Airport Motel is a five-minute drive from Milan Malpensa Airport. The hotel provides car parking facilities, a small meeting room, bar and TV room.
Milan Malpensa Airport Guide (MXP)
The largest of three major airports serving Milan, Milan Malpensa Airport is used for long-haul international flights and it’s also a key hub for low-cost airlines. Our Milan Malpensa Airport guide includes contact details, information on airport facilities, public transport and nearby hotels.
Work is underway on construction of a third satellite area at Terminal 1. A third runway is due to be completed during 2012.
There are several information points located throughout both terminals. There is a tourist information desk (tel: 02 5858 0506) in Terminal 1.
A shuttle bus connects the two terminals.
Milan Malpensa Airport can be reached from the SS336 state road. Take the ‘Busto Arsizio’ exit from the Autostrada dei Laghi (A8), which links directly with Milan.
Rail: The Malpensa Express (tel: 02 8511 4774; www.malpensaexpress.it) trains run direct services from Terminal 1 to Milan Cadorna Station (journey time: 30-40 minutes; fare: €11) and to Milan Central Station (journey time: 45-50 minutes; fare: €10) in the centre of Milan.
Bus: Buses run from both terminals to Milan Central Station. There are also services to Milan Linate Airport, Sesto and Torino, among other destinations. The Malpensa Shuttle Air Pullman (tel: 0331 258 411; ticketonline.malpensashuttle.it) runs from both terminals to Milan Central Station, stopping on request at the conference and exhibition centre during Milan fair events (journey time: 50 minutes; fare: €10).
Taxi: Taxis are available from outside Arrivals at both terminals. The fixed fare to central Milan is €90.
Banks, bureaux de change and ATMs are available in both terminals.
There is a post office in Terminal 1. Public telephones and fax facilities are available in both terminals. Paid-for Wi-Fi access is available throughout Milan Malpensa Airport.
There are bars, a cocktail lounge and restaurants in both terminals. These include plenty of pizza/pasta outlets.
There are numerous shops at Milan Malpensa Airport, including duty-free for non-EU passengers, fashion boutiques and newsagents.
Left-luggage facilities (tel: 02 5858 0298) are available in Terminal 1.
There are chemists as well as first aid and health offices in both terminals. Chapels can also be found in both terminals. Travel agencies and transport tickets desks are available in Arrivals.
Club SEA lounges (tel: 02 7485 2841) offer a range of business facilities to members. Meeting facilities and a fully equipped business centre are also available at the First Hotel Malpensa Airport (tel: 0331 717 045; www.firsthotel.it) and the Crowne Plaza Milan-Malpensa (tel: 0331 21161; www.ichotelsgroup.com)
Disabled passengers should inform their airline of any special needs when making their flight booking. Assistance is available and there are lifts and ramps for access, as well as disabled toilets and telephones in both terminals. The Sala Amica courtesy lounge in Terminal 1 provides toilets for people with reduced mobility, telephones for the hearing-impaired, as well as newspapers and magazines in Braille if required. Designated car parking spaces for disabled travellers are available at both terminals.
Short- and long-term parking, operated by SEA Parking (tel: 02 7486 2646) and APCOA (tel: 02 5858 1069), is available close to Terminal 1. APCOA provides covered parking spaces that are linked directly to the terminal by a walkway. SEA Parking also provides long-term and economy parking close to Terminal 2, with a shuttle bus connecting to Terminal 1. Valet parking is available at both terminals.
Car hire companies located at Milan Malpensa Airport include: Auto Europa, Avis, EasyCar, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, Sixt, Targa Rent and Thrifty. Desks for these operators are located on the first floor of Terminal 1.