Public transport options to/from Corvara (Colfosco) Badia (1st Base Camp) and Bormio, Lombardy (3rd Base Camp)
(contingency information in case -
 *    a rider has to rush home early; or
 *    is delayed in departing thru missing a flight from Sydney or injured cycling in Corvara or Bormio; or
falls in lust with a local damsel)

1.      Milan Malpensa Airport to Corvara is 340km

Nearest railway stations are at Brunico (Bruneck in German language) 38km away or Bressanone (Brixen in German language) 57km away.
Local coach services or taxis run from Brunico to Corvara
. The local coach services are:
SAD (website  - timetables available as PDF downloads).

From: Info Corvara - Colfosco <>
Date: 1 October 2013 7:41:53 pm AEST
To: John Kempler <>
Subject: AW: AW: alta Badia

Dear Mr. Kempler,

Take the Alto Adige Bus transfer from Milano Malpensa Airport to Bressanone/Brixen where you will be able to catch a bus to Corvara. The complete updated website of public transport in Alto Adige is is 62km from Bressanone/Brixen to Corvara.

The local taxis company in Alta Badia is:

To travel from Corvara to Bormio, catch a bus to Brunico or Bolzano.  Then catch a train to Silandro or Tirano, which is probably the closest village to reach Bormio  - see train schedules for that destination, .

Kind regards


Associazione Turistica/Tourismusverein/Tourist Office Corvara - Colfosco
I-39033 Corvara • Str. Col Alt, 36
Tel. +39.0471.836176 • Fax +39.0471.836540


2.       Public transport options to Bormio and Prato allo Stelvio, Prad which is 22km drive NE of Bormio)


By Car to Bormio: 
Milan is 198km to Bormio via Milan north - Lecco - Colico - Sondrio - Tirano - Bormio
Innsbruck is 247km to Bormio
Munich/München is 385km to Bormio

Zurich is 297 km to Bormio via Chur - Julier Pass - Bernina Pass - Tirano - Bormio 
Monaco is 312 km to Bormio, via Garmisch and Landeck
By Train to Bormio: Nearest station to Bormio is 37km SSW at Tirano. 
There are 3 stations: Italian railways, RhB RhB (Red Train) Bus.

By Aeroplane to Bormio: In the south of the main international airports in Bormio are the 3 airports of Milan, where many airlines also operate flights: 
*     Malpensa, to 236 km. (from Milan and Monza, which is located 50 km. from the airport)

*     Orio al Serio, 180 km. (going from Lecco, which is located at 37 km. from the airport)
*     Linate, 200 km

NORTH major international airports to Bormio are from the Zurich (207 km. Kloten) and MONACO (312 km. Strauss). 
From the airports you can reach Bormio by Train, Bus, Taxi, Rental Car, etc.. 

By Bus: Bormio is 37km NNE of Tirano railway station with bus service that serves the entire area. 
The shortest bus route from Milan to Bormio is 4hrs 50min - departs midweek at 8:10am from Milan Central arriving Tirano (37km from Bormio) at 1pm

The return trip is up to 8 hours with several changes from bus to train
During the tourist season Bormio is linked directly to the main airports with a bus service by reservation.
Useful links: Taxi & Transfer; Italian Railways, Railway Raethian Switzerland, Milano Airports, Bergamo Airport, Zurigo Airport