MIP is on the urban railway line (blue line, also called S line or Passante Ferroviario). The nearest stops are Bovisa and Villapizzone, served respectively by the S-train line S1, S2, S13 and S5, S6. They are both 2 minutes-walk away from our building. This makes MIP easy to reach within 30/40 minutes by public transportation from several districts in Milan.
Additionally, the railways allow convenient and cheap travel to many of the important cities and touristic locations across Italy and other countries within Europe.
In Milan there two different railways companies that pass through Milan and connect the city with other cities and regions close to Milan.
The most important stations in Milan are Cadorna, Centrale Station and Porta Garibaldi, which act as transport hubs for the city and region, as well as national and international travel.
Other important stations include Lambrate, Porta Romana and Porta Genova. The two stations closest to MIP are Bovisa and Villapizzone, accessible on most north-bound lines from the city.
With more than 50 urban routes, the bus system sometimes offers a more direct route than the underground.
Night buses lines operates from 12.30 a.m. to 6.00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. These operate across a number of main bus routes, including the 4 metro lines which are closed during this period. There are also a number of bus and tram lines that operate 24 hours a day.
The metro system consists of 4 lines: M1 (red), M2 (green), M3 (yellow) and M5 (Purple).
Trains run from 5.40 a.m. to midnight, with replacement bus services during the night.
The District Radiobus service provides evening and late night travel between the centre and the outer districts of Milan from 10.00 p.m. as the outer travel services decrease in frequency.
BikeMI is Milan’s bike sharing system with bike stations located in strategic points all over the city, starting downtown: train stations and universities, hospitals and tourist attractions, underground stations, administrative offices, malls and parking lots. It allows all registered users to pick up a bike, ride it and leave it at the station closest to their destination.
Visit the BikeMi website to learn about subscription, fares and locations.
Milan is served by three different airports. Each airport can be accessed by either train, coach or public transport.
- Linate Airport: situated within the city limit of Milan, Linate is accessibile by public transport leaving from San Babila and by shuttle at Central Station.
- Malpensa Airport: accessible by express train from Cadorna and Centrale, as well as frequent coach services from Centrale.
- Orio al Serio Airport: accessible by frequent coach servces from Centrale Station.