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Milan Malpensa Airport

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)


The largest of Milan's airports, Milan Malpensa Airport is among the busiest airports in Europe. The facility processes nearly 25 million passengers each year.

Milan Malpensa Airport is spread out over a large area, making shuttles between the two terminals necessary for making connections. The staff at Milan Malpensa Airport is efficient and friendly, working hard to make queues and baggage move quickly.

Flights to Milan Malpensa Airport come in from around the world, including major destinations like Athens, Moscow, Berlin, Beijing, Dubai, Mauritius, Rome, Miami, New York, Tokyo, Cairo, Vienna, Aruba, Cancun, Bangkok, London, Havana, Edinburgh, Sharm el-Sheikh, and Ibiza.


The airport is situated in the province of Varese, 31 miles (50km) north-west of Milan.

Getting to the city

The Train Station is located in Terminal 1 on level 1. The Malpensa Express runs from around 5am until just before midnight and links Malpensa airport with the centre of Milan. There are also several buses that run from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to Milan's Central Station, as well as the Malpensa Shuttle which connects each 20-30 minutes from both terminals to Milan's Central Station.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +39 02 23 23 23

Car rental

Car rental companies at Malpensa Airport include Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Various taxi companies provide service at Malpensa airport. They are located at Arrivals on the ground floor at both terminals 1 and 2.

Transfer between terminals

Malpensa Airport provides a free shuttle service for passengers transferring between terminals.


Facilities at the airport include ATMs, VIP business lounges, lost property, currency exchange, a post office, left luggage and baggage wrapping, a pharmacy and first aid station, and an information desk. Duty-free shopping is available, and dining options range from fast food joints to good restaurants.


There are both short and long-term parking options available at the airport. Short-term parking is only minutes away from terminal 1 and payment is calculated according to a parking meter. Long-term parking is low cost and is just a four minute walk to terminal 1.



Free wifi is available.

Business Lounges

There are business lounges with dedicated services available at the airport. Business travellers should check with their airline to determine which facilities are open to them.

Milan Malpensa Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.