Linate International Airport, located 7 kilometres east of Milan, handles mainly domestic flights but also daily flights to European capitals such as Berlin, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid and Frankfurt. Milan city centre can be reached by bus or car from Linate.
Linate is Milan's secondary airport, behind Malpensa, and the closest to the city centre. It receives around 10 million passengers every year. Featuring 24 gates, it offers a wide range of domestic and medium range international flights, mainly to other European cities.
Built in the 1930s, it was completely rebuilt in the 1950s and then again in the 1980s. It is officially named Enrico Forlanini airport, after the engineer and inventor who worked in helicopters and aircrafts.
There is also a variety of bars & restaurants at the airport, including cafes, Asian restaurants, bakeries, Italian cuisine, pizzerias and sandwich shops. You can also find a range of shops including a supermarket and high fashion brands.
General Airport Info:
- Airport Code: LIN
- Distance to City Centre: 7km
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Accepted Currency: Euros €
Travel & Transport:
- Parking: There are three car parks located near the terminal building. P1 has 1300 covered parking places directly connected to the check-in area through a corridor located on the 2nd floor; it is the most expensive. P2, the Executive Car Park, has 2000 covered parking places and a tunnel connecting it to the check-in area, which is within 1 minute walk. The long-stay car park is located on the 5th and 6th floors of P2; with 500 places of covered and uncovered parking, it has a minimum stay of 4 days and, the longer you stay, the cheaper it gets. Check Milan Linate Airport Parking real time availability & parking prices.
- Car Hire: The car hire companies’ offices are located in the arrival's lounge.
- Coaches: Coaches and buses into Milan city, Malpensa airport, Brescia and Monza depart on a regular basis from the airport, with several stops that include the central train station. You can buy your ticket on site before you board.
- Airlines: There are lots of International airlines that fly to Milan Linate, all year round. Use our Flight Finder to book your flights.
It takes around 20 minutes to drive from the centre of Milan to Linate airport. Take the SP14 for the most direct route.