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Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand Transfers

Airport transfers from Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand - Alps2Alps will make your airport transfer experience as smooth as possible. If you are ready to hit the slopes, make sure you can actually rely on your airport transfer provider.

Below you will find all you need to know about your trip to this magnificent French ski resort and some facts about why you can trust Alps2Alps friendly transfers.

Transfers from Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand

Usually, transfers from Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand will take around 4 hours and 30 minutes though this may see significant changes depending on when you travel. Le Grand Bornand is a famous ski resort. Bear in mind that if you are travelling during peak holiday periods, you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.

At Alps2Alps we will always ensure that you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer, all our drivers are friendly, helpful and reliable. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and save precious time of your holidays.

 

Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The direct route from Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand (353km) will usually take you via routes A4/E64 and E25. Through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move to SS671 (Bergamo).

On A4/E64, E25, N205 and A40 move towards Route de Cluses/D1205 (Bonneville, France). From the route A40 turn to the exit 17. Move on D12 and Tour du Bargy towards Route de Villavit/D4 (Le Grand-Bornand). 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.

 

What to Do En-Route

Ask your friendly driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes) – if you want to stop at any stage of the journey to stretch your legs because that is hard to spend hours staying seated. We will be happy to assist you - that will help you stay comfortable during the long trip.

There are several supermarkets en-route to Le Grand-Bornand. It happens that products bought on the way to your ski destination are cheaper than those found in the resort itself. You can pick up there your much-needed ski holiday essentials (and maybe even a few snacks for the journey). Bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.

You will see beautiful landscapes during your trip to Le Grand-Bornand ski resort, which is situated in the grandiose Aravis Mountains. Don’t forget to take your camera and start snapping!

 

Journey Altitude

Your journey from Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand will take you to a very high altitude.  It’s important to know that when you travel to a place at a higher altitude than you’re used to, your body will need time to adjust to the change in pressure.

Bergamo Airport is located at an altitude of 238 meters, while the resort of Le Grand-Bornand lies at an elevation of 1,000m. This journey can present passengers with some mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are the ones especially prone to feeling unwell.

When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable. The awesome scenery during your way to Le Grand-Bornand can be the great medicine for you.

 

Le Grand-Bornand Ski Resort

Le Grand-Bornand is a mountain ski resort situated at the foot of the majestic Aravis mountains. Le Grand-Bornand itself consists of three areas: the Bouchet valley, the ski resort Le Chinaillon valley and the village of Le Grand-Bornand.

The ski resort is divided into 4 areas - Le Maroly, Le Chinaillon-Lachat, La Joyère and La Duche-Les Annes. First three areas are ideal for families and beginners. La Duche-Les Annes requires more experience so experts and advanced skiers are welcomed here. There is a snow-park for snowboarders - some may say that is one of the best snow parks in France. There are a total of 48 pistes in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 39 ski lifts.

The appropriate ski pass covers the neighbouring resorts of the Annecy Mountains ski area with 252km of downhill skiing, 172 individual pistes and 156 ski lifts accessible with a single pass. You can ski or snowboard in the other Lake Annecy Ski Resorts of La Clusaz, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt.

Le Grand-Bornand ski area is connected to the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts. Lake Annecy resorts of La Clusaz, La Sambuy/Seythenex, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt.

Le Grand-Bornand is proud to be the only French ski resort to welcome the IBU World Biathlon World Cup. Besides, the resort offers a wide variety of sliding activities: alpine ski, nocturnal ski, biathlon, Fat-Bike, poney-sledging. Also, Le Grand-Bornand is famous for the local Reblochon cheese, which is made twice a day in the village farms during the winter. There are 50 working family farms still very much operational in the valleys, which are definitely worth to visit.  

Find out more about Le Grand Bornand ski resort here.

 

Bergamo Airport Transfers (BGY)

Bergamo Airport is also known as Orio al Serio Airport. The airport offers a wide range of ski resort to choose from, including resorts in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. 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.

Find out more about Bergamo Airport here.

 

How Much Will Your Transfer From Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand Cost?

At Alps2Alps, we tend to offer the best value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We scrupulously calculate all resort transfer services individually, to make sure that our customers always get the best price. We tend to take a transparent approach to our price structure. Transfer costs are calculated in accordance with the following factors:

  • Your journey

  • The number of people travelling

  • The day and time you travel

  • Any discounts available

All of the above will only ever result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason.

Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.

 

Midweek Transfers

You will be surprised at how much time and money you could save by travelling in the middle of the week. That means also less stress and more time for skiing. We highly recommend travelling 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.

 

Ski Depot: Alps2Alps Service to store your skis

After your ski holidays, you can leave your ski or snowboard equipment at Alps2Alps Ski Depot service. Besides, that is not only ski storage: other ski services are also available, such as – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. We will take care of your gear, so it would last and perform longer. 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.

 

Book Your Bergamo Airport to Le Grand-Bornand Transfer

Remember to book your Le Grand-Bornand transfer with Alps2Alps. 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.

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