There are three main airports located in and around Milan; Bergamo, Linate and Malpensa. Malpensa airport is the largest of these three airports and is 50kms North West of the city. With good roads leading to the city, airport car hire is ideal from Malpensa. It is a very popular airport amongst business people and tourists, Milan being a large industrial and business area and the airport giving you access to all the treasures in northern Italy. The airport has two terminals with Terminal 1 serving most airlines and Terminal 2 is exclusively for EasyJet, this is their biggest hub outside the UK.
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From Malpensa it is possible to see and explore a lot of northern Italy. Undoubtedly, the best way to do this is with airport car hire. Pre-book your rental car on Car Booker and get quickly and easily to all these great destinations by simply going to the rental desk in Terminal 1, level 1. There are shuttle buses every 20 minutes from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1. There are eight car rental providers operating out of Malpensa airport including; Avis, Budget, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, Sixt and Thrifty. To get the best deal on your car rental, ensure that you compare all the prices and deals on offer from each provider – or do it the smart way and let Car Booker do it for you.
You have a choice of transport to and from Malpensa Airport; there are trains, buses, taxis or you can get an airport car rental. For all public transport simply follow the signs to the lower level of the airport. Buses go from both Terminal 1 and 2 to the Central station in Milan. These shuttles take up to an hour to get into the city and cost €7.50 on way or €12 return. The train is a 30-40 minute journey. If you choose to get a taxi, then these are located in front of the arrivals exit in both terminals, always choose a taxi that has a sticker saying ‘Taxi autorizzato per il servizio aeroportuale lombardo” to ensure no extra charges. Journeys to the city take about 50 minutes.
Flying into any of the airports in Milan; Malpensa, Linate or Bergamo provides you with a great starting point for visiting northern Italy. Because of the central location, in a rental car you less than two hours from Turin, Verona, Lake Garda or Genoa. Venice is less than three hours and this means you can explore the Adriatic coast of Italy or head to the mountains for some fabulous skiing in a short time. Here are some of the ski resorts within easy access; Aprica (2 hours 40 minutes), Bormio (3 hours 10 minutes), Madesimo (2 hours 15 minutes) or two hours to any of the following; Borno , Caspoggio, Foppolo, Montecampione, Colere, Piazzatorre and Monte Pora.