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How to reach Milan

Milan has 3 main airports – Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Orio al Serio International Airport (BG). Together they provide extensive and frequent national and international connections.

1. MILAN MALPENSA AIRPORT

It is the largest and most important international and intercontinental airport in northern Italy and is located 48 km northwest of Milan.

It consists of 2 terminals.

Connections between Milan and Malpensa:

  • BY CAR: the journey from Milan to Malpensa by car takes approximately an hour. Take the A8 Milano-Laghi motorway. Exit – Busto Arsizio-Malpensa.
  • BY TRAIN:
    MALPENSA EXPRESS. 146 trains a day, between 4:27 and 00:20
    Milano Cadorna – Malpensa Terminal 1 & 2

    Approximately every 30 minutes in both directions.  Journey time: 29 minutes.
    Journey with intermediary stops at Milano Bovisa, Saronno and Busto Arsizio. Journey time: 36 minutes.
    Milano Centrale – Malpensa Terminal 1 & 2
    Journey with stops at Milano P.ta Garibaldi and Milano Bovisa.  Journey time: 43 minutes.
    Journey with stops at Milano Porta Garibaldi, Milano Bovisa, Saronno, Rescaldina, Castellanza, Busto Arsizio, Ferno – Lonate Pozzolo. Journey time: 52 minutes.
    For timetables and tickets please click here
  • BY AIRPORT COACH:
    Shuttle services that link with Central Station and Linate airport.

    CENTRAL STATION:
    Terravision www.terravision.eu
    Buses every 20 minutes
    Journey time: 50 minutes
    Purchase tickets online, on board and at the Terravision kiosk in the Arrivals Area T1 and T2.
    STIE – Autostradale www.stie.it
    Buses every 20 minutes
    Purchase tickets on board.
    Air Pullman www.malpensashuttle.com
    Buses every 20 minutes.

    MILANO LINATE:
    Air Pullman www.malpensashuttle.com

    For transport links with other cities please click here.

  • BY TAXI:
    Various taxi services are available.
    Taxi stands can be found at ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit 6 in Terminal 1 and exit 4 in Terminal 2.
    Tarifs: Milan/Malpensa € 90;  Malpensa/ Rho Trade Fair  € 65;  Malpensa/Linate € 100.
  • CAR RENTAL:
    Both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 offer car hire services.

 

2. MILAN LINATE AIRPORT

Linate is the city airport par excellence. Very close to the city centre, is just 9 km from the Central Station.

  • BY CAR: the airport is in viale Forlanini. Take the Tangenziale Est and follow directions to the airport.
  • BY BUS:
    Via Gonzaga/Duomo in the city centre can easily be reached in 20 minutes with bus n.73.
    First journey: 06.00. Last journey: 01.06
    Buses run every 10 minutes throughout the day, every day.
    Ticket price: € 1.5

    Private shuttle bus services are available at Linate to connect the air terminal to the Central Station, Fiera Milano city, the exhibition center in Rho and Malpensa airport:
    STARFLY  www.starfly.net
    Air Pullman  www.malpensashuttle.com  

  • BY TAXI:
    The taxi ranks can be found at ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit 5.
    Tarifs: Linate/Rho Trade Fair  € 40; Malpensa/Linate € 85.
  • CAR RENTAL:
    Car hire services are available in the airport.
  • CAR SHARING:
    Various car sharing services are available for travel to the airport. For all information click here.

 

3. ORIO AL SERIO (BG) AIRPORT

Orio al Serio is 50 km from the city centre and well connected with Milan. The journey takes approximately an hour.

  • BY CAR:
    To reach the airport by car take the Milano-Venezia A4 motorway, exit at Bergamo arriving from Milano, exit at Seriate arriving from Brescia.
  • BY TRAIN:
    For those arriving or departing by train a bus service to the airport from Bergamo Central train station is available every 10 minutes: click here for the info.
  • BY AIRPORT COACH:
    The shuttle bus services that link with Milan Central Station:

    Autostradale: www.autostradale.it
    Tel. +39 035 322915
    Orio Shuttle: www.orioshuttle.com
    Tel. +39 035 330706
    Terravision: www.terravision.eu
    Tel. +39 331 2999450

  • BY TAXI:
    The taxi stands can be found outside Arrivals.

All the airports offer a wide choice of car rental companies and cars with chauffeur service.

How to reach Milan-Bicocca University

By train

Leaving from Milano Centrale Station
sort on the right side of the railway station (via Sammartini) and then take BUS line 87. Nearest stop: Arcimboldi Ateneo Nuovo.

Leaving from Milano Porta Garibaldi Station
take a regional train directed to Milano Greco Pirelli (trains leaving to Monza, Lecco or Chiasso).

Leaving from Milano Lambrate Station
take a regional train directed to Milano Greco Pirelli.

Timetables and routes can be found looking at Trenordor Trenitaliawebpages.

By underground

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CASCINA GOBBA station then BUS line 87; CENTRALE station then BUS line 87; 
GARIBALDI station then local train.

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ZARA station and then TRAM line 7

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 BICOCCA station and then either 10′ walking or TRAM line 7.

Timetables and routes can be found looking at ATM-Milano webpage.

By bus or tram

BUS Line 87 Centrale FS – Villa S. Giovanni M1. Nearest stop: Arcimboldi Ateneo Nuovo.

TRAM Line 7
 Precotto – P.le Lagosta. 
Nearest stop: Arcimboldi Ateneo Nuovo.

BUS Line 86 Cà Granda M5 – Cascina Gobba M2 
Nearest stop: Breda Rucellai.

Timetables and routes can be found looking at ATM-Milano webpage.