Train Transfers To and From Malpensa Airport

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Trains to and from Milan Malpensa Airport with Train Routes and Times

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Malpensa Airport train station is located underground and accessible via a covered walkway from the terminals. The Trenord train station ticket office is open every day from 6.15 to 21.20 hours.

At peak times Trenord trains leave Terminal 1 and 2 every 15 minutes for Milan's main train stations: Milan Centrale, Porta Garibaldi, Cadorna. Malpensa Express train is the fastest connection between Malpensa Airport and Milan. To get to Cadorna Train Station takes just 37 minutes. Cadorna Train Station lies just 10 minutes from Milan's historic city center and is the most convenient stop for many tourist attractions and walking tours.


Trains from Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 and 2 going to Milan City Center

Description of the route

To get to Milano Centrale takes 52 minutes from Terminal 1. High speed trains leave Milano Centrale station for destinations all over Italy and there are also trains to neighbouring countries like Switzerland.

Time from Airport to Destination

About 146 trains a day leave Malpensa Airport train station every day, running between 04.27 hours and 00.20 hours. They stop at Femo-Lonate Pozzolo, Busto Arsizio FN, Castellanza, Rescaldina, Saronno and Milano Bovisa, before either branching off to Milano Centrale, Milano P Ta Garibaldi or Milano Cadorna.

Time From Destination to Airport

Returning trains depart from Milan Central Train Station at 25 and 55 minutes past each hour between 05.25 and 23.25 hours.

Trains that leave at 25 minutes past the hour from Milano Centrale stop at Milano Porta Garibaldi, Milano Bovisa, Saronno, Rescaldina, Castellanza, Busto Arsizio, Femo-Lonate Pozzolo, before arriving at Malpensa Airport.

Trains leaving at 55 minutes past the hour from Milano Centrale arrive first at Milano Porta Garibaldi, before going on to Milano Bovisa, Saronno, Busto Arsizio and Malpensa Airport.

Trains from Milano Cadorna Train Station to Malpensa Airport Terminals 1 & 2

From Cadorna train station trains leave at 27 and 57 minutes past the hour, between 04.27 and 00.20 hours. They stop at Milano Bovisa, Saronno, Busto Arsizio and Malpensa Airport.


For passengers who arrive at Malpensa Airport on an open flight ticket, it's possible to book special tickets via the website that cost just 20.00 euros per person (10.00 euros for children aged 4 – 13). These tickets are valid for 30 days and the return date can be changed up to 3 times by going online (as long as the return date is within the stipulated 30 day limit). Otherwise the trip costs 10.00 euros per person, one way. It may be possible to get price reductions with a Malpensa Express ticket/Milano Card selection. A single ticket to Rho Fiera from Malpensa costs 4.40 euros. Trains run only to/from Rho Fiera Milano Exhibition grounds during fairs and exhibitions.

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Other Routes to/from Malpensa Airport Train Station

The S40 Metro line only goes as far as Varese, but the Tilo S50 Bellizona extension allows onward travel to Malpensa Airport. Stations stops in between include Lugano, Mendrisio, Varese, Gallarate and Malpensa.

Trains also leave Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 for Como Nord Lago and Como S Giovanni train stations.

Trains for Como Nord Lago and S Giovanni leave at 56 mins to the hour and 26 minutes past the hour every day. The journey takes 1 hour 18 minutes to complete. The first train of the day leaves at 12.56, the last at 23.56.

Trains leaving Como Nord Lago and Como S Giovanni train stations leave during the day at 16 minutes past the hour and 46 minutes to the hour. Depending on the combination – some journeys involve bus and Metro line trains – the journey takes 1 hour 18 or 1 hour 28 minutes to complete.

The first train/bus combination of the day leaves Como at 05.06 hours, the last leaves Como at 22.49 hours. Train only journeys go via Saronno. Bus and train combinations go via Camnago-Lentate and Milano Cardorna.