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Travel from Olbia to Cagliari by train in 3 hours 19 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Olbia to Cagliari by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Olbia to Cagliari by train is 3 hours 35 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 19 minutes. You'll usually find 11 trains per day traveling the 193 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Cagliari. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by Trenitalia for all or at least part of your journey to Cagliari.

Book train tickets from Olbia to Cagliari in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $9.26. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Olbia to Cagliari by train

It takes an average of 3h 35m to travel from Olbia to Cagliari by train, over a distance of around 120 miles (193 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from Olbia to Cagliari and tickets for this journey start from $9.26 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 19m
PriceFrom $9.26
Distance120 miles (193 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train05:37
Last train18:00
Departure stationOlbia
Arrival stationCagliari
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Olbia to Cagliari train times

Check out the next trains departing from Olbia to Cagliari for Monday Oct 3rd 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
14:18 Olbia Terranova17:44 CagliariRE 5279 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 26m, 1 change
16:11 Olbia Terranova19:43 CagliariRE 4755 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 32m, direct
18:00 Olbia Terranova21:28 CagliariRE 4757 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 28m, direct
05:41 Olbia Terranova09:28 CagliariRE 4791 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 47m, 1 change
08:06 Olbia Terranova11:25 CagliariRE 4753 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 19m, direct
10:07 Olbia Terranova13:27 CagliariRE 5273 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 20m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Olbia to Cagliari

You can travel from Olbia to Cagliari on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Olbia to Cagliari

The price of train tickets from Olbia to Cagliari starts at $9.26 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Olbia to Cagliari by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Olbia to Cagliari

Want to know more about your journey from Olbia to Cagliari? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Olbia to Cagliari take?

The average journey time by train between Olbia and Cagliari is 3 hours and 35 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Olbia and Cagliari by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Olbia to Cagliari is 3 hours and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Olbia to Cagliari cost?

Train tickets from Olbia to Cagliari can start from as little as $9.26 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Olbia to Cagliari?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Olbia to Cagliari without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Olbia to Cagliari each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Olbia to Cagliari leave?

The first train from Olbia to Cagliari leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Olbia to Cagliari leave?

The last train from Olbia to Cagliari leaves at 18:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Olbia and Cagliari by train?

Trains travelling from Olbia to Cagliari cover a distance of around 120 miles (193 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cagliari to Olbia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Olbia to Cagliari for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/03/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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