Milan Malpensa Airport was opened in early 1909. Back then, the airport was called “Busto Arsizio Airport”. Malpensa currently handles over 24 million passengers a year and is also the largest EasyJet hub outside the UK. You can get from Malpensa airport to Milan city centre in the following ways: train, bus, rental car, private transfer.
Train from Milan Malpensa airport to Milan city centre
The direct Malpensa Express train runs from Malpensa Airport to Milan every day. The final stop in the city is Milano Centrale. Schedule: from 5.20 to 00.26, every 15 minutes. A train ticket from Malpensa airport costs 13 euros and is sold at the airport railway ticket offices, as well as in vending machines. Before boarding, the ticket must be validated.
How to find the train station at Milan Malpensa airport?
Trains to the city-run directly from terminals T1 and T2. Travel time from Malpensa airport to Milan is 40-50 minutes. Intermediate train stops:
Travel Tip: always check the final stop that your train is following. The final station of some Malpensa Express flights is not at Milano Centrale, but at the Milano N. Cadorna railway station.
How to get from Milan Malpensa airport to Milan by bus?
Malpensa Airport and the city are reported by direct flights of carriers Terravision, Autostradale, FlixBus, GoOpti, as well as the Malpensa Shuttle. Travel time by bus from Malpensa airport to Milan is 50-60 minutes. Ticket price: from 8 euros.
How to find the bus stop at Milan Malpensa airport?
Bus stops to Milan are located at T2 (exit 7) and T1 (exit 3)
Terravision buses run from Milan Malpensa Airport from 5:05 to 00:10 at intervals of 20 minutes. A final stop in Milan: Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini, 1 (city centre fore). FlixBus buses from Milan Malpensa Airport run from 5.00 am to 00.25 pm, every 15 minutes. Stops in Milan:
Flights from the transport company Autostradale run from Malpensa Airport to Milan Central Station every 15 minutes. The first bus leaves at 6:00, the last at 00:20.
Milan Malpensa Airport – Milan city centre by shuttle
Malpensa Shuttle. It runs from 5.00 am to 1.20 am, stopping at the first terminal. Stop at Terminal T2 of Milan Malpensa Airport – on request only. In Milan, stops at the Fiera Milano City and Milano Stazione Centrale stops. A shuttle bus ride from Malpensa airport is more expensive than the buses listed above: € 10. You can buy tickets in advance using the link.
And the last bus that you can use independently from Malpensa Airport to Milan is GoOpti, which runs from 4:00 am to 3:00 am. The city stops at the Stazione Centrale station.
Travel Tip: it is recommended to book your bus tickets from Malpensa Airport in advance through the websites of the listed carriers. There is a possibility you will not find a ticket during peak hours.
Car rental at Milan Malpensa airport
Car rental is available for the drivers who are under 21 years old, with a 1 year of driving experience. Terminals T1 and T2 at Milan Malpensa Airport have offices of popular rental operators including Avis and Europcar. The average price of a car is 30-40 euros. Small cars will cost 20 euros/day. To rent a car at Milan Malpensa Airport, you will need an international driving license, a passport, and a credit card. The minimum rental period is one day.
Travel Tip: renting a car for the whole vacation is very profitable. Most of the companies at Milan Malpensa airport offer discounts on car reservations for longer than 1 week.
Airport taxi transfer at Milan Malpensa airport
Do you prefer a comfortable and hassle-free trip from Milan airport to your hotel in Milan city centre? An airport taxi transfer from Milan Malpensa airport to the city centre is the best choice of travel. You can choose AtoB airport transfer pickup service, where a professional chauffeur will meet you at Milan Malpensa airport with a nameplate, will help you with luggage and drive you safely to your destination in Milan or any place of your choice. The taxi drivers use the airport flight tracking system, and in case of the flight delay, he tracks the flight and upon arrival, he will be waiting for you for 1- hour free of charge in any case. This way of travel is also great for family travelling with kids, as you can reserve a baby chair, booster or a baby seat.
When booking online on the carrier’s website an airport taxi from Milan Malpensa airport, you can choose the class of the car, from comfort to first-class, minivans “economy” and “premium” are available for large groups of travellers.
Travel Tip: reserve your airport taxi from Milan airport some hours in advance and personalize your airport taxi pickup by adding your Spotify playlist link to your order- it is for free!