Nice to Milan by plane, train, or automobile? That’s the eternal question. It all depends on how much time you have. Because it will take you hours to drive there, and longer if you take the train, but a Nice-Milan direct flight will get you there in just 50 minutes. There’s no way to get to the heart of the city faster (or more comfortably) so that you can sit down to a spritz while taking in Duomo, or check out the latest in fashion on the via Monte Napoleone.
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The formalities for travelling to Milan
- Entry requirements: Italy is part of the Schengen Area, so to enter the country, European citizens just need a valid passport or national identity card.
- Currency: in Milan, you be paying for your espresso in Euro.
Your Nice-Milan direct flight
Already have your boarding pass and travelling with hand luggage only? If so, arrive at the airport an hour before your flight leaves, to give yourself plenty of time to get through security. However if you don't meet one of these conditions, be sure to give yourself an additional 15 minutes to go to your airline counter.
Departure airport Nice Côte d’Azur Airport Departure terminal Terminal 1 Arrival airport Milan Malpensa Airport Arrival terminal Terminal 1
Arriving at Milan Airport
Milan Malpenza Airport is 45 km from the city centre. To get there easily, you have the following options:
- The train: the Malpensa Express. The airport has its own station with trains for Milan leaving about every 30 minutes from 5:30 am to 12:40 am. Its two lines will get you to the main station or Piazza Cadorna in 30 to 50 minutes.
- The bus: a shuttle service will take you from the airport to the main station, with a bus every 20 minutes from 6 am to 12:30 am. The trip takes about an hour.
- A taxi: this is the most expensive option, with a trip costing around €100. But at that price, you’ll be dropped right in front of your hotel in the city centre in around 50 minutes.
- A hire car: more than a dozen agencies can be found in the Arrivals hall of Terminal 1 in the airport. The choice is yours.
What to do in
You can do just about anything in Milan! Italy’s economic hub and the former realm of Sforza has much to offer. Come for its exceptional sights, cultural masterpieces, the rare elegance that makes it one of four strongholds of international fashion, its designers and artists, its chic or bobo lifestyle, or else for the devotion of the Tifosi of Inter or AC Milan, the two biggest local football clubs. And, should you have a bit of extra time during your trip, you can even add a bit of nature to the program by heading for the famous Lake Maggiore.
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Frequently asked questions
How long is a Nice-Milan flight?
The average flight time for a Nice-Milan non-stop flight is 50 minutes.
Which airlines provide direct service from Nice to Milan?
Currently, Twinjet is the only airline that offers non-stop flights between Nice and Milan .
How many Nice-Milan flights are there per week?
During summer, Twinjet offers two flights per week to Lombardy, on Fridays and Sundays.
How much does a Nice-Milan flight cost?
The lowest price for a Nice-Milan return flight based on prices from the last 90 days is 108€
What is the time difference between Nice and Milan?
There is no time difference between France and Italy.
What is the best time of year to visit Milan?
The regulars will tell you: Milan is great any time of year. Whether during end-of-year holidays or at the height of summer, the intensity of life in Milan never wavers. That said, if you don't want to break the bank, summer is the time to go. Business travel is at its lowest and many hotels offer great deals for tourists to make up for the lack of business travellers who frequent them the rest of the year.