Cagliari Elmas Airport

Cagliari Elmas Airport Directions (CAG)


The airport is located four miles (7km) northeast of central Cagliari.

Getting to the city

The shuttle service linking the airport with Cagliari city centre is operated by ARST - Azienda Regionale Trasporti. The journey to and from Piazza Matteotti ARST Central Bus Station takes approximately 10 minutes. The non-stop service is operated every 30 minutes during most of the day. Tickets are available at the ticket vending machine in the Arrivals Hall of the airport. The port and the train station are within walking distance of the bus station. The airport is easily accessible by train from Cagliari city centre. The rail service starts at about 5am and ends after 9pm, with an average frequency of 20 minutes. The journey to and from downtown takes five to seven minutes and costs €1.25 for a single ticket. The airport train station is just a five minutes' walk from the air terminal. Taxis are also available to the city centre.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car companies represented at the airport include Sardinya Rent a Car, Autoeuropa, Ruvioli, Pintauro Rent a Car, Hertz and Avis, among others.

Airport Taxis

The fastest and most comfortable option for getting to and from the airport is taking a taxi. A standard journey during the day costs between €15 and €20.


Airport facilities include restaurants, bars, snack bars, shops, a bank, an ATM, a chapel, a VIP lounge, a first aid station, a help desk and facilities for people with disabilities.


There are three parking areas surrounding the airport for both short, medium and long-term parking. Long-term parking costs €4 per day; short-term parking costs €1 per hour, with a maximum daily rate of €15; and flat rate parking costs €6 per day.




Free wifi is available at the airport.

Cagliari Elmas Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.