Transportation & Reach
The planned city of Milan has every facility, from infrastructures to
transportation, to its best. With Malpensa International Airport, wide
network of roads, three subway lines and one of the most extensive tramway
systems in the world, the city serves its visitors as well as inhabitants
Further the efficient bus lines and railway system provides comprehensive
access to the city while taxis also playing a major role.
Milan Railway Transportation:
- Milan Malpensa Intercontinental Airport (MXP): The city's
biggest airport, MXP is located 48km (30 miles) northwest of Milan. The
airport with its two terminals handles transcontinental and other
- Milan Linate International Airport (LIN): Located 7km (4m)
from downtown Milan, the airport provides the easiest access to and from
Stazione Centrale at Piazza Duca is the main railway station in Milan
connecting it with other major cities in Italy including Bologna, Venice,
Genoa, Turin, Florence and Rome.
There are ten other stations most including Porta Garibaldi that serve
routes to Varese, Bergamo & Cremona and Cadorna Station that run by
Ferrovie Nord Milano (FNM). Rest of the stations mostly feed commuter
Various rail services in Milan are:
Local Transportation in Milan:
- InterCity: It serves destinations such as Rome while for ports, there
are regular trains to Venice & Genoa as well.
- Eurostar: It is a luxurious train service, which also links Milan to
Rome via Bologna & Florence.
- EuroCity: It links Milan to more than 40 other European destinations.
- Some other services include Diretto & Inter-Regionale rail.
The efficient and inclusive public transportation network of the city is
run by Azienda Trasporti Milanesi or ATM. The Network works on an integrated
ticketing system wherein one can easily swap different modes of transport,
Hotels & Accommodation
- Metro: It has 3 subway lines namely, Red (MM1), Green (MM2) &
Yellow (MM3) with newly built extensions. The lines converge at Duomo,
Centrale FS, Loreto & Cadorna.
- Bus: There are 93 bus lines covering over 1,070km area. The
network is also well connected to the metro as well as commuter rail.
- Tram: The city together with Greater Milan has one of the
most extensive tramway systems in the world with more than 286km of
track & 20 lines.
- Taxis: They are mostly white in color and are easily
With wide range of facilities like conference halls and advanced
communication systems together with swimming pools and spas, Milan hotels
provide a fantastic experience both to pleasure riders and business
Although filled with luxurious and plush accommodations, the city is also
geared with many 1-star hotels and youth hostels for budget travelers. While
budgeters will find the most options near the central train station &
along Corso Buenos Aires, the shopping freaks must prefer Brera/Magenta
Recommended hotels for your stay in Milano
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