HOW TO REACH ELBA Today is very simple to reach the island of Elba, several highways (4 courses) permit to reach Piombino in a moment (follow the indication of "Ferry boat to Elba"). From Milan: highway A1 until Parma, deviate to A15 highway until La Spezia, then A12 highway , exit Rosignano. From Rosignano like above. From Bologna-Firenze highway A1 until the exit of Firenze Signa, then the SCG (comunication road) until Collesalvetti. Then the A12 highway to Rosignano, then like above. From Rome: highway A12 until Civitavecchia, then Statal Road Aurelia until Venturina, Statal Road to Piombino.
From Piombino to Portoferraio there are more then 40 Ferry boat courses a day, 40 minutes, it is advisable to book.
The station of Campiglia Marittima, on the railway Genova-Rome, connects the harbour of Piombino.
Daily ferry boat courses from Portoferraio, Rio Marina and Porto Azzurro.
Weekly courses from Livorno to Portoferraio.Rapid hoovercraft service between Elbaand the mainland.
Marina di Campo is the international turistic airport with a runway of 1185 meters. The airport has flights to and from Pisa, Milan, Bologne, Bergamo, Lugano, Zurich, Muenchen. Cabs are available.