Airport transfer from Bergamo Airport to Chatel with Alps2Alps is the perfect start to your wonderful ski holiday. We provide clients with reliable, safe and comfortable transfer services.
In this text, you will find everything you need to know about your journey to Chatel and some important facts why you can trust Alps2Alps to be your airport transfer provider.
Transfer from Bergamo Airport to Chatel will take around 4 hours depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions. Chatel is one of the most popular and beautiful winter ski resorts, which can be very busy and if you are travelling at peak times you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will always make sure that you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and save more time for the slopes.
The standard route from Bergamo Airport to Chatel (382km) will usually take you via routes A4/E64 and E25. Through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move to SS671 (Bergamo). On A4/E64, E25 and N205 move towards Route de Chamonix (Cluses, France). From A40 turn to exit 19. Move on D902 and D32 in the direction of D22(Châtel).
An alternative route will take you via route A4/E64 (344km). Through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move to SS671 (Bergamo). On 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. Move on Route de Morgins, Route de Bas-Vièze and Route de France towards D22(Châtel, France). This route may be closed in case of heavy snow.
The third option will take you via route A9 (355km). Through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move 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). Move on Route de Morgins and Route de Bas-Vièze и Route de Franc towards D22 (Châtel, 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.
If you are feeling that you need to stop and stretch your legs or have a cup of coffee, ask your driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes).
There are many supermarkets on your way to Chatel. You can buy there some snacks for the journey, or your much needed ski holiday essentials before you get to the ski resort. Sometimes products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper compared to those found in the resort stores. Please note that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
Enjoy the incredible views over the surrounding mountains during your trip to Chatel. Prepare your camera for fantastic photos!
It’s important to understand that your journey from Bergamo Airport to Chatel ski resort 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 Chatel lies at an elevation of 1,200m. During the trip to the ski resort, some passengers can experience mild discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children often are the ones at risk of feeling unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If necessary, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling especially unwell, the beautiful mountain scenery can be the perfect medicine for you.
The gorgeous ski resort of Chatel is based on the French-Swiss border, in the Haute Savoie area. Châtel is full of authentic buildings made by traditional values and still retain many of its traditional alpine characteristics. The countryside in Chatel is as magnificent as the old chalets in the valley. This incredible combination has earned Abondance valley`s wider recognition as a “Pays d`Art et d`Histoire” destination.
Chatel is part of the famous Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km of downhill skiing, 285 individual pistes, served by 196 ski lifts. The appropriate ski pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Avoriaz, Abondance, La Chapelle, d’ Abondance, Champoussin, Champéry, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.
Snowboarders often use Chatel as a base, although you will find there a snow-park with half-pipe here as well, 6 active ski schools and multiple snowboarding schools. Chatel has been awarded the Famille Plus Award in recognition of its dedication to providing a family-friendly resort environment.
Bergamo Airport is located in a great position to access many ski resorts not only in Italy but in several other countries. The airport is located 3km from Bergamo city centre and around 45 km away from Milan city centre. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.
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, we aim to offer amazing value transfers to all ski 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 prices. These factors 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.
By travelling in the middle of the week you'll enjoy quieter roads and avoid the crowd. Cutting down on travel expenses can mean huge savings, a midweek transfer can cut your costs by up to an incredible 60%. We strongly recommend that you travelling midweek. Take a look at our website for more information.
Take full advantage of Alps2Alps ski & snowboard equipment storage. Ski Depot service makes it easy and convenient for you, you can just leave here your skies or snowboard after your ski holidays. Besides, that is not only ski storage, but you will also find here a lot of extra services, such as – 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.
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