Orio al Serio Bergamo Airport
Orio al Serio International Airport (also called Orio al Serio Airport or simply Bergamo Airport) is located east of Milan, the Italian fashion capital. The airport is one of the most popular tourist airports because it offers flights to Spain, Portugal, Greece, Morocco and more than 100 other destinations. 11 airline companies offer flights from and to the airport, but Ryanair is by far the biggest airline company in Bergamo. Ryanair flies to 50 destinations from Orio al Serio Airport, which is probably the main reason why this airport is the second most connected with Eastern Europe. Orio al Serio Airport underwent complete renovation at the beginning of the 21st century, and it is becoming more popular every year. The diverse selection of flight destinations and the airport's proximity to the highway certainly help its popularity.
The Orio al Serio Airport building has only the ground floor, which is divided into the Arrivals and Departures areas. There are a few coffee bars in the building that offer snacks, but their selection is small. If you are a fast food enthusiast, you will be glad there is a McDonald’s restaurant at the airport. The airport building also has cash machines, a pharmacy and more than 20 smaller shops that offer a wide variety of souvenirs.
The Orio al Serio Airport offers a free Wi-Fi connection via the Free Luna service, which requires registration on the http://go.freeluna.it website. Many bars inside the terminal offer their own free Wi-Fi networks and mostly give you the network password on the receipt.
How to reach the airport and where to park
Inexperienced drivers can have quite a problem reaching Orio al Serio Airport, because good knowledge of the highway network is essential. If you take the A4 highway from Milan, you should use the Bergamo exit, and if you take the same highway when driving from Venice, you should take the Seriate exit. Two parking spaces near the airport offer more than 1,000 covered parking spaces and more than 4,500 open-air parking spaces. One week of parking will cost you EUR 140.
When to arrive at the airport
Orio al Serio Airport is a smaller airport, yet it gives you the chance to experience the famous traffic chaos of Milan. Be sure to secure a reliable transfer to arrive at the airport on time. Once at the airport, an hour and a half should be enough to complete all the airport procedure.
After you collect your luggage and pass through the border control, take a few steps to your left to exit the airport building at the main entrance for departure. Your GoOpti van will wait for you at the parking lot in front of the terminal - area Kiss&Fly.
Your GoOpti driver will stop the van at the parking lot in front of the terminal for departures - area Kiss&Fly..