During summer season car ferries leave from Piombino to Portoferraio almost hourly. There are also daily ferries to Cavo and Rio Marina. The shipping companies are Toremar, Blu Navy, Moby Lines and Corsica Ferries.
The crossing Piombino-Portoferraio takes 40/60 minutes.
In alternativa esiste un collegamento veloce con aliscafo, per il solo trasporto passeggeri, che in soli 35 minuti raggiunge Portoferraio e Cavo.
We remind you that if you book a stay at the Residence Le Grazie Est, you will receive a discount code of min. 20% to buy your ferry ticket online directly from our site.
From the North of Italy: from Milano take the A1 motorway, change to the A15 at Parma Ovest to join the A12 Genova-Livorno exit later at Rosignano. Continue on dual-carriageway as far as right-hand sign to " Venturina/Isola d'Elba". Continue on the main road until you reach Piombino Marittima/Portoferraio.
rom the North-East: Take the A1 motorway Bologna-Firenze-Pisa-Livorno exit later at Rosignano and continue as above
Alternatively: take the S.G.C. (not a motorway but a very good road) Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, exit at Firenze Scandicci and follow the main road as far as Collesalvetti. At Collesalvetti re-join the motorway and exit at Rosignano, then dual carriageway as above down to Piombino.
From the South: Take the A12 Roma-Grosseto, continue on the main road "the Aurelia": exit at Venturina-Isola d'Elba then follow as above for Piombino.
During the summer Elba is connected by some flights. The airport is located in La Pila, approx. 20 km from our residence.
The train station of Piombino Marittima is 50 meters far to the ferries departures. See www.trenitalia.com).
In addition, please note the contact information for the taxi stations and the ATL (public transport agency) that connects all of the most important locations on the island.
- Taxi: Portoferraio, Calata Italia - Molo Massimo - tel. +39 0565 915112
- ATL (public transport agency): +39 0565 914392 / +39 0565 914783 (see bus timetable)