Transportation

Train in La Balagne

U Trinighellu

You may well tremble as the trinighellu (trembler) – the affectionate nickname for the dinky little coastal train between Île Rousse and Calvi – trundles along its sand-covered tracks. Running six to seven times dai…
Airport in Calvi

Aéroport Calvi Ste-Catherine

Calvi's airport, 7km southeast of town, is served by Air Corsica and Air France, with direct flights to mainland French cities including Paris, Nice and Marseille. Other airlines offer seasonal services to continent…
Train Station in Île Rousse

Train Station

From the train station, at the inland end of the causeway to the ferry port, four or five daily trains run west to Calvi (€6, 40 minutes). At least two daily services run to Bastia (€13.50, 2½ hours) or Ajaccio (€22…
Ferry in Île Rousse

Corsica Ferries

Runs regular ferries from Île Rousse to the French ports of Nice (five to six hours) and Toulon (eight hours), plus summer services to Savona in Italy (seven hours).
Ferry in Île Rousse

Corsica Linea

Ferries between Île Rousse and Marseille (12½ hours).