Island of Elba: how to get to
Car ferries leave Piombino almost hourly for Portoferraio in the summer season. There are also a couple of daily ferries for Cavo and Rio Marina. The main shipping companies are the Toremar, Moby Lines, Corsica Ferries and Blu Navy.
The crossing Piombino-Portoferraio takes one hour. A hydrofoil service (no cars) takes 40 minutes.
From the North of Italy: from Milano take the A1 motorway, change to the A15 at Parma Ovest to join the A12 Genova-Livorno exit later at Rosignano. Continue on dual-carriageway as far as right-hand sign to " Venturina/Isola d'Elba". Continue on the main road until you reach Piombino Marittimo/Portoferraio.
From the North - East: Take the A1 motorway Bologna-Firenze-Pisa-Livorno exit later at Rosignano and continue as above.
Alternatively: take the S.G.C.( not a motorway but a very good road) Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, exit at Firenze Signa and follow the main road as far as Collesalvetti. At Collesalvetti re-join the motorway and exit at Rosignano, then dual carriageway as above down to Piombino Marittimo.
From the South: Take the A12 Roma-Grosseto, continue on the main road "the Aurelia": exit at Venturina-Isola d'Elba then follow as above for Piombino Marittimo.
Milan, Pisa, Zurich, Friedrihschafen, Berne, München, Hamburg are connected to the Elba airport.
Airport is 13 km far away from our touristic village in locality La Pila.
The train station of Piombino Marittimo is 50 meters far to the ferries departures.
For timetable see www.trenitalia.it.