Airport transfers from Bergamo Airport to Abondance – with Alps2Alps friendly services you will have a pleasant start of your holidays. If you’re planning a trip to this marvellous French ski resort, make sure you can rely on your airport transfer provider.
Here you will find everything you need to know about your journey from plane to Abondance Portes du Soleil and some important facts why you can trust Alps2Alps friendly transfers.
On average, transfers from Bergamo Airport to Abondance will take around 5 hours though this may see significant changes depending on the time of your travel. Abondance is part of one of the most famous ski resorts in the world - Portes du Soleil ski area. Be aware that if travelling at peak times, you can expect to encounter some queues and waiting.
From our side, we will always do whatever possible to make sure you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer. We strongly advise you to travel midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.
The standard route from Bergamo Airport to Abondance (370km) will usually take you via Mont Blanc Tunnel and Cluses, via routes A4/E64 and E25. Move through SP116 and Via Aeroporto to SS671 (Bergamo). On A4/E64, E25 and N205 move towards Route de Chamonix (Cluses, France). From A40 turn to exit 19. Take the D902 and D32 towards D22 (La Chapelle-d'Abondance).
An alternative route will take you via A4/E64. Through SP116, Via Aeroporto, SP591bis, Via per Zanica/SP591 and Raccordo Autostrada move to A4/E64 (Bergamo). From A4/E64 and E25 move towards E27(Quart). From E25 turn to the exit Aosta Est. Move on SS27, T2 and E27 towards Road № 21 (Martigny-Combe, Svizra). On A9/E27/E62 move towards Route de Saint-Triphon (Ollon). From A9/E27/E62 turn to the exit 18-St-Triphon. Head for Route de Morgins and Route de Bas-Vièze towards D22 (La Chapelle-d'Abondance, France). This route may be closed in case of heavy snow.
The third option is the way via route A9 (366km). Move through SP116 and Via Aeroporto to SS671 (Bergamo). Move on A4/E64, A8 and E62 towards SS33 (Mergozzo). Keep moving towards your destination (Ried-Brig, Svizra). On Kantonsstrasse/Road № 9, and A9 move towards Route de Saint-Triphon (Ollon). Head for Route de Morgins and Route de Bas-Vièze towards D22 (La Chapelle-d'Abondance, France). Always ask the driver about the best possible way to get to the resort. If there is bad weather or snow, you should plan extra time for your transfer.
You don’t have to go directly to your ski destination. You can ask your driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes) if you’d like to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs or get a few minutes in the fresh air.
There are plenty of supermarkets en-route to Abondance. You can pick up your much-needed ski holiday essentials (and maybe even a few snacks for the journey) before you get to the resort. Sometimes products bought on the way to Abondance are way cheaper than those found in the resort itself. Please, don’t forget that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
The route to Abondance offers spectacular views so make sure you have your camera ready!
It’s important to remember that your journey from Bergamo Airport to Abondance will take you to a very high altitude.
Bergamo Airport is located at an altitude of 238 meters, while Abondance sits at an altitude of 1,000m. To some passengers this journey can present some mild discomfort such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are particularly prone to feeling especially unwell.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some people. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
If you aren’t feeling well, the beautiful scenery of the Abondance Valley can be the perfect medicine for you.
Abondance is located in the Abondance valley, 30km from Lake Geneva, on the River Dranse. The village offers is surrounded by extraordinary architectural heritage: wooden chalets, traditional farms and a beautiful XII century abbey. Abondance has its own small ski area, with about 40km of slopes that are best for beginners and intermediates.
Abondance is part of the world's largest skiing domain - Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil ski area, which spreads across 14 valleys and over 400 square miles, 285 individual pistes and 196 lifts servicing 650 km of piste. In addition to the skiing in Abondance itself, the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts. This includes the resorts of Avoriaz, Châtel, Morzine, Les Gets, Torgon, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Champoussin, La Grande Terche, Les Crosets, Montriond, Morgins, Saint Jean d’Aulps, and Champéry.
Abondance is a great place to go in winter and enjoy fantastic ski holidays!
Bergamo Airport is also known as Orio al Serio Airport. The airport is located 3km from Bergamo city centre and is in fact about 45 km North East of Milan city centre. Remember that it can be very busy during peak ski season. We strongly recommend you to prebook your airport transfer to avoid any unnecessary stress.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Bergamo airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Bergamo Airport, find it here.
At Alps2Alps, our goal is to offer you the best value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time you travel
Any discounts available
When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. This dynamic approach means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them.
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to avoid crowds while enjoying lower prices, travel with ease and spend less time stuck in traffic, choose the option to travel midweek. A midweek transfer can cut your costs by up to an incredible 60%. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.
Proper off-season storage is extremely important and will make your equipment last and perform longer. Alps2Alps Ski Depot service makes it very simple and convenient for you! You can leave here your skies or snowboard after your ski holidays. That is not only ski storage: other ski services are also available, such as – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. Have your ski equipment professionally “tuned up” and this will keep it in top shape for your next powder day.
That is very simple – you will give your ski or snowboard to the transfer driver and will receive them back on your next trip to the Alps, in any airport wherever Alps2Alps operates.
Booking your transfer is very easy and totally stress-free! The simplest way to do so is online - all you need to do is to complete our online booking form. You can also contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.