Travel Info

How to reach Hotel Flamingo

Santa Margherita di Pula is a subdivision of the municipality of Pula, a well liked holiday destination. The Hotel Flamingo is located about 40 km south-west from Cagliari, the principal city in Sardinia.

More details can be found in the Third Circular: Practical Matters.

From Cagliari-Elmas Airport

The Cagliari-Elmas (CAG) airport is located about 7 km from the Cagliari city centre.

On Sunday, September 9th and on Sunday, September 16th, we plan to have a shuttle service from the Cagliari-Elmas Airport to the Hotel Flamingo and vice-versa. If you are interested in using the shuttle, please specify in the registration form your flight number and the scheduled time of arrival in the “Travel details” box. You can edit your registration anytime before August 31st.

Alternatively, you can reach the Hotel Flamingo with public transportation, via Cagliari city centre. A taxi ride from the airport to the Hotel Flamingo can cost 85€ or more.

From Cagliari City Centre

The city centre can be reached by train from the Elmas Aeroporto train station, 5-minute walk from the terminal. The rail service is active between 5:00 and 21:00 with 20 minutes average frequency and takes five to seven minutes. The one-way fare is 1.30€.
Alternatively, a taxi ride costs roughly between 15€ and 20€.

The Cagliari coach station (ARST) is located in via Sassari, near the train station. You can take the coach 129 to Teulada or Sant’Anna Arresi and get off at Santa Margherita. The journey takes approximately 60 minutes. From the bus stop to the Hotel Flamingo is a 9-minute walk.
For up-to-date timetables please check Google Maps.

General Info

Entry/Exit Formalities

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Italy’s timezone is UTC+1 (aka CET, Central European Time) in winter and UTC+2 (aka CEST, Central European Summer Time) in summer.


Italy’s currency is the euro. You can change money in banks, at post offices or in a cambio (exchange office).


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