Travel directions

By car

The Hotel Flamingo is located on the Strada Statale (SS) 195, at Km 33.8. SS195 connects the city of Cagliari with the southern part of Sardinia.


By plane+bus (updated travel directions)

The closest international airport is Cagliari, which provides convenient connections to/from Rome, Milan (all airports) and several European cities. The conference organization will provide bus transportation to/from Cagliari airport on June 7th and June 12th. The timetable will be notified at the end of May.

Alternatively, you can fly to/from Alghero-Sassari, situated in the north-west part of Sardinia, and Olbia, situated in the north-east coast, then rent a car. The driving time is approximately 3 hours from Alghero-Sassari and 4 hours from Olbia.

If you are arriving earlier or departing after the conference dates, you must transfer to/from Cagliari airport at your expenses. Taxi service costs approximately 80 EUR and it can carry up to 3 people.


From Cagliari airport with public transportation (1.5-2 hours, ~10 EUR per person)

  1. From Cagliari airport take the train (Ferrovie dello Stato), direction Cagliari train station. During peak hours there is a train every 10 minutes. The ride is about 10 minutes, the ticket is 1.25 EURO, to be bought before boarding.

  2. Exit Cagliari train station from the main entrance towards Piazza Matteotti. The ARST bus station is on the right, next to the McDonald. Take ARST Bus 129 towards PULA/SANT'ANNA ARRESI. Your destination is PULA. You can buy the bus ticket (approx. 5-6 EURO) before boarding, or on the bus with the additional cost of 1 EURO. The ride is approximately 50 minutes.

  3. Ask the driver to get you off the the stop at “VIA CORINALDI, PULA”. Then wait the shuttle bus, serving all nearby hotels and camping areas.

    ARST bus 129 weekday schedule (Monday to Saturday)

    Cagliari06:30
    07:20
    08:00
    09:1510:30
    11:30
    12:4013:30
    14:15
    Pula-Corinaldi07:20
    08:10
    08:50
    10:05
    11:20
    12:20
    13:30
    14:20
    15:05

    Cagliari15:20
    17:30
    18:30
    19:3520:35




    Pula-Corinaldi16:10
    19:20
    19:20
    20:25
    21:25





    ARST bus 129 Sunday schedule
    Cagliari06:30
    08:20
    12:40
    14:1517:30
    19:35
    20:35

    Pula-Corinaldi07:20
    09:10
    13:30
    15:05
    18:20
    20:25
    21:25



  4. The shuttle bus is run by FOLLESA. The cost is 1 EURO to be payed to the driver. Ask the shuttle driver to get you off at “Hotel Flamingo Resort”. The ride takes 12 minutes.

    Shuttle bus schedule (Monday to Sunday)

    Pula-Corinaldi07:25
    09:05
    10:35
    12:0513:30
    15:35
    17:0519:50

    HFR (****)
    07:37
    09:17
    10:47
    12:17
    13:42
    14:47
    17:17
    20:02

  1. Pula is 3 Km far from the conference hotel. Do not try to walk to the hotel: Strada Statale (SS) 195 has no sidewalk and no street lighting. In case you end up in Pula and there are no shuttles anymore, call the hotel (+39-070-9208361) for a pick up (~15 EURO).


By ferry

You can also reach Cagliari by ferry, departing from Civitavecchia (Rome), Naples, and Palermo. There are also ferries from Genova and Livorno connecting to the northern part of the island. Visit traghetti-sardegna for timetable and reservation.

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Davide Ceresoli,
May 27, 2015, 7:56 AM