Bergamo Orio Al Serio International Airport Unofficial Guide
Bergamo International Airport. Airport code: BGY
, the gateway to the Northern Italian City of Bergamo, is located some 45 odd kilometres from Milan, just outside Bergamo. It is also known as Orio Al Serio. The city of Bergamo is rich in history but the larger city of Milan tends to overshadow this fact. Bergamo’s relative proximity to Milan helps in assisting the handling of some of the traffic going in and out of Milan.
Bergamo Airport contains a single terminal which handles about 4.5 million passengers per year. Milan, which already containing two airports, Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate, uses Bergamo Airport to handle the cheaper flights.
There are several transport modes in use to and from
. There is a shuttle service, taxis, buses and car hire. The shuttle bus operates every 30 minutes starting from 06.12 in the morning to 00.15 at night. This takes you to the train station at Bergamo. A single shuttle ticket costs €1.55 and luggage charges apply. Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. If you prefer renting a vehicle, there are several car hire companies here including Avis, Autoeuropa, Europcar, and several others, all within the arrivals hall. The main bus companies ferrying people to Milan from this airport are Autostradale and Locatelli Air Pullman. Tickets for these buses are available from their windows.
There is no train service originating directly from Bergamo Airport. A shuttle service picks people from the airport and delivers them to the train station which is about 15 minutes from the airport. From here one can access various Italian towns.
The airport has several facilities to ensure the passengers are comfortable during their stay there. There are restaurants and wine bars where one can relax while waiting for a flight or to be picked up. There are also luxurious shops specialising in Italian fashion. Storage facilities are available at a fee. In case of any queries, a help desk is available to assist you.
There are no hotels within Bergamo Airport but its proximity to Bergamo makes the trip to your hotel a short and comfortable one.
Bergamo Airport Contact
Tel: +39 (0) 35 326 323
TELEX: 810301, 812221
Airport Postal Address:
Bergamo - Orio al Serio
SACBO Via Aeroporto 13
I-24050 Orio Al Serio
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