Ferry from Savona to Bastia

Aerial View Of The Citadel Of Bastia, Chiostro Bastion, In The North Of Corsica, With A Powder Keg Built On Rocks

Take a ferry from Savona to Bastia! This scenic route offers stunning views and connects you with charming cities, beautiful beaches and delicious cuisine!

Traveling by ferry is a scenic and relaxing way to get from Savona, Italy to Bastia, Corsica. Here's a breakdown of the steps involved:

Research & book ferry tickets

Corsica Ferries is, for the moment, the only ferry operator that operates on this route. They own modern vessels with various accommodation options and services on board. You can easily book your ferry tickets through our booking system in just a few steps.

Ferry timetables fluctuate depending on the season, so make sure to check for sailings that correspond to your travel dates. During the peak season (summer), there may be up to two departures daily. Winter service is limited to a few sailings each week.

The voyage normally takes between 6 and 9 hours. There are both daytime and nighttime crossing options.

Get to the Savona ferry terminal

The Savona ferry station is located in Piazzale dei Traghetti Iqbal Masih. You may get to the ferry port via taxi or bus from Savona's city center. There is very little parking accessible at the port.

Check-in for the ferry

To check-in for the ferry, be at the terminal at least one hour before your planned departure. Check in at the ferry company's desk with your passport and ferry ticket.

Boarding the ferry

To board the ferry, please check in and go to the boarding gate. The boarding process will start about 30 minutes before departure.

Enjoy the journey

Relax aboard the ship and enjoy its comforts. The majority of ships have restaurants, bars, stores and children's play facilities. There is generally an outdoor deck area where you may enjoy the views.

When the ferry reaches Bastia, disembarkation will be notified. Follow the directions to depart the vessel and go through customs and immigration.

Here are some more advice for traveling by boat from Savona to Bastia:

  • Bring a book, games, or other entertainment to help you pass the time on the ship
  • If you are prone to seasickness, make sure to take your medication before boarding
  • Pack lightweight clothes and comfy shoes for the crossing
  • Check the weather forecast before you travel, as it might impact water conditions

What is the distance between Savona & Bastia?

The distance between Savona in Italy, and Bastia in Corsica, is around 110 nautical miles (203.7 kilometers).

What is the ferry duration from Savona to Bastia?

The duration of the journey generally takes from 6 to 9 hours, depending on the ferry company, vessel and weather conditions.

Transportation in Savona & Bastia

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About Savona & Bastia

Savona is a port city on Italy's Riviera. While Savona is not as well-known as its neighbors Cinque Terre or Portofino, it has a gorgeous old town, magnificent beaches, and a laid-back vibe. The following are some of its highlights:

  • Savona City Center: Savona's old center is a network of tiny lanes flanked with Renaissance and Baroque mansions, churches, and businesses. The Sistine Chapel is a noteworthy monument. Domenico Passignano and Ludovico Brea's paintings grace the walls of this 17th-century church
  • Fortress of Priamar: Fortifications have been on the site of the Priamar fortress since the 15th century. The current structure was built in the 16th century to defend the city from attacks. Today, the fortress houses the Civic Museum of Savona , which has exhibits on the city's history and archaeology
  • Beaches: Since the 15th century, fortifications have existed on the site of the Priamar citadel. The existing building was constructed in the sixteenth century to protect the city from invasion. Today, the stronghold houses the Civic Museum of Savona, which shows the city's history and archeology
  • The Palio di Savona: Savona has a large stretch of coastline with several beaches. The most popular beach is La Pergola, a sandy beach with sun loungers, umbrellas, and beach bars. There are also other little coves and bays ideal for swimming and sunbathing

Bastia is the second-largest city in Corsica, a French island in the Mediterranean. Bastia is a famous tourist destination due to its medieval citadel, picturesque port, and closeness to lovely beaches and mountains. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Bastia Citadel: The Citadel of Bastia is a 16th-century castle that overlooks the city and port. Visitors may explore the ramparts, visit the Governor's Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside
  • Bastia Old Town: The Old Town of Bastia is a tangle of small alleyways packed with Genoese-style homes, shops, and restaurants. The area du Donjon is the center of the Old Town, and it's a terrific area to people-watch and take in the ambiance
  • Bastia Harbor: The Bastia Harbour is a bustling hive of activity, with boats arriving and departing from mainland France and Italy. There are also a few restaurants and cafés with outside seating where you may have a meal or drink while watching the boats pass by
  • Beaches: Bastia serves as an excellent location for visiting northern Corsica's beaches. Plage de l'Arinella, a long sandy beach with lovely blue seas, is one of the most popular, as is Lavasina Beach, a tiny cove with impressive rocks
  • Hiking: Corsica is a paradise for hikers, with a variety of trails. The GR20 is a long-distance trail that traverses the island from north to south. There are also shorter trails that lead to waterfalls, mountain lakes and stunning viewpoints
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