BOOK A FERRY TO THE PORT OF CAVO: INFORMATION AND CONNECTIONS WITH ELBA ISLAND
If you are looking for your ticket for port of Cavo you are in the right place! Find the combination of ferries to Elba island that best meets your needs and book your ticket online. There are many direct connections between the mainland and the island guaranteed by the shipping companies Moby and Toremar, which in the summer months ensure the frequency of the races from 7:00 to 20:00, mainly between Piombino and the port of Cavo. The crossing has a duration of about 30 minutes for the ships and about 15 minutes for hydrofoils.
Once you arrive at the cable port you will be close to all the wonders of the island. The port is located in a stretch of coastline among the most suggestive of the Tuscan archipelago. The surroundings offer tourist itineraries to discover, rich in culture, history and architecture.
How to buy a ticket for port of Cavo
Given the high flow of passengers and the size of ships, it is advisable to buy a ticket for ferries to Elba Island. Take advantage of our online booking system, fill in all the fields and consult in a single screen, convenient and fast, all the timetables and fares of the various companies.
Tickets will be sent by email in the printable version or by regular mail paying a surcharge. In case of doubt or necessity call our call center 0565960130, active from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 20:00.
Embark or land cars and passengers at the port of Cavo
The pier of the embarkation of Port of Cavo is only one and branches directly from the Lungomare Vespucci.
For those who have to board the car, we suggest that near the promenade there are no parking places to stop before departure, therefore it is advisable to arrive about 2 hours before and to park the car in line on the pier.
Passengers without vehicles can arrive about 1 hour before and can use the side staircase to the ship to embark on board.
The boarding of passengers, with or without vehicles, is carried out according to the instructions of the personnel on board, as well as during the landing it is recommended to follow the information of the staff.
The landing of the cars takes place on the only pier of the port, the exit Lane is only one and heads towards the promenade.
Companies departing from Cavo to the Elba island
How to reach the port of Cavo
The port of Cavo can be reached by car, bus and air.
How to reach the port of Cavo by car
The port of Cavo can be reached by car:
- From the south of the island with the SP 26 provincial road connecting to Rio Marina;
- From the west by the provincial Road SP 33 which also leads to Rio Marina, but inland. The SP 33 branches off in the SP 32 direct to Portoferraio.
How to get to the cable port by bus
The alternative to the car is the bus that reaches the port of Cavo thanks to the line 117. The bus stop is located on Lungomare Vespucci, at the entrance to the embarkation pier. The line runs through different routes, alternating with various destinations, Portoferraio Calata Italia, Porto Azzurro Cemetery and Rio D’elba.
How to reach the port of Cavo by plane
Marina di Campo Airport is 35 km away, for an hour or so.
Address port of Cavo
The address of the port of Cavo is Via de Gasperi, 24, locality Cavo – Rio Marina, Elba island(LI).
Near the cable port there is a parking lot for the free park of vehicles near the boarding dock. On Wednesdays the parking is not accessible from 7:00 to 14:00 hours due to the market.
The port of Cavo offers the possibility of mooring a hundred small boats, up to two meters long. The moorings are to be exact 112, for boats up to 14 meters with a depth of 1.80 meters. The port of Cavo is well sheltered, quite quiet even if placed in the center of the country. The landings have all the necessary services such as water, electricity, showers, toilets, but also the possibility of refuelling.
The history of the port
The small port pier, attached to the tourist dock, is located in the middle of the two beaches of the village used for bathing. For years the pier of landfall has only hosted the hydrofoil “Fabrica” of Toremar on the route Piombino-Cavo-Portoferraio. In 2010 it was completely rebuilt so you can also accommodate car and passenger ferries. Since June 2010 has become the third port by order of importance, among those landing on the island of Elba, hosting among others, also the motorboat ferry Giraglia of Moby, on the route Piombino-Cavo.