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The Dolomites are located in the north-eastern part of the Italian Alps and can be reached by car or motorcycle, by train or by plane and then by bus, taxi or rental car or helicopter.
The most ideal travel itineraries, train or bus stops and airports depend on the vacation destination.
There are train stations in Bolzano, Ponte Gardena, Chiusa, Bressanone, Brunico...
The accommodation you have chosen for your holiday can tell you which is the most suitable station. The onward journey is usually by bus or taxi.
Italian railways timetable: https://www.trenitalia.com
Austrian railways: https://www.oebb.at
German railways: https://www.bahn.de
South Tyrol bus timetable: https://sad.it
The holiday region "Val Gardena" can be reached via the Brenner motorway A22, leaving at the exit Klausen (Chiusa) and taking the SS242d national road after 22km and 30 minutes we reach the first village of Ortisei; after still 5 km you arrive in Santa Cristina and then after 3 km Selva di Val Gardena.
The holiday region "Alta Badia" can be reached by taking the A22 Brennero motorway, exiting at Bressanone - Val Pusteria and taking the E66 road, after approx. 23 km and 23 minutes, just before San Lorenzo you have to take the SS244, towards Val Badia, until you reach, after another 28 km, La Villa. From here to Corvara there are still about 4.5 km and to Colfosco 6.5 km.
The holiday region "Alpe di Siusi" can be reached via the Brenner motorway A22, taking the exit Bolzano Nord from the south and driving the SS12 to Blumau and then the LS24. After 13 km / 17 minutes you reach Fiè allo Sciliar, after another 7 km / 8 minutes Siusi, after 3 km / 5 minutes Castelrotto. Coming from the north on the A22 motorway you exit at Chiusa and take the SS12 to Ponte Gardena, from here you reach after 17 km / 20 minutes Castelrotto.
The holiday region "Plan de Corones" can be reached via the Brenner motorway A22, leaving at the exit Brixen-Pustertal and taking the national road E66 after ca. 29 km and 30 minutes you will reach the town of Brunico. To reach San Vigilio di Marebbe, take the same road E66 but only up to approximately 5.5 km before Brunico, right before San Lorenzo, where you take the SS244 in the direction of Val Badia. After approximately 13.5 km you get to San Vigilio.
The holiday region "Val d'Ega" can be reached via the Brenner motorway A22, leaving at the exit A22 Bolzano Nord (Bolzano Nord) and taking the SS12 towards Bolzano. After about 800m you drive towards Rentsch / St Magdalena; at the roundabout take the exit to the state road SS241. After approximately 12.7 km you reach Birchabruck, where you either turn into the SS241 and after another 4.3 km reach Nova Levante or continue on the SS620 and reach the other villages of Eggen, Nova Ponente, Obereggen, Carezza.
Many airports are located around the Dolomites. Which airport is suitable for which holiday area depends on the destination.
For example, for an arrival by plane to Val Gardena, Alta Badia, Alpe di Siusi, Plan de Corones, Val d'Ega are the nearest airports:
....attached as an example you will also find the average travel times by car from the airport to Val Gardena
For example for those arriving by plane, the nearest airports to Arabba or Val di Fassa are:
For example for those arriving by plane, the nearest airports to Cortina d'Ampezzo are:
(*) All times are average travel times with low traffic.
Traffic congestion can occur, which sometimes causes delays of several hours. Please make a generous calculation of your travel time and verify the traffic at www.autobrennero.it and also at maps.google.com.
Local helicopter companies provide national and international flights to various destinations, hotels and airports.
The advantage is to reduce travel time between airports and hotels (helicopter speed higher than 220 km/h) as well as to avoid winding roads or traffic on alpine passes. Helicopter tours and sight-seeing flights of the Dolomites are also available.