Getting there & away
ATL (0586 84 74 08) buses depart from Largo Duomo for Cecina (€2.90, one hour, half-hourly), Piombino (€6.20, 2¼ hours, six daily) and Pisa (€2.30, 45 minutes, half-hourly).
Livorno is on the Rome–La Spezia line and is also connected to Florence and Pisa. Destinations include Rome (€17.90 to €26, three to four hours, 12 daily), Florence (€6.10, 1½ hours, 16 daily) and Pisa (€1.70, 15 minutes, hourly).
Trains are less frequent to Stazione Marittima, the station for the ports, but buses to and from the main train station run regularly.
Livorno is a major port. Regular departures for Sardinia and Corsica leave from Calata Carrara, beside Stazione Marittima. Some ferries depart from Porto Mediceo, a smaller terminal near Piazza dell’Arsenale, and others from Porto Nuovo, about 3km north of the city along Via Sant’Orlando.
Ferry companies operating from Livorno include:
Corsica Ferries & Sardinia Ferries (019 21 55 11; www.corsicaferries.com, www.sardiniaferries.com; Stazione Marittima) Heads to Bastia in Corsica (deck class €25 to €32, four hours, two/three services per week, daily in summer) and Sardinia (deck class to Golfo Aranci, near Olbia, €25 to €37, six hours express, nine hours regular ferry, four services per week, daily in summer).
Toremar (199 12 31 99; www.toremar.it in Italian) Daily services to Isola di Capraia (€10.50, 2½ hours).