Malpensa-Milano centrale train

Sep 16th, 2010, 06:14 AM
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Malpensa-Milano centrale train

Any news on the direct train from Malpensa to Milano Centrale?

Grazie!
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Sep 16th, 2010, 06:52 AM
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Last time we did that we took the bus right outside the terminal to Milano Centrale. It was literally door to door and very easy.
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Sep 16th, 2010, 10:25 AM
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see my recent posting here - http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...o-florence.cfm
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Sep 16th, 2010, 08:00 PM
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The buses leave every 20 minutes when you walk out of the main arrivals building.
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Sep 16th, 2010, 09:32 PM
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>>>>The buses leave every 20 minutes when you walk out of the main arrivals building<<<

The OP is asking about the direct train service that is supposed to start, not the bus. So far, only showing two departures per day at 12:21 and 19:21.

12:21 MALPENS 13:03 MI C.LE 00:42 9517 FRECCIAROSSA ES Italia AV 15,00 € (1st cl) 12,00 € (2nd cl)

19:21 MALPENS 20:03 MI C.LE 00:42 9539 FRECCIAROSSA ES Italia AV 15,00 € 12,00 €
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Sep 16th, 2010, 09:44 PM
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From trenitalia website:

Dal 13 settembre nuovi collegamenti per Milano, Torino e Bolzano
Con l'introduzione dei nuovi collegamenti diventa ancora più comodo viaggiare in treno da e verso: Milano, Torino e Bolzano. Le tue esigenze cambiano, Trenitalia le segue!

Nuovi collegamenti Frecciarossa per Malpensa Aeroporto

Con una coppia di treni Frecciarossa da/per Firenze (9502 -9539) e una coppia di treni Frecciarossa da/per Napoli (9517 -9520) puoi raggiungere l'aeroporto di Malpensa direttamente da una delle città della dorsale Napoli - Milano, senza scomodi cambi di treno, nei seguenti orari:

- partenza da Firenze Santa Maria Novella alle 7:00, da Bologna alle 7:40 e da Milano Centrale alle 8:57. Arrivo all' aeroporto di Malpensa alle 9:39;

- partenza da Napoli Centrale alle 10:50, da Roma Termini alle 12:15, da Firenze Santa Maria Novella alle 14:00, da Bologna alle 14:40, da Milano Centrale alle 15:57. Arrivo all'aeroporto di Malpensa alle ore 16:39;

Viceversa, puoi partire dall’aeroporto di Malpensa con un treno Frecciarossa nei seguenti orari:

- partenza dall’aeroporto Malpensa alle ore 12:21. Arrivo a Milano Centrale alle13:03, a Bologna alle 14:20, a Firenze Santa Maria Novella alle 15:00, a Roma Termini alle 16:45 e a Napoli Centrale alle ore 18:10.

- partenza dall'aeroporto Malpensa alle 19:21. Arrivo a Milano Centrale alle 20:03, a Bologna alle 21:20 e a Firenze Santa Maria Novella alle 22:00.

Translation of the above:

As of Sept. 13 - new connections for Milan, Turin, and Bolzano

With the introduction of the new connections it has become even more comfortable to travel by train to and from Milan, Turin, and Bolzano. Your needs change, Trenitalia follows.

New connections Frecciarossa to Malpensa airport

With a pair of Frecciarossa trains to/from Florence (9502-9539) and a pair of Frecciarossa trains to/from Naples (9517-9520) you can reach the Malpensa airport directly from one of the cities on the line Naples-Milan, without the awkward change of trains, as per the following timetable:

- Departure from Florence Santa Maria Novella at 7:00, from Bologna at 7:40, and from Milano Centrale at 8:57. Arrival at Malpensa airport at 9:39.

- Departure form Naples Centrale at 10:50, from Roma Termini at 12:15, from Florence Santa Maria Novella at 14:00, from Bologna at 14:40, from Milano Centrale at 15:57. Arrival at Malpensa airport at 16:39.

Vice-versa you can depart from Malpensa airport with a Frecciarossa train as per the following timetable:

- Departure from Malpensa airport at 12:21. Arrival at Milano Centrale at 13:03, at Bologna at 14:20, at Florence Santa Maria Novella at 15:00, at Roma Termini at 16:45, and at Napoli Centrale at 18:10.

- Departure from Malpensa airport at 19:21. Arrival at Milano Centrale at 20:03, at Bologna at 21:20, at Florence Santa Maria Novella at 22:00.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 04:08 AM
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Thanks everyone-lots of good information!
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Sep 17th, 2010, 05:53 AM
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Since 1999, there is a train every 30 minutes from and to Milano Cadorna: http://www.malpensaexpress.it/
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Sep 17th, 2010, 06:32 AM
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Matt

the whole point of the posting is that until now there has not been a direct rail link with Milano Centrale and thus the rest of the network.

With the new timetable in December there will be four trains an hour in each direction with two going to/from Milano Cadorna and two going to/from Milano Centrale.

Elsewhere many post about the bus connections but, whilst reasonably priced, there is always the uncertainty of when you arrive at destination especially around morning and early evening rush hour. The train connection now resolves this.

The next connection that everyone is waiting for - and it should be up and running in time for the 2015 Expo - is the metro link between Milano Linate airport and the city.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 08:59 AM
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kybourbon: I understand that, but since the trains aren't running that often now, I was offering a direct bus. The bus doesn't stop anywhere and is easy to access.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 09:42 AM
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Ann1 - kybourbon is right. It's a bit like being back at school - read the question!
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Sep 17th, 2010, 11:13 AM
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Just a point of information.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 03:06 PM
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nochblad, I had understood the question. I was just pointing out that there is also a train in place from Cadorna.

Also, at the moment there are only two trains a day between Centrale and Malpensa, hardly a useful service.

"With the new timetable in December there will be four trains an hour in each direction with two going to/from Milano Cadorna and two going to/from Milano Centrale."

Can you post a link on this? I didn't find on the trenitalia website. Thanks.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 03:37 PM
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I could find nothing in English on Trenitalia but there is the info here under the rail section - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malpensa_Airport#Rail
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Sep 17th, 2010, 03:48 PM
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If the current schedule as posted above is not working for you, (and by you I mean all those reading and engaging by now, not just the OP) and you may want to go further than Milan anyway, here's a guote from the Malpensa website:

Lufthansa airport bus connects Malpensa to Alessandria, Bellinzona, Bergamo, Brescia, Chiasso, Como, Genoa, Lugano, Milan, Novara, Turin, Varese. Lufthansa Limousine service is available to any destination in Northern Italy and Southern Switzerland.

Bus tickets are available starting from only €7,00. Passengers will be directed to bus stops by signs in the airport.

All services can be used not only by Lufthansa passengers but by any person who needs to transfer to and from Malpensa. Further information on the services, time schedules, prices and online booking are available on www.lufthansaairportbus.it.
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Sep 17th, 2010, 04:01 PM
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Reading the newspaper Corriere della Sera I just came across this:


LE NOVITA' - Dal prossimo 13 dicembre, secondo quanto dichiarato dall’assessore alla Mobilità della Regione Lombardia, Raffaele Cattaneo, i collegamenti diretti da Milano a Malpensa saranno quattro ogni ora, due in partenza dalla stazione di Cadorna e due dalla stazione Centrale. Per chi usa i Frecciarossa, a Milano c'è un'altra novità: «MiTo», la nuova fermata di Milano Rogoredo per otto Frecciarossa che collegano Torino con Roma.


http://milano.corriere.it/notizie/cr...53092076.shtml
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Sep 17th, 2010, 04:40 PM
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The Lufthansa bus provides welcome direct and fast service to some places, but other routes take longer and some routes cost more than using LeNord from Malpensa or taking the bus to Centrale and using Trenitalia.

It's nice to have options, but do compare costs and the duration of the journey. I'm sure for some people boarding once and loading luggage once is worth the extra time and money.
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Sep 18th, 2010, 02:38 AM
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Thanks, this is good news. Let's hope it goes ahead as planned.
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Sep 18th, 2010, 04:32 AM
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Google translation of DalaiLlama's post.

THE NEW '- From 13th December, as declared by the Councillor for Mobility of the Region of Lombardy, Raffaele Cattaneo, direct connections from Milan Malpensa will be four hours each, two departing from Cadorna station and two from the Central Station. For those uses Frecciarossa in Milan there's another new "myth", the new bus stop in Milan for eight Rogoredo Frecciarossa linking Turin to Rome.

This link from Trenitalia tells a little bit about it and some other new trains (in Italian).
http://www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/inde...003f16f90aRCRD
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Sep 18th, 2010, 05:14 AM
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The Lufthansa bus sounds like it might be worth the extra expense to avoid changes.

Can tickets be purchased on the bus?

It goes to Piazza Matteotti in Como. Has anyone taken the C30 bus from there to Bellagio?

Thanks!
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