Arrival by plane to Lake Garda
Flying is indeed the fastest alternative to get to Lake Garda. In the vicinity of Lake Garda, several airports are served regularly from most countries. The connection to Lake Garda is also well organised.
Valerio Catullo airport in Verona-Villafranca
The airport is closest to Lake Garda and is only 15 kilometres away. It's served several times a day from Frankfurt and Munich by Lufthansa. The low-cost airline German Wings operates between Cologne and Verona. From 06:35 to 23:35, a shuttle bus shuttles every 20 minutes between the airport and Verona Porta Nuova central station. Information by phone + 39-045-8057911.
Telephone flight information: + 39-045-8095666 or www.aeroportoverona.it
Orio al Serio airport in Bergamo
The Orio al Serio airport in Bergamo is just over an hour's drive (about 75km) from southern Lake Garda and is well known and loved for its numerous low-cost flights to major European cities. There are regular flights from Munich by Lufthansa. More from Frankfurt-Hahn and Hamburg-Lübeck with Ryanair and from Berlin-Tegel and Düsseldorf with Air Berlin. Also from Hannover with Hapag-Lloyd.
Telephone flight information: + 39-035-326323 or www.milanbergamoairport.it
Marco Polo Airport in Venice
Another, albeit more complicated alternative is Marco Polo Airport in Venice. There are direct flights from nine German cities. Several times a day, Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt and Munich to Venice. With Hapag-Lloyd Express from Hamburg, Berlin-Tegel, Cologne, Hanover and Stuttgart to Marco Polo. From Friedrichshafen, the small low-fare airline Intersky flies to Venice. Transavia offers charter flights to the Aeroporto Marco Polo from Münster-Osnabrück Airport. From the airport, it is possible to reach Lake Garda by train.
Telephone flight information: + 39-041-2609260 or www.veniceairport.it
Milano Malpensa airport in Milan
This airport is served from Germany primarily by the major airlines Lufthansa, All Italia and Delta Airlines, starting from Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich and Stuttgart. Now and then a Eurowings plane from Hamburg flies to Milan. From Cologne, you can reach the Aeroporto Milano-Malpensa with Germanwings. The airport is located just outside Milan and is about 150 kilometres from southern Lake Garda. From the airport, it is possible to reach Lake Garda by bus or train.
Telephone flight information: +39 02 232323 or www.milanomalpensa-airport.com