ESOC 2019 - Getting to Milan

Getting to Milan

Milan is located in the centre of Europe and is one of the easiest cities to reach: every day 800 flights connect Milan to over 200 destinations around the world, while the Central Station is one of Europe's largest train hubs. The position of Milan also makes it easy to reach by car.

By Plane

Milan has three airports - Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Orio al Serio International Airport.

Milan Malpensa airport

Malpensa airport is the most important intercontinental hub, and is located 48 km northwest of Milan. There are 2 terminals and free shuttle services that connect the two.

Milano Malpensa Website >>

From & To Malpensa

The airport is well connected to the city centre thanks to the high-speed Malpensa Express train. Trains run regularly towards the airport, and to the Piazza Cadorna Station or Milan Central Station.

Information on tickets and timetables >>

Alternatively, you can take several coach services to and from Malpensa. Learn more here.

Taxi stands can be found at the arrivals, located on the ground floor (exit 6 in Terminal 1 and exit 4 in Terminal 2). The tariff to Milan is estimated at €90.


Milan Linate Airport

Linate is the city airport, located only 9km from the Central Station.

Linate Airport Website >>

From & To Linate

The city centre can be easily reached in 20 minutes with bus 73. Journey's run from 05.35 in the morning until 00.35, every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1.50 and can be bought at the ticket machines outside the arrivals hall.

Route info & journey planner >>

Taxi stands can be found at the arrivals on the ground floor, at exit gate 5.


Milano Bergamo Airport / Orio al Serio Airport

Orio al Serio, or Bergamo airport, is 50 km from the city centre and well connected with Milan. The airport serves several low-cost airline companies.

From & To Bergamo

The journey from Milan to the airport takes approximately an hour.

You can take the bus service ATD from the airport to the Bergamo train station, from which you can take a train to Milan.

Train timetables & tickets >>

Several bus services connect to the airport. Find more information here.

The taxi stands can be found outside the arrivals hall.


By Train

Milan is a major railway hub, making it possible to travel by train from various Italian and European cities with ease. The advantage is that you arrive directly to the city.

There are two main stations: The Central station, where Trenitalia runs national and international services, and the Cadorna station for regional connections operated by the Ferrovie Nord group.

Other main city railway stations are the Lambrate and Garibaldi.

Trenitalia >>


FlixBus offer long-distance bus lines across Italy and from Switzerland, Austria and France. There are connections from Venice airport, Turin, Genoa, Verona etc. For more details please visit:

Getting Around

Milan attractions are mainly concentrated into the small historic centre. All lot of sites can be reached on foot passing through romantic cobbled streets.


Milan offers the option to rent bikes, an enjoyable and practical way to travel around the city! There are three service providers for bike sharing in the city. 

More information can be found here.

Public Transport

There is a network of buses, trams and a subway to make it easy to get from one point in the city to another. Milan has 4 metropolitana (subway) lines, and 12 tram lines covering the city.

Tickets allow you to use all ATM services, the bus, tram and subway. A single ticket costs €1.50, and is valid for a single journey, for 90 minutes after stamping. Alternatively, you have the option to buy a One-Day or Two-Day ticket.

Ticket information >>

Metro Map >>

Journey Planner & Line Directory >>

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