Milan is considered to be not only the fashion capital of the world but also a city that welcomes most Italy guests. In Milan and its surroundings they have three airports; still the capital has only two of them attached. The oldest and smallest Milan airport — Linate — is located just seven kilometers from the city centre. This airport serves domestic Italian flights and some planes coming from Schengen zone countries. One more aerial port working for Milan is Orio al Serio international airport in Bergamo. Even though the airport is attached to another area, it's popular among tourists who dream to visit the fashion capital for several reasons: first, it's pretty close to Milan; second, Orio al Serio accepts mostly low cost flights. The biggest Milan airport is Malpensa. Most international flights arrive to Malpensa airport.
Malpensa airport is number three for passenger traffic and number two for the number of international flights in Italy. It has two terminals, and one of them is pretty small and deals with charter flights. The second terminal bears the main traffic of the airport and is divided into international and European departments. This aerial port is located 45 kilometers from Milan, and when you need to get to the city, you can use public transport, or take a taxi, or book a transfer.
From the bus stop and rails, which are located not far from the terminals' exits, speeding trains and buses go 24/7. They will bring you to the Milan centre in an hour. A more comfortable way is taxi. To get a car, you will have to use a free bus to reach Terminal 1, and then find a special desk on the ground floor to make a payment and head for the taxi stand where the car is prepared. The price for taxi Milan airports is around EUR100. It will not take much effort to book a transfer from Malpensa airport. You can even pay for the car beforehand.
The needed car will come to the corresponding terminal at the time you stated. The driver will meet you in the arrival lounge, walk with you to the car and bring you to the destination for a fixed sum of money. For example, transfer from Malpensa airport to Bergamo will cost around EUR120.
The third airport welcoming Milan guests is Orio al Serio, and it's located in Bergamo, about 40 kilometers from the fashion capital. This airport receives mostly planes of low cost companies, and for the last years its popularity has raised. In the Bergamo's suburbs you can as well find lots of malls with the latest fashion collections, but if you want to see fashion with your own eyes, you can take a taxi to Milan. At the information desk in Orio al Serio you can get help on how to get a car to go soon.
The road will take around one hour without regard to traffic jams and will cost not less than a hundred Euros, if it's about Milan. If you need to go further, it will cost you much more. It's more convenient to book Milan transfer from Bergamo airport. Besides, it's cheaper. So you can get to Milan (regardless of traffic and distance from the centre) for about EUR100. Transfer from Bergamo to Malpensa airport will be around EUR120, and to Milan Linate you can go for around EUR85.
Milan Linate Airport is located in the city area. It's not big and only serves flights from Italian cities and nearby European cities. Some international tourists can come to Milan Linate airport if they go to Italy from other countries. If you decide to go further around Europe or Italy, you need to know how to leave Milan Linate airport.
It will only take 10 minutes to get to the Milan centre by public transport. In case you have to reach one of the airports of the capital of Lombardy, it's easier to take a taxi. You need to go to the taxi stand near the terminal's exit, choose a car and head off. The cost for taxi from Milan Linate Airport to Malpensa will be not less than EUR130; and to the city centre not less than EUR50.
In terms of price and comfort a great competitor to taxi will be Milan transfer from Linate airport or the other airports. For four passengers transfer to the city centre will cost you about EUR45, and to Malpensa airport — around EUR100.