Malpensa Aeroporto railway station
Malpensa Aeroporto railway station, or Malpensa Airport railway station , is sited within the Malpensa Airport
Malpensa Airport
Milano Malpensa Airport "City of Milan" , former "Aeroporto Città di Milano" is Milan's largest airport. It is located 39.97 km northwest of central Milan, Italy...

  (IATA code
IATA airport code
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: MXP) in Ferno
Ferno is a comune in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 km northwest of Milan and about 35 km south of Varese...

, Varese
Varese is a town and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 55 km north of Milan.It is the capital of the Province of Varese. The hinterland or urban part of the city is called Varesotto.- Geography :...

, northern Italy
Northern Italy
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. Opened in 1999, the station is the western terminus of the Busto Arsizio–Malpensa Airport railway. The airport and station are also known as Milan-Malpensa Airport , because the airport is the main airport for Milan
Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital city of the region of Lombardy and of the province of Milan. The city proper has a population of about 1.3 million, while its urban area, roughly coinciding with its administrative province and the bordering Province of Monza and Brianza ,...


The station is managed by FERROVIENORD
' is an Italian transport company, part of the FNM Group, that manages the network of regional railway concessions owned by the group in northern Italy.-History:...

. Most train services are operated by LeNORD
' is the subsidiary of the FNM Group responsible for operating passenger train services in northern Italy....

. Each of these companies is a subsidiary of FNM S.p.A.
Ferrovie Nord Milano
450px|thumb|Map of the main branch of the FNM lines. FNM operates also the [[Brescia]]-[[Edolo]] railway in eastern [[Lombardy]], not shown in map.Ferrovie Nord Milano is an Italian public transport company: the second largest railway company in Italy. It operates primarily in the northern Italian...

, the second largest railway company in Italy. The remaining train services are operated by Trenitalia
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy. Trenitalia is owned by Ferrovie dello Stato, itself owned by the Italian Government. It was created in 2000 following the EU directive on the deregulation of rail transport.-Passenger transport:...

, a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato
Ferrovie dello Stato
Ferrovie dello Stato is a government-owned holding which manage infrastructure and service on the Italian rail network. The subsidiary Trenitalia is the main rail operator in Italy.-Organization:Ferrovie dello Stato subsidiaries are:...

 (FS), Italy's state-owned rail company.


Malpensa Aeroporto railway station is situated at Aeroporto Malpensa 2000, inside Terminal 1.


The station has a train hall that houses the platforms and ticket machines.

It is equipped with three platforms, all of them for passenger service.

Train movements

The Malpensa Express
Malpensa Express
The Malpensa Express is an airport rail service linking the city of Milan with Malpensa Airport, in the region of Lombardy, northern Italy.Some Malpensa Express services, operated by LeNORD, run between the Malpensa Aeroporto and Milano Cadorna railway stations...

 is a first class only service operated by LeNORD. It links Malpensa Aeroporto with Milano Cadorna railway station in 40 minutes, and runs every 30 minutes in each direction from early morning until late evening.

Since 13 September 2010, Malpensa Aeroporto has also been a terminus of two pairs of long distance Frecciarossa trains operated by Trenitalia.

One of these train pairs runs to and from Napoli Centrale
Napoli Centrale railway station
Napoli Centrale is the main railway station in the city of Naples and southern Italy and the sixth largest station in Italy in terms of passenger flow. It is located next to Piazza Garibaldi to the east of the old city...

, via Roma Termini
Roma Termini railway station
Roma Termini is the main train station of Rome. It is named after the district of the same name, which in turn took its name from ancient Baths of Diocletian , which lie across the street from the main entrance.-Overview:The station has regular train services to all major Italian cities as well...

, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Bologna Centrale and Milano Centrale. The second pair operates along part of the same route, between Malpensa Aeroporto and Firenza Santa Maria Novella.

See also

  • History of rail transport in Italy
  • List of railway stations in Lombardy
  • Rail transport in Italy
    Rail transport in Italy
    The Italian railway system is one of the most important infrastructure in the country, with a total length of . The network is recently growing with the construction of the new high speed rail network....

  • Railway stations in Italy
    Railway stations in Italy
    Railway stations in Italy are maintained and operated by the RFI division of Ferrovie dello Stato Group. A minor part of them is operated by private and regional companies, conceded by the state.-Classification:...

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