Located in a natural inlet along the southwestern coast of Sardinia, the port of Portovesme represents the gateway to the sea for the industrial complex of Portoscuso. It is equipped with special piers used for the loading and unloading of goods specific to the goods produced in the surrounding area. It also plays a fundamental role as a passenger port, with regular annual traffic to and from the Island of San Pietro.
There is a maritime station located close to the port areas. It is served by municipal car parks housing the ticket office and toilets. In the port area there is a news stand and bar
The Port of Portovesme is connected, towards the North West, by the E25, with Porto Torres (about 280 km); towards the North East, by the E25 and the State Road 131 to the city of Olbia (about 310 km); towards the North West, by the E25, with the Port of Oristano (about 130 km) and towards the East, by the SP2 and the State Road 130, to the city of Cagliari (about 81 km).
Intermodal Passenger Centres
Intermodal Passenger Centres The Port of Portovesme is an industrial port, although it has a constant ferry service to and from the island of San Pietro, Carloforte.
There is no intermodal centre, the closest being in the town of Carbonia 19 km away.
Passenger Transport Services
Passenger Transport Services The Port of Portovesme is in the Municipality of Portoscuso.
Portoscuso is a small town of 5200 inhabitants. It is accessible and small enough to be easily explored on foot or by bicycle. Portovesme is not served by an urban bus service.
Railway Station Portovesme/Portoscuso is not served by rail transport. The closest station is that of Carbonia From Portoscuso which can be reached:
by car: 19 km – estimated journey time about 20 minutes
by Bus: with line 821 – 50 minutes journey time Train timetables are available at the following links: http://www.trenitalia.com/cms-ile/allegati/trenitalia_2014/informazioni/in_regione/RegionaleSardegna_light2804.pdfhttp://www.trenitalia.com/
Airport From Portovesme/Portoscuso, the nearest airport is Cagliari Elmas:
By car: 77 Km – estimated journey time 58 minutes
By public transport: bus from Portoscuso to Villamassargia railway station lines 803 and 835, estimated journey time 50 minutes and then by train to the airport, estimated journey time 39 minutes.
Alghero – Fertilia: 276 Km – estimated journey time by car 3 hours
It is also possible to get to Alghero – Fertilia airport by bus with the Logudoro Tour, starting from Piazza Matteotti in Cagliari, which guarantees 2 trips a day 7 days a week.
Logudoro Tours snc of Ettore Canu & C. based in Via Pala di Carru, 157 – 07100 Sassari, tickets can be purchased on board.
Tel .: (+39) 079 3961037 – (+39) 079 281728 – (+39) 079 309303
Fax: (+39) 079 3961163 – (+39) 079 281730 (24 h)
E-mail: email@example.com – firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.logudorotours.it
Timetables are available at the following address: http://www.logudorotours.it/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ORARI-AUTOLINEA-CAGLIARI-AEROPORTO-ALGHERO.pdf
Local and Regional Public Transport
From the port area of Portovesme, transport to Cagliari is provided by the ARST company. For trips outside the city it is possible to use both the State Railways that depart from the Carbonia station and the ARST buses.
Carbonia – Sassari: 10 trains with 2/3 train changes
Portoscuso – Sassari: No connection
Carbonia – Cagliari: 18 trains
Portovesme port – Cagliari: 1 daily bus
Carbonia – Olbia: 10 trains with 2/3 train changes
Portoscuso – Olbia: No connection
Oristano – Nuoro: There is no connection
The timetables, stops and prices for the service can be found at the following addresses:
Regional Travelplanner: http://www.sardegnamobilita.it/travelplanner/
AUTONOLEGGIO TAXI SANNA Via Umbria 79 – 09010 Portoscuso tel: 3398557012 – 338 7131145 – fax: 0781 1988609