Car ferries leave Piombino almost hourly for Portoferraio in the summer season. There are also daily ferries to Cavo and Rio Marina. The main shipping companies are Toremar, Moby Lines, Corsica Ferries and Blu Navy. The crossing Piombino-Portoferraio takes one hour. A hydrofoil service (no cars) takes 40 minutes.
You may compare the prices of all shipping companies and purchase your ticket directly through our online booking system.
From the North of Italy (click for map): 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.
From the North -East (click for map): 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 (click for map): Take the A12 Roma-Grosseto, continue on the main road "the Aurelia": exit at Venturina-Isola d'Elba then follow as above for Piombino.
Milan Malpensa and Linate, Pisa, Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Berne, München, Düssendorf, Hamburg, Wien are connected during the summer to the Elba airport.
Airport is 23 km far away from our hotel in locality La Pila.
The train station of Piombino Marittima is 50 meters far to the ferries departures.
For timetable see www.trenitalia.it.