Toulon to Bastia Ferry

The Toulon Bastia ferry route connects France with Corsica. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Corsica Sardinia Ferries. The crossing operates up to 8 times each week with sailing durations from around 8 hours.

Toulon Bastia sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Toulon to Bastia Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from France to Corsica page.

Toulon - Bastia Ferry Operators

  • Corsica Sardinia Ferries
    • 8 Sailings Weekly 8 hr
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Average Toulon Bastia Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Toulon Bastia route is a car and 2 passengers.

Toulon Bastia Ferry reviews

  • "Smooth crossings in each direction, comfortable cabin and generally satisfactory"

    On the whole we were quite satisfied with most aspects of the crossings. The disappointing features were the chaos at Toulon when trying to get to the ferry (both because of the choked roads and because loading was very inefficient), the quality of some of the food, and the crowding in some areas of the boat.

    'Barry' travelled Toulon Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries

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  • "To Corsica and back"

    1. The ticket did not give specific port of departure in Toulon and also earliest check-in time, we were obliged to park elsewhere for several hours. 2. we had to hang around outside our cabin waiting for a steward with the door key, an up front explanation of the procedure would have helped. 3.When sailing from Bastia, no info as to earliest check-in and very little clue as to where to wait and the info desk didn't open till check-in time. Otherwise, a reasonably ok experience when settled in on the ferry.

    'Michael' travelled Toulon Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries

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  • "Reliable prompt service"

    Reliable prompt service. The only criticism would be that the restaurant service (not self service) was a muddle.

    'Martyn' travelled Toulon Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries on Mega Express Five

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  • "Crossing to Bastia"

    The crossing was well organized. However, the cars were parked just far too close to each other. It was impossible to get tothe driver's side. When leaving the ship in Bastia, we had to wait half an hour because one of the vehicles had a defect. The cabins were neat and comfortable. The restaurant staff and reception staff were very helpful and friendly. A great experience!

    'Ronald' travelled Toulon Bastia with Corsica Sardinia Ferries on Mega Express Four

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Toulon Guide

The French city of Toulon lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the south of France. It is a major French naval base and consequently has a large military harbour which is home to the French Navy aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle and her battle group along with the rest of the French Mediterranean Fleet. Toulon's history has strong links with many industries including shipbuilding, wine making, armaments, paper, maps, shoes, electronic equipment and the manufacture of aeronautical equipment.

Toulon's Old Town is located between the port, the Boulevard de Strasbourg and the Cours Lafayette, and is characterised by narrow streets, fountains and small squares and is where the city's cathedral is located. Selling local produce every morning, the area is also home to the popular Provencal market. Unfortunately the area fell into disrepair during the 1980's and 1990's but fortunately many of the town's fountains and squares have since been restored which has attracted many new shops to open up.

The city's port has two ferry terminals and has good passenger facilities including cafes, vending machines, a snack bar, toilets and long stay and short stay car parking. Ferry services operating from the port depart to Ajaccio, Bastia, Ile Rousse and Civitavecchia.

Bastia Guide

The city of Bastia is located on Corsica's east coast and faces Italy with views out to the Tuscan Archipelago, and is the second largest city on Corsica. To the north of Bastia is le Cap Corse which is a peninsular dotted with Genoese Towers and a large nature reserve that is popular with hikers. The town's history, like many in Corsica, begins with the Genoese who ruled Corsica from the 14th century. In the south of the town, the Old Port (Vieux Port) is a popular spot to take a stroll and to see the town's jaded buildings clustered around the fishing port, which are not dissimilar to those you might expect to find in Venice. From the port, a stroll through the Romieu garden will take you to the citadel above the port, which is actually the original Genoese town that was protected by defensive walls, added during the 15th century, and includes the Porte Louis XVI through which you enter the citadel.

The ferry Port of Bastia links the city to France (Marseille, Nice and Toulon) and Italy (Genoa, La Spezzia, Livorno, Piombino, Savona, Portoferraio).