How to Get from Bergamo City Center to Bergamo Airport and Other Destinations
This Italian city is located in the region of Lombardy and is its administrative center. Have no idea how to get to Bergamo or from it to Milan, Sirmione, Livigno, or San Pellegrino, as well as Milan Linate Airport, Bergamo Airport, or Milan Malpensa Airport? You can take a taxi, public transport, or use a private transfer.
Taxi from Bergamo
Car travel is most suitable for tourists traveling with heavy suitcases or small children. It’s quite difficult to catch a taxi in the streets of Bergamo, and a taxi rank can be found at the bus station only. So in order to book a car, we recommend you to use a mobile phone or an online app. If you stay at a hotel, you may ask a receptionist to order a car for you.
Prices for taxis in Bergamo depend on the distance to the destination, possible traffic jams on the roads, and the honesty of the driver. Getting to Bergamo Airport will take about 30 minutes and will cost around 15-20 euros. But if you come across a private driver, he/she may easily tell you a price twice as much.
The distance between Bergamo and Milan is about 45 km. You can cover it by car in 50 minutes for 83 euros. Getting to the city of San Pellegrino by taxi will take you 26 minutes, and this trip will cost you 30-40 euros.
Transfer from Bergamo
The trip by transfer will help you avoid hot and noisy public transport and dishonest taxi drivers.
Kiwitaxi offers you absolutely safe journeys to any corner of the country. Besides, you will learn the trip cost beforehand – during the booking process.
Getting to Milan Malpensa Airport in our car will take you just 1 hour and 30 minutes. The trip cost will be from 136 euros for an Economy-class vehicle to 431 euros for a minibus for up to 16 passengers.
If you need to get from Bergamo to Milan Linate Airport, you can also book a transfer with Kiwitaxi. Our car will take you to the destination in about 40 minutes, and this journey will cost you 87-246 euros depending on the car class you choose.
You can book a transfer from Bergamo online in advance. In order to do that, you just need to fill in the booking form in which you need to choose the most suitable car class for you as well as the pick-up and drop-off addresses.
If you’re heading to one of the airports of the country, it’s important to calculate the pick-up time correctly. In order to do that, subtract three hours and the travel time specified on our website from your flight departure time.
Public transport from Bergamo
One can also leave the city by public transport. There are buses and trains running from it.
Direct trains from the city to Milan train station operate every 30 minutes, from 11:00 to 16:00. Their travel time is from 50 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes, and the ticket cost is 5 euros.
Buses to Milan run every 30 minutes, as well. The trip by this mode of transport takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes, while the fare is 5 euros. One should buy tickets on the carrier’s website in advance. If you decide to buy a ticket on the spot, remember that its cost will be a little higher.
You can reach Bergamo Airport by bus only. It runs every 20 minutes, and its fare is 2.3 euros. The ticket price includes one baggage unit.
One can get to Sirmione only with changes. If you prefer traveling by train, you’ll first need to get to the town of Desenzano with a change in Milan. The train fare will be from 6.7 to 64 euros depending on a carriage chosen. Then, you’ll need to change to a bus which will take you to Sirmione. Its ticket cost is 2 euros.
If you need to get to San Pellegrino, you can get on a bus which departs from the bus station every hour. The ticket for a direct trip will cost you 3-4 euros, while the travel time will be 46 minutes.
Buses and trains allow you to save money on your travel, but this is their only advantage. The drawback of public transport is that it doesn’t operate at night. Also, there are almost no free rides for children in the country: some companies give them to children under 4, while others – to children under 2 only.
Bergamo: useful information
This beautiful and cozy city lying on the hills in the north of Italy is divided by a fortress wall into two districts: Alta and Bassa.
The city architecture is very rich and diverse. One can take a walk around the medieval Piazza Vecchia (Old Square) with its Palazzo della Ragione and Palazzo Nuovo, take a look at Cappella Colleoni built in the Renaissance style, and climb the hill of Sant’Eufemia in order to enjoy wonderful views of the city and visit a historic museum located there.
Music lovers may go to an opera festival which takes place in the Teatro Donizetti every summer.