Cagliari airport

Cagliari-Elmas airport

Cagliari-Elmas airport (IATA code: CAG) is located near the Santa Gilla pond in the municipality of Elmas, just 6 km north-west of the center of Cagliari. Managed by the company So.G.Aer. Spa, it is the most important airport in Sardinia.

Cagliari Airport Train

The easiest way to get from Cagliari airport to the center is by train. Cagliari airport has a train station, whose entrance is less than 300 meters from the passenger terminal. It can be reached on foot in a few minutes by following the indicated route.

From the Elmas Airport station, frequent trains leave in just six minutes to take you to the heart of Cagliari: this is a normal regional train, not a metro. You can also take a train to other locations.

The cost of the train to the center of Cagliari is 1.30 euros.

Cagliari Airport Bus

Bus connections from the airport to the center are very scarce and therefore we do not recommend them. However, it is useful to know that there is a bus operated by the public transport company ARST that runs only once in the evening, from the airport to the center and from the center to the airport, when the trains are no longer running.

The cost of the ticket is 1.30 euro (one way).

Cagliari Airport Taxi

A cab from Cagliari airport to the city center costs around 15-20 euros. Cagliari airport taxi stands are located at the exit of the Arrivals area.

Cagliari Airport Car

The center of Cagliari is only six kilometers from the airport and can be reached by car in a few minutes along the SS130. This state road also allows you to join all the main arteries of the regional road network, so it will be easy for you to reach the places of your interest or to arrive at the airport.

Parking at Cagliari Airport

If you arrive by car at Cagliari airport you can park in one of the five official parking lots of the airport, three of which are suitable for a few minutes or a few hours at most and two designed for long stay.

The rates are good, but if you want something even cheaper take a look at the price of low cost parking lots located near the airport. They offer much cheaper rates and a free shuttle service to/from the airport.

Cagliari airport has only one passenger terminal, arranged on three levels. The Arrivals area is located on the ground floor, while the Departures area is on the second floor. The second floor is almost entirely occupied by administrative offices. You will be able to find your way around by consulting the maps located at various points in the terminal.

Inside Cagliari airport there are many services for the comfort of passengers, including free wifi without time limits, reserved Fast Track gates for quick access to security checks and the VIP lounge to wait for your flight in a refined and comfortable environment.

Outside, you can find cab ranks, short and long-stay parking lots, the train station with connections to the city center and the offices of car rental companies.

About the Cagliari Airport

Dedicated to the memory of the Sardinian aviator Mario Mameli, it was inaugurated in the Thirties. Over the years it has undergone a major redevelopment that has seen an expansion of existing commercial and catering services, greater attention to green spaces, a rationalization of the road system and the introduction of transport for the disabled.

A strategic airport for the development of tourism on the island, Cagliari airport is served by national and low cost airlines offering flights on national and European routes. Among the companies present in Cagliari are Alitalia, RyanAir, EasyJet, Volotea, Vueling, British Airways and Iberia. Moreover, the airport is an operational base for numerous charter flights.

In recent years the number of annual passengers has exceeded 4 million and a further increase is expected in the near future. Translated with (free version)

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