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Ajaccio

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

Most bus companies have ticket kiosks on the right as you enter the Terminal Maritime et Routier (quai l’Herminier). The information counter (04 95 51 55 45; 7am-7pm Jul & Aug, hours vary rest of year) provides schedules.

Eurocorse (04 95 21 06 30) travels to Bastia (€18, three hours, two daily), Bonifacio (€19.50, four hours, two or three daily), Calvi (€19.85, change at Ponte Leccia, 2½ hours, one daily), Corte (€10.50, 2¾ hours, two daily) and Sartène (€11.50, two hours, two daily). Services run daily except Sundays; some routes operate reduced services out of season.

Ceccaldi/SAIB (04 95 22 41 99) travels to Porto (€11, two hours, two daily).

Autocars Ricci (04 95 51 08 19) also travels to Sartène (€10.70, two hours, two daily).

Car

The main car-rental companies also have airport bureaus.

Budget (04 95 21 17 18; 1 blvd Lantivy)

Europcar (04 95 21 05 49; 16 cours Grandval)

Hertz (04 95 21 70 94; 8 cours Grandval)

Hôtel Kallisté rents cars and mopeds cheaply.

Train

The train station (04 95 23 11 03; place de la Gare) is staffed until 6.30pm (to 8pm May to September). Services include Bastia (€20.70, four hours, three to four daily), Corte (€11, two hours, three to four daily) and Calvi (€24.10, five hours, two daily; change at Ponte Leccia).

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Boat

Boats depart from the combined bus/ferry Terminal Maritime et Routier (quai l’Herminier). The SNCM ticket office (04 95 29 66 99; 3 quai l’Herminier; 8am-8pm Tue-Fri, to 6pm Mon, to 1pm Sat) is across the street. Inside the terminal, the SNCM bureau sells tickets a few hours before departure for evening ferries. Tickets for vehicles are available at the port’s vehicle entrance.

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Air

Aéroport d’Ajaccio-Campo dell’Oro (04 95 23 56 56) is 8km east of the city centre.

Air France (08 20 82 08 20; 3 blvd du Roi Jérôme) has an office in town.

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