Buses to and from Turin Airport (TRN)

The airport is located approximately 16 km north Turin’s city center, in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy. The airport is also well known as Turin-Caselle Airport, due to its location nearby Caselle, or even Sandro Pertini Airport, in honor of a former Italian President. Over three and a half million passengers per year travel through the aAirport, and it is considered to be an important destination serving the surrounding population of over four and half million people. Passengers can reach the airport in a variety of ways, which include by bus. Bus services are always very popular, as they are usually very comfortable and cost effective.

The airport consists of an extremely modern single terminal building, from where all arrival and departure flights are handled. The airport serves many destinations, both international and domestic. There are local buses that travel regularly between the airport and Turin, as well as to Aosta, and charter bus services are available to the Olympic Mountains. The buses are relatively easy to locate, as most of them are found outside the arrivals level of the terminal, which is on the ground floor. The buses are modern and comfortable, and provide an essential form of transport to many areas. Bus services are also usually preferred over taxi services, for their lower prices.

The SADEM Bus Service

This is the local bus service that provides a connection between Turin Airport and the city center of Turin. The journey is approximately 40 minutes, and buses are available from the airport about every 40 minutes as well. This service is available throughout the day, up until around midnight, with the first bus departing early, at 06:05.

The SADEM bus service makes various stops along the way to the city centre, which include the Porta Nuova railway station and the Porta Susa railway station, as well as via Stradella 242/245, Borgaro and Caselle city centre. From the two railway stations on the way, passengers can reach many areas within the Piedmont region, for example, Sestriere, Cesana, Sansicario, Claviere, Pragelato and Limone Piemonte, and also the mountain ski resort areas of Montgenevra and Briancon/Serre Chevalier.

Bus tickets can be purchased from the automated ticket machine in the arrivals area, or on board the bus, from the driver. There are also bus tickets sold at the Tourist Bureau within the terminal building. The tickets sold on the bus are a little more expensive.

Passengers traveling back to the airport can take the SADEM bus from the Porta Nuova railway station, located at Corso Vittorio Emanuele II n. 57/A. The first bus departs at 05:15, and the last bus leaves the station at 23:15. Tickets are sold at bars nearby the bus terminal, and from the driver of the bus, which cost slightly extra.

The SAVDA Bus Service

This bus service connects Turin Airport with Aosta, and has various compulsory stops along the way, some of which include St. Christophe, Chatillon (Valtournenche-Cervinia), Verras (Valle d’Avas-Champoluc) and Pont St. Martin (Gressonev). This journey by bus takes around 90 minutes to an hour and 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions and the length of the stops, and a one-way fare costs €7.00.

The SAVDA buses operate a twice daily service from the airport. The first bus departs at 09:30 on weekdays, and at 10:45 over the weekends. The second service is at 22:15 every day of the week. The buses are available from the Arrivals area, and tickets can be purchased on board the bus. From the Aosta bus station, passengers can reach some of the famous ski resorts, such as Pila, Cogne, La Thuile and Courmaveur, by alternative scheduled bus services.

Two services are also available daily when returning to the airport from Aosta. The first is at 04:30, Monday to Friday, and at 07:50 on Saturdays and Sundays, while the second bus departs at 17:30. Bus tickets are available from the Aosta Bus Terminal, in via Carrel.

Chartered Bus Services

This is a bus service that is only available on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), and passengers must have a reservation for the bus. The charter bus travels from Turin Airport to the Olympic Mountains of Susa and Chisone Valleys, and make several stops along the way. These stops include Oulx, Sauze D’oulx, Bardonecchia, Cesana T .se, Pragelato and Sestriere. A one-way fare costs around €34.00.

Tickets for the charter buses should be purchased in advance, and this can be done online, at www.cavourese.it. Reservations can be made up until 24 hours before the bus’ departure. During this time leading to the departure, tickets are only available from the Turin Tourism Board, or Turismo Torino e Provincia, in the arrivals area. It is recommended to book your ticket as early in advance as possible, especially during the busier tourist season. Passengers traveling in groups of ten or more can request a personalized service, and will receive a discount on their ticket prices.


Passengers who have a hotel reservation in the city can often make use of the hotel’s complimentary bus shuttle service. Many hotels offer this kind of transport, and they are a free and easy way to reach your hotel destination. Turin bus services offer all passengers an easy way to reach their holiday destination.