Milan Malpensa Airport

General information

Milan Malpensa Airport is the second busiest airport in Italy, after Rome Fiumicino Airport. The city centre is accessible by train Malpensa Express and bus.


Where is Milan Malpensa Airport situated?

The airport is located in the province of Varese, one of the twelve provinces of 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 (A, B, C) and Terminal 2, the latter solely used by easyJet. Terminal 1 is located west and Terminal 2 north of the airport’s runways. 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.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Milan Malpensa Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Italy.

Airport Distance
Lugano Airport (Switzerland) 44km
Milan Linate Airport 48km
Bergamo Airport 76km
Turin Airport 97km
Genoa Airport 136km
Verona Airport 171km
Bern Airport (Switzerland) 171km



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
50 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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.

Public transport

Bus services

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.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

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 € 95.-. Book your taxi at Milan Malpensa Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MXP Airport to Milan City centre by Taxi
50 km
45 min
€ 95.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Milan Malpensa Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Milan Malpensa Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Milan Malpensa Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Milan Malpensa Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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:

  • easyJet
  • Alitalia
  • Neos Air
  • Air Italy
  • Blue Panorama Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Milan Malpensa Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Crowne Plaza Milan Malpensa Airport, Case Nuove

Located between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Malpensa Airport, this comprehensive Crowne Plaza Hotel features high-tech guest rooms, a health and fitness centre, and a restaurant. Free private parking is also available.


Hotel Villa Malpensa, Vizzola Ticino

Hotel Villa Malpensa is 800 metres from Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa Airport. Guests enjoy free on-site parking. Hotel Villa Malpensa's air-conditioned rooms enjoys a quiet position away from the plane routes. There is Wi-Fi access and satellite TV.


Moxy Milan Malpensa Airport, Case Nuove

The elegant and technologically advanced Moxy Milan Malpensa Airport is conveniently located in terminal 2 in Malpensa Airport, a short shuttle ride from Terminal 1.

Hotels in Milan

Looking for the best hotels in Milan? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Best Western Plus Hotel Felice Casati, Milan

Located 700 metres from Milan’s Central Station, this 4-star Best Western Plus is a 5-minute walk from the shopping street Corso Buenos Aires. It offers free WiFi throughout and a varied American buffet breakfast.


NH Collection Milano President, Milan

Set in the historic centre and just 500 metres from the Cathedral and Milan’s famous shopping street, Via Monte Napoleone, the NH Collection Milano President is a stylish modern hotel with free WiFi. San Babila Metro Station is a 5-minute walk away.


Uptown Palace, Milan

Uptown Palace is a contemporary hotel with a restaurant and high-tech conference centre located a 5-minute walk from Milan's Missori Metro Stop. It features soundproofed rooms with flat-screen TV and free WiFi throughout.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Milan Malpensa Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Milan Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 72, 48-Hour or 1 Day Ticket

Explore Milan at your own pace with a ticket for the open-top hop-on hop-off bus. With 4 routes at your disposal, discover all of the city’s top attractions, from the magnificent Duomo and La Scala to the city's many quaint neighborhoods.


Milan Wine Tasting Experience

Indulge in fine Italian wines on this wine tasting experience in a unique and traditional wine bar in the heart of Milan. Attended by a sommelier, you will sample red and white wines while tasting luscious regional delicacies from Lombardy.

Tour & transport

Milan: Half-Day History Tour & The Last Supper Ticket

Skip the long lines to see Da Vinci’s “Last Supper” and enjoy a historical tour of Milan. Discover the world’s most famous Renaissance mural, and admire miraculous architecture such as the Duomo.


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