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Book a ferry to Portoferraio with AFerry. You can use Portoferraio to take ferries around Elba and also to Corsica and Italy. Domestic services in Elba are available from Portoferraio to Cavo while ferries away from Elba sail to Bastia and Piombino.
Portoferraio Ferry Companies
Ferries to and from Portoferraio are operated by Corsica-Sardinia Ferries, Moby Lines and Toremar. Because 3 ferry companies operate in and out of Portoferraio, comparing can be very useful to help you find the best price at the best time for you. When you search for a ferry to Portoferraio, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Cavo and Rio Marina to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.
Portoferraio ferries with Corsica-Sardinia Ferries, Moby Lines and Toremar are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Portoferraio will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.
Portoferraio is the capital city of the small historical island of Elba between the North Italian coast and Corsica. If you break down the name Portoferraio, it means "The Iron Gate". It gets this name because of the vast quantities of iron ore extracted on Elba and sent to the Italian mainland.
Ferries to and from Portoferraio
Toremar Ferries, formed in 1976, provide ferries from Portoferraio on Elba to Piombino and Rio Marina on the Italian mainland. Today, it is a very busy operator. In 2009, it carried nearly 2 million passengers onboard its fleet of eight modern and comfortable ships. Onboard you will find air conditioning and escalators and most ferries also provide bars and a shopping arcade. For parents travelling with young children playgrounds are a useful addition to the onboard facilities.
Moby Lines ferries provides ferries from Portoferraio on Elba to Piombinon in Italy. Moby Lines Ferries come with a wide range of onboard facilities. All Moby Lines ferries have children's play areas, games rooms and restaurant facilities as well as a range of cabins and seating options. Some Moby Lines ferries also have swimming pools, a la carte restaurants and bars.
Corsica Sardinia Ferries are one of the main ferry companies serving the islands of Corsica and Sardinia. From Piombino they go to Bastia in the North East of Corsica. On board a Corsica Sardinia ferry, you will find a range of services and facilities including spacious lounges, bars, restaurants, and shops.
Book your ferry to mainland Italy from the beautiful and historic town of Portoferraio on the famous island of Elba simply and securely with AFerry.
Portoferraio is the largest settlement on the Italian island of Elba, which is located in the province of Livorno. It is the gateway to the island, connecting Elba to the Italian mainland port of Elba via the port of Piombino. All ferries to and from Portoferraio can be booked with AFerry.
Portoferraio port facilities
Portoferraio has all the basic facilities you should need.
Getting to Portoferraio
Portoferraio is the largest city on the island of Elba and therefore easy to find from all over the island. Once in the city, the port is well signposted.
Stazione Marittima, 57037 Portoferraio, Elba
Viale Ninci, I - 57037, Portoferraio, Elba
Calata Italia 42, 57037 Portoferraio, Elba
09 Jul 2019Great Ride
Enjoyed efficient quick ferry to Elba Island
Review by Anon
21 Aug 2017Not bad at all
Great check in, fast and getting there a bit early meant we got onto the ferry leaving before ours. Food on board was pretty basic but is only a quick journey so we didn't really mind. Staff were professional and helpful.
Review by Anon
19 Oct 2016Certainly did the job
Slowish check-in queue - but once at window immediately advised of an earlier service we could use. Very friendly helpful crew - v. limited catering facilities at Piombino.
Review by MichaelCobham
20 Sep 2016Pleasant journey
Very efficient with frequent crossings. Port can get very busy during August so leave yourself plenty of time, although, should you miss your ferry, Moby will book you on next available.
Review by Patricia
10 Sep 2014It is cosy with Moby
Nice trip with helpful staff. On and off very quick. The directions to the port are numerous and easy to follow with Moby always indicated. The instructions said arrive 90 mins before departure - experienced locals say 30 mins! TokyoJacko
Review by TokyoJacko