Bus tickets Lake Garda – low cost day out.

There are various bus operators in the Lake Garda area. This article will help those staying along the Southern and Eastern side of the Lake.

Azienda Trasporti Verona – known as ATV – operate buses in the Verona area. These also provide a link from Verona to Peschiera del Garda (service 164),  Verona to Garda, (various, including a commuter express) and also between Riva del Garda, Malcesine and Garda (service 184). In the summer, there is an express bus service to Venice.

The timetable below shows details of these, and other services operated by the company. This timetable is available on the buses, from some campsites and also at the tourist office at Peschiera.

Lake Garda bus times

ATV Lake Garda bus times

Noteworthy of a mention, tickets should be purchased before boarding the bus. This is usually done in a news agents or a tobacconist shop. You can pay on board but each ticket then carries a supplement of 80 cents per ticket.

Bus tickets Lake Garda – best value

Now for the best bit – ATV offer a day ticket, priced at just ten euro per person, and this will allow you to visit northern lakeside towns such as Riva and Torbole. A three and seven-day ticket is also available.

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This ten euro ticket allowed all day travel on the ATV buses around Lake Garda and Verona.

During our travels, the ATV services appeared to be reliable, although sometimes a bit late – mostly in my opinion due to passengers getting on without tickets, not knowing where they are going and of course a language problem!

A southbound ATV bus service

A southbound ATV bus service

The ATV buses are usually blue and silver in colour.

The other bus operator providing services in the Peschiera del Garda is Arriva. These buses are blue in colour. The key service at Lake Garda south runs between Verona and Brescia, but calling at Peschiera, Sirmione and Desenzano. The service LN026 operates this route. This link will show you a route map. Again, tickets should be purchased before boarding, but can be bought on board at a supplement. The LN026 appeared reliable in so far as turning up, but frequently very late. You may wish to bear this in mind if trying to get to Verona airport.

 

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