How to get around Ajaccio
Photo ©, Nils Öberg
For the center of Ajaccio, rather small, you move easily on foot. Buses, on the other hand, are the best solution for medium / long haul distances
HOW TO MOVE AJACCIO BY BUS
You can move to Ajaccio with the 12 urban lines that circulate within the municipality. Of these, the 8 line operates from the airport to the central station, and the 9 line is directed to the hospital.
Buses are generally available every day from Monday to Sunday, from 06: 30 to 20: 00. Stop points along the way are more than 270, many of which are accessible by people with reduced mobility.
The frequencies vary depending on the line.
The TCA company manages the transport system of the municipality; he also takes care of public transport within the villages belonging to the Communauté d'Agglomération du Pays Ajaccien, known as CAPA: Afa, Alata, Appietto, Cuttoli-Corticchiato, Peri, Sarrola-Carcopino, Tavaco, Valle di Mezzana and Villanova. I'm 8 le Lignes Villages which serve these municipalities, of which 4 (TAD: Transport a Demande) available by reservation by calling the appropriate free number.
The single-ride ticket TICKET UNITÉ, costs 1,00 € and is valid for an entire journey without making connections, and does not apply to the 8 line. It can be purchased directly by bus. Ideal to move around Ajaccio in complete tranquility.
There 10 VOYAGES CARDS is a carnet from 10 single tickets at the cost of 8,00 €, on sale at the TCA branches and offices.
Then there are the PASS, or subscriptions, which allow you to make unlimited travel on buses based on your choice. The PASS JOURNÉE, allows unlimited use of buses (except LINE 8) for a whole day and costs 3,00 €; the PASS WEEKinstead, it is valid for a whole week, on all buses except the 8 line, and costs 10,00 €.
Il TICKET AÉROPORT, is valid exclusively on the 8 line from the Napoleon Bonaparte airport to the central railway station Gare d'Ajaccio. Costa 5.00 €, valid for a one-way trip, including a change.
HOW TO MOVE AJACCIO AND CORSICA IN RAILWAY
Photo, 2007 jeffwarder
Chemins de Fer de la Corse, is the railway line that connects Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Casamozza, Mezzana and Ile Rousse. For all information regarding tickets, timetables and routes, we invite you to consult our special on HOW TO MOVE IN CORSICA.
La Périurbaine Ajaccienne it consists of only one section, connecting the centers of Ajaccio and Mezzana; tickets cost from 2 to 4 €
In the image, the railway line in operation is red; the blue line indicates, instead, the old line of the eastern coast, definitively abandoned in the years 50 following the heavy destruction of the second world war.
For all the info, consult the official website from this link.