How to Reach Elba
The island of Elba is reachable from Piombino Marittima, where four shipping companies (Toremar, Moby Lines, Blu Navy and Corsica Ferries) offer comfortable ferry rides during the all summer season. In an hour the ferries cover the 10 km separating the island from the mainland, reaching the ports of Portoferraio, Cavo and Rio Marina.
Alternatively there is a hydrofoil service, for passengers only, which reaches Portoferraio in just 35 minutes.
From North (see map): from Milano take the A1. Take the A15 at Parma Ovest to join the A12 Genova-Livorno. Exit at Rosignano Marittima and continue on S.S. Aurelia to Venturina-Isola d’Elba and then for Piombino Marittima.