Turin-Caselle International Airport (Sandro Pertini) – TRN – is situated near the city of Turin, Italy. It was built in 1953, and airport transfer gives you easy access to many ski resorts in Italy and France in the Alps. The airport is located at 16 km north of Turin city centre. It offers daily flights to several European cities such as Paris, London, Barcelona, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, among others. Its location in northwest of Italy gives easy access to the Italian Alps. It is also close to Milan airport (at 97 km of distance), Lugano airport (at 138 km), and Genoa airport (at 127 km). Airport transfers are available at Turin airport to all the nearby resorts, and are the most direct and cost-effective method of travel.
For more information, visit the official Turin-Caselle International Airport site
Check Turin airport Wikipedia page
Turin Airport is perfectly located for the Southern Alps and the Dolomites to the North East. It is one of the major transportation hubs in the Italian Alps and the base for many airport transfer providers, which makes for a competitive environment, cost effective for you to transfer from here. Don't overlook Turin airport as an entry point for nearby ski resorts. Although there is only Valle di Susa within the hour, you do have the resorts of Montgenèvre, Sestrière and even Courmayeur within 2 hours, you still have access to many ski resorts and ski destinations in Italy and neighbouring France from here. Airport transfer routes from Turin to ski resorts are the busiest ski transfer routes in Italy, but also probably the most efficient. You may also wish to consider taking advantage of the car hire facilities at the airport.
Turin-Caselle airport transfer can take you to all of the nearby ski resorts, including the following:
1 hour distance drive from airport are Brusson (in Monterosa Ski Area), Cesana Torinese, Clavière (in Milky Way Ski Area), and San Sicario.
1.5 hours distance drive from the airport you can reach ski resorts such as: Alba, Artesina, Bardenecchia (on the French border), Breuil-Cervinia (opened from December to May and also lift-linked to Zermatt in Switzerland), Courmayeur, Etroubles, La Thuile ( the last four in Aosta Valley Ski Area), Antagnod, Champoluc (opened from December to April), Gressoney Saint Jean, Gressoney la Trinité (the last four in Monterosa Ski Area), Sausicário, Sauze d’Oulx (both in Milky Way Ski Area), Valtournenche, and Pragelato.
Further resorts accessible from Turin-Caselle Airport include: Alpe di Mera, Aosta Valley, Puy St. Vincent, Briançon, Sèvre Chevalier (both in Grand Galaxie Ski Area), Limone Piemonte, Mont Genèvre, Pila, Prato Nervoso, and Sestrière (opened from December to April), all of which are within 2 hours distance.
Ski transfer from Turin-Caselle Airport is also a good choice to reach Alagna Valsesia and Pevoux, both at two and a half hours of distance. In addition, at 3 hours of distance, you can reach Castione della Presolana, in Bergamo Ski Area.
Approximate distances and drive times:
Turin Airport is connected to the city of Turin by a direct rail link, a commuter rail branch that offers convenient transport to the city, and by a number of bus services that runs regularly from the airport terminal. These offer convenient transport to Turin, from where you can change for your destination. If you are unable to book a private Turin airport transfer it is possible to get to most ski resorts by taxi and there are a few car rental places are available to enable alternative transportation. Public transport itself is not a realistic alternative to transfers from Turin airport if you want to reach your destination in good time.
You can reach some ski resorts by bus / train from either the Porta Nuova or Porta Susa railway station. From here you can travel by train or bus on to the Piedmontese and French ski resorts. Buses run from the airport terminal to the main train station in Turin (Porta Nuova). Check train times on Turin airport official website
The other option is to take the airport bus to Torino Porta Susa station then a train to Chatillon-Saint Vincent and buses onwards to Cervinia.
How to reach nearby ski resorts by public transport
Sestriere is relatively easy to get to by public transport. Take the train from Turin to Oulx (1.5hrs) and the bus to Sestriere ski resort (30 min). See full time table
Champoluc, Gressoney and Alagna can be reached by train and public bus
The nearest train stations with onwrads busses to each station:
Bardonecchia in the Valle di Susa is a 1h train journey from Turin station.
Sauze d'Oulx is a few changes away. Take the train from the main train station in Turin (Porta Nuova) to Oulx ( about 1hr). From Oulx is a regular bus service to Sauze d'Oulx.
Train connections to the Aosta Valley are pretty good, but it is a bit of a journey by public transport. From Aosta you can travel on by local busses to Pila, Cormayeur or Thuile.
See Trenitalia Italian Railway operator full time table to plan your route
Geware, if you travel from Turin airport to any French ski resorts, transfers may cost more than you think. There are a number of expensive tunnel tolls that are incurred en-route. Check with your provider if toll are incorporated into the transfer price or charged extra. Don't take a chance as toll surcharges are not cheap.
For groups of 3 or more it is often best to arrange a ski transfer Turin in advance. Booking a private Turin airport transfer, rather than opting for car hire, can save you money, as well as the stress of having to drive on foreign roads in wintery conditions. It will allow you to start your holiday without the worry 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.
For transfers to ski resorts from Turin, including private transfers, shared transfers, luxury limousines and coaches for larger groups, don't take a chance get cheap quotes and book online.