Milan Malpensa Airport
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Milan Malpensa Airport is the second busiest airport in Italy, after Rome Fiumicino Airport. The airport is conveniently located close to Lago Maggiore and Lago di Como, the centre of Milan is 50 kilometers away. The city centre can be reached by train (Malpensa Express), bus and taxi. The airport in Lombardy consists of two terminals and two runways, opposite T1 is Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre.
Where is Milan Malpensa Airport situated?
The airport is located in the province of Varese, one of the twelve provinces in the Lombardy region, northwest of the city. You can reach Milan Malpensa Airport via exit ‘Marcallo Mesero’ of the A4 motorway and exit ‘Busto Arsizio’ of the A8 motorway.
How many terminals does Milan Malpensa Airport have?
Milan Malpensa Airport consists of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, the latter solely used by easyJet. Terminal 1 is located west and Terminal 2 north of the airport’s runways. In Terminal 1 you will find the A gates (Schengen) and B gates (non-Schengen), the B boarding gates are located in the northernmost of the three concourses. To transfer between both terminals you can take a free shuttle bus running 24 hours a day or the train Malpensa Express, but therefore you need to be in possession of an airline ticket.
Terminal 1 at Milan Malpensa Airport consists of four floors, Arrivals is on the ground floor, Departures on the first floor. Floor -1 gives access to the train station, Sheraton Hotel and the car rental counters. The security check and food court are located in the middle of the terminal between Check-In 11 and 12. The Arrivals hall of Terminal 1 has 10 exits, the taxi rank can be reached via Door 8, the bus stops via Door 4.
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The distance from Milan Malpensa Airport to the centre of Milan is 50 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Milan.
From MXP Airport to Milan City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Milan Malpensa Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Milan Malpensa Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Milan Malpensa Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Milan Malpensa Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Milan Malpensa Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Milan is about € 104.-. Book your taxi at Milan Malpensa Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MXP Airport to Milan City centre by Taxi
At Milan Malpensa Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Milan Malpensa Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Milan Malpensa Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- ITA Airways
- Neos Air
- Wizz Air
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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