There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Airport T1 Malpensa Airport Bus

$32 - $51

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 1 539 / ...

$15 - $27

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Bus via Milan Fiera  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 421 / ...

$16 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 165.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Bologna to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BLQ - MXP

$41 - $193

Train to Florence, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FLR - MXP

$118 - $338

Fly Bologna to Milan Linate, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Linate (LIN) BLQ - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

$65 - $327

Shuttle  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Malpensa Airport Terminal 1

$45 - $450

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 1. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 242 km. The road distance is 265.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), including transfers.

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Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to bus which takes 3 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 265 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

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Hop!, Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and 11 other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Alitalia, Lufthansa and 14 other airlines fly from Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
Bus operators
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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