Cortina d'Ampezzo How To Get Here And How To Get Around, Italy
To arrive by train, the main line to the South is the Venice S. Lucia - Calalzo di Cadore (35 km away from Cortina). Here you'll find buses for Cortina that follow the train schedule. The trip from Venice to Cortina (train + bus) takes about 3.5 hours.
To the North, the main lines are the Zurich - Innsbruck and Dobbiaco- Fortezza lines. Take the bus from Fortezza. It takes 4 hours to get to Cortina from Innsbruck.
- The Venice or Mestre train station bus service is closely linked to the Eurostar trains to/from Milan. The trip takes 2 hours and 15 minutes.
- The shuttle service from the Bologna train station is closely linked to Eurostar trains to/from Florence/Rome/Napes and the Adriatic line (Rimini-Ancona-Pescara-Bari). The trip lasts about 4 hours.
ATVO S.p.A. services connect Venice, Mestre and Treviso with Cortina d'Ampezzo and the major towns in the Dolomites, Tai di Cadore and San Vito di Cadore. Reservations are mandatory when purchasing your ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the ATVO ticket offices and authorized agencies listed under "where to buy tickets". One way tickets from Venice or Mestre, including luggage, cost about 11 €. www.atvo.it
From the South, to reach Cortina d'Ampezzo, take the A27 highway from Mestre to the end. From here, take state road 51 d'Alemagna. After passing Tai di Cadore, follow the directions for Cortina. The trip takes about 2 hours from Mestre.
From the A22 Brennero highway, to the North, exit at Bressanone and follow the directions for Dobbiaco. Cortina is about 1 hour away from Bressanone.
You can drive in Cortina where there is also an efficient bus service with a dozen of city and coach services that take you to the ski lifts and most popular tourist sites.