MXP

Malpensa International Airport

Milan, IT

SHOPPING, DEALS AND OTHER SERVICES

Getting around the airport

Two terminals and a shuttle bus

Milan Malpensa Airport is the largest of three airports serving the city, and lies 50km north-west of Milan. It has two terminals, connected by a free shuttle bus:

  • Terminal 1. The newer terminal, split into three areas: 1A (Schengen and domestic flights), 1B (non-Schengen and international flights) and 1C (non-Schengen and international flights). It has five levels: Level -1, car hire, train station and shopping area; Ground Level, Arrivals; Level 1, Departures; Level 2, check-in; Level 3, Dining.
  • Terminal 2. The low-cost carrier terminal, currently servicing only easyJet flights. This is an older building, with three levels; Level -1, Ground Level serving Arrivals and Departures and Level 1 serving Departures.

The shuttle bus runs between terminals 24 hours a day: every 7 minutes from 06:00-23:30 and every 30 minutes from 23:30-06:00. Journey time is about 15 minutes. Be aware that there can be long queues and the buses can be packed, so leave plenty of time to catch your connecting flight.

Show More Show Less

Getting into Milan

Malpensa Express train

Train

If you want to avoid traffic and get into Milan quickly, take the Malpensa Express. The trains go to Cadorna station (near major tourist attractions) and Centrale station (in the city centre). Trains leave the station once every 30 minutes and the journey takes around 50 minutes. And don't forget to validate your ticket in the machines to the right of the escalator as you go down to the platform. 

Cost: EUR 13 one-way, EUR 20 return (within 30 days) Buying tickets: Airport ticket offices or online
Location:
Terminal 1, before security, basement level
Terminal 2, before security, ground level, station connected to the terminal with a footbridge

Bus

You can also take a Terravision bus from both Terminals 1 and 2. The bus leave every 20 minutes, takes you to Milano Centrale train station in 50 minutes, and offers free on-board Wi-Fi. 

There's also the Malpensa Shuttle, which costs a bit more but offers a similar service. It also goes to Linate airport.

Cost:  Terravision: EUR 8 one-way, EUR 14 return Malpensa Shuttle: EUR 10 one-way, EUR 16 return
Buying tickets: In the airport, online or at the ticket stand near the east exit of Centrale station
Location: Bus stops at Terminals 1 and 2

Taxi

It's a long, costly journey by taxi, but could be convenient if there are four of you with a lot of luggage. Journey time is around 50 minutes. Make sure you take an official taxi with 'Taxi autorizzato per il servizio aeroportuale lombardo' on the windscreen, stating the fixed fare. 

Cost: EUR 95 fixed fare to city centre, EUR 65 to Fiera/Fair, and EUR 105 to Linate.
Location:  Terminal 1, arrivals, ground level, near Gate 6 Terminal 2, arrivals, ground level, near Gate 4
Show More Show Less

Connecting flight in another terminal

A taxi may be quicker

While there is a free shuttle bus between the two terminals, it's small and can have long queues during busy periods. The quickest way to make the 10-minute, 5km journey to Terminal 2 is to take a taxi - and if you have a tight connection, it's a must.

Show More Show Less

FastTrack

The quicker way to your gate

If you want quicker access to the security checks and the boarding area of the airport, you can buy ViaMilano’s FastTrack service. You’ll be taken through the checks on a dedicated route on the first floor to get to your gates more quickly. Buy your FastTrack pass here.

Cost: EUR 9

Locations:
Terminal 1, Level 2, check-in area 
Terminal 2, Level 0, Departures

Show More Show Less

Avoid overpaying for a taxi

Get a registered Milanese taxi

Only taxis registered in Milan have signed up to fixed-rate agreements for city-airport trips. The fare to go from the airport to the city (and vice versa) is EUR 90.

Make sure you get in a taxi with a card stating the fare on one of the windows . If the driver takes a route with tolls on the motorway those costs are included in the fixed fee. Fixed fees are inclusive of all surcharges, and night and holidays surcharges – but they can only be applied if the journey has no intermediate stops.

Taxi ranks are on the ground floor of the Arrivals area near Gate 6.

Show More Show Less

Transit visa for changing terminals

No transfer to Terminal 2 after security

If you're on a connecting flight through Malpensa airport and require a visa to enter Italy, you will need to get a transit visa to go from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2. There is no after security transfer between terminals, which means you must go through customs and immigration to get to the other terminal.

Make sure you contact your nearest Italian consulate to find whether you need a transit visa and how to apply.

Show More Show Less

Lounges

Before and after security

There are many lounges with catering services, work stations, newspapers, magazines, telephones and other services available at Malpensa airport.

Club SEA Respighi VIP Business Lounge
Terminal 1, before security, Level 2
Hours: 06:30-22:00

Club SEA Monteverdi VIP Business Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, departure area A, Level 1
Hours: 06:00-21:30

Club SEA Pergolesi VIP Business Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, departure area B, Level 1
Hours: 06:00-21:30

Club SEA Albinoni Meeting Lounge
Terminal 1, before security, Arrivals, Level 0
Hours: Meeting Lounge on request

Air France KLM Salon Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, departure area A, Level 1
Hours: 05:30-21:00

Alitalia Botticelli Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, Departures, Level 1
Opening hours: 05:30-23:00

Alitalia Caravaggio Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, Departures, Level 1
Hours: 05:30-23:00

British Airways Terraces Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, departure area B, level 1
Hours: 06:00-22:00

Lufthansa Lounge
Terminal 1, after security, departure area A, Level 1
Hours: 06:00-21:00 Sun-Fri, 06:00 20:00 Sat 

Show More Show Less

Save on your car rental

All companies in Terminal 1

You can find these car rental companies at Arrivals in Terminal 1:
Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto Rent, Maggiore National, Sixt, Thirifty.

A free shuttle bus connecting Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 is available every 20 minutes, 24 hours a day. Travellers have reported that the wait for the bus can be up to 45 minutes, so a taxi may be a better option if you're in a rush to get your car. 

Show More Show Less

Travelling with baby?

Baby friendly airport

Milan Airports offer special areas for breastfeeding in privacy. The rooms are private and have ergonomically designed chairs for breastfeeding as well as changing tops for mum and baby. The space is provided free of charge as part of UNICEF’s campaign to support breastfeeding.

Terminal 2, after security, near the Duty Free shops, across from Gates D07-22

Show More Show Less

MOXY Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel

Conveniently-located concept hotel

The Moxy Hotel is a budget design hotel suited to both business and leisure travellers. The rooms are soundproofed with independent Wi-Fi connections. The accommodation is opposite Terminal 2’s car parks, just opposite the future railway station, making it the perfect place to stay on a layover. Rates start at EUR 55 per night.

Show More Show Less

Showers

Available in lounges

You'll only find showers in Terminal 1. There are no public shower facilities, but you can pay the EUR 35/day entry fee into one of these lounges to freshen up:

  • Pergolesi Lounge (after security, non-Schengen area, B gates)
  • Monteverdi Lounge (after security, Schengen flights, A gates)

You could also pay the day rate in the Sheraton Hotel: EUR 79, from 09:00-18:00.

There are no showers in Terminal 2.

Show More Show Less

Crowne Plaza Milan Airport Hotel

Very convenient

If you’re looking for a well-placed hotel near the airport, the Crowne Plaza is located in between Terminals 1 and 2, making it an easy transfer to either one for your flight. The rooms have soundproof windows, Wi-Fi, and work desks – perfect for business travellers. The restaurant and bar play live music and guests can enjoy a health and fitness centre, sauna, and Turkish bath. Rooms start at EUR 109 per night and include a shuttle bus to the airport.

Show More Show Less

Power outlets

Power outlets at Check-in Area 1

If you need to charge your electronics before boarding, head to the seats along the corridor behind Check-In area 1 where you will find green power plug on the wall to the left of the chairs. In Terminal 2, power outlets are available after security near the massage chairs on the ground floor of the airport near Hudson News shop.

Show More Show Less

Dayuse.com, a hotel room for the day

up to 75% off the price of an overnight stay

Whether it’s a long layover, a flight delay, or just the will to enjoy the infrastructure of a beautiful hotel, Dayuse.com invites you to book a day stay at one of our hotels located in the immediate proximity of the airport.

How does it work:

1/ Review the hotels available around the airport & the services they offer (spa, swimming pool, fitness, restaurant, and so on)
2/ Check their time slot availabilities (arrival & departure time within one day)
3/ Book your hotel and receive your confirmation
4/ Pay only at the check in
5/ Cancel at no cost until last minute



BOOK WITH DAYUSE.COM

Show More Show Less

Download our free app

Promo benefit mobile

for access to departure times, security waiting times, Airport Wi-Fis, lounge access and more Malpensa International Airport

SOME OF MORE THAN 5750 AIRPORTS