Milan is well served by public and private transport networks. Students will have no difficulty in moving around. They will easily get to their faculty, their favorite clubs, or sports and cultural centers.
But which means of transport should you choose to get around the city?
moving around Milan by Public Transport
Milan has an excellent public transport network. From metro to buses, from trams to bike sharing, you will soon be able to choose your favorite solutions, depending on your destination and your personal preferences.
moving around Milan by Metro
Milan’s metro lines are managed by ATM, which is also in charge of other public transport services. Visit atm.it to check the railway stations, the air terminals, the car parks, and the different zones and fares.
moving around Milan by Bus
In Milan there are more than 80 bus lines and several trolley buses operating round-the-clock. As soon as the daytime service ends, the night lines will allow you to enjoy 24-hour transport every day of the year.
moving around Milan by Tram
Trams in Milan are also managed by ATM. Active for more than 140 years, the tram network provides 18 day and night lines. Check the company’s website to know more about timetables and stops.
moving around Milan with Bike-Sharing
Traditional, electric and/or with child seats, rental bicycles will allow you to move around Milan. You can buy daily, weekly or annual passes. The bicycle network now offers more than 5,000 vehicles and more than 300 stations. An ATM + Bikemi season ticket can be purchased at a discounted price.
moving around Milan at Night
The night network in Milan is a bus service covering the urban area from late evening. Let’s find out more about it.
What Time Does the Metro Close?
Milan metro is active every day. Time schedules can change for each line. The first trains generally run at 5.30 and the last ones until 00.30.
Which Means of Transport Are Available in Milan at night?
As soon as Milan metro stops, buses and trolley buses start to operate on the metro routes to guarantee a good overnight service.
How Does the Night Bus Network Work in Milan?
A night network ticket costs 2 euros. You can also use a Mi1-Mi3 ticket for three zones – available as a daily ticket, a 3-day ticket and a 10 tickets carnet – or the urban pass.
What is the Safest Way to Get Around in Milan at Night?
Although the Milanese transport network is relatively safe even during the night, it is clear that much of the perceived safety of the night-traveling student may depend on the neighborhood where they are. This explains, among other reasons, why many university students prefer to choose a taxi to get around at night.
In this guide we have tried to describe how the transport system in Milan is organized. Please, visit atm.it to find all the details on passes for public transport in Milan and any further useful information.