Getting to Pila
Pila’s proximity to the motorway network makes for a short and relatively straightforward transfer, with driving time from Turin, less than 2 hours. It is also possible to reach Pila by public transport.
Nearest Airports to Pila
The most convenient airport for Pila is Turin Caselle, and many airlines fly there. Geneva in Switzerland is a reasonable alternative, with easy access through the Mont Blanc tunnel to Pila and other resorts in the Aosta Valley. Milan Malpensa is slightly further away, but is another viable option.
Approximate distances and driving times from the major airports to Pila are as follows:
Turin – 135 km, 1hr 45 minutes
Geneva – 170km, 2 hours 15 minutes
Milan Malpensa – 195km, 2hrs 20 minutes
Transfers from the airport to Pila
Private or shuttle taxi pick-ups from the airports are convenient and easily arranged.
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From Geneva Airport, GVA Transfers can also provide transfers to Pila.
Getting to Pila by public transport
If travelling on a restricted budget, public transport is a feasible, but time consuming alternative.
There are limited bus services from Turin airport and Milan Lampugnano to Aosta, from where there are connecting buses, as well as a cable car, up to the resort, but no bus service from Milan Malpensa. The bus company website (www.savda.it), partially in English, provides quotes and a booking service online.
There is also a train station in Aosta with rail connections to central Turin and Milan. See the Italian railways website for travel options and timetables www.trenitalia.com.
Driving to Pila
Hiring a car to drive to Pila from the airport is a reasonable option for those who don’t mind some driving on mountain roads. Most of the hotels offer parking facilities, though garaging may incur an additional charge.
Road access to Pila is from the Aosta Valley A5 toll motorway. The motorway exit for Pila is Aosta Est, some 18km from the resort. The last part of the drive is on fairly steep mountain roads and snow chains or winter tyres are essential and should be booked in advance.
If driving to Pila from further afield, examples of distances and journey times are as follows:
London – 1,125km – 12 hours 30 minutes
Frankfurt – 648km – 6 hours 40 minutes
Paris – 681km – 7 hours 15 minutes
Rome – 784km – 7 hours 30 minutes