During the summer season, car ferries leave from Piombino to Portoferraio almost hourly. There are also daily ferries to Cavo and Rio Marina. The shipping companies are Toremar, Blu Navy, Moby Lines and Corsica Ferries).
The crossing from Piombino to Portoferraio takes one hour.
A hydrofoil service (no cars), which arrives only in Portoferraio and Cavo, takes 35 minutes.
From north-eastern Italy: take the A1 motorway Bologna-Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, exit at Rosignano and continue as above. Alternatively: take the S.G.C. (not a motorway but a very good road) Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, exit at Firenze Scandicci and follow the clear way to Collesalvetti. At Collesalvetti re-join the motorway and exit at Rosignano, then take the S.S. Aurelia clearway as above to Piombino.
From southern Italy: Take the A12 Roma-Grosseto motorway, continue on the S.S. Aurelia clearway: exit at Venturina-Isola d’Elba then follows as above for Piombino.
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The airport is located in La Pila, 3 km from the residence away.