Milan Linate Airport Guide (LIN)

Airport info
Code: LIN
Address:
20090 Milan Linate, Italy
Location:

Milan Linate Airport is located 7km (4.3 miles) east of central Milan.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +39
Telephone:
(02) 232 323.
Map:
Milan Linate Airport map

One of three main airports serving Milan, Milan Linate Airport is primarily used for domestic and short-haul flights and is the closest to the city centre. Our Milan Linate Airport guide includes information on airport facilities, contact details, transportation options and nearby hotels.

Information

Airport and tourist information desks (tel: (02) 7845 2200) can be found on the ground floor and firts floor of the terminal.

Driving directions

From central Milan, take Via XXII Marzo and Viale Corsica / Viale Forlanini, which leads to the airport. From the A51 ring road, which skirts the east of the city, take the ‘Linate’ exit (exit 6).

Milan Linate Airport has good links to the northern Italian road network: Autostrada 8 leads to Varese; Autostrada 4 links to Novara; Autostrada 1 connects to Piacenza; and Autostrada 7 runs south to Genoa. The P41 connects to Switzerland via Como. Please note that most of these routes are toll roads.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Buses 73 and X73 (tel: 800 808 181; www.atm-mi.it) run daily and connect Milan Linate Airport with the city's underground network at San Babila Metro Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare €1.50). For Milan Central Station (journey time: 40 minutes) take bus 73 to P.za Emilia and pick up bus 92. 

Shuttle: A shuttle bus (tel: (02) 5858 3185; www.malpensashuttle.it) operates to Milan Malpensa Airport, on the other side of the city (journey time: 75 minutes; fare: €13). Free Wi-Fi is available on-board.

Coach: There is an airport express coach service (tel: (02) 3391 0794; www.starfly.net), which runs to the Air Terminal at Milan Central Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare €5). Other services operate between Milan Linate Airport and Pavia, Brescia, Verona and Lugano.

Taxi: Taxis are available outside the arrivals level. Fares vary, but start at around €20, and the journey to central Milan takes 20 to 30 minutes.

Terminal facilities

Money

There are banks on the ground level of the terminal. ATMs and bureaux de change can be found on the ground and first floors.

Communication

A post office is situated in the public area of the ground floor in Arrivals, and there are two additional mailboxes on this level. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout Milan Linate Airport, and there are also public telephones. 

Food

There are bars, fast food outlets and snack bars throughout the airport. In addition, self-service and sit down restaurants can be found on the second floor.

Shopping

There is a wide range of shops throughout Milan Linate Airport, with a variety of specialist shops selling everything from newspapers and technology to fashion items. Duty-free shopping is available in the international departures area.

Luggage

Left-luggage and lost property offices are located on the ground floor. Porters are available on request. 

Other

Other facilities at Milan Linate Airport include a first aid service (tel: (02) 7485 2222), pharmacy, baby care room, travel agency, chapel, hairdresser and laundry.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Business facilities, including internet access, telephones and newspapers, are available at Club SEA lounges; membership is required for the use of these lounges. Airlines also provide executive lounges in Domestic and International Departures.

There is a business centre situated on the ground floor of the terminal. A VIP service (tel: (02) 748 3510) can arrange assistance for check-in, fast-track access through security and transfers to aircraft with a personal vehicle.

Meeting rooms are available for hire at the nearby Novotel Milano Linate Airport Hotel (tel: (02) 507 261; www.novotel.com).

Disabled facilities

Wheelchair-accessible toilets, lifts to all floors and dedicated parking spaces are available. The Sala Amica is available on the first floor, in the domestic check-in hall, for passengers requiring assistance – this service must be pre-booked. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

There are three car parks at Milan Linate Airport: P1 and P2 are connected to the terminal building and offer short-term rates. Rates for more than four days are available on the fifth and sixth floors of P2, while the dedicated long-term P3 car park is opposite the terminal. Car washing, valet and small repairs services are also available upon request (tel: (02) 7485 2934).

Car rental

Car hire companies located at Milan Linate Airport include: Avis, Budget, EasyCar, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, Sixt, Thrifty and a number of local providers. Each of these companies has a desk in Arrivals.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Milan Linate Airport; however there is a choice within a short distance of the terminal. Many more accommodation options exist in central Milan.


Crowne Plaza Milan Linate

(02) 516 001.

Located 5km (3 miles) from Milan Linate Airport, the Crowne Plaza Milan Linate offers a free shuttle bus service to the airport. The hotel has two on-site restaurants, fitness facilities and meeting and conference space for up to 1,200 people.

Novotel Milano Linate Airport

(02) 507 261.

Equipped with a 24-hour café, bar, outdoor pool and large outdoor terrace, the 4-star Novotel operates a regular shuttle service to and from Milan Linate Airport, which is 4km (2.5 miles) away. Like many hotels in the area, meeting rooms are available to hire for business guests.

Holiday Inn Milan Linate Airport

(02) 553 601.

Just 3km (2 miles) by complimentary shuttle from the airport, the Holiday Inn has a cocktail bar and a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also offers five small meeting rooms and full-service business centre for those travelling on business.

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