Airport transfers from Bergamo Airport to Samoens – Alps2Alps will take the organisation of your airport transfer and make it easier for you to relax on your holiday.
Below you will find all the necessary information about your journey and some facts why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly airport transfer service.
On average, transfers from Bergamo Airport to Samoens will take around 4 hours though this may see significant changes depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions. Samoens is a part of the huge Grand Massif ski area, one of the top five linked ski areas in France. If travelling at peak times, you can expect to encounter some difficulties and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will always do whatever possible to ensure you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and have time on the slopes.
The standard route from Bergamo Airport to Samoens (337km) will usually take you 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 D902 and D4 in the direction of Chemin Rural du Château (Samoëns). If you know that weather or traffic may be bad, simply add extra time for the journey. Always ask the driver about the best possible route.
Ask your driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes) - if you wish to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs or to have a cup of tea, we will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets en-route to Samoens. You can buy there some snacks for the journey or necessary ski holiday essentials before you get to the resort. Sometimes products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper than those found in the resort stores. Please note that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
Samoens is nestled close to majestic Mont Blanc. You can enjoy magnificent mountain views during your trip.
It’s important to remember that your journey from Bergamo Airport to Samoens will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential complications.
Bergamo Airport is located at an altitude of 238 meters, while the altitude of Samoens village is around 700m and the ski area actually starts at 1600m. This journey can present some passengers with mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are especially prone to develop altitude sickness.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling particularly unwell, the beautiful mountain scenery on your way to Samoens can work as perfect medicine for you.
Samoens is a very beautiful ski resort surrounded by stunning mountain ranges. The name “Samoëns” takes its roots from a medieval expression meaning “the seven mountains”, a reference to the peaks around the village - Cuidex, Vigny, Folly, Oddaz, Bostan, Chardonnière, Freterolles and La Vullie. Samoens is truly a unique ski resort – this old mountain village is the only French resort that’s classified as a ‘national monument’ by the Cassie Nationale des Monuments Historiques.
Located in the huge Grand Massif ski area, Samoens ski resort is linked to Flaine, Morrilon, Les Carroz and Sixt Fer à Cheval. Your ski pass will give you access to around 260km of pistes, serviced by 78 ski lifts. The holder of the “P’tits Montagnards” resort label, the resort is an ideal ski resort for families, as it offers a number of products and services “all in” to facilitate their stay and well-groomed slopes with one of the biggest beginner’s areas in France.
You will enjoy sensational skiing in Samoens!
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 lower your costs, spend less time stuck in traffic and see your dream ski destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer can save you up to 60%. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak. Take a look at our website on more discounts available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.
When the season is off, it is extremely important to store your skis or snowboard properly so that it remains in excellent condition for next season. Alps2Alps Ski Depot service solves this problem for you: you just need to leave here your ski or snowboard after your ski holidays. Other ski services are also available here – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. 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 airport transfer to Samoens is very simple - all you need to do is to complete our online booking form. You can also contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Our booking system is 100% secure, it 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.