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Catch the train to Malpensa Airport

Milan Malpensa Airport is 26 miles outside of central Milan, so when it's time to travel home or head off on a new stage of your journey, travelling by train is a great way of getting to the airport with ease. More than 30 Trenitalia trains run from Milan Central Station to Malpensa Airport daily, and the journey lasts less than an hour.

With so many services daily, you're guaranteed to get to the airport with plenty of time for your flight, totally stress-free and not having to worry about taxi prices or inner-city traffic. Ready to book? You can read FAQs about the journey from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport below or search for train times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.

Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport by train

It takes an average of 51m to travel from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport by train, over a distance of around 26 miles (42 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport and tickets for this journey start from €13 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 51m
PriceFrom €13
Distance26 miles (42 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train08:55
Last train15:55
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationMilan Malpensa Airport
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTerravision, Flixbus, Autostradale, Trenord

Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport for Tuesday 22nd June 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:55 10:46 51m, direct
10:25 11:16 51m, direct
10:55 11:46 51m, direct
11:25 12:16 51m, direct
11:55 12:46 51m, direct
12:25 13:16 51m, direct
12:55 13:46 51m, direct
13:25 14:16 51m, direct
13:55 14:46 51m, direct
14:25 15:16 51m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport

The price of train tickets from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport starts at €13 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Milan Malpensa Airport is 51 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Milan Central Station and Milan Malpensa Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport is 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport can start from as little as €13 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport leaves at 08:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport leaves at 15:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Milan Central Station and Milan Malpensa Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport cover a distance of around 26 miles (42 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Malpensa Airport to Milan Central Station.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Milan Malpensa Airport for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/09/2020 for travel on 10/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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