Are you planning to travel to Milan? Discover what you need to know about!
- Flights to Milan Italy
- Getting to Milan by train
- How to get to city center?
- Traveling to Milan by bus
- Driving to Milan
Let’s start step by step to deepen all the ways how to get to the city center:
How To Travel To Milan – By Plane
When you decide to fly to Milan, you should know there are three airports in Milan
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Malpensa airport is the biggest and most important airport in Milan and also in Italy. It’s a main international airport in this area of Europe.
Linate airport is the closest airport to the city center. This airport is mainly dedicated to internal domestic and European flights.
The third one, Bergamo airport (called Orio Al Serio) is the smallest and it became the main hub for low-cost airlines flying to Milan.
How To Travel From Milan Airports To City Center
Upon landing on any of these three airports, it always comes up the problem how to get into the city center. It’s important to know before getting on plane how to plan to get into Milan city center.
To help you here some practical suggestions and instructions
- Milan airport transfers
- Malpensa Express
- Bergamo airport transfers
- Malpensa airport transfers
- Malpensa airport car hire
- Linate airport transfers
Travel To/From Milan By Train
Traveling to Milan by train is comfortable and rather inexpensive way to get to city center. As like in every Italian towns, the main railway stations are always near the city center.
Even Milan has several train stations, you’ll quite certainly arrive at Milan Central Station (Stazione Centrale). From here you can reach all important city points.
Here are some useful information about Milan train traveling and how to travel to/from principal tourist destinations
- More about Milan Central Station
- From/to Milan to Rome
- From/to Milan to Venice
- From/to Milan to Florence
- Is Milan Central Station safe?
- Get familiar with two main train companies TreniItalia (state owned) and Italo (private owned)
- Cheap train tickets to Milan
Traveling to Milan – By bus
It’s rather easy to travel by bus in Italy. It’s cheaper than train but sometimes slower, since you can use fast trains to and from Milan.
If you travel to Milan by bus, you will probably arrive either at Lampugnano or San Donato bus stations. Both stations are covered by the best bus companies. Check bus schedules and fares with FlixBus.
Travel To Milan – Driving
This is the worst way to travel to Milan. Before you decide read this useful tips and rules while driving in Italy. The main problem is a parking in Milan.
If you are renting a car in Milan, consider to leave it at airports parking slots and take, per example, Malpensa express train from Malpensa to visit the city center.
Traffic in Milan can be quite stressful and chaotic. The most critical moments of intensive traffic are in the morning hours between 07,00 to 09,00 AM and in the afternoon from 05,00 to 06,30 PM.