Travel Information & Venue

Travel Information & Venue

Getting Here

With the extensive public transportation system of Milan, It is possible to travel almost everywhere with the local metro, tram and bus. From the international airport of Milan, there are connections via trains, busses and taxis that brings one into the inner city comfortably and easily.

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The international airport “Malpensa International airport” of Milan connects many major cities such as Toronto, London, Delhi and Moscow. There is a total of three airports in Milan, each with reliable shuttle services that bring people to and away from the airport quickly.

Transport to and from the airport: within Milan

The “Malpensa International airport” is located outside of the main city of Milan, in the province of Varese, 50 kilometers from the inner city. With the airport shuttle services, one can get from the airport to the main train station of Milan in about 40 minutes.

The Malpensa Express Train brings one to downtown Milan in about 50 minutes. With 146 trips a day and at a frequency of 30 minutes, it is a reliable way to travel to and from the airport.

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Contrary to most cities in Europe, Taxis rarely stop when hailed in the street. One may however find a taxi easily at the taxi stand or by calling to book one in advance. The inner city of Milan is about an hour’s drive away from the airport.

Bus tickets can be purchased at a metro station or a tabacchi (a tobacco shop) and must be stamped upon boarding the bus. A stamped ticket allows for a ride up to 90 minutes with unlimited transfers on trams and buses and includes one metro ride. There is also an ATM app where single-ride tickets and day passes can be bought online using a credit card.

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The metro is often the fastest way to get around town. Two of the four lines that run through the city stop at the Duomo and allow for easy connections to Milan Central Station. One may purchase a ticket from the machines at the metro station, which offer services in multiple languages. One ride, including transfers, costs 1.50 euros, and a ticket is needed to enter and exit the metro. Upon validation of the ticket, one may ride up to 90 minutes on trams and buses.

Many tramlines connect outer neighbourhoods to the historic centre. Just as with bus tickets, tram tickets can be bought at a metro station or a tabacchi (tobacco shop) and tickets have to be stamped upon boarding the tram. A stamped ticket allows for a ride up to 90 minutes with unlimited transfers on trams and buses and one metro ride.

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The Venue

The NH Milano Congress Centre hotel, formerly known as NH Milanofiori, was entirely refurbished in 2015 and gives you easy access to the shops, restaurants. The nightlife of Milan’s bustling Navigli area is only 4 metro stops away. Located in Assago, just outside the city, it includes one of the largest conference centers in Milan, and it’s also just a short walk from the Milan Assago Forum with its international concerts and shows. The city center is only 15 minutes away by metro.

  • Short walk to the Milan Assago Forum, top location for international concerts and sport event
  • 4 stops from Milan’s vibrant Navigli area
  • 15-minute metro ride to the city center

Visa Information

All EU / EEA nationals will only need to present an identification document to enter Italy, due to the common travel area of the Schengen Zone.

Non-EU/EEA traveler wishing to visit Italy will need to present the following at the Italian port of entry. Visitors from certain countries may be allowed entry into the Schengen Area for up to 90 days.

You will find the list of countries with the respective visa regulations HERE.

If you need the entry permit, please consult the respective embassy in your country first.

In case you need a proof of participation at the AMP Europe 2020 congress in Italy, please click on the respective field in the registration portal. The letter will be sent to you automatically.

Please note that the invitation letter from AMP Europe 2020 is only a proof of your participation and can’t be used as a sponsored invitation in the frames of your visa application, as AMP Europe 2020 will not cover any costs related to your application or stay in Italy.

The organizers of AMP Europe 2020 will not be able to help you with your due to data privacy regulations and are not liable for the result of your application.

In case your visa application has been rejected but you have already registered for AMP Europe 2020 meeting, the organizer will refund your registration fee only upon receipt of the official rejection letter from the Immigration Department or the respective embassy latest by April 30, 2020.