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There are 5 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island by plane, ferry, train, bus, night train or night bus

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Fly from Milan Malpensa, ferry

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lampedusa (LMP)
  2. Take the ferry from Lampedusa to Linosa

Cheapest

Train, night bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna
  2. Take the night bus from Milan Lampugnano to Agrigento Bus Station
  3. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa

Train to Milan Linate, fly, ferry

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Bovisa Fnm
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Lampedusa (LMP)
  3. Take the ferry from Lampedusa to Linosa

Train, ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Porto Empedocle Bus Station
  5. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa

Train, night train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
  3. Take the bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Porto Empedocle
  4. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island by train, ferry, walk and bus

The journey time between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Linosa Island is around 21h 31m and covers a distance of around 1838 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 23m. Operated by Trenord, Malpensa Express, ItaloTreno and others, the Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island service departs from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 and arrives in Linosa. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Services
21h 31m Average Duration
€107 Cheapest Price
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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) → Linosa Island
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The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island is to train and night bus and ferry which costs €40 - €85 and takes 30h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island is to fly and ferry which costs €100 - €550 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Linosa Island is 1140 km.

The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 21h 31m and costs €100 - €250.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lampedusa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Alba Star, Wizz Air and easyJet offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lampedusa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island.
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  • Distance: 1139.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Linosa Island. However, you can fly to Lampedusa, take the walk to Lampedusa, then take the ferry to Linosa Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to Milano Bovisa Fnm, take the train to Milano Porta Vittoria, take the walk to stazione forlanini, take the line 73 bus to aeroporto di linate, take the walk to Milan Linate airport, fly to Lampedusa, take the walk to Lampedusa, then take the ferry to Linosa Island.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lampedusa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Milan Linate to Lampedusa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €1200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Train operators
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Bovisa Fnm
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Bovisa Fnm
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€60 - €85
Smart Low Cost
€55 - €85
Smart Flex
€110 - €160
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Porto Empedocle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Porto Empedocle
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Night bus from Milan Lampugnano to Agrigento Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €30
Website
Itabus
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Lampedusa to Linosa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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