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About Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB)

Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is a predominantly seasonal facility serving the northern end of the Italian island of Sardinia. Our Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport guide provides details on transport routes to and from the airport, terminal facilities and accommodation options nearby.


There is a tourist information counter (Infopoint Ciaosardinia) located in the airport's Arrivals area.


Driving directions:

From central Olbia, follow the SS127 (which merges with the SS125) then turn right onto Via Degli Astronauti, which leads into the airport complex.

Airport Info



The airport is located 2.5km (1.5 miles) south of the city of Olbia.

No. of terminals:

+39 0789 563 444.

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus: Bus number 2 and 10 (tel: +39 800 191 847; run frequently between the airport and central Olbia (journey time: 15-20 minutes; fare: €1).

Taxi: Taxis are available 24 hours from close to the Arrivals area. Journey time into the city is 10-15 minutes, and fares start at around €15-20.

Terminal facilities


There are ATMs, a bank and a bureau de change located within the terminal.


The airport has a full-service restaurant overlooking the runway, plus several cafés and a wine bar promoting the island's viticulture.


There is a good range of shops available in the airport, offering local gifts, souvenirs and food items. There are also duty-free goods available for passengers leaving the EU.


Left-luggage storage is available, and is housed in an office in the car park in front of the terminal.


Other facilities available at Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport include baby changing rooms and a first aid centre. Bicycle rental and maintenance is also available.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

The airport has a business centre incorporating four meeting rooms (tel: +39 0789 645 744; located on the first floor of the terminal.

Communication Facilities:

Public telephones are dotted throughout the terminal complex, and free Wi-Fi is accessible in all areas.

Disabled facilities:

The airport is fully accessible, with lifts, disabled toilet facilities and specially adapted telephones. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance, and there are special meeting points within the terminals for those requiring help. There is a special room dedicated to welcoming and assisting disabled passengers, along with a meeting point after baggage reclaim. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking:

Parking is available at the airport with space for around 1,000 vehicles and is available immediately outside the terminal building. The car park is divided into long-term, short-term and premium (the latter for locally-based subscribers). For additional information call: +39 0789 563 471.

Car rental:

International car rental companies, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Maggiore are represented at the airport, along with several local operators. The car rental centre is located about 50m (164ft) from Arrivals.

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