Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, is located in the Cagliari Gulf, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It's a city rich in history and art, with many intriguing places to visit. The local cuisine is superb and includes traditional Italian pasta and seafood.
Most popular places to visit
The fortified Castello is overlooking the city, and it's one of the most popular districts in Cagliari. Here you can visit the Elephant and Saint Pancras Towers, the Medieval Rampart of Saint Remy and Saint Mary's Cathedral located on the Piazza Palazzo. The Cittadella de Musei is a complex of museums housing the best historical and art collections in Cagliari. Other attractions which should be on your itinerary are the Amphitheatre and the Roman Villa of Tigellio, the Necropolis of Tuvixeddu, the Grotta Della Vipera and the Basilica of San Saturnino.
The public transport in Cagliari consists of an extensive bus network and two tram lines. The buses cover different parts of the city, while the tram (MetroCagliari) runs between Piazza Repubblica and the University campus and from Monserrato San Gottardo and Settimo San Pietro.
Rent a car in Cagliari is very convenient for day trips to different parts of Sardinia. It gives the flexibility of exploring the island at your own pace. You can find car rental offices at the train station and various locations in the city. The service can be booked online, as well.
Cagliari taxis are available at the designated taxi stands, or you can call a local taxi company. They are handy to navigate through the city late at night or to reach destinations in the nearby area.
Transport from and to Cagliari airport
Cagliari Elmas Airport is the main gateway for arriving in Sardinia. It serves domestic and international flights, while during the summer season the airport gets very busy. It's located close to Cagliari city centre, thus arranging a transfer is easy. There are several options available, including the bus, the train, taxi and private airport transfer.
The bus regularly runs from Cagliari Elmas to the city centre every day. Cagliari airport shuttle service is available, as well. However, since the opening of the train station at the airport, many passengers prefer the train like the best public transport option. There is a direct train connection to the city, as well as, train links from Cagliari Elmas to Iglesias, Oristano, Olbia and other cities in Sardinia.
The airport taxi service is especially convenient during night hours when public transport is not available. You can take an airport taxi from the designated taxi ranks, and the cost will depend on your destination.
Private Cagliari airport transfer
For a stress-free start of your holiday in Sardinia, we suggest booking a private Cagliari airport transfer with us. We provide affordable door-to-door transfer from Cagliari airport to Villasimius, Costa Rei, Chia, Santa Margherita di Pula, Quartu Sant Elena and any other destination of your choice. Our extensive fleet of vehicles includes sedan cars, minivans, minibuses and buses.
The private Cagliari airport taxi can be booked online before your arrival. You will get an instant quote, and you can pay online or directly to the driver. The price of the transfer is fixed, and there are no hidden charges. The flight monitoring service, "Greet and meet" and luggage are free of charge.
For a private transfer from Cagliari airport to Cagliari city centre the cost starts from 25 EUR, one way.
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