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Milan has 4 metro lines and a huge number of tram and bus lines. Transport in the city is managed by ATM. Tickets are suitable for all types of transport. There are some efficient public transport tickets: One-day ticket Valid for 24 hours; € 4.50
Two-day ticket valid for 48 hours; € 8.25
A book of 10 tickets is valid for 90 minutes each; € 13.80
Evening ticket Valid from 8 pm until the end of the movement; € 3
At night, you can take the night routes, they usually start with the letter "N"

Milan Metro

ATM (Azienda Trasporti Milano; %02 4860 7607; www.atm.it) runs Milan’s public transport network, including the metro.
Services operate between 5.40am and 12.20am (from 6.15am on Sunday).
There are four lines: M1 (red) connects Duomo with Porta Venezia, the castle, Corso Magenta and the Fiera; M2 (green) connects Porta Garibaldi with Brera and Navigli; M3 (yellow) connects the Quad with Porta Romana; and, M5 (lilac) connects San Siro with Porta Garibaldi and Isola.
Work on the M4 (blue) line, which will eventually connect the city with Linate Airport, is well underway with a tentative completion date of 2020.
A ticket costs €1.50 and is valid for one metro ride. Tickets are sold at electronic ticket machines in the station, or at tobacconists and newsstands.

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Milan Tram

ATM (Azienda Trasporti Milano; %02 4860 7607; www.atm.it) also oversees trams and an extensive bus network.
Route maps are available from ATM info points, or download the ATM app.
Tickets are sold at electronic ticket machines in the station, or at tobacconists and newsstands.
A ticket costs €1.50 and is valid for 90 minutes on trams and buses. It must be validated when boarding.
Tram 1, which cuts through the historic centre, is a retro orange beauty with wooden benches and original fittings.
Trams 2 and 3 are good for sightseeing, and trams 9 and 10 loop the whole way around the centre via Porta Venezia, Porta Genova and Porta Garibaldi.

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Milan Bus

ATM (Azienda Trasporti Milano; %02 4860 7607; www.atm.it) also oversees trams and an extensive bus network.
Route maps are available from ATM info points, or download the ATM app.
Tickets are sold at electronic ticket machines in the station, or at tobacconists and newsstands.
A ticket costs €1.50 and is valid for 90 minutes on trams and buses. It must be validated when boarding. Bus-based night services run every half-hour between 12.20am and 5.40am, when the metro is closed.

Milan transport hubs

Milan Central Station

Milan Central Station (Italian: Milano Centrale) is one of the largest railway stations in Europe. The station is made in the Art Deco style, although it is not fully designed in it. The central station is located in Zone 2, with metro lines M2 and M3 leading to it. A taxi rank is located directly opposite the station. Buses stop on the west side of the railway station building (November 4 area); buses to Linate, Malpensa and Orio al Serio airports leave from the east side of the station (Piazza Luigi di Savoia - Piazza Luigi di Savoia).

Duomo

"Duomo" (Italian: Duomo - Cathedral) - interchange station of the lines M1 and M3 of the Milan Metro. The underground station is located in the very center of the city under the Cathedral Square (Italian: piazza del Duomo). The device of the M1 line station: underground location with two tracks - one for each direction and two side platforms. The station hall is located under the northern part of the square. The station is located at a distance of 340 meters from the Corduzio station and 688 meters from the San Babila station. At the station of the M3 line, there are multi-level platforms, which avoids tunneling under buildings. At the lower level there are tracks in the direction of San Donato station, at the upper level - in the direction of Comazina station.

Cordusio

This is another metro station located in the center, near the Duomo, “Cordusio” (Italian: Cordusio) - station of the M1 line of the Milan Metro. The underground station is located between Via Dante and Piazza Cordusio in the center of Milan. This is a transfer station for Milan's ground transportation, especially tram lines that diverge throughout the city.

Milan Getting to

Most tourists arrive in Milan either by air via the Malpensa and Linate airports or by using the high-speed trains that arrive at the central railway station. So you can get to Milan by bus. All major European carriers have routes to Milan, but this method is less popular.

Malpensa Airport

Northern Italy’s main international airport, Malpensa (MXP; %02 23 23 23; www.milanomalpensaairport.com; dMalpensa Express), is located 50km northwest of Milan. Terminal 1 receives the majority of scheduled international and domestic flights, while Terminal 2 is dedicated to low-cost carriers such as EasyJet. A free shuttle connects Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Train

The Malpensa Express runs from both airport terminals to the city centre (50 minutes) every 30 minutes from 5.50am to 12.20am.

Bus

The Malpensa Shuttle runs a limited service between 12.20am and 5.50am.

Linate Airport

The more convenient Linate Airport (LIN; 02 23 23 23; www.milanolinate-airport.com; Viale Enrico Forlanini), 7km east of the city centre, handles the majority of domestic and a handful of European flights.

City Bus ATM

City Bus ATM bus number 73 departs to Via Gonzaga (€1.50, 25 minutes) every 10-20 minutes between 5.35am and 12.35am.

Bus

Airport Bus Express run coaches to Stazione Centrale (25 minutes) every 30 minutes between 5.30am and 10pm; Air Bus offers a similar service

Air-Bus

The bus runs to the central station (25 minutes) every 30 minutes from 5:30 to 22:00. As well as the Express Bus

Stazione Centrale

Milan’s monumental Stazione Centrale (www.milanocentrale.it; Piazza Duca d’Aosta; h4am-1am; mCentrale) receives international, high-speed trains from France, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. The ticketing office and left luggage are located on the ground floor. For domestic services, skip the queue and buy your tickets from the multilingual, touch-screen vending machines, which accept both cash and credit card. High-speed Freccia and Italo trains that serve major Italian cities have their own information lounge.