Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport named after Caravaggio (Aeroporto Internazionale di Orio al Serio), also known as Bergamo Airport is an international airport located in the Italian region of Lombardy, 4 kilometers from the center of Bergamo and 50 kilometers from the center of Milan.
This airport is assigned to Milan, therefore it is also called Milan-Bergamo Airport. The airport is attractive primarily because it serves local and international flights, mainly budget airlines (low-cost carriers): Ryanair, Wizz Air, Blue Air, Pegasus, Pobeda, etc. As a result, you can get from Russia and many European cities to Bergamo and Milan and the surrounding area at very attractive prices. Flights to Bergamo and Milan →
Bergamo Airport is small, has one passenger terminal. At the airport: places to relax, cafes and shops, ticket offices, information point, tax-free return point, toilets.
How to get from Bergamo Airport to the center of Bergamo
There are three ways to get from Bergamo Airport to the center of Bergamo (from the center of Bergamo to the airport) (not counting hitchhiking and walking):
Getting from Bergamo airport to the center of Bergamo is most convenient and fastest by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data!
Transfer + sightseeing tour of Bergamo
If you have the time or you have a transit flight through Bergamo, then there is a great opportunity to combine a transfer from the airport with a sightseeing tour of Bergamo. After the tour, you will be taken back to the airport, if you have a transit flight, or to the hotel.
Rent a car
The most convenient way to travel independently in Italy is by car. You can rent a car in advance, even from home, the car will be waiting for you immediately upon arrival at the airport or elsewhere in the city.
The bus is the only public transport that can take you from Bergamo Airport to the center of Bergamo (or from the center of Bergamo to Bergamo Airport).
Buses run daily, with an interval of 20 minutes. Travel time is 15-25 minutes. The bus runs from Bergamo Airport to Chita Alta, stopping at the railway station and bus station of Bergamo, as well as the funicular station.
Bus travel time:
- from Bergamo Train Station to the airport: from Monday to Friday from 05:00 to 00:09 hours; on Saturday from 05:00 to 00:02 hours; on Sunday and public holidays from 06:09 to 00:17 hours.
Tickets at the airport can be purchased at the ticket office located in the airport building, or at the tourist information center located at the right end of the hall, if you go to the main hall of the airport from the arrival area. You can also buy tickets at the vending machine at the bus stop or in the mobile application. The ticket price is 2.40 euros. The ticket can also be purchased at the vending machine, directly on the bus, but in this case the ticket will cost 3 euros, and coins or bank cards are accepted for payment.
One child up to one meter tall can travel on the bus for free for each adult.
On the bus, the ticket must be composted. Composters are located in the bus cabin. The ticket is valid for all types of public transport for 90 minutes from the moment of composting. The Bergamo city transport system also includes the Bergamo funicular, so that, if necessary, you can have time to travel by funicular. Conclusion: the later we post the ticket after boarding, the longer it will be valid, it is relevant in the case when the bus stops at the airport for 10 minutes, collecting passengers.
There are tickets for 24 hours, the cost is 3.50 euros without baggage and 5 euros with luggage; and for 72 hours - 7 euros.
Ticket offices at Bergamo Airport
Ticket vending machine in the bus cabin
The bus stop at Bergamo Airport is located opposite the exit from the airport building (the first one from the left edge).
Attention! The cost of bus travel, points and conditions of ticket sale, as well as the cost may vary. We recommend checking the information before the trip on the official website of the carrier ATB: atb.bergamo.it/airport-bus .
Remark! Opposite Orio al Serio airport there is a large shopping center "Orio Center" (Oriocenter) in which, among other things, there is a supermarket where you can buy water and food at prices lower than in the airport building.
You can walk to the shopping center by following the signs. We leave the airport building, turn right, go straight, then (near the sign) turn left, go straight again, then right, go straight a little, turn left and cross the road, go down the path to the right and down into the underpass, leaving the crossing we cross the road and through the parking lot of the shopping center we go into the shopping center itself the center.
Interurban communication of Bergamo
There are buses from Bergamo Airport to Milan, Monza, Verona, Venice, Genoa and other cities in Italy, as well as to France, Switzerland, Slovenia, etc.
Also, buses to the cities of Italy and Europe run from the center of Bergamo. Bus tickets →
Transfers from the airport and the center of Bergamo to Milan, and day trips from Bergamo to Venice, Verona, Franciacorte, etc. can be ordered here
Trains run from Bergamo Train Station in many directions, including connecting Bergamo with major major Italian cities. You can find out the exact train schedule, ticket prices and purchase tickets on the Trenitalia website or on the Rail Europe website.
Where to spend the night near Bergamo Airport
4-star hotel NH Orio Al Serio, located 15 minutes walk from the airport. It offers a sauna, an international restaurant, a fitness center and stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with: air conditioning, mini-bar and LCD TV with satellite channels. There is an Oriocenter Shopping Center near the hotel.
The 4-star apart-hotel 57 Reshotel Orio. It offers modern rooms and apartments with free Wi-Fi. Private parking is available on site. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a kitchenette, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a private bathroom, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
All accommodation facilities in Bergamo, including near the airport, in the city center and more remotely from those, can be viewed and booked here
All accommodation facilities in Milan, including in the city center and more remotely from it, can be viewed and booked here