Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
Passengers flying into the city of Milan will soon discover that Malpensa Airport (MXP) is just 45 km / 29 miles away from the city of Milan itself, and located within the north-westerly suburbs. Milan Malpensa Airport lies close to Case Nuove, Ferno and Lonate Pozzolo, and serves almost 22 million annual passengers.
Malpensa is Milan's premier air facility, followed by the city's nearby Linate and these two airports are linked by regular buses. Milan Malpensa Airport also rank's as Italy's number one in terms of overall international traffic and is a prominent base for the country's very own Alitalia airlines. The facility features two large terminals, with the first being used for commercial airlines and the second for only budget, 'no-frills' flights.
A range of transport options await passengers at Malpensa Airport, with bus services connecting central Milan and the city's main streets around Corso Magenta, Corso Venezia, Piazza della Scala, Porta Venezia, Via Chiesa Rossa and Viale Lazio. Further afield, airport buses travel to and from the towns and cities of Bologna, Chiasso, Genoa, Turin and Verona, amongst others. 'Ferrovie Nord Milano' express trains are also available at Malpensa Airport and travel into central Milan, linking the underground subway system and the Milano Bovisa station. Holidaymakers flying into Italy often choose to take out single trip travel insurance, to protect themselves against possible baggage losses, travel problems and delays.
About Milan Tourism
Milan is one of Italy's largest cities, and one of the busiest. Famed for its thriving fashion industry, life in Milan is led at a fast pace and you will always find plenty to do here. For fashion shopping at its best, head to the famous and extremely historic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele arcade, which is located within the Piazza Duomo, home of the city's grand 14th-century cathedral (Milan Duomo), which can seat up to 40,000 people and is one of the biggest in the world.
Although Malpensa Airport (MXP) lies outside of Milan, it is well connected to the city's many sights. Tourists should look out for the Palazzo Reale, the Teatro alla Scala (La Scala Theatre), the Pinacoteca di Brera (Brera Art Gallery), the Meazza San Siro Stadium, and Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper painting at the Cenacolo Vinciano. Nearby Milan and particularly close to Malpensa Airport, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como are popular day trips and are lined with interesting gardens, museums, monasteries, churches and fortresses.
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP):|
|Address: Malpensa, 21010, Varese, Italy, IT|
|Airport Code: MXP
Tel: +39 02 7485 2200
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