All the essential information you need to easily get to Milan from each one of its three airports.
The large metropolitan city of Milan has always been a major tourist destination. Its attractiveness lies in the fact that it is an important economic centre of fashion, design, publishing and research and in its architectural and artistic heritage that is mixed with modernity: monuments, churches, historical buildings, skyscrapers, shopping, fashion and events of various kinds contribute to the international vocation of the metropolis.
There are three airports in the vicinity of the city: Milan-Malpensa Airport, Milan-Linate Airport and Bergamo-Orio al Serio Airport. From these it is possible to get to the city centre of Milan by various means.
Altogether, the Milan airport system handles more than 44 million passengers annually, making it the second largest in Italy in terms of passenger volume, after Rome.
Getting to Milan from Milan-Malpensa Airport
To reach the city centre landing at Milan-Malpensa and vice versa, you have several options. The transport system in Milan will allow you to move around the Lombard capital with ease. From trains to buses, the choice is entirely up to you.
Another option is to hire a private means of transport, to move with agility following your needs and to travel to your various destinations.
1.Train to/from Malpensa: Malpensa Express
Reaching Milan Malpensa Airport by train from downtown is very easy. You can take advantage of the Malpensa Express, which departs from three stations: Cadorna, Milano Centrale and Milano Porta Garibaldi. The Malpensa Express train makes stops at Malpensa Terminal 1 and Malpensa Terminal 2.
The Malpensa Express airport service therefore conveniently connects the centre of Milan to Malpensa Airport and vice versa, 7 days a week. The journey from the airport to Milano Centrale station lasts 54 minutes and costs €13. For timetables and ticket info go to www.milanairports-shop.com.
2. Bus to/from Milan Malpensa
The bus connections between Milano Centrale railway station and Malpensa Airport have a total frequency of 20 minutes. The connections to get to Milan are operated by four bus lines: Terravision, Malpensa Bus Express (Autostradale), Malpensa Shuttle (Air Pullman) and Caronte.
The journey time varies between 50/60 minutes at a price of €10. In addition to Milan Central Station, buses also stop at Lotto/San Siro Stadium/Fieramilanocity, which is connected to the M5 and M1 metro lines.
3. Car and taxi from/to Milan Malpensa
It will also be possible to get to Milan thanks to several radio taxi services at both terminals of Milan Malpensa Airport. Taxi stands are located at the ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit door 6 of Terminal 1 and door 4 of Terminal 2. To book a taxi ride to and from Malpensa you can call the number 02 7777.
Car-sharing, car rental and car rental with driver services are also available at the airport. To find out more visit the official page.
Getting to Milan from Milan-Linate Airport
Milan Linate is Milan's most central airport: it is located 8 kilometers southeast of Milan. Despite this, it is the least busy. It has just over 9 million travelers a year.
Milan Linate, in fact, serves mainly domestic flights. Because of this, it is one of the busiest for both Milanese traveling to Italy and Italians visiting Milan.
1. Bus to/from Milan Linate
Thanks to the city bus line 73, you can get to the centre of Milan (Duomo stop) from Linate with ease. The fare is also the cheapest as it corresponds to that of an ordinary ticket (€1.50). The line 73 operates daily, with a frequency of 5/10 minutes and the ride lasts approximately 60 minutes.
Linate Airport is also connected to Milan Central Station by several bus lines: Airbus, Starfly, Autoguidovie and Air Pullman. The journey time is 25 minutes at a price of €5.
2. Car and taxi from/to Milan Linate
As for Milan Malpensa, also from Linate it will be possible to get to Milan thanks to various services such as radio taxi, car-sharing, car rental and car rental with driver. To find out more visit the official page.
Getting to Milan from Bergamo-Orio al Serio airport
Bergamo-Orio al Serio airport is one of the main airports in northern Italy, used by many low-cost airlines. Here is how to get to Milan from Bergamo-Orio al Serio airport.
1.Train from/to Bergamo
The only way to get to Milan from Orio al Serio airport by train is to go to the bus stop just outside the ARRIVALS, take the ATB line 1 bus that will take you to Bergamo railway station in 10 minutes, from where you can reach Milan Central Station in about 50 minutes. The ticket price is €5.60 for a single journey.
2. Bus from/to Bergamo-Orio al Serio
Bus connections between Milan Central Station and Bergamo-Orio al Serio Airport are operated by three bus lines: Terravision, Autostradale and Orio Shuttle.
Journey times from Orio al Serio Airport to Milan are around 50 minutes at a price of €10.