How to get from Orio al Serio Airport to the City Centre of Milan
You have only two transfer options when travelling from Bergamo airport, officially called Orio al Serio airport, to the city centre of Milan: Taxi and Train. Hiring a Milan airport taxi is the most convenient and fast option. The taxi journey will cost approximately 85€ and it will take around 50 minutes to reach your destination in the city centre of Milan. Taking the train is the alternative cheap, but slow option. However, there is no direct train line from Bergamo airport to Milan central station; therefore, you will have to take a bus to Bergamo train station and then get a train towards Milan. The whole trip will cost 6.80€ and it will take approximately 80 minutes.
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How to get from Orio al Serio airport to the city centre of Milan by taxi
Taking a Milan airport taxi is by far the most convenient and fast method to get from Orio al Serio airport to the metropolitan area of Milan. There is no flat fee for that journey, so your trip will be calculated by a taximeter, based on distance. When the traffic flow is moderate, the average travel time is 50 minutes.
Always pick a taxi from the line that is white and has a windscreen sticker displaying "Taxi autorizzato per il servizio aeroportuale lombardo.
Taxi fare from Orio al Serio airport to the city centre of Milan
Bergamo taxis do not have an official flat rate from Orio al Serio airport to the downtown area of Milan. A taximeter will calculate the price of the journey, depending on distance. However, the average price is 85€. Additional charges may apply to your trip, including tolls, surcharges, or other fees.
If you book your taxi in advance, you may get a better price and service.
Where do I get it from?
You can easily locate the official taxi ranks just outside of the airport's arrivals hall.
Even though taxi rides can be expensive, taxis from Orio al Serio airport are a quick and convenient option for passengers who do not want to wait around after their flight.
If you want to avoid the crowds of a busy airport and start your vacation as soon as possible, then hiring a taxi is the best option. However, if you are on a short budget, you can always use other means of public transport.
It is not mandatory to tip the driver.
Have the details of your destination written down.
Be advised that not all taxi drivers are bilingual.
How to get from Orio al Serio airport to the city centre of Milan by train
Unfortunately, Orio al Serio airport does not have a train service operating from within it. As an alternative, you can take the ATB airport bus line 1 to Bergamo railway station (Stazione Ferroviaria di Bergamo) and then board the train for Milan. Even though the journey can be inconvenient and complicated, it is very cheap. The whole trip will cost only 6.80€ and it will take approximately 80 minutes.
Waiting time is around 30 minutes.
The airport bus runs from 05:10 a.m to 00:32 a.m every 30 minutes. Trains from Bergamo station to Milan central station run three times per hour from 05:00 a.m to 23:00 p.m.
How much is the train from Orio al Serio airport to the city centre of Milan?
Airport bus tickets cost 2€ and can be bought either from the ticket desks at the airport or from automated ticket machines at the bus stop.
Regular one-way train tickets from Bergamo train station to Milan central station cost 4.80€. You can buy them from the ticket desks at the station or online.
Where do I get it from?
The stop of the ATB airport bus line 1 can be found just outside of the airport's arrivals area.
Once you arrive at the train station of Bergamo, buy a ticket and check the timetables in order to see when your train departs and from which platform.
Using public means of transport to travel from Orio al Serio airport to Milan may be inexpensive, but it is very inconvenient and time consuming. The bus takes 20 minutes to reach Bergamo train station and the train needs at least an hour to get to Milan central station. In addition, the waiting time for the bus and train can be as long as one hour.
It is important to note that train trips from Orio al Serio airport to Milan central station are not always direct. For your convenience, double check if the train you are taking has direct service or not.
Waiting time for the bus and train can be over an hour.
You can always take a taxi from Orio al Serio airport to Bergamo train station.
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