Cagliari is the capital of the Sardinia island, Italy, and is the main city in southern Sardinia. Cagliari is connected to the most important European cities thanks to the Elmas - Mario Mameli International Airport. This is also the nearest airport to Chia Laguna Resort. The port of Cagliari is connected via ferries with the Mainland. Average temperatures in Μay are typically in the range 12-22C (54-72F).
How to get to Cagliari
Cagliari can be easily reached by plane from Italy main land, e.g. via Milan or Rome, or directly from abroad, e.g. from London, Munich, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid. The direct international routes are also served by low-cost companies such as Ryanair and Easyjet. The city airport is Cagliari Elmas (CAG), only 10 minutes from the city center by public transport.
From Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) to Chia Laguna Resort (Venue):
1. Transportat arranged by the Organizing Committee:
A "GO" and "RETURN" Bus has been arranged from Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) to Chia Laguna Resort (Venue) and vice versa for the followind dates and hours:
GO Bus: 14/05/2017 at 15:00
RETURN Bus: 17/05/2017 at 15:00
If you are interested in using this option, please register here and book your seat in the Go and / or Return Bus in the respective section of the registration page!
Other transportation options from Cagliari Elmas Airport to the Spring School Venue could be the following:
2. By Public Transport:
A. Cagliari Elmas Airport to Cagliari City by TRAIN: The railway station ‘Elmas Aeroporto’ connects the airport with Cagliari and other parts of Sardinia. Every 20 minutes between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. departs a train to the main railway of Cagliari. A train ticket costs € 1.25 per person and is available from the tickets machines located inside the Arrivals hall. It is a five-minute walk from the terminal to railway station ‘Elmas Aeroporto’, travel time to Cagliari is about 7 minutes. Please consult timetable train Cagliari Airport for more information.
B. Cagliari Elmas Airport to Cagliari City by BUS: There are buses travelling from the airport to the city center every half hour. There are two bus stations within Cagliari Airport. The first is located outside the arrivals area and buses operating from this stage start operations from 8.40 in the morning to 11.30 at night. The second stage is outside the departures area. A one-way ticket costs € 0.67 to the city center. Tickets are purchased before boarding the bus and can be found at the newsstand for the arrivals stage and at the MacDonald’s for those using the departures stage.
Cagliari City to Chia Laguna Resort: Buses are available throughout the day. Bus number 129 takes approx 90 mins and costs around € 2.00. In this case you should take the bus from "Piazza Matteotti" to "Hotel Chia Laguna".
3. By Private Transport:
Cagliari Elmas Airport to Chia Laguna Resort by TAXI: Taxis can be obtained from the taxi ranks outside the terminal. Taxis are slightly more expensive but offer a 24-hour service. Taxi services from the Cagliari Elmas Airpor to Chia Laguna Resort cost around € 100 and under an hour away. Please find more information here: Cagliari Taxis.