The motorbike on the ferries to Elba island: booking, boarding, itineraries

Elba island motorbike ferries

Before choosing your place on one of the ferries to Elba island, you need a fundamental information: what to do to take the motorbike with you? All you have to do is reading on to find out how to book, how to carry out boarding and disembarking, and some excellent advice on places to see.



All you need is our online booking system. First of all, you must indicate the day and time of departure, the route, number and age of passengers, the day and time of the return journey. At this point, you only have to check the option “I have a vehicle”, specifying the type, model and size of the motorbike you want to embark. Once you have entered all this information, in a single screen you will have the opportunity to compare all the prices offered by the different companies that guarantee the service.


Boarding and disembarkation

As in the case of the car, even to embark the motorbike you have to show up at the boarding point about two hours before departure. The crew of the ferry will give you all the information to bring it on board and to park it. Remember that in the boarding phase, only the driver will be able to drive the bike, while any passengers will have to board the ferry on foot.

Shortly before the arrival at the port, the crew will always announce the start of the landing preparations. Following the directions given, you simply need to get to the motorbike and drive it out of the ferry.



Given how to book and what are the info for boarding/disembarking, there is one last thing to know: where to go with your two wheels to admire breathtaking views. Well, here are eight itineraries for you to discover Elba island by motorcycle:

  • From Portoferraio to Marciana Marina;
  • From Marciana Marina to Marina di Campo;
  • From Marina di Campo to Poggio;
  • From Campo nell’Elba to the provincial road to Porto Azzurro;
  • From Porto Azzurro to Rio Marina;
  • From Rio nell’Elba to Portoferraio;
  • From Rio Marina to Cavo and back.


At this point, your motorbike vacation on Elba island can officially begin.


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