There is no direct railway connection to the airport. However, there is a regular bus service to Cagliari (see below). Cagliari's bus station is next to the railway station.
Car and bus
The airport lies approximately 6 kilometers from downtown Cagliari on the dual carriageway S130. Take the Via del Trasvolatori exit.
The bus service from the airport to downtown Cagliari leaves every 30 minutes. To get to the Piazza Matteotti takes 15 minutes and costs less than one Euro. The bookstore on the ground floor sells bus tickets. For more information please visit the bus company website (tel. +39 (0)70 4098327).
Car rental Cagliari Airport
The car rental agencies are located on the ground floor (AutoEuropa, EasyCar, Sardinya, Eurorent, MidaRent, Pinna, Matta, Ruvioli, Pintauro, A.M. Service, Dollar Thrifty-Italy by Car and Budget). Also, you can make a reservation in advance with EasyTerra, this website compares several car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.
Taxicabs are stationed outside the arrival hall. A trip to downtown Cagliari costs approximately EUR 10.00. You can also book a taxi, for example with Radiotaxi (tel. + 39(0)70 400 101).
Parking at the airport
The airport has 1700 parking spaces. There are a few free spaces for dropping passengers off and picking them up. In addition to that, there are several paid parking options: Land Side Car Park for short term parking (EUR 18.00 for one day) and a multi-storey parking garage for long term parking (EUR 9.00 per day).