Check In and embarkation on Tirrenia ferries are regulated due to particular conditions. To ease these operations, some directions have to be followed.


Before entering the ship the procedure of the Check-inis operated by the Tirrenia staff in front the ferry: show your printed or mail ticket (valid only for routes from and to Sardinia and Sicily): each ticket is personalized, valid only for the passenger listed on the ticket. It is not transferable to another person. By showing a ticket issued for another person you are required to purchase a new ticket.



The embarkation is organized by the ship's management that has the right to determine the order of embarkation of vehicles independently from the arrival time.

The embarkation of vehicles without valid tickets follow the regulations for issuing tickets on board (No. 6 of the terms of transport for the transportation of passengers and carried hand baggage.

National routes

  • Passengerswithout a vehicle: minimum 30 min before departure
  • Passengerswith vehicles: minimum 90 min before departure

International routes

  • Passengerswith or without a vehicle: min2 h before departure
  • Passenger groups: minimum3 h before departure

From domestic ports to ports abroad

  • Passengerswithout a vehicle: minimum1 h before departure in order to execute the border controls. To entry the other country some necessary documents like a vailid identity card or passport, visa or vaccination record are required, depending on the destination country.

From ports abroad to domestic ports

  • Passengerswith a vehicle: contact the office or the agency of the enterpise of the departure port to learn about the regulations about times of appearance fixed by the local administrations.



Please note the deck or garage where the vehicle is parked. At arrival the ship's management will inform you by loudspeaker announcements: Please give our order your best attention to execute the debarkation safely.


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