National and international flights arrive daily at Milan-Malpensa airport which is 80 km from Albagnano di Bée. Alternatively, there are flights to Milan-Linate airport. From the airport, a bus service runs from the Sunday before Easter until the end of October which takes you to Verbania Intra – Imbarcadero vecchio (1) Autotrasporti Nerini +39-0323-552172 (Office opening hours 09.00-12.30 14.30 -17.30). For the rest of the year the bus service from the airport will take you to Gravellona. From Gravellona there is a bus service to Intra, bus stop Imbarcadero vecchio (1) Autotrasporti Comasi +39-0324 -240333 (Office opening hours 8-12 14.30-18). For these services it is necessary to book one day in advance.
At Verbania-Pallanza station (line: Milano-Domodossola-Geneva or Basel) a bus service will take you to Imbarcadero vecchio (1) From Milano Cadorna and Varese you can take the Ferrovie Nord to Laveno and the ferry to Verbania Intra (1)
From Locarno: after passing the Italian border follow the signs for Verbania-Intra (2)
From Brig: it is possible to use the car train Brig – Iselle (for timetables and information www.cff.ch) or cross the Simplon Pass and then follow the signs for Domodossola or Milano. Once you have passed the Italian border take the superstrada towards Milano, Exit: Verbania (2)
From Milano: from the motorway A8 signposted “Milano Laghi” take the A26 towards Gravellona Toce. Exit: Verbania (2)
From Genova: motorway A26 Genova-Gravellona Toce. Exit: Verbania (2)
From Torino: from the motorway A4 “Torino-Milano” take the A26 towards Gravellona. Exit: Verbania (2)
From Varese: From the A8 towards Milano take the A26 towards Gravellona Toce. Exit: Verbania (2) or go to Laveno and take the regular ferry service which will take you to Verbania-Intra (2)
A regular service links Intra to Laveno and to other towns around the Lake Maggiore.
(1) a bus service in the direction of Premeno, goes through Bée.
(2) from Verbania follow the directions towards Premeno. On the way up, there are two alternatives:
– either leave the main road at Arizzano: turn right, drive through the village in the direction of Caronio-Carciago; after less than a kilometre, turn left at a small crossroads before the Pizzeria Ai Mulini, up the steep Via per Albagnano, to the Centre’s car park.
– or continue to Bée; turn right in front of the little bar and immediately sharp left. Both Albagnano and the Centre are signposted. There is a big car park in Albagnano and from there the footpath down to the Centre is signposted.