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Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

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Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Hello,

We are leaving in just a couple of weeks for our first Italian vacation! Arriving at MXP on a Thursday at 7:45 am and our first destination is Ballagio for two nights. I would appreciate some transportation advice. We have decided to travel from MXP via taxi or airport shuttle (versus public transportation) and I have two questions about our transfer:

1) Should we go straight from the airport to our hotel in Bellagio, or should we drive to either Varenna or Como first and then continue on by ferry to Bellagio? We do not plan to stop for sight seeing first but we heard that it is a long/winding road around the lake by car, so maybe the ferry will be more relaxing than driving around the lake? Or, should we drive straight to our hotel (we will be tired!) and enjoy our time in Bellagio? We will take the ferry to Varenna for an additional night in the lake region.

2) There are so many shuttle and taxi companies to chose from! I would greatly appreciate hearing of any recent personal experiences (good or bad) with the following transport companies:

Airport transfers:

Flytolake.com

Airports-shuttle.com

Airportstaxitransfers.com

Intaxicar.com

Bellagio taxis:

Autonoleggio Barindelli

Tel: +39.031.950.326 fax +39.031.951.300 / info@barindelli.it

- Autonoleggio Fantoni Fabio

Cell: +39.339.388.7238 / info@autonoleggiofantoni.it

- Bellagio Taxi service

Cell: +39.328.064.9328 / info@bellagiotaxiservice.com

- Claudio Sancassani

Cell: +39.335.629.9588 / claudio@claudiobellagiocomo.com

Thank you!

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1. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Why not take the train Malpensa Aeroporto to Varenna www.trenitalia.com Click on the UK flag for current train times, enter time 07 for all departures.

Ferry Varenna to Bellagio www.navigazionelaghi.it

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2. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Thanks so much for taking time to reply but we definitely decided against the train.

We will be traveling by either airport shuttle or taxi. We also just nixed the ferry option too and decided to go directly from MXP to Bellagio, so I am no longer looking for advice on my first question, but only my second question.

Anyone familiar with the taxi/shuttle services listed in question 2?

Thanks!

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3. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

We recently used Davide Guerra from Bellagio to Malpensa. He is excellent.

www.DavideGuerra.com

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4. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Thank you!

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5. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Hi Ilene

We have used this service for transfers between Como and Milan and the city and MXP. We were happy with the service and would use again.

gmservice@tin.it

cheers Peridot

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6. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Thank you very much.

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7. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

We used Flytolake.com on a Sunday morning in May from our hotel in Bellagio to MXP. Private car, came on time, courteous driver. No problems at all.

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8. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Thank you!

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9. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Thank you very much.

Airport City Transfer was also recommended to us. Their quote was low, comparatively. Any thoughts? Thanks.

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10. Re: Malpensa Airport, Milan to Bellagio: taxi, bus, ferry?

Just an update. We used www.airportcitytransfer.com and it worked out great. € 120. Driver was waiting for us inside of the airport, Mercedes E class was freshly detailed, driver spoke English and was professional and courteous. Drive to our hotel in Bellagio was very windy but scenic. We were exhausted after our overnight flight so this was a better option for us rather than traveling by train and ferry. Thanks for your input.

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