Travelling by tram and bus
Getting around in Milan is very easy and cheap if you take advantage of their readily available public transportation. There are many different lines: you can find your Tram and Bus Routes and Timetables on: ATM Web Site (in english)
You can buy tickets at the metro stations, in giornali (kiosk) or tabacchi (stores marked with “T”), but not on the bus or tram.
|Standard Ticket||90 Minutes after validation||1,50€|
|Carnet 10 tickets||Ten 90 Minutes tickets||13,80€|
|1 Day Ticket||24 Hours after validation||4,50€|
|2 Days Ticket||48 Hours after validation||8,25€|
Travelling by taxi is a comfortable and quick way to reach all areas of the city.Taxi are located in front of the Airports , Rail Stations and Hospitals , prices start fro 6 euro .
Milan is served by three major airports: Malpensa Airport, the biggest in northern Italy; Linate Airport, located near the city centre and mainly used for domestic traffic; Orio al Serio Airport, located in the neighbouring city of Bergamo and used mainly by low-cost airlines. The three airports had a total of 30 million passengers in 2009. Milano Bresso, operated by Aero Club Milano, is a minor general aviation airport. Milan airport system is the second busiest in Italy, after the one of Rome.
The three main airports are connected by bus to the city center, and Malpensa airport also has a direct connection by rail to major central railway stations in Milan (including Centrale and Cadorna), the Malpensa Express. The new metro line 4, connecting Linate airport to the city center, is currently under construction and the first phase is planned to be completed by 2015.
National and international rail
Milan is one of the most important hub for the national and international rail network in Italy. Milan Central station is the second station in Italy both for size and passengers afterRome.It is also the main node for high-speed rail lines in northern Italy. Milano Cadorna and Milano Porta Garibaldi stations are respectively the seventh and the eleventh busiest stations in Italy.Because of its position, Milan is also the main gateway for international passenger traffic to Europe. Daily international destinations include Bern,Lugano, Geneve, Zurich, Paris, Wien, Barcelona and Munich.
Milan is also the core of Lombardy’s regional train network. Regional trains were operated on two different systems by LeNord (departing from Milano Cadorna) and Trenitalia(departing from Milan Centrale and Milano Porta Garibaldi). Begininning in 2011, a new company, Trenord, operates both Trenitalia and LeNord regional trains in Lombardy.