How to Get to/around/from
By bus: there is an excellent service operating on the island.
From Portoferraio ( to /from Marciana Marina, Marina di Campo,
Capoliveri and Porto Azzurro (services: 7 a day minimum). For further
information the timetable is available at the bus station (Viale Elba,
Portoferraio). The operating company is ATL( tel. 0565 91 43 92).
Tickets are €7 a day or €19 for 6 days.
By ferry: from Piombino there is a train that runs to the port and from there you can take a ferry. Many terminate at Portoferraio but some also head for Rio Marina, Marina di Campo and Porto Azzurro.
There is a hydrofoil (which does not carry cars) (duration: 40 minutes) all year long. In the summertime there is a fast service (carrying cars) to Portoferraio.
By motorcycle or bicycle: you can rent mopeds, scooters or
bikes. Beware, the streets are packed with cars in the summer season so extra care should be taken. Two
rental companies are TWN( tel. 0565 91 46 66; www.twn-rent.it; Viale Elba 32 at Portoferraio) ( they have other rental offices in other towns ) and Happy Rent (tel. 0565 91 46 65; www.renthappy.it; Viale Elba 7).
By plane: the airport at La Pila around Marina di Campo has flights coming from Pisa, Bologna, Bastia, Cuneo and Milan in the summertime operated by Elbafly among other airlines. (tel. 0565 9 19 61; www.elbafly.it).
By taxi: 0565 91 51 12 (Portoferraio).