Blu Navy: ferries to the island of Elba


The island of Elba is among the most popular destinations in the Tyrrhenian Sea, especially during the warm season. L’
operator Blu Navy
is one of the Navigation Companies that regularly connect Tuscany with the beautiful Tuscan archipelago

How to get to the island of Elba?

The ferry from Piombino is certainly the best and most convenient way to reach the island of Elba and all the islands of the Tuscan archipelago. Piombino, in fact, is the closest coastal town to Elba Island, just over 5 miles away.

La Piombino – Portoferraio route aboard Blu Navy ferries is one of the main options for those departing from Tuscany. Travel times are short, from 30 minutes to 1 hour 30 depending on the type of ferry used.

Reaching the Island of Elba with Blu Navy ferries

Ship Operator Blu Navy offers 3 routes to the island of Elba, all departing from the port of Piombino:

  • Piombino – Portoferraio
  • Piombino – port Cavo
  • Piombino – Rio Marina

In addition to ferries to reach Elba’s 3 ports from Piombino, Blu Navy also offers 2 connections between Portoferraio and the other 2 landings on the island:

  • Portoferraio – port Cavo
  • Portoferraio – Rio Marina

Quick connections to explore different locations on Elba in a short time.

The ferry fleet Blue Navy

Blu Navy Navigation Company has modern and efficient ferries that also allow 16 daily connections between Piombino and Elba. The two main ferries are the Acciarello and the Tremestieri.

Ferry Acciarello: the ship of the Elbans

Blu Navy ferries ElbaThe Acciarello ferry is capable of carrying 800 passengers and 230 vehicles, including buses and commercial vehicles. It has the distinction of having the double command deck that allows for very rapid embarkation and disembarkation of transport vehicles. It practically manages to embark (and disembark) all vehicles simultaneously in less than half an hour. It is the best ferry for those who reach the island of Elba by ferry while also embarking a car or camper.

Ferry Tremestieri: the fastest ship in the Blu Navy fleet

The Tremestieri is Blu Navy ‘s second ferry on the Piombino – Portoferraio route. It is usually employed during peak season when tourist flows are greatest. This ferry also can take about 800 passengers and a considerable number of vehicles. The main feature of the Tremestieri is travel comfort thanks to a large panoramic outdoor deck.

How to book the ferry to the island of Elba

Routes to the island of Elba are always among the most popular with tourists from all over the world, so booking is highly recommended throughout the year. Book the ferry to Portoferraio, Cavo port and Rio Marina on the website Ferryfinder is as simple as that. Simply fill out the online form to buy the ferry ticket at the cheapest price on the market.

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