Sardinia is around two and a half hours from Amsterdam. The Meditteranean island has three main airports, Cagliari Elmas Airport, Olbia Airport, and Alghero Fertilia Airport. Olbia Airport and Alghero Airport in the north of Sardinia can be reached directly from Amsterdam, there are no direct flights from Amsterdam Schipol to Cagliari Airport.
You can find some really great deals on flights from Amsterdam to Sardinia, especially during the off-season which is from September until May. There are many flights each week connecting Amsterdam with Sardinia.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is by far the biggest airport in the Netherlands. There are no direct flight to Cagliari from Schipol Airport, however you can find direct flights from Brussels Airport, Belgium which is a two hours drive from Amsterdam, or cheaply and easily reached by train from Amsterdam.
Flying To Alghero From Amsterdam
Alghero Airport is located 8km north-west of Alghero and is named after the village of Fertilia nearby. It is a small airport that is a gateway to the north-west regions of Sardinia. From Alghero airport, you can easily reach beautiful destinations such as Castelsardo, Sassari, Stintino, Bosa, S’Archittu, and Porto Torres.
Alghero is the smallest airport in Sardinia. There are two direct flights a week from Amsterdam to Alghero, with more during the summer months. Both journeys are provided by Corendon Dutch Airlines and take two hours twenty minutes.
Flying To Cagliari From Amsterdam
Cagliari Elmas Airport is the leading international gateway to Sardinia. The airport handles 3 million passengers a year. It serves the south of Sardinia and tourist destinations such as Carloforte, Iglèsias, The Costa Verde, Carbonia and Pula.
There are no direct flights from Amsterdam to Cagliari. The quickest way to Cagliari will involve a transfer at Rome or Milan Aiport, or you can fly directly to Olbia or Alghero, and take a train or bus to Cagliari in the south of Sardinia, this journey takes around 3 hours.
Flying To Olbia From Rome
The Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport is a prominent entry point to explore the north of Sardinia, the Costa Smeralda and tourist destinations such as Budoni, Golfo Aranci, La Maddalena, Palau, and Santa Teresa di Gallura.
Amsterdam is linked to Olbia by 3 weekly direct flights, on a Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. I often fly with Transavia, as they allow small dogs to travel in the cabin, so I can bring my dog with me to and from Sardinia.