Palazzo Lombardia - (Lombardy Building)
Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1 - (Cities of Lombardy Square, 1)
How to reach the conference venue
"Palazzo Lombardia", Piazza Città di Lombardia n. 1 Milano, is in walking distance from the Central Railway Station (Stazione Milano Centrale, mainly long distance trains) and Porta Garibaldi Railway Station (suburban and regional trains).
The suggested fast and easy way to get to the venue is to use the Underground (Metropolitana, see http://www.atm.it/en/Pages/default.aspx). The nearest stations are:
The venue can be reached also by buses number 43 and 60 (stops Via Gioia Via Galvani).
Travel from the airports to Milan city
Milan area is served by three airports: Linate (LIN) is just 7.5 km from the city centre and is the quickest choice to get to Milan; Malpensa (MPX) and Bergamo (BGY) are located at roughly 45 km from the Milan city. Low cost companies usually fly to Malpensa or Bergamo.
From Linate Airport:
Taxi: Taxi fares to Milan city can range between roughly 20 and 40 Euros depending on the travel length and traffic conditions.
Bus: You can take bus 73 in the direction of San Babila M1 and reach the city centre in roughly half an hour. At the end of the line (San Babila) you can commute to the subway (line M1). You can use the normal urban ticket at the fare of 1.5 Euro that allows commuting on other bus/tram lines for 90 minutes and 1 ride on the underground and suburban rail network inside the city boundaries (http://www.atm.it/en/ViaggiaConNoi/Biglietti/Pages/Biglietti Urbani.aspx).
From Malpensa Airport:
Taxi: Taxis have a fixed fare of 90 Euros, Malpensa is far away! (http://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/directions-and-parking/by-taxi)
Train: You can take the shuttle train Malpensa Express (http://www.malpensaexpress.it/en/) to Cadorna or Centrale railway stations. The train takes 35 minutes to Cadorna and 50 minutes to Centrale, the ticket costs 12 Euro one-way. From Cadorna or Centrale you can take the subway (line M2 to the conference venue). At the airport, the train station is located at Terminal 1. It can be reached from Terminal 2 using a free shuttle bus.
Bus: There are shuttle buses of different companies (http://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/directions-and-parking/by-coach) to Centrale Station. They take about 50 minutes and cost 10 Euro one way. Shuttle buses call at both Terminal 1 and 2.
From Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport:
Bus: Different companies run shuttle buses to Milan Central Railway Station (http://www.orioaeroporto.it/en/bus/). They take about 50 minutes and cost 5 Euro one way. From Centrale Station you can commute to the subway (line M2 to the conference venue) or other public transport services.
Getting around in Milan
Milan has a good system of subways, trams and buses (http://www.atm.it/en/Pages/default.aspx). If possible, avoid using your car.
Different ticket types are available; please check your possible convenience at the page http://www.atm.it/en/ViaggiaConNoi/Biglietti/Pages/Tipologie.aspx. The single urban ticket costs 1.5 Euro and is valid 90 minutes after stamping on all tram and bus lines, and for a single journey on the underground as well as the suburban/regional rail network (http://www.trenord.it/en/the-lines/regional-railway.aspx) inside the city boundaries.
For those who could prefer cycling, Milan has a bike sharing system (https://www.bikemi.com/en/homepage.aspx). Please take into account that not all directions are served by cycling lanes.
Smart phone lovers can consider using apps like Moovit, that manages Milan transport system.
Milan Tourist Information