How to reach Milan
- By air: Milan is served by three international airports:
1) Milano Malpensa: on the west side of the city, well connected by train and bus. To reach Milan you can take the Malpensa Express train or the Malpensa Shuttle bus. More information is available on the Malpensa Airport website.
2) Milano Linate: the city airport of Milan, very close to the city but still not connected to the train line. To reach the city center you must take bus number 73. For information about the bus connection please refer to the Milano Linate website.
3) Bergamo Orio al Serio: served mainly by Ryanair, it is connected to Milan by bus.
- By train: Milano Centrale is one of the major train hubs of Italy, connected to many European cities. See Trentalia and Italo Treno websites for prices and connections with the major cities in Italy and Europe.
Public transportation in Milan is very efficient and you can plan your travel easily using Google Maps. The metro line is composed of four trunks characterized by specific colors (Red, Green, Yellow, Purple), covering the city center and the most important tourist and business attractions. For more information about public transportation, please refer to the ATM website.
The closest metro line to the Universitá degli Studi di Milano is on the Yellow Line, Missori metro stop.
Landline: 12 - 19 - 24 - 54
Tickets (€ 1.5) can be purchased at ticketing machines in metro stops and in newsstands and tobacco shops that show the ATM logo. Tickets last 90 minutes and can be used for unlimited journeys on buses and trams, and for one single journey on the metro, including all connections. Please note that you can use contactless credit card to pay metro rides directly on specific metro turnstiles.
Remember that the last ride of the metro is at 1:00am. If needed, there are night buses. Remember to keep your ticket, since you must validate it also exiting the metro (same if you used the credit card - you must pass it again on the reader upon exiting.)
For full metro line information with downloadable/printable map, please visit the ATM website.
Places to Visit
City Center:The central Piazza Duomo is dominated by the Duomo di Milano and from there you can easily reach Castello Sforzesco through the Art District.
Darsena:Milan is crossed by the Navigli, the channels once used as a waterway. Now they are common places for pubs, cafes, and restaurants.
Piazza Gae Aulenti:The new skyline of Milan