Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is located close to the city center, which is only 4 km away. The transport system provides convenient and frequent connections, not only to the center but also to the main tourist destinations and urban centers of the island. In this section you will find listed the principal means of transport and for each of them the lines and connected destinations.
How to get to the city
The bus service is guaranteed by A.S.P.O Company. The lines which connect the airport to the center of Olbia
are the number 2 and 10, with a frequency of about twenty minutes from Monday to Saturday, until 8 pm; after 8 pm and on Sunday the bus runs every 40 minutes.
Travelling in Sardinia
In Sardinia, the transport system is mainly entrusted to road and railway mode, with some maritime connections to the minor islands. The main road network is spread over a route that connects the south of the regional capital Cagliari first to Oristano, on the west coast, then towards Sassari in the north-west, and Nuoro and Olbia in the north-east. The rest of the island's road network winds up among the high slopes of the hinterland and 1,897 km of coastline, offering breathtaking views.
Distances from Olbia to the main centers of the island:
||Santa Teresa di Gallura
The railway system of Sardinia is divided into a main line that connects the ports of the north, Olbia and Porto Torres, with the capital to the south. Inside the island also operate 'Ferrovie della Sardegna', on beautiful tracks that lead the line through woods, gorges and mountain passes.
From Olbia you can reach the train station with the urban bus (numbers 2 and 10).
Concerning the road transport system the main operator is the company A.r.s.t., which connects almost all the centers of the island. Tickets are on sale at the ticket offices, kiosks and other authorized dealers. The same company connects Olbia airport to Nuoro, but this route is also served by Deplano company, that during the summer season also provides the connection to Cala Gonone. Sunlines company reaches the famous Costa Smeralda, it also offers a connection to Porto Torres. Turmo Travel company connects Santa Teresa di Gallura and, daily, the south of Sardinia.
At Olbia Airport, the bus stop for these transports is located outside the airport just 50 meters away from the arrivals.
NCC and TAXI
Several private car hire companies connect the small centers with the most important cities of the area, with the provincial capitals and the regional capital. Near the arrivals is available a taxi service that operates 24 hours.