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The quickest way to reach L'Ile Rousse is by car from the east. Drive from Saint Florent on D81 for 30 km (18 miles). Take a right onto N197 for 15 km (9 miles) until you reach I'Ile Rousse. Use caution when navigating dangerous curves and steep descents. The picturesque drive through the rugged landscape and interior hills of the spectacular Desert des Agriates takes about 90 minutes.
A slow train chugs its way along the scenic coastline from Calvi towards the Balagne region with seasonal timetables. Tickets cost
Bus service is also available from Calvi (
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