Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Travel info


How to reach Milan

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.

For more information about Linate and Malpensa airports please visit: 
For more information about Orio al Serio airport please visit www.sacbo.it

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

  • the number 73 bus from and to the city centre (running approx. every 10 minutes, final stop in Corso Europa – underground station S. Babila, line 1 Red)
  • the Air Bus shuttle running from and to the Central Railway Station (underground station Centrale, Line 2/Green and Line 3/yellow; every 30 minutes approx.)

Malpensa airport is 45 km from the city. It has two terminals. Please remember to check which terminal your plane will be 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 in about 30 minutes: Cadorna (Metro Line 1 Red and 2 Green), walking distance to our campus (10 minutes approximately), or Centrale (Metro Line 3 Yellow)  and Garibaldi (Metro Line 2 Green);

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

Orio al Serio
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 Railway Station). Once you reach the Central Station, you will find many different connections to other areas.

Two underground lines cross at the Central Station, the Metro Line 2 Green and the Metro Line 3 Yellow. 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.
Shuttle buses to and from the airports of Linate, Malpensa and Orio al Serio.

For information on trains in Italy please consult the following website: www.trenitalia.it.

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.

How to reach the Università Cattolica campus



The Università Cattolica is easily accessible by public transportation (Metro and Bus):

  • subway station Cadorna (Line 1 Red or Line 2 Green); or Sant'Ambrogio (Line 2 Green);
  • bus stop Sant'Agnese (Line 50), Sant'Ambrogio (Line 58) or De Amicis/Carducci (Line 94);
  • tram stop in Corso Magenta (Line 19, 20 or 24).


For information about tickets and further information see the website of the public transportation in Milan ATM.


If you enjoy riding a bike, you can subscribe to BikeMI, Milan's bike sharing easy, practical and ecological service.

If you need a taxi in Milan, you can call 02.77.77 or download the app Milano in Taxi.


What would you like to visit in Milan? 

See here for further information about places to see, monuments and churches, events. Enjoy the city! 


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