4 airports and 7 ports provide access to Corsica all year round from the mainland France, or from Italy.
Travelling by plane
The fastest way to come to Corsica. Only 1h35 from Paris, the drastic change of scenery you need, in record time!
If you’re staying a week, definitely consider renting a car. If you’re staying more than a week, we recommend you come with your own vehicle.
There are 4 airports in Corsica:
Ajaccio (Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte airport)
Bastia (Bastia Poretta airport)
Calvi (Calvi-Sainte-Catherine airport)
Figari (Figari South Corsica airport)
Rates vary depending on the time of year and airline companies.
The regional airline, Air Corsica, offers flights year-round from Paris, Marseille, Nice, Lyon and Toulouse. In the summer, the company also offers flight connections from the cities of Clermont-Ferrand, Dole, Liège, Nantes, Toulon and Rome.
The national airline company, Air France, provides many trips from major French cities in the summer, in partnership with Air Corsica.
Easy Jet serves Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari airports from Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport. It also operates flights from Bâle-Mulhouse, Geneva, London, Lyon, and Manchester.
This French charter airline serves Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari airports during the holiday season.
Volotea is the most recent charter company to have developed air travel offers in Corsica. The company offers low-cost plane transport throughout the year, to Ajaccio, Bastia and Figari, departing from Bordeaux, Toulouse, Montpellier, Nantes, Brest, Caen, Lille, and Strasbourg.
Many other companies also serve Corsica. Operators change every year. Feel free to have a look at their offers.
4 shipping companies serve Corsica.
If you come to Corsica by boat, with neither car nor cabin booking, rates between the mainland and Corsica start at 20 euros!
Prices vary depending on when you’re planning to visit and time of booking.
Book your tickets as early as possible. However, there are also special offers 7 days before departures, so make sure you check all 3 ferry companies to find the best rates!
Corsica Linea succeeded the former SNCM ferry company. The company offers trips departing from Marseille, Nice and Toulon, to the ports of Ajaccio, Bastia, Propriano, Porto-Vecchio, and Île-Rousse. In the summer, Corsica Linea provides several round trips daily.
Note: pets are allowed but only in on-board kennels.
From Nice and Toulon, the “yellow” boats service Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Île-Rousse. This private company also serves Bastia from Italy from Savona and Livorno. The company carries out a large number of daily round trips.
Note: Animals are allowed on board the vessel. They are permitted in some cabins.
This top-comfort French passenger-cargo company works in partnership with the former SNCM from Marseille. It serves the ports of Ajaccio, Bastia and Propriano in Corsica and Porto Torres in Sardinia from Propriano.
From Italy, Moby services Corsica and other Italian islands.
Travelling by car
L’Esplanade campsite is located in the municipality of Olmeto, on departmental road RD 157.
The campsite’s GPS coordinates are:
Latitude N: 41.6955256
Longitude E: 8.8884492
Arriving from Ajaccio by the T40 road: Pass the village of Olmeto, and continue towards Propriano for about 3 km. Take a right turn onto departmental road RD 157 towards Porto Pollo at the TOTAL petrol station, and continue on for 1.3 km. The campsite will be on your left.
Arriving from Ajaccio by the RD 157: cross the bridge over the River Taravu. The campsite will be about 9 km further ahead, on the right.
Arriving from Propriano: Follow directions for Ajaccio from Propriano exit (TOTAL petrol station), continue on for 4.5 km and turn left onto RD 157 towards Porto Pollo (another TOTAL petrol station on the corner). Then continue on for 1.3 km. The campsite will be on the left.
Travelling by coach:
You can take a coach from Ajaccio (1-2 trips daily, depending on the season).
Coach lines, schedules, and rates can be found on this website: