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Cortina D'Ampezzo travel and airport transfer information

By car
As you drive in the direction of Cortina from Venice, past Longarone and the villages of Tai and Valle in Cadore, you enter the valley of the river Boite, with the impressive mount Pelmo on your left and mount Antelao on your right.
After a few miles, past the village of San Vito, the most spectacular view is going to disclose in front of your eyes: the Ampezzo valley in all its beauty, surrounded by its magic mountains, and Cortina with its tower bell, sitting right in the middle.
This is the main way to reach Cortina, and the only one that does not demand driving through mountain passes.

The National Road 51 of Alemagna runs through Cortina in the north-south direction and the National Road 48bis of the Dolomites from east to west.

By car, you can drive counterclockwise around Cortina on a one-way road. Along the road you will find the signposts to reach the hotels and the most interesting attractions.

Driving from south, that is from Belluno-Venice (SS51 of Alemagna), you will find the signposts for Passo Tre Croci – Auronzo – Misurina (SS48bis of the Dolomites), on the east;
Dobbiaco - Bolzano – Brennero (SS51 of Alemagna) on the north;
Passo Falzarego and Passo Pordoi (SS48bis of the Dolomites) on the west.

By Bus
During the season, there are direct bus connections between Cortina and some italian cities

:- bus service between Mestre railway station and Cortina d'Ampezzo (Bus line Cortina Express) in connection with the Eurostar trains from/to Milan.

- bus service between Bologna railway station and Cortina d'Ampezzo (Bus line Cortina Express/Zani) in connection with the Eurostar trains from/to Florence-Rome-Naples and with the "Adriatica" line (Rimini-Ancona-Pescara-Bari)

The journey from/to Mestre takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes and from/to Bologna 3 hours and 55 min.

There are also regular bus services to and from Venice with stop at Mestre and Treviso. The travel takes about 3 hours and 15 min. During the high season there is a daily service, whereas, in other periods of the year, the service is on Saturdays and Sundays only. Booking at the SE.AM ticket office in Cortina is required (service not available by telephone). Information at A.T.V.O. Bus company.

By Rail ( train + bus)
If you prefer travelling by train, the main railway line is Venezia S.Lucia – Calalzo di Cadore, then transfer to Cortina by a connected bus service.
The nearest railway station is at Calalzo di Cadore, 35 km away.
The through journey from Venice to Cortina takes about 3,5 hours (train+bus).

Nearest Airports

- Venice Marco Polo
- Venice Treviso
- Verona
- Insbruck

FLY AND SKI: BUS TRANSFER SERVICE

9 NEW ROUTES for the 2009/2010 season

Cortina - Treviso Cortina - Venezia Cortina - Mestre
Cortina - Rovigo Cortina - Ferrara Cortina - Bologna
Cortina - Verona Cortina - Bergamo Cortina - Milano

For the winter season, a bus transfer service will run from the 18th December 2009 to the 5th April 2010.

DAILY DEPARTURES:
-  Friday, Saturday and Sunday from/to Venice and from Treviso;
- Saturday and Sunday from/to Rovigo, Ferrara, Bologna and to Treviso;
- every Saturday  from/to Verona, Bergamo and Milan.
During the period from 18th Dec 2009 to 7th Jan 2010, buses number 703 and 706 (to/from Cortina – Venice, Mestre, Rovigo, Ferrara and Bologna) will run DAILY.

BOOKING OF THE TRANSFER :
Reservation is necessary and must be made before 5pm the day before departure

Private Transfers from the airports
Private and scheduled transfers are available , price depends on number of people, time of arrival and date.


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