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Airport Bus Bergamo

Milan Bergamo Airport BGY is located in the centre of one of the most industrialised and populated regions of Italy, with over 9 million inhabitants who can get to the airport within 90 minutes.

Milan, Bergamo and Brescia are a few kilometres away from the facility, accessible by an efficient road system.

How to get from Bergamo airport to Milan

There are several ways of reaching the city of Milano from Bergamo airport


Airport Shuttle

Shuttle bus from Bergamo Airport runs to Milano Centrale (main train station).

The timetable of departures can be found in the table below:

Bergamo Airport to MilanMilan to Bergamo Airport


Local Bus

The bus to the train station of Bergamo, (the bus number 1) runs from outside Bergamo airport to Bergamo train station situated in Piazza Marconi.

The bus stops close by several of the hotels in Bergamo such as The Best Western and San Marco.

  • The bus runs every 20 minutes and it takes around 15 minutes to get to the station.
  • The price of the ticket is around 2€ and it is valid for 90 minutes.
  • Once you buy the ticket, you are required to validate the ticket on the machines inside the bus. The tickets can be bought at the train station, newsstand or from the machine.
  • There is also a possibility of buying a three-day ticket if you are staying for longer period.

NOTE:

  • The buses that run to the airport from Bergamo usually have a picture of a plane or have the word aeroporto displayed on the front of the bus.


Train

Although Bergamo airport does not have a direct rail link, the train station in Bergamo is within easy reach of the airport and only takes 10 – 15 minutes on the Bergamo bus.


Taxi services

During the summer season the queues can be quite long and you can easily wait up to thirty minutes, although when it is busy there is usually a security guard organising the taxis.

  • If you are getting a taxi from Bergamo Airport then you should establish the price before you get in. Taxis from the airport to the Bergamo city centre cost around 20€ in the daytime and a few euros more in the nighttime, for the 8km journey.
  • A taxi to Milan is a 57-km journey and will cost around 100€ in one direction.


Transfers

Another way to travel to Milan is with a private, door-to-door transfer from Bergamo Airport to your accommodation in the city.

To explore transfers to most popular destinations, visit Bergamo Airport taxi & transfer page.

You can also pre-book a transfer to almost any city in Italy from Airport Bergamo that you would like to visit for a hassle-free experience.

You will find a list of the most popular transfer routes from Bergamo Airport below where you can pre-book your private transfer and pay on arrival.

Bergamo Airport to Bergamo from 7€ p.pBergamo Airport to Lake Como from 32€ p.pBergamo Airport to Bardolino from 27€ p.p
Bergamo Airport to Como from 23€ p.pBergamo Airport to Milan from 16€ p.pBergamo Airport to Bellagio from 17€ p.p
Bergamo Airport to Lake Garda from 24€ p.pBergamo Airport to Verona from 30€ p.pBergamo Airport to Brescia from 13€ p.p
  • NOTE: The prices displayed in the table above are per person (Minibus for up to 8 Passengers) and NOT per vehicle.
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Renting a car at Bergamo airport

If you prefer reaching and exploring the city by yourself, you should rent a car online or do it on the spot: most of car rental companies like Goldcar, etc. are situated in the airport area.

Compare their prices and book your car online.

From BGY to Brescia: There are up to 12 daily departures from Bergamo airport to Brescia.
The journey takes 1h and costs approximately 12€.

From BGY to Milan: There are many departures a day from Bergamo airport to Milan.
The journey time is 1h and one single ticket costs approximately 5€.

Bergamo Airport bus FAQs

  • I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
    No, the bus lines are very frequent (every 20 minutes), but in case you missed them all, you can always call a taxi.
    Avoid getting overcharged by booking your taxi in advance.
  • I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
    Sure thing. There are two hotels in the airport area.
    Right across the airport you have Hotel NH Orio al Serio and 57ResHotel Orio al Serio and both of them offer free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking.
  • I would like to spend one day in Bergamo in between flights. Is that possible?
    Yes, of course. The best way to do so is to take the bus (line nr.1) which takes you directly from the airport to the city centre and it is the most convenient way of transportation.
    If you don’t want to carry your luggage with you all day, simply leave it in the luggage storage at the airport for the price of 3 – 5€, depending on the weight. The service is situated at the arrival area.
  • I am continuing my journey outside Bergamo. Are there any direct lines from the airport to other cities?
    The only direct lines from the airport to other cities are to Milan and Brescia, by shuttle bus.
    However it is possible to visit other cities, such as Venice, Florence or Rome, departing from the train station. Check all the desired routes on GetByBus.
  • Can I exchange the money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
    Yes, there are several exchange offices and ATMs at the airport, working 24/7, but it would be better to exchange the money before the trip and have some euros on you since the rate will be a lot higher on the spot and no currency other than euro is accepted.

  19Comments

  1. Dusica Popovic   •  

    We booked the room in Bergamo and we have an early flight.
    Is there any public transportation at 4 AM or we have to take a taxi?
    Thank you.

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Dusica,

      The earliest departure is at 5:00, so you will need to take a taxi to your accommodation.

      Best regards,
      Melani GBB Team

  2. Sally   •  

    Hello
    Do you know if we can buy the “Io viaggio Lombardy” 7 day travel pass at the airport or do we need to buy it at the train station in Bergamo? (we are travelling to Iseo). Also, do you know if we can use the pass on the airport bus?

    Thanks

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Sally,

      Unfortunately, we don’t have that information, but I suggest to contact directly the customer service of Bergamo Airport. Here’s the link to their official website: https://www.milanbergamoairport.it/en/

      Best regards
      Melani GBB Team

      • Sally   •  

        Hello Melani

        Thanks for that information – that’s great.

        Best Wishes

        Sally

  3. Paula Johnston   •  

    how do I get to albavilla from the airport? Don’t want to pay 220 euros in taxi so what is the alternative

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Paula,

      First you need to go to Milano Centrale by shuttle bus from BGY and then catch metro M3 to Milano Affori Railway Station. From there take regional train R16 (900647 Canzo-asso) and exit at railway station in Erba (Stazione Trenord). After that, take bus line C49 to Albavilla.

      Best regards
      Melani GBB Team

  4. Lovelive   •  

    My departure is at 6 am. What time I should be present in the airport?

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Lovelive,

      It is recommended to be at the airport at least one hour before the flight.

      Best regards
      Melani GBB Team

  5. Laura   •  

    Hello Dear,
    Our airplane lands at 23:10 at Milano Bergamo airport. We are planning to stay in Bergamo.
    Is there any public transportation at 23:40 (midnight) or we have to take a taxi?
    Waiting for the answer.
    Thank you in advance!
    Best regards,
    Laura

  6. Archibald McCandless   •  

    Hi, you seem very helpful. Can you tell me what time is the LAST bus from the airport to Bergamo city centre? (I am supposed to arrive to Bergamo at midnight.)

  7. Iyad   •  

    Hi
    I arrive at 0:30 , and want to get to Milan central train station. Is taking the bus is an option!?

    • Gabriela   •  

      Dear Iyad,
      All the bus information we provide you can find in the post. For more information, please check at the airport. We can also suggest you booking a direct transfer from Bergamo to Central train station on the link.

  8. Char   •  

    What is the best and cheapest way to go to Tuscany and from which airport. ? I’m a South African.

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Char,

      There are two international airports in Tuscany, Florence Airport and Pisa Airport, so you should see for yourself which of these two airports would be the best pick for you.

      Best regards,
      Melani GBB Team

    • Melani   •     Author

      Dear Ara,

      The link is outdated, check the new timetable for the bus line 1. There’s a departure at 00:32 from the airport. I suggest to get off at STAZ. INF. FUNICOLARE bus stop, it is the closest to your accommodation at that time of night.

      Best regards,
      Melani GBB Team

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