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There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Lake Maggiore by bus, car or car ferry

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Bus, drive, car ferry  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini to Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 Parking 5 to Lugano Piazzale Besso
  3. Drive from Lugano Piazzale Besso to Laveno
  4. Take the car ferry from Laveno to Pallanza-Intra-Suna

€39 - €62

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Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lake Maggiore 117.8 km

€14 - €21

Milan → Lake Maggiore
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lake Maggiore is 1500.

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The social distance requirement in Lake Maggiore is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lake Maggiore is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lake Maggiore is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 26m.

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The distance between Milan and Lake Maggiore is 71 km. The road distance is 117.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Milan to Lake Maggiore, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lake Maggiore is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Milan to Lake Maggiore.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Lake Maggiore. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 71.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lake Maggiore, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Milan to Lake Maggiore. However, you can take the bus to Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2, take the walk to Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 Parking 5, take the bus to Lugano Piazzale Besso, take the drive to Laveno, take the car ferry to Pallanza-Intra-Suna, then take the drive to Lake Maggiore. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Maggiore.

Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini to Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Giosy Tours
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Website
giosytours.ch
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 Parking 5 to Lugano Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Giosy Tours
Ferry operators

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