You can reach the island of Elba by car where on arrival to Piombino, two different shipping companies ( Toremar and Moby Lines ) offer comfortable ferry services that during the tourist season navigate hourly,on a daily basis. In only one hour circa, the ferries cover the 10Km distance from the mainland arriving in a chioce of ports; Portoferraio, Porto Azzurro, Rio Marina. For a more rapid sollution, a Hydrofoil service operates from Piombino to Portoferraio ( via Cavo ) in only 35mins. of navigation.
This service is available to passengers without automobiles only.
Freeway A12 direction Genova-Livorno. Exit at Rosignano. Continue on the S.S Aurelia until exit Venturina – Isola d’Elba and from here continue to Piombino Marittima.
Freeway A1 direction Bologna-Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, exit at Rosignano.Continue on the S.S Aurelia until exit Venturina-Isola d’Elba and from here continue to Piombino Marittima.
In alternative: take the s.g.c. Firenze-Pisa-Livorno , exit at Firenze Scandicci and continue on the S.S (super street) until the Collesalvetti exit. Re-enter the freeway and continue to Rosignano Marittimo and there, take the s.s to Venturina and therefore,from here continue to Piombino Marittima.
Freeway A12, direction Roma-Grosseto.S.S Aurelia exiting at Venturina-Isola d’Elba.Continue to Piombino Marittima.
HOW TO GET TO S. ANDREA
From the port of Portoferraio, once disembarked from the ferry, follow the road signs "Tutte le direzioni" (All directions) and take the main road to Procchio, after reaching Procchio take the road to Marciana Marina and then to Marciana, from here follow the road signs for S.Andrea.