Milan Malpensa airport (MXP)  8.7


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

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 (Concourses A, B, C) and 2 (Concourses, D, E), open 24 hours a day. Connected through a free shuttle that departs every 7 minutes (every 30 minutes from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am).
Airlines: TERMINAL 1A (Aegean Airlines, Air Europa, Air France, airBaltic, AlbaStar, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, Darwin Airline, Eastern Airways, Ellinair, Eurowings, Finnair, HOP!, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair, Meridiana, MIstral Air, Neos, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Scandivaniva, Small Planet Airlines, Swiss International, TAP Portugal, Twin Jet, Vueling, Wizz Air, WOW Air), TERMINAL 1B (Aeroflot, Air Algérie, Air China, Air Moldova, Air Nostrum, Air Serbia, Albawings, Alitalia, Atlas Global, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, Blu Express, Blue Panorama Express, BMI Regional, Bulgaria Air, Croatia Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Egypt Air, El Al, Ethiopian Airlines, Flybe, FlyOne, Iran Air, Israir Airlines, Korean Air, Mahan Air, Meridiana, Middle East Airlines, Mistral Air, Neos, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair, Sun Express, Thai Airways, TUIfly, Tunisair, Turkmenistan Airlines, United Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Wizz Air), TERMINAL 1C (Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air India, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Ethiad Airways, LATAM, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, TERMINAL 2 E, D (EasyJet)
Annual passenger traffic: Around 19.4 million passengers went through it during 2016.
Tel: +39 0223 2323. There are information desks on the ground floor of both terminals, and on the first and second floors of Terminal 1.


The airport is located 45 km (29 miles) northwest from Milan.

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Bus - The Malpensa Shuttle (Tel  +39 025 858 3185) travels to Fiera Rho Pero in 30 minutes, to Milan central station every 20 min. from 5:00 am to 1:20 am, with a fare of €10.00 and a trip of 50 min., and to Linate airport in 1 hour and 30 min., with a cost of €13.00. To the city's central station there are also services every 20 min. from Terravision (Tel +39 069 761 0632), from 5:05 am to 0:10 am; and from STIE (Tel +39 033 151 9000), between 6:00 am and 0:30 am; both with a fare of €8.00. On the other hand, there are buses to different Italian and Swiss locations.

Train - Malpensa Express (Tel +39 027 249 4949) links the airport with Milan central station (50 minutes) and Piazza Cadorna (35 min.), with a cost of €13.00 and intermediate stops at Porta Garibaldi, Bovisa and Saronno. In addition, Trenitalia (Tel +39 892 021) provides services from Milan Gallarate Station to different locations throughout the country. Trenord (Tel +39 027 249 4949) offers journeys to Luino and Bellinzona in 2 hours and 15 min., with stops at Busto Arsizio Nord and Ferno/Lonate Pozzolo; there is also a special bus service to Busto Arsizio Station, from where line S5 runs to Treviglio, Trecella, Melzo, Vignate, Pioltello, Milan, Rho Fiera, Vanzago, Legnano, Gallarate and Varese Passante.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside gate 6 of Terminal 1 and gate 4 of Terminal 2. Fares: downtown Milan - €90.00; Fiera - €65.00; Linate airport - €100.00. The trip to the city centre takes 45-60 minutes. Available companies are: Radiotaxi 6969 (Tel +39 026 969), Radio Taxi Freccia (Tel +39 024 000), Taxi Blu (Tel +39 024 040), Radio Taxi La Martesana (Tel +39 022 181), Taxi 8585 (Tel +39 028 585), ICTM Consorzio Taxi Malpensa (Tel +39 033 123 1312 / 800 911 333).

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Car rental offices are found in the Arrival Halls. Terminal 1: Auto Europa/Sicily by Car/Thrifty (Tel +39 025 858 1048), Avis/Budget (Tel +39 025 858 481), Dollar/Hertz (Tel +39 025 858 1081), Europcar (Tel +39 025 858 621), Goldcar (Tel +39 025 858 2211), Locauto (Tel +39 025 858 0333), Maggiore (Tel +39 025 858 1133), Winrent (Tel +39 0258 5802). Terminal 2: Avis (Tel +39 025 858 3803), Budget (Tel +39 025 858 481), Europcar (Tel +39 025 858 3526).

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The airport has banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, VIP lounges, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Malpensa Center, in the Arrivals level of Terminal 1, is a meeting room for hire.

Food and Drinks- There are several options throughout both terminals, including coffee shops, bars, fast food outlets, restaurants and pizza stores.
Shopping- Duty-free shops on the first floor of Terminal 1. In addition, there are retailers selling books, press, gifts, confectioneries, fashion and accessories, electronics, cosmetics.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping on the second floor of Terminal 1 and on the lower level of Terminal 2, from 4:00 am to 9:00 pm (Tel +39 033 172 301). Left luggage services in Arrivals Hall B of Terminal 1, from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm (Tel +39 027 486 7277). Lost and found offices in the baggage reclaim areas.
Other Services- Travel agencies, first aid services, pharmacies, chapel, baby care facilities, children's playgrounds, laundry.

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Inside the enclosure there are several parking options for short and long stays. Rates

P1 - Uncovered car park for long stays, 4 minutes away from Terminal 1.
P2 - Covered area with direct access to the check-in area.
P3 - Roofed spaces adjacent to Terminal 1.
P4 - Economy, outdoor lot.
P5 - Uncovered spaces 2 min. away from Terminal 2, with courtesy shuttles to the other building.

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Reserved parking spaces, pathways for the visually-impaired, Braille signage, elevators, accesible restrooms are available. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at least 48 hours before your arrival. Unaccompanied minors between 4 and 14 years old will be escorted by the airline crew.

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Inside Terminal 1 is located the Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center (Tel +39 022 3351), while the MOXY Milan Malpensa Airport (Tel +39 029 475 7100) is situated directly opposite Terminal 2. Between both terminals are found the Holiday Inn Express Milan-Malpensa Airport (Tel +39 033 118 330) and the Crowne Plaza Milan Malpensa Airport (Tel +39 033 121 161). You can find several alternatives in the surroundings, some of them with shuttles to and from the airport. Hotel Cervo (Tel +39 033 123 0821), First Hotel Malpensa (Tel +39 033 171 7045), Bed & Breakfast Malpensa Garden (Tel +39 349 617 0558), Idea Hotel Malpensa Airport (Tel +39 033 123 3300), Hotel Villa Malpensa (Tel +39 033 123 0944), B&B Malpensa Ticino Valley (Tel +39 033 123 0691).

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Latest updates: April, 20, 2017