Travel information

How to reach Milan-Bicocca University

By underground


 BICOCCA station, then either TRAM line 7 direction Precotto or 10 min. walking

PRECOTTO station then TRAM line 7 direction Lagosta

ZARA station and then TRAM line 7 direction Precotto

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

By bus or tram


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

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

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

BUS Line 51: Cimiano M2 – Zara M3 M5.
Nearest stop: Ponale-Testi.

BUS Line 52: Bicocca Università – Comasina.
Nearest stop: Teatro Arcimboldi.

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

By train


Leaving from Milano Porta Garibaldi Station
take a regional train calling at Milano Greco Pirelli.

Leaving from Milano Lambrate Station
take a regional train directed to Milano Greco Pirelli (also trains leaving to Sesto San Giovanni or Saronno).

Timetables and routes can be found looking at Trenord or Trenitalia webpages.

Getting around in Milan

Milan Public Transportation Ticket

Milan offers a remarkable public transport service with 4 subway lines in addition to surface vehicles and suburban railway system. Information on Tickets, timetable, routes a can be found at the ATM – Milano Public Transport webpage ATM website.

To simplify your travel, you can visit this link GiroMilano to organize a trip. The metro map is available here.

The ATM Milano Official App can be downloaded here :

Each participant will receive 10 tickets for the Milan public transport (bus/tram/subway).

Bike Sharing

If you want to travel by bike, Milan offers 2 bike sharing services, all very widespread in the urban area:

BikeMI – by ATM


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:


Station-based services

How to reach Milan

By Plane

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.

MILAN MALPENSA AIRPORT is the largest and most important international and intercontinental airport in northern Italy and is located 48 km northwest of Milan. Connections between Milan and Malpensa:



MILAN LINATE AIRPORT is the city airport, close to the city centre. Connections between Milan and Linate:

  • By bus: The city centre can easily be reached in 30 minutes with bus 73 (ATM public transport buses, ticket price: € 1.50).
  • Private shuttle bus services are available to the City Center (,
  • By Taxi/By car: Tariffs: Linate/Milan Central Railway Station € 50. The journey from Milan to Linate by car takes approximately 25 mins.




ORIO AL SERIO (BG) AIRPORT is 50 km from the city centre and well connected with Milan. 

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

By Train

The main railway station “Milano Centrale“, Piazza Duca d’Aosta,  has high speed connections to Turin, Venice via Verona, and to Bologna, Rome, Naples and Salerno. The Simplon and Gotthard railway lines connect Milano Centrale to Bern and Geneva via Domodossola and Zürich via Chiasso in Switzerland. Destinations of inter-city and regional railways radiate from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia, Genova, Turin, Domodossola, Tirano, Bergamo, Verona, Mantova, Bologna and La Spezia.
The railway station “Milano Porta Garibaldi” is the city’s main station for commuter traffic. In addition, it connects Milano to Lyon (Gare Part Dieu and Saint Exupery TGV) and to Paris Gare du Lyon, by TGV.
Timetables and routes can be found looking at Trenitalia and Italo.

By Car

The main motorways linking Milan to the rest of Italy are the following:

A1, the Autostrada del Sole, linking Milan to Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples.
A4 Westbound linking Milan to Turin, the Western Alps and France.
A4 Eastbound, the Autostrada Serenissima linking Milan to Bergamo, Brescia, Verona, Padua and Venice, and further to Trieste and Slovenia.
A7, linking Milan to Genoa, the Ligurian Riviera and the Cinque Terre.
A8, the Autostrada dei Laghi linking Milan to Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lugano and the rest of Switzerland.
A9, linking Milan to Varese and Western Ticino in Switzerland.