Getting to Val di Fassa
Val di Fassa is a popular ski destination and getting there is easy. There are several airports within a relatively short transfer time by hire car or private transfer. Alternatively you can get to Val di Fassa by train and bus from Trento and Bolzano.
Nearest Airports to Val di Fassa
The closest airport to Val di Fassa is Bolzano (45 km) but there are no services there from UK airports, although there are internal Italian services to Rome. The next closest airports are Treviso (155 km) and Innsbruck in Austria (157 km), which both have international flights from national carriers and low-cost airlines like RyanAir and EasyJet. Venice (170 km) and and Milan/Bergamo (260 km) have even more flights to choose from.
Airport Transfers to Val di Fassa ski resorts
The bus service between the villages is reasonably efficient (although Moena is rather isolated). Therefore if your accommodation is close to bus stop of a ski lift you might not need a car, and using a private transfer company to get to and from the airport is often better value and a lot less hassle than hiring a car and having to drive on mountain roads in wintry conditions in a strange car.
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Transfers by Bus and Rail to Val di Fassa
Each weekend during the ski season, from December to April, there is a scheduled bus transfer called ‘Fly Ski Shuttle’ to Val di Fassa from Verona, Treviso and Venice airports. From Verona, two services run in each direction on Saturdays, and from Venice and Treviso there is one service daily in each direction, each Saturday and Sunday. For further information and booking, please see www.trentinoviaggi.it
The closest train stations to the Val di Fassa are in Bolzano (40 km) and Trento (80 km). There are good services to these cities from anywhere in Italy (and Austria) and for timetables and fares please check the web site of the Italian rail network ‘FS’ www.trenitalia.com. If you plan to travel by train, remember to validate your ticket, using the yellow validation machines on the platform, before you board the train or you could be fined.
From either city, there are good local bus connections to Val di Fassa. The journey from Bolzano by bus takes about 1.5 hrs and from Trento about 2 hrs. There are also daily buses from Venice and Milan to the Val di Fassa.
Driving to Val di Fassa
The main artery to the Val di Fassa is the motorway A22, which runs south to north from Verona to the Brenner Pass and on to Innsbruck in Austria. Coming from the north, turn off at the Bolzano Nord exit and then via Nova Levante and Passo Cotsalunga proceed onto Vigo di Fassa. From the south, take the Egna/Ora exit and proceed via Cavalese, and Predazzo onto Moena.
The other roads into the Val di Fassa all involve scenic journeys over mountain passes, and they are:
SS 346 – Passo San Pellegrino to Moena
SS 641 – Passo Fedaia to Canazei
SS 48 – Passo Pordoi to Canazei
SS 242 – Passo Sella to Canazei.
Having your own car can be an advantage if your accommodation is a long way from a bus-stop or ski lift, or if you want to travel around the Val di Fassa and visit other resorts connected covered by the Dolomiti Superski lift pass.