30 March 2016

Milan Malpensa Airport

Milan Malpensa (IATA: MXP; ICAO: LIMC) is the principal airport in the Nothern Italy. It takes its name from the nearby district of Malpensa, part of the municipality of Somma Lombardo, and is located in the Regional Ticino Valley Park (50 km distance from Milan center).
In 2007 it was Italy’s second airport for domestic passenger flights after Rome-Fiumicino with around 24 million people passing through, and the first in terms of goods traffic (about 490,000 tons) and of international passenger traffic with over 20.5 million passengers.
You can even sleep at the airport at the brand new Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center designed by the Rome based architects  King Roselli.
Malpensa’s Terminal 1 is served by a rail line, the Malpensa Express, leaving from Milan’s Cadorna railway station  and Milano Centrale railway station. From both there are trains every 30 minutes or every hour.  It takes 29 minutes to reach the airport from Cadorna station and one way ticket costs 11 euros. You need 43 minutes from Milano Centrale and you pay 10 euro for each one way ticket.
There is also a bus service, malpensa shuttle, from Milano Centrale station. It takes around 45 to 60 minutes depending on the traffic . There are buses leaving every 20 minutes and you can buy the ticket on board. The price for each one way ticket is 16 euros.
The new system Park&Fly can host up to 9000 cars very close to the airport .