Biella is about an hour and fifteen minutes away
from the main airport in Milano,
(MXP), and about the same from the
airport of Torino (TRN). There is no convenient public transportation to
speak of from either airport, and renting a car is highly recommended.
Driving directions to Biella
You will find directions on how to reach Biella
by car by clicking here.
Flying from the U.S.
Multiple airlines fly into Milano, either directly (Alitalia, American,
Continental, Delta, US Airways) or through an alliance hub (e.g. London,
Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Zürich). Torino is served only through hubs,
mainly Paris, Frankfurt and Roma.
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- Shop around before buying. You can get a list of
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||If you’re redeeming
frequent flyer miles
- Make the reservation as soon as possible: only a
few seats per flight are available for awards, and they sell out
- Take advantage of airline alliances: for example,
with American Airlines you can use awards that include flights to
Italy on British Airways from London at no extra cost; with United,
you do the same with Lufthansa through Frankfurt or Munich.
- Be flexible with dates and times.
Entering Italy – Passport required!!
U.S. citizens only need a valid passport to enter Italy for tourism of up
to 90 days. If your passport is expired or you need one, you generally
must allow at least 6 weeks for regular processing; but check the
of State site for current information.
Renting a car
The following car rental companies have offices in the airport:
Thrifty-Italy by Car,
(Milano only). A valid U.S. license and a major credit card generally
are the only requirements, but confirm with the company you rent from.
here for hotel choices in Biella.