FAQs About Visiting Milan, Italy
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Transportation in Milan
Milan is well serviced by a metro (subway), buses, and trams. There are also many taxis which are easy to find.
Tickets are €1.50 for an inner city transportation.
As in any big city, always use public transportation with caution regarding safety.
Although efforts have been implemented to improve conditions, the Milan city transportation system is not always wheelchair friendly.
Parking in Milan
BLUE lines. You’ll need a blue “Sosta Milano” card which you can buy in a tobacco shop or at the news stand. You scratch the month (“mese”), date (“giorno”), time in hours (“ora”) and minutes (“minuti”), and display it on your dashboard. In some areas there are coin parking meters and you must display the ticket on the dashboard.
YELLOW line street parking is reserved for residents which are registered and have permits. To get a resident permit call Tel.: 02 88 46 72 32 – 3.
AREA C is the central area inside the ring road of Milan. To enter this area from 7:30am -6pm, an additional fee of 5 euro is applied to any vehicle entering area C (residents have permits).
A few parking garage locations in central Milan (be careful of restricted traffic areas)…
There are 3 airports servicing Milan; Malpensa, Linate and Orio al Serio in Bergamo. They are all easy to get to and from Milan city center by bus or train.
Linate international is closest to the city center, Orio al Serio Bergamo is the hub for most low-cost airlines and Malpensa is the international and trans-continental airport.
Read our article for information on How to get to and from the Milan airports to the city center