Travel information

How to reach Milan

Milan has 3 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. 
  • BY TRAIN:
    MALPENSA EXPRESS
    Milano Cadorna – Malpensa Terminal 1 & 2  
    Journey time: 29 minutes.
    Milano Centrale – Malpensa Terminal 1 & 2 Journey time from 43 minutes to 52 minutes.
    For timetables and tickets please click here
  • BY AIRPORT COACH:
    Shuttle services that link with Central Station and Linate airport.
  • BY TAXI:
    Various taxi services are available. 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:
    The city centre can easily be reached in 20 minutes with bus n.73. Ticket price: € 1.5
  • Private shuttle bus services are available at Linate to connect the air terminal to the City Center:
    STARFLY  www.starfly.net
    Air Pullman  www.malpensashuttle.com  
  • BY TAXI:
    The taxi ranks can be found at ARRIVALS. Tarifs: Linate/Rho Trade Fair  € 40; Malpensa/Linate € 85.
  • CAR RENTAL and SHARING:
    Car hire services are available in the airport. 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:
    Orio Shuttle: www.orioshuttle.com
    Terravision: www.terravision.eu
  • 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 Trenord or Trenitalia webpages.

By underground

 PRECOTTO then 10′ walking, or BUS line 86 or TRAM line 7 as well.


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


 ZARA station and then TRAM line 7.

 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.

Getting around in Milan

Public transportation ATM

Milan offers a remarkable public transport service with 5 subway lines in addition to surface vehicles and suburban railway system.

To simplify your travel, you can visit the official ATM website and the Trenord suburban railway system 

Bike sharing:

If you want to travel by bike, Milan offers 3 bike sharing services, all very widespread in the urban area:

BikeMI – by ATM
Mobike
Ofo

Car sharing:

If you want to be more free to travel, especially at night, Milan offers a large number of car sharing services.

Free floating services:

Car2go
DriveNow
Enjoy
Share’Ngo

Station-based services

E-Vai
Ubeeqo