Bergamo Airport is officially known as Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport (BGY). It is located 5 km from Bergamo and at 45 km from Milan. It is in the centre of Lombardy, nNrthern Italy, in the foothills of the enchanting Orobian Alps and close to the Swiss border. Bergamo is a very regional airport that offers several ski transfer providers encompassing six Italian regions, each of which overlook the Alps. Bergamo Airport transfers give low cost access to a number of ski resorts in the following regions: Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino, and Friuli Venezia Giuli.
The most important and popular Italian ski resorts are located in the northern part of the country. The province of Bergamo – Lombardy – is very well positioned in terms of access to these resorts. Airport transfer from Bergamo Airport can be arranged to take you to:
Castione della Presolana, Colere, Foppolo, and Schilpario; these four ski resorts are just one hour to one and a half hours from the airport, and all linked by the same ski Lift Pass. Alba is another ski resort reachable by ski transfer from Bergamo Airport. It is in the Piedmont region in the southwest of Italy, at the foot of the French Alpes Maritimes. It takes 2 hours to get there, and also to Aprica, Pescegallo, and Brusson (part of Monterosa Ski Area).
At 2.5 hours is Cavalese, a ski resort east of the province of Trentino. It is situated in the Avisio Valley, which is part of the Dolomites Mountains. Moreover, airport transfers from Bergamo Airport can also reach the following ski resorts in 2.5 hours: Aosta Valley (excellent for expert skiers), Alpe di Mera, Gressoney la Trinité (part of Monterosa Ski Area), and other resorts situated in the area of Aosta Valley, In the North West of Italy.
At 3 hours of distance from Bergamo is the world-famous Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz (part of Upper Engadine Area Ski Area). It has 350 km of downhill skiing and 88 individual pistes. Other Swiss resorts are Maloja, Celerina, La Punt, Sivaplana, Sils, Zermatt, Lugano and Val Gardones. The closest ski resort is Montecampione. Bergamo Airport transfer to this resorts takes less than one hour (it is located 55 km from Bergamo), and it is open from December to March. More Italian ski resorts in the region are Bormio, Madesimo, Passo Tonale, and Teglio (all within 120 km to 160 km).
It is possible to get to most ski resorts by bus, shuttle or taxi instead of a private Bergamo airport transfer. Bergamo Airport is served by bus companies offering scheduled journeys to Bergamo, Bolzano, Brescia, Milan, Monza and a number of others, but bear in mind that using public transport will may making many changes. This will extend the journey time to your resort. We strongly recommend the use of airport transfers as the most efficient, direct, and cost effective method of getting to your destination.
For groups of 3 or more it is often best to arrange a ski transfer from Bergamo in advance with one of the Bergamo airport transfer operators. Booking a private Bergamo airport transfer will allow you to start your holiday without the stress of getting to the bus stations and paying expensive taxi fares. It is also the quickest method of getting to and from your chosen resort.