The X RIVER service, the bicycle-boat that links Bibione and Lignano Sabbiadoro, starts again on 29th May 2021 with the following timetable:

  • From 29th May to 3rd October 2021
    • All day from 9 am to 7 pm
      • First departure from Lignano at 9 am
      • Last departure from Lignano at 7 pm
      • Last departure from Bibione at 7:20 pm (from 13rd September, departure one hour earlier as sunlight decreases in the autumn hours)
  • From 9th October to 1st November 2021 – Saturday, Sunday and official holidays
    • All day from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
      • First departure from Lignano at 9:30 am
      • Last departure from Bibione at 5:10 pm

With temporary suspension in case of bad weather; departures every 35/40 minutes approx.

The service will be active until Sunday, 13th September.

Thanks to the agreements with SAF Bus Society, a boat with a maximum capacity of 25 users per trip will be operational, with this number of people and bicycles that can be transported on board. The boarding in Bibione is located a few steps from the lighthouse, while in Lignano it is at the Darsena Marina Uno in Riviera.


  • It will be mandatory to wear a mask or suitable cover for the nose and mouth (unless otherwise specified during the season)
  • A hand sanitizer will be provided.

This service can also be used by:

  • Disabled people
  • Baby buggies
  • Animals (dogs must be kept on a leash)

On contrary, motorized vehicles are not allowed.

The price of the ticket remains unchanged compared last years, and is Euro 1.00 per person per way; children under one meter in height are free. Tickets can be bought here:

In Bibione

  • On board
  • Lighthouse of Bibione
  • Casa del Ciclo / via Lemene, 45
  • Armonia Viaggi / Corso del Sole, 208
  • Eurobike- bikes and taxi rental / Piazza Keplero, 3
  • Bicycle rental / via Maja, 131/A
  • Tobacconist Gnan Solidea / Corso del Sole, 148
  • Summer Bike / Via Atlante 31
  • Tobacconist Andrea / Via Maja, 64

In Lignano

  • Casa del Ciclo / Via Punta Tagliamento – about 10 meters from the embarkation pier, near the Lignano pier
  • Bust Station Lignano Ticket office / Via Amaranto – Lignano Sabbiadoro
  • Agenzia Per il Turismo FVG / Via Latisana, 42 – Lignano Sabbiadoro
  • Cafè e Delizie / Via Adriatico 13

For further information:

Toll-free number 800 052 040 from landlines
+39 0432 408871 from mobile phone