Milan Malpensa airport (MXP)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Milan-Malpensa Airport, opened on November 21, 1948, is Italy's most important airport for international flights and one of the busiest in Europe. It operates domestic and international flights to destinations throughout Europe, Africa, America, the Middle East and Asia.

Official Website: - Facebook

Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 (Concourses A, B, C) and 2 (Concourses D, E), open 24 hours a day. The terminals are connected by a free shuttle bus which runs every 20-30 minutes 24 hours a day. In addition, a rail connection between the terminals is available daily from 4:27 am to 0:20 am and is free of charge for passengers in possession of a valid airline ticket.

Annual passenger traffic: 21.3 million passengers went through it during 2022.

Tel: +39 223 2323

Information desks are located on the ground floor of both terminals, plus the first and second floors of Terminal 1.


The airport is located in the province of Varese, near Gallarate, 45 km (29 miles) northwest of Milan.

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Parking services at Milan Malpensa airport (MXP)

There are 6 parking sectors: P1 Long Term, P2 Executive, P3 Express, P4 Holiday, P5 Easy and P6 Smart. In addition, there are dedicated short-stay parking areas and a 10-minute free sector.

P1 Long Term

With 1100 uncovered lots, the most convenient for those staying more than 7 days.
4 minutes walk from Terminal 1.

P2 Executive

2700 covered spaces connected directly to the Terminal 1 check-in area by elevator. The Top Car area, on level -1, has 130 large lots for luxury cars, and the Genius area, with 400 lots on floor -4, is for long-term stays (online booking only).

P3 Express

Uncovered car park 3 minutes from Terminal 1, offering 1500 uncovered spaces.

P4 Holiday

Ideal for flights to non-Schengen destinations. 1100 open-air spaces with direct connection to Terminal 1 via a pedestrian bridge.

P5 Easy

2400 uncovered spaces right in front of Terminal 2. Free shuttle service to Terminal 1 every 20 minutes from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm.

P6 Smart

2000 open and 900 covered spaces, directly accessible from SS336. Located near Terminal 2 and linked to Terminal 1 by a free shuttle service every 20 minutes from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm.

Reserve parking

Short Term

In Terminal 1, you can find 6 dedicated parking areas for short-term parking: 4 in the Arrivals area and 2 in the Departures area. Rates: up to one hour - €3.00; €2.50 for each additional half hour, up to the fifth hour; €29.00 full day.

In Terminal 2, opposite the airport, you can find 2 short-stay areas, one for the Arrivals area and one for the Departures area. Rates: €3.60 per hour up to the third hour.

Area 10 Minuti

Controlled traffic area, with free access for all users, characterised by a system that electronically detects the time of entry and exit. From the moment of access, you have 10 minutes to receive arriving passengers and to leave.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Reserved parking spaces, paths for the visually impaired, Braille signage, elevators, accessible toilets are available. Inform your airline or travel agent of your particular needs at least 48 hours before your arrival. Unaccompanied minors between the ages of 4 and 14 will be escorted by airline staff.


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Latest updates: May 15, 2024