Airport transfers from Bergamo Airport to La Plagne – needn’t be a hassle with our friendly services.
If you’re powder hungry, you will find in this text everything you need to know about your journey to La Plagne including some important reasons why you can trust Alps2Alps reliable airport transfers.
On average, transfers from Bergamo Airport to La Plagne will take approximately 5 hours though this may get longer due to traffic jams. La Plagne is part of one of the most famous ski areas in the world. If travelling at high season, you can expect longer queues and high waiting time.
At Alps2Alps we will always make sure that you are comfortable and safe for the duration of your airport transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and have as much time on the slopes as possible.
The standard route from Bergamo Airport to La Plagne (427km), will usually take you via route A4/E64. Through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move to SS671 (Bergamo).
On A4/E64, E70, A43 and N90 move towards your end destination (Aime, France). Just before the Aime take the exit to the right towards Aime and La Plagne. Continue on the D221 towards D223 (La Plagne Tarentaise). You should bear in mind that in winter the road on the way up to La Plagne from Aime can be quite windy and although snow clearers operate every day, driving conditions can be hard. Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there is bad weather or snow, just plan extra time for your transfer.
If you want to stop at any stage of the trip you can ask your driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes). We will happily accommodate this - you can go outside, breathe in some fresh air or have a cup of tea. This will help you stay comfortable during the long-distance driving.
There are several supermarkets en-route to La Plagne. If you will get hungry on the way to the resort, you can choose there a few snacks or buy your necessary travel essentials. Usually, prices in supermarkets en-route are cheaper than in most of the ski resorts. Please, bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
Looking to rent skis? No problem! Order beforehand or ask the driver to make a stop at our ski rental shop in Albertville – no need to wait until you get to the resort.
La Plagne is located in the stunning alpine valley of the Tarentaise, opposite Mont Blanc and the Massif du Beaufortain. Enjoy the spectacular panoramas of the mountains during your airport transfer. Don’t forget to get your camera open and ready to shoot!
It’s important to know that your journey from Bergamo Airport to La Plagne ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential complications and problems.
Bergamo Airport is located at an altitude of 238 meters, while the main village of La Plagne is at 1930m. Some passengers can experience mild discomforts, such as nausea, headaches, and dizziness. That can be symptoms of the change in altitude. Young children are often those who are at risk of feeling unwell.
As a result of the combination between such air pressure and steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult. In this situation, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
The breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc Massif, during your way to La Plagne, can act as a great medicine for you if you will feel unwell.
La Plagne ski area consists of six high altitude resorts (which are linked by a free public transport service), and four small village resorts with access to the entire ski area. La Plagne ski area offers you over 225 km of downhill skiing and has a total of 128 pistes, accessible with a single pass.
La Plagne is part of the famous Paradiski ski area and is linked to Les Arcs ski area by the world’s largest cable car - Vanoise Express. The incredible double-decker Vanoise Express will get you to the neighbouring Les Arcs in just 4 minutes! Paradiski ski area of La Plagne and Les Arcs offers you more than 425kms of skiing.
You will be happily surprised with a wide range of family-friendly activities across La Plagne, such as dog sledging, zip lining, ice climbing and bobsleighing. La Plagne is an ideal place for beginners. Also, you will have a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the only Olympic Bobsleigh Piste in France, which is still used for the famous world and European events and is the most popular of La Plagne’s attractions.
In La Plagne, you will find both: great skiing and a stunning panorama of the most beautiful alpine valleys.
Find out more about La Plagne ski resort here.
Bergamo Airport, which is also known as Orio al Serio Airport, offers a wide range of ski resort to choose from, including resorts in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. 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 competitively priced airport 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 quotes. 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.
We strongly advise you to travel in the middle of the week. Consider this option if you want to lower your costs up to sensational 60%, avoid the crowds and spend less time stuck in traffic. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak – like cheaper flights, cheaper hotels etc. For more information take a look at our website.
Take the advantage of Alps2Alps Ski Depot service. Proper ski and snowboard storage will keep your equipment in top shape for your next powder day. 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. 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.
At Alps2Alps, we also offer low-cost ski rentals.
We have a rental store in Albertville, where you can get your equipment fitted prior to arriving at the resort.
Choosing the right ski or snowboard equipment can be tricky at times - we have plenty of service points across the Alps, so if your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with no hassle or fuss.
Of course, we all love a good bargain! Any kids accompanied by a full paying adult can get their ski rental equipment completely free!
Our safe and simple booking service will ensure you get your booking immediately. 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. 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.