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    By bus.

    by Maurizioago Updated Aug 30, 2012

    Bergamo has a good bus network.

    You can explore the upper town by foot. It isn't large. You can take n. 1A bus some meters out of the train station to get there. There is also a bus from the airport that goes up to the upper town. It is n.1.

    Bus tickets are sold at tobacconist's, newsagents' and from the vending machines you find near some bus stops.

    There are special tickets for one day, 36 hours and more which allow you unlimited use of buses.

    Note; bus tickets (also special tickets) are valid for the funiculars rides too.

    Always remember to validate your ticket with the machine once in the bus.

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    Airport to Bergamo : Bus 1(C)

    by Gillybob Written Sep 15, 2012
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    When arriving at Bergamo's Orio al Serio Airport, you can swiftly transfer through to Bergamo by using the ATB bus route number 1.

    Single tickets to the town cost €2.00 and can be purchased at the counter in the arrivals area of the airport (see photo 1).

    Exit the arrivals area and head diagonally across to bus departures area; bus 1 is an orange, local bus departing from the shelter nearest to the Arrivals door.

    The journey to/from the airport (Bergamo Orio al Serio) takes approximately 15 minutes (so travelling hand luggage only can have you in the city centre very quickly).

    Generally speaking, the buses to the airport are reliable and frequent, but it is wise to be at the bus stop 30 - 45 minutes in advance of needing to be when returning to avoid possible difficulties with traffic delays.

    The website link below takes you to timetable information for route 1.

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  • Visit Bergamo by public transportation

    by annabuzz Written Sep 19, 2013

    Bergamo is one of the most charming cities in Italy, however a little for shyness a little for modesty, its charme is not fully appreciated. I suggest you to discover this wonderful city slowly, in an old fashioned way, visiting it on foot or by public transportation.

    The local transport service – ATB – offers efficient means of transport in order to tour the city and its province. Using its 18 lines, you can reach 30 municipalities but, almost all, you can move through the city that, as it is known, it is divided into a lower town – the modern one – and an upper town – the ancient one. The cable car is the most extraordinary way to pass from today Bergamo to the quiet medieval one. The most famous and most used cable car has its lower station in via Vittorio Emanuele II 62, whereas the upper station is located in Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe. The altitude gap is 85 metres with a maximum slope of 52% and the cable car takes less than three minutes to climb up the hill. This cable car has worked since 1887. The other one, opened in 1912, offers a fast climb from Porta Sant’Alessandro to the hill of San Vigilio. Here, in addition to visit the rests of the castle, you can enjoy the outstanding sight of the valley and of the sorrounding mountains.
    To the tourists who don’t want to walk too much and enjoy the beautiful view the Venecian walls offer, we suggest to take the Line 1A which crosses the city passing the gate of Porta Nuova, gives a lift to the cable car and arrives to Colle Aperto, soul of the ancient village.
    From Orio al Serio Airport the Line 1 links to the train station every half an hour. The train station is close to the city center and all the main bus lines pass through.
    To the tourists who love walking, we recommend to reach the Upper City using the many steps which go from the bottom of the hill to the top: via Sudorno, Fontanbrolo, Borgo Canale, via del Paradiso are some of their names. In this case the Line 2 “Ospedale” is useful to reach the area where these steps begin.
    It is important to remember to buy a ticket before getting in bus. Using public transportation is a comfortable, cheap and green way to visit Bergamo, its landscape, its history and its fascinating beauty.

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  • TRANSFERS BERGAMO TO MALCESINE

    by eleanorY Written May 24, 2008

    Hi, just wanted to update, I had a useful reply from Francesco suggesting I get in touch with a scheme called Gardapass - tel (from UK) 00 39 045 6209 428.

    I asked the owner of the apartment where I was staying to join the scheme which he did and I was offered transfers from Bergamo to Malcesine of approximately 60 E per person each way.

    This was cheaper that the cheapest taxi quote I was offered which was 145E for 2 people each way (Viaggi Molinari). So great if you are travelling alone.

    I think we are getting a taxi after all for arriving quicker but maybe will use the bus transfer on our return journey.

    Thanks for the info anyway.

    Eleanor Y

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  • hard getting to Bergamo from airport

    by annamantere Written Jul 9, 2003

    We flew to Bergamo airport late at night and discovered there were no taxis at all! The ones that arrived seemed to be booked in advance. There was lots of buses going to Milan, so I guess it would have been no problem to get there. Luckily some lady asked us to share her taxi, so we got to Bergamo. the taxi fare was around 13 euros.

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    Cheap flights

    by bonio Written Feb 28, 2003

    Irish budget airline Ryanair fly from London Stansted and Luton airports to Bergamo. Look out for bargains we only paid £2 before tax to get there and back! The flight is around 90 minutes. They advertise that the flight is to Milan, another 1/2 hour by bus, but we found that Bergamo is well worth a visit too!

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    Tourist Ticket

    by Mickos Written Jul 6, 2003

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    Fun with the Funicolares

    The best way to get around (except on foot) is to buy A day bus/Funiculare ticket, costs about 2.90 Euros, available from vending machines at the train station or Funiculare stations, well worth it

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    Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport

    by Pakistaniguy Written Oct 23, 2004

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    After checking in and getting the boarding card, now all the passengers are going to the bus which will take them to their plane.

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    Piedibus

    by pieter_jan_v Written Feb 9, 2013

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    Piedibus - Bergamo

    The Piedibus is not a real bus, but an initiative to walk schoolkids in safe groups through traffic to their schools.

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    Map

    by sim1 Updated Nov 11, 2002

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    And here is a map of Italy for the ones that don't know where Bergamo is. And now you know where you have to go to next time you visit Italy :-)

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    The funicular

    by maritagnes Written Aug 14, 2003

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    The funicular railway takes you up to the spectacular città alta from the lower part of the town.

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    Just the ticket!

    by bonio Written Feb 28, 2003

    A ticket costs €0.90 buy from kiosks and is valid for one hour, don't forget to stamp it at the start of your journey. Travel on the bus and funicular railway is permitted.

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  • SlobodanM's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    Quale autobus è richiesta dall'aeroporto di Bergamo al centro della città e come funziona tutto il biglietto giornaliero? Grazie per l'informazione.

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