Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport
SACBO Via Aeroporto 13,
I-24050 Orio Al Serio, ITALY
Tel: +39 (0) 35 326323
Fax: +39 (0) 35 313432
Owner: S.A.C.B.O. Spa.
IATA code: BGY
ICAO code: LIME
Orio al Serio Airport is located between the cities of Milan, Brescia and Bergamo (nearest at 6km / 4miles). The airport is located around 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Milan. Because of this, the airport is said to be a part of the airport system in Milan. It is located in the heart of northern Italy, which is also a great tourist spot. Therefor many decide to go for Bergamo arrivals at this airport.
Milan Bergamo International airport is the third busiest airport in Italy, according to the latest statistics. It is also known as IL Caravaggio international airport, Milan Orio al Serio Airport, and Bergamo Orio al Serio airport. It is one of the busiest airports in Italy at 3rd place behind Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa. In 2020 there is a decline of -72.3% Milan flight arrivals due to corona.
Since it is an international airport, it serves international as well as domestic flights. The airport services mostly Orio Al Serio arrivals of low-cost airlines. This makes the airport particularly popular of travelers with the purpose of a short holiday or business.
Because the airport is pretty close to Milan, it is very busy during the entire year, there are especially during holidays and festivals many Bergamo airport arrivals. It has several airlines taking off and landing at the runways (mainly just at 1 runway since the other is somewhat short and only used for very small airplanes). Some of the passenger flights are Aegean Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Air Cairo, Air Arabia Maroc, Almasria universal airlines, Alabaster, Neos, Blue Air, Onur Air, Tunis Air, Ryanair, Wizz Air, DHL aviation, UPS Airlines, and many more. The airport also serves some international flights that take passengers from and to London, Edinburgh, Middle East, Tel Aviv, and many more places.
Milan is 35 miles (51 km) and can be reached by various buses or taxi. There are Bergamo Arrivals every half hour if you travel by bus. Travel by taxi and it is a lot more expensive of course, but perhaps a lot easier. A ride to Milan costs around 100 euros and to Bergamo around 30 euros. Traveling with your own transport by renting a car is of course also possible. There are several car rental companies at the airport: Autavia, Joyrent, Leasys, Enterprise, Budget, Goldcar, Hertz, Europcar, Thrifty, Sixt, Avis and more.
There is 1 long terminal where on the ground floor you can find the check-in counters for checking in, the security to go to the first floor for departures and at the back of the building is the Milan Bergamo arrivals lobby with baggage claim. There are currently renovations and extensions to the terminal in 2020/2021.
Arrivals at Bergamo Airport
When you have Milan flight arrivals, you will have to first collect your baggage from the check post at the Orio Al Serio arrivals hall. After you have collected your bag, you will find several car hires and rental desks, and companies at the terminal building. The passengers can also find general information about the Bergamo Airport and other information from the Tourist Information Office at the Milan Bergamo airport arrivals hall. The passengers can book cars, cans, hotel rooms, and purchase tourism cards and packages to get them discounts on public transportation while staying in Bergamo.
Suppose the passengers have a problem walking or any other physical disability. In that case, there is an incredible service available at the airport that offers wheelchairs, ramps, and devices for hearing impairment. There are also special toilets at the airport.
After you are finished with the immigration, baggage, and customs, you will have several choices to get you from the airport to your desired destination.
- Passengers can hire a rental car at the arrivals.
- They can pre-book private transfers and seats on private shuttle buses.
- There will be taxis available just outside the airport and terminals.
- The passengers can also catch a bus to reach downtown Bergamo
If the passengers need foreign exchange and banking facilities, general information at Milan Bergamo will give the complete details about the amenities available.
Numbers and routes
As said before, it is an important airport with many annual passengers. In 2019 there were almost 14 million, but unfortunately due to corona there were less than 4 million in 2020 (38,668 BGY arrivals & departures). That will undoubtedly not be at the old level by 2021. There are still regular flights with Ryanair, which has the largest market share. Many flights go to Bari, Cagliari and Alghero in Sardinia, Lamezia Terme, Pescara and Catania, Palermo and Trapani in Sicily. The biggest drops are of course on the routes outside Italy. London Stansted is an important route in this, but also Charleroi, Barcelona, Madrid, Manchester, Berlin, Bucharest, Dublin, Valencia, Beauvais and Seville. In addition to the many Ryanair Milan Bergamo Arrivals, there are also flights with Wizz Air, Albastar, Pegasus, Neos, Air Arabia and Belle Air.