There are different ways to get to Bormio.
Bormio is located in the heart of the Italian Alps, on the border with Switzerland. It is approximately 200km from Milan, 240 km from Zurich (CH) and 130 km from Bolzano. It is accessible by car or by public transport: train or bus. The closest airports are Bergamo and Milan. Zurich is relatively close too. All airports are served by low cost airlines. Check the following websites to plan your trip.
BY PLANE: Here are some solutions to get to Bormio by airplane and transfer.
The closest airports are Milano Linate (approximately 200km – 3h), Milano Malpensa (approximately 250km – 3,5h) and Bergamo Orio al Serio (approximately 190km – 3h).
Zurich airport is about 250km from Bormio.
Alpiservice s.a.s offers a taxi service from Milano Malpensa or Orio al Serio, during the winter season http://www.alpiservicebormio.com/
BY TRAIN OR BUS: There are different options to get to Bormio by train.
There are trains on a daily basis from Milan Central station and the journey is about 2,30 hours. Moreover, you can take advantage of the benefits of the “Io viaggio in Lombardia” ticket. For more information you can visit: www.trenord.it / www.trasporti.regione.lombardia.it
There is also a bus service from Tirano train station to Bormio scheduled to connect with most of the trains arriving from and going to Milan. (Info: (Tel. +39 0342 905090 – www.busperego.com).
Coming from the north of Europe
There is public transportation from Switzerland to Livigno and other that connect Livigno to Bormio.
Here you can find the Raethian Railway timetable for trains connecting Bormio to Zurich and stopping at Zernez. (Tel: +41 (0)81 2886565 – www.rhb.ch). From there you can continue on a bus to Livigno; (tel: +39 0342 996283 – www.silvestribus.it). Finally another bus will take to Bormio in about an hour. (Tel. +39 0342 905090 – www.bHYPERLINK “http://www.busperego.com/”usperego.com).
If you are arriving from St.Moritz by train, you can get off in Tirano and then continue by bus to Bormio. (Alta Valtellina bus transports: Tel. +39 0342 905090 – www.busperego.com).
BY CAR: Coming from Italy
Here are the different options:
Roads open all year round:
From Milan – freeway 36 to Colico – freeway 38 – Sondrio – Tirano – Bormio
From Brescia – Edolo – Passo dell’Aprica – Tirano – Bormio
Viable solutions in summer:
From Val Camonica – Gavia Pass – Santa Caterina – Bormio
From Trentino Alto Adige – Stelvio Pass – Bormio
Coming from North Europe (roads open all year round):
From Landeck (A) towards St. Moritz (CH) until Zernez (CH) – direction Pass dal Fuorn – Tunnel Munt La Schera (pay tunnel) – Italian Customs Passo del Gallo – Livigno –Eira Pass – Foscagno Pass – Bormio.
From Zurich (CH) – Landquart (CH) direction Klosters – Tunnel Vereina (Zernez – direction Pass dal Fuorn – Tunnel Munt La Schera (pay tunnel) – Italiana Customs Passo del Gallo – Livigno –Eira Pass – Foscagno Pass – Bormio
From Zurich (CH) – Landquart (CH) – Coira (CH) Thusis – Tiefencastel – Julier Pass – St. Moritz Bernina Pass – Tirano – Bormio.
Viable solutions in summer:
From Zurich (CH) – Landquart (CH) – Davos (CH) Flüela Pass – Zernez – direction Pass dal Fuorn – Tunnel Munt La Schera (pay tunnel) – Italian Customs Passo del Gallo – Livigno- Eira Pass – Foscagno Pass– Bormio.
From Zurich (CH) – Landquart (CH) – Coira (CH) Thusis – Tiefencastel – Julier Pass – St.Moritz Bernina Pass– Forcola Pass– Livigno – Eira Pass – Foscagno Pass– Bormio.
From Zurigo (CH) – Landquart (CH) – Coira (CH) Thusis – Tiefencastel – Julier Pass – St.Moritz Bernina Pass – Tirano – Bormio.
We highly recommend to check the opening time of the passes before the departure, especially for the Stelvio and Gavia passes and Tunnel Munt La Schera. Always carry with you a valid passport or ID. We are at your disposal for any information or suggestion, do not hesitate to contact us!