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Cervinia Ski Resort & Transfer Guide

Cervinia itself (as in the resort centre) isn’t going to win any beauty contests. It just isn’t. In terms of its architecture and general charm, it can’t hold a candle to some of its neighbouring resorts. On the plus side, it’s all completely and utterly inconsequential. Doesn’t matter in the slightest. Because what Cervinia may lack in resort-centre charms it makes up for a thousand times over with absolutely spectacular skiing. Not to mention, the guarantee of a far longer and better season than almost anywhere else in the region.

 

Ski Resort Location

Cervinia lies in a high-altitude basin in the lap of Monte Cervino (the Matterhorn) and Piccolo Cervino (Klein Matterhorn), right in the heart of northwest Italy. But what’s interesting is that despite the rough, rugged and unforgiving nature of the landscape, the majority of the runs in and around Cervinia are laid back, relaxing and simply superb for intermediates. It has its most terrifying runs of course, but the smoothness of the skiing around Cervinia belies its backdrop.

Given the high altitude of Cervinia, there’s often no better resort in Europe for skiing clear into the spring season. Brilliant conditions are guaranteed and the pistes here are looked after with such meticulous care and attention that even the peak of the season doesn’t leave them in a sorry state. And if you’re willing to board the odd tourist bus here and there, you’ll find a ton to explore in the surrounding region.

 

Closest Airports to Cervinia

If you’re flying to Cervinia, be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports:

 

Closest Train Stations to Cervinia

There are no direct train connections to the resort itself. If you’re travelling by train, the nearest railway station is at Châtillon/Saint-Vincent (info and timetables www.trenitalia.it). Transfers are then available to the resort.

 

Transfer Times

These transfer times are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:

  • Chatillon/Saint-Vincent – 55 minutes
  • Geneva Airport (GVA) – 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Annecy Airport (NCY) – 3 hours
  • Turin Caselle Airport (TRN) – 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) – 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Chambery Airport (CMF) – 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Milan Linate Airport (LIN) – 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY) – 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Grenoble Airport (GNB) – 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Lyon St-Exupéry Airport (LYS) – 4 hours 15 minutes

 

How Much Will My Transfer Cost?

Alps 2 Alps has a dynamic pricing system which takes into account the specifics of every journey we offer. This is to ensure that our customers always pay the lowest possible price, regardless of their chosen resort or time of travel. If heading out to Cervinia, your fare will be calculated in accordance with multiple factors including:

  • Which airport you arrive at
  • How many people are travelling with you
  • Number of children and ages
  • Demand in accordance with the season
  • The time and date of your trip
  • Availability of deals and discounts at the time

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. Unlike others, we consider as many factors as possible to lower our standard rates whenever possible. We always recommend booking in advance, in order to access the very best deals and discounts. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Alpe di Siusi. If looking for the best possible deals, travelling outside peak season or midweek typically results in the biggest savings. We offer midweek (Monday to Friday) prices with up to 60% discount than weekend prices.

Your transfer quote will also depend on vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and other costs like road tolls and airport parking charges.

If you have any specific requirements or will be travelling as part of a larger group, please get in touch directly so we can discuss this.

 

Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates at Cervinia are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

Season opens – 28th October 2017

Season ends – 6th May 2018

 

Ski Resort Essentials

Cervinia has a comparatively high resort altitude of 2,050m, which is precisely why fantastic conditions can be expected throughout the season. Here’s a brief overview of a few more key facts about the resort:

  • Total Pistes: 54
  • Ski lifts: 19
  • Downhill Pistes: 135km
  • 7 Black Pistes (3km)
  • 29 Red Pistes (50km)
  • 10 Blue Pistes
  • Highest lift: 3,883m
  • Lowest Piste: 2,050m
  • Max Vertical: 1833m

As previously mentioned, the majority of the action on offer at Cervinia is pure paradise for intermediate skiers. Nevertheless, there are plenty of broad and gentle runs on offer for newcomers, not to mention seriously challenging off-piste opportunities for the more daring!

 

Family Friendly/Kids

There are three simply superb ski schools based in Cervinia, making it a great choice for newcomers and families with younger children. Most of the classes take place in the nearby Cretaz area, which is easy to reach in a matter of minutes. Back in town, the general amenities and entertainment options may be a little on the basic side, but there’s still more than enough to entertain kids of all ages for the duration of your trip.

 

Weather/Snow Weekly Forecast

 

Maps of Cervinia

Map Of Breuil-Cervinia

 

Live Webcam

Cervinia live webcam stream:

Tourist Resources & Links

Aside from the incredible skiing, one of the best things about Cervinia is how close it is situated to any number of other outstanding resorts and ski regions. So if you’re looking to do a little exploring, all efforts will be rewarded. Check out the following tourism resources while planning your trip:

 

How to Choose Transfers to Cervinia

It’s also wise to book quality resort transfers, in order to get your trip to Cervinia off to the best start. Comfort, punctuality and affordability – all the kinds of things that can make a real difference to your trip. With Alps 2 Alps, we guarantee the total package of superior value for money and service quality you can count on.

Travel to Cervinia with us and benefit from:

  • The lowest possible prices at all times throughout the season
  • The friendliest service and English-fluent drivers
  • Safe, comfortable and reliable vehicles
  • Outstanding local knowledge to help you make the most of your trip
  • Convenient times and the fastest transfers to all resorts
  • 24/7 customer service for total peace of mind
  • Family-friendly service and a welcoming attitude at all times

 

Book Your Ski Transfer to Cervinia

If you want to secure the best possible deals on any of our services, booking in advance comes highly recommended. Nevertheless, Alps 2 Alps will always work hard to provide you with low-cost Cervinia resort transfers of the highest possible quality.

Why wait until you arrive at Cervinia to start your holiday? Travel with Alps 2 Alps and the enjoyment starts the moment you get on-board!

Book your transfer here!