Imperial period. Until 1960, the ruins were covered by shrubs and plants, but excavation showed the extent of the complex with wall sin opus reticulatum, large terraces overlooking the sea and a pool with heating and water cycle system.

Ferry services from the town's harbour depart to Plombino, Bastia and Cavo.


Bastia Guide

The city of Bastia is located on Corsica's east coast and faces Italy with views out to the Tuscan Archipelago, and is the second largest city on Corsica. To the north of Bastia is le Cap Corse which is a peninsula dotted with Genoese Towers and a large nature reserve that is popular with hikers. The town's history, like many in Corsica, begins with the Genoese who ruled Corsica from the 14th century. In the south of the town, the Old Port (Vieux Port) is a popular spot to take a stroll and to see the town's jaded buildings clustered around the fishing port, which are not dissimilar to those you might expect to find in Venice. From the port, a stroll through the Romieu garden will take you to the citadel above the port, which is actually the original Genoese town that was protected by defensive walls, added during the 15th century, and includes the Porte Louis XVI through which you enter the citadel.

The ferry Port of Bastia links the city to France (Marseille, Nice and Toulon) and Italy (Genoa, La Spezzia, Livorno, Piombino, Savona, Portoferraio).


Portoferraio to Bastia Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/07/2024 and 14/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Corsica Ferries 19:25 20:55 1 hour 30 minutes Thu, Fri
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