Milan Linate Airport Guide (LIN)

Airport info
Code: LIN
Viale Enrico Forlanini, Segrate MI, 20090, Italy

Milan Linate Airport is located 7km (4.3 miles) east of central Milan.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +39
+39 02 232 323.
Milan Linate Airport map

One of three main airports serving Milan, Milan Linate Airport is primarily used for domestic and short-haul flights and is the closest airport to the city centre. Our Milan Linate Airport guide includes information on airport facilities, contact details, transportation options and nearby hotels.


Airport and tourist information desks can be found on the ground floor and first floor of the terminal.

Driving directions

From central Milan, make your way onto Via Senato or Via Francesco Sforza (two roads that circle the centre of the city) and head westbound along the connecting Corso di Porta Vittoria. This road leads directly to the airport. From the A51 ring road that skirts the east of the city, take the ‘Linate’ exit (exit 6).

Milan Linate Airport has good links to the northern Italian road network: Autostrada 8 leads to Varese; Autostrada 4 links to Novara; Autostrada 1 connects to Piacenza; and Autostrada 7 runs south to Genoa. The P41 connects to Switzerland via Como. Please note that most of these routes are toll roads.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Buses 73 and X73 (tel: +39 02 4860 7607; run daily and connect Milan Linate Airport with the city's underground network at San Babila Metro Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare €1.50). For Milan Central Station (journey time: 40 minutes) take bus 73 to Emilia and change to bus 92. 

Shuttle:A shuttle bus (tel: +39 02 5858 3185; operates to Milan Malpensa Airport, on the other side of the city (journey time: 75 minutes; fare: €13). Free Wi-Fi is available on-board.

Coach:There is an airport express coach service (tel: +39 02 3391 0794;, which runs to the Air Terminal at Milan Central Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare €5). Other services operate between Milan Linate Airport and Pavia, Brescia, Verona and Lugano.

Taxi:Taxis are available outside the arrivals level. Fares vary, but start at around €20, and the journey to central Milan takes 20 to 30 minutes.

Terminal facilities


There are banks on the ground level of the terminal. ATMs and bureaux de change can be found on the ground and first floors.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available free of charge throughout the airport. A post office is situated in the public area of the ground floor in Arrivals, and there are two additional mailboxes on this level. Public telephones are also available.


There are bars, fast food outlets and snack bars throughout the airport. In addition, self-service and sit down restaurants can be found on the second floor.


There is a wide range of shops throughout Milan Linate Airport, with a variety of specialist outlets selling everything from newspapers and electronics to fashion items. Duty-free shopping (for passengers leaving the EU) is available in the international departures area.


Left-luggage and lost property offices are located on the ground floor in arrivals. Porters are available on request. 


Other facilities at Milan Linate Airport include a first aid service (tel: +39 02 7485 2222), pharmacy, baby care room, travel agency, chapel, hairdresser and launderette.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Business facilities, including internet access, telephones and newspapers, are available at Club SEA lounges; membership is required for the use of these lounges. Airlines also provide executive lounges in Domestic and International Departures.

There is a business centre situated on the ground floor of the terminal. A VIP service (tel: +39 02 7483 3510) can arrange assistance for check-in, fast-track access through security and transfers to aircrafts with a personal vehicle.

Meeting rooms are available for hire at the nearby Novotel Milano Linate Airport Hotel (tel: +39 02 507 261;

Disabled facilities

Wheelchair-accessible toilets, lifts to all floors and dedicated parking spaces are available. The Sala Amica is available on the first floor, in the domestic check-in hall, for passengers requiring assistance – this service must be pre-booked. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

There are three car parks at Milan Linate Airport: P1 and P2 are connected to the terminal building and offer short-term rates. Rates for more than four days are available on the fifth and sixth floors of P2, while the dedicated long-term P3 car park is opposite the terminal. Car washing, valet and small repairs services are also available upon request. Parking can be booked online via the airport website.

Car rental

Car hire companies located at Milan Linate Airport include: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt, Thrifty and a number of local providers. Each of these companies has a desk in Arrivals.


There are no on-site hotels at Milan Linate Airport; however there is a choice within a short distance of the terminal. Many more accommodation options exist in central Milan.

Novotel Milano Linate Airport

+39 02 507 261.

Equipped with a 24-hour café, bar, outdoor pool and large outdoor terrace, the 4-star Novotel operates a regular shuttle service to and from Milan Linate Airport, which is 4km (2.5 miles) away. Like many hotels in the area, meeting rooms are available to hire for business guests.

Via Mecenate 121, 20138, Milan, Italy

Hotel NH Linate

+39 02 5477 6881.

Also close to the terminal (about 10 minutes by car), the moderately priced NH Linate is located close to major businesses in the district. It offers meeting facilities, a restaurant and a bar

Via A. Grandi 12, Peschiera Borromeo, 20068, Milan, Italy

Crowne Plaza Milan Linate

+39 02 516 001.

Located 5km (3 miles) from Milan Linate Airport, the Crowne Plaza Milan Linate offers a free shuttle bus service to the airport. The hotel has two on-site restaurants, fitness facilities and meeting and conference space for up to 1,200 people.

Via Konrad Adenauer 3, San Donato, 20097, Milan, Italy

Holiday Inn Milan Linate Airport

+39 02 553 601.

Just 3km (2 miles) from the airport, the Holiday Inn has a cocktail bar and a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also offers five small meeting rooms, a complimentary airport shuttle service and a full-service business centre for those travelling for work.

Via Buozzi 2, Peschiera Borromeo, 20068, Milan, Italy
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