Bergamo airport could be called the airport of many names, given that it is known as Bergamo Airport, Milan Bergamo airport, Il Caravaggio International Airport or Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport. It is one of three airports in and around Milan and is located 45kms away from the city centre of Milan. The closest city is Bergamo city a few miles away. Bergamo airport is increasingly a popular choice for people looking for a cost effective way of getting to Milan because low cost airlines such as Ryanair use this as a base. Travelers can either rent an airport hire car or can access public transport getting to the city centre within an hour on Bergamo Bus.
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Bergamo is not just a great airport choice for a trip to Milan. You can rent a car and explore from here, venturing north in your hire car to see more of Italy. Having already pre-booked your airport car rental with Car Booker, this means that you can quickly and easily explore all the area has on offer whether it is from Milan Bergamo to Lake Garda, or Como, or to the coast, or skiing in winter, there is a rental car to suit you. The car rental companies operating from Bergamo include; Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Sixt. Car Booker can compare all their deals and prices and ensure that you get the best rental for your needs and any extras such as baby seats or roof racks for skiing.
Because Bergamo airport is quite a bit from Milan city itself, you should plan your onward journey. If you are not renting a car to explore the North of Italy, then you can get a bus or taxi or train. Taxis are located outside the terminal building; Bergamo city takes about 20 minutes and costs between €15-20, a taxi to Milan will set you back about €60. There is a shuttle bus which runs from Bergamo airport to Milan and costs €5 one way for a 60 minute journey. This is a private service operated by Terravision. And if you would like to get a train or to visit Bergamo itself, you can get an airport bus to Bergamo city, from there you can explore or get to train station for your onward journey.
Milan Bergamo is a great airport to land in when you are visiting Northern Italy, is very close to the motorway and you have easy access to the lakes, cities and mountains so whether you want sun or skiing, this is the ideal place to be! For culture and sightseeing you are very close to Verona, Venice, Bologna and Milan. For the lakes in summer go from Bergamo to Lake Garda and Lake Como. For some winter fun, hire a car and drive from Bergamo to Colere (1 hour 10 minutes), Foppolo (1 hour 10 minutes), Livigno (3 hours 20 minutes), Madesimo (2 hours), Montecampione (1 hour), Passo Dello Stelvio (3 hours) and Santa Caterina (3 hours).