Milan has 3 airports: Malpensa (new in 2000), Lineata (old airport near city center) and Bergamo (low cost airlines)
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Airport website: sea-aeroportimilano.it
Airlines: alitalia, eurofly.it, myair.com (2007)
It was a new airport in 2000 and has very modern architecture. Ir's the main international airport.
Malpensa: 5 919 592 passengers in 1998.
Malpensa: situated 50km/30 miles northwest of Milan
Trains run to central Milan (Stazione Nord Milano) every 30 minutes (journey time: 30 minutes). The trainstation is in the arrivals area of Terminal 1.
There are two bus services:
the Malpensa Express which leaves from the arrivals area of Terminal 1 every 30 minutes and terminates at Stazione Nord Milano (journey time: 1 hour);
the Malpensa Shuttle which goes to Statione Centrale every 20 minutes (journey time: 1hour).
Linate: situated just a few kilometres outside the city. It's the old main airport.
Two buses link the city centre:
- the ATM 73 which departs every 10 minutes (journey time: 20 minutes);
- the STAM bus that leaves every 30 minutes (journey time: 30 minutes).
Milan Lineata: 13 611 749 passengers in 1998
This is a small low budget airport in 2003.
Orio al Serio Airport is situated 31 miles (50km) to the north east of Milan just outside the city of Bergamo.
Airport website: orioaeroporto.it
Airlines: Ryanair, volareweb.com, myair.com (2007)
In 2003 there was a non-stop bus service between Milan Central railway station and Bergamo airport. Frequency is was less than once an hour in 2003 and there was competition between bus companies, so you needed to make sure you buy a ticket for fastest departure.