Flying to the Sardinia capital
A flight from Nice to Cagliari is like stepping out of one paradise and into another. The proof: angels watch over both cities, those of Nice’s Bay of Angels and those of Sardinia’s Golfo degli Angeli. However, the colours and scents of Eden differ on the two sides of the Mediterranean. In barely more than an hour, your Nice-Cagliari flight will take you to another world, to a city and an island with a strong identity, to an adventure that combines nature and culture.
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The formalities for travelling to Cagliari
- Entry requirements: Sardinia is Italian, and Italy is part of the Schengen Area. You may be asked to present a valid passport or identity card in the event of checks during your stay.
- Currencies: Italy uses the euro. Remember to take some cash with you for your first purchases. If necessary, you can draw out cash at the cash machine in your airport terminal.
Your Nice-Cagliari direct flight
The fastest way to Sardinia is on a Nice-Cagliari flight with easyJet, from Terminal 2 of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.
If you have your boarding pass and you are travelling with hand luggage only, arrive at the airport one hour before departure. If you need to check in or put luggage in the hold, allow an extra quarter of an hour.
Departure airport Nice Côte d’Azur Airport Departure terminal Terminal 2 Arrival airport Mario Mameli Airport Cagliari (Cagliari Elmas Airport)
Arriving at Cagliari airport
You will arrive at Mario Mameli Airport in Elmas, right near to Cagliari. It is just six kilometres from the terminal to the city centre of the Sardinian capital. To make this journey, you have the following options:
- The bus: from 05:20 to 22:30, there is a shuttle available, which takes barely ten minutes to get from the airport to Piazza Matteotti, the main square in Cagliari. The bus leaves once an hour.
- The train : the airport has its own station, connected to the terminal by a long travelator. Trains depart approximately every 20 minutes, from 05:30 to 23:10. The journey takes six minutes.
- A taxi.
- A hire car: there are around a dozen car hire companies in the Arrivals hall.
What to do in
Although it is in the south of Sardinia, with its sunshine and proximity to the Mediterranean, Cagliari is not really a fashionable seaside resort. With its population of 150,000 people, it is a prosperous city with a prestigious past and a lively everyday life all year round. This only makes the city more attractive, as it offers a warm, colourful welcome to visitors. To make the most of it, get lost in the little streets of the Castello neighbourhood, browse around the market, sit on a café terrace listening to older people speaking the local dialect, or blend in with the locals on the sands of Poetto beach.
Regular flights Nice - Cagliari CAG
Flights per day :
- Mon 0
- Tue 1
- Wed 0
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- Fri 1
- Sat 0
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Frequently asked questions
How long does a Nice-Cagliari flight take?
The flight time between Nice and Cagliari is about 1h15.
Which airline provides the direct Nice-Cagliari flight?
easyJet provides Nice-Cagliari non-stop flights, from late June to late August.
How many Nice-Cagliari flights are there per week?
easyJet flies to Cagliari twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays.
How much does a Nice-Cagliari flight cost?
The lowest price for a Nice-Cagliari return ticket based on prices from the last 90 days is 295€
What is the time difference between Nice and Cagliari?
There is no time difference!
What is the best time of year to visit Cagliari?
Although the climate is good all year round, Cagliari is at its best in glorious weather. Very early summer is recommended for couples and those travelling with friends. The city is lively, the evenings are pleasant, and you can still go for long walks in the day. In August, forget about long walks and head to the beach. Leave it until the evening, when the sun is setting, to enjoy Cagliari’s terraces and streets.