Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Travel information

How to reach Università Cattolica, Milan campus

The University is located in the center of Milan and is served by 3 airports. 

 

By Plane 

If you are coming to  Milan by plane you will land either at the Intercontinental Airport of Malpensa, the largest airport in northern Italy, at Linate Airport or at Orio al Serio Airport. 

 

Linate Airport

 

Linate airport is just outside the city at a distance of only 7 km. There are three main connections from the airport to the city: 

1) the number 73 bus to the city centre (running approx. every 10 minutes, final stop in Corso Europa –underground station S. Babila, Red line, i.e. line 1) 

2) the Air Bus shuttle running from the Central Railway Station (underground station Centrale, Green and Yellow lines, i.e. line 2 and line 3; every 30 minutes approx.) 

3) Line 4 is a new underground rapid transit line under construction. The line is expected to be completed in 2021 and will connect directly the airport to the University.  

 

Malpensa Airport

 

Malpensa airport is 45 km  from  the  city.  It has  two  terminals,  connected  by  a  shuttle  bus.  Please remember to check which terminal your plane willbe landing at or leaving from. Several services provide transportation between this airport and the centre of town: 

1) the “Malpensa Express” train, to/from the centre of Milan (underground stations: Cadorna, Centrale and Garibaldi);  

2) public bus connection to/from the Central Railway Station, every 20 minutes.  

 

Orio al Serio Airport

 

Milano – Orio al  Serio airport  is  45  km  from  the  city.  The airport has  road  connections  with  the Central Railway Station. The “Autostradale” bus company service connects the airport to the Central Railway Station in about one hour. It runs every 15 or 30 minutes depending on the time of day. Alternatively, you can reach the Central Station in about 50 minutes using the “Orioshuttle” bus service. It runs every 30 minutes. 

 

By Train 

The main railway station in Milan is Milano Centrale (Central Station). Once you reach the Central Station, you will find many different connections to other areas: Milan has four subway lines and one is under construction. Two underground lines cross at the Central Station, the Green line (line 2) and the Yellow line (line 3).  By underground you can also reach the other railway stations in Milan (Cadorna, Rogoredo, Garibaldi and Lambrate). Several different buses and trams connect the railway station to the various parts of town.  

 

By Car 

Milan has the biggest Italian highway system.  Milan's ring road is the end point  of  highway  A4 coming from Turin, the A4 from Venice and Verona; A1 connecting Milan and Bologna, Florence and Rome; the A7 coming from Genoa and Liguria; and the A8/A9 that go to Switzerland as well as Lake  Como  and  Lake  Maggiore.  The ring road is divided in Tangenziale Est and Tangenziale Ovest. 

 

Further information  

 

General info about transport in Milan (bus, metro, tram, taxi, etc.) 

ATM (local transport in Milan) 

Milan metro network map 

Milan metro fare system 

Radio Taxi Milan companies (info + phone)   

Trenitalia (national and international trains) 

Trenord (local trains)

Milan’s interactive map

 

Practical information