Milan boasts long experience
of public transport: its first street cars date back to 1841, its first subway line to 1964. Today,
the wide assortment of trams, buses, trolley-buses and the four lines
of the subway makes it easy to get to almost every corner of town.
, for instance, is on the red subway line 1 (direction
Rho Fiera, Lotto stop).
Euro 1.50 from September 1, 2011)
are not on sale on vehicles: you can buy them at most newsstands and
in some bars, or from ticket vending machines in subway stations. You can use a ticket for
many trams and buses as you like, but only once on the subway.
Tickets to reach some suburban subway stations (Rho and Rho Fiera, Sesto San Giovanni, the two stops for Milanofiori Assago, the three ones in Cologno, and towards Gessate beyond Cascina Gobba) are more expensive.
(24 hours, Euro
4.50) and two-day tickets
(48 hours, Euro
8.25), valid for 24 and 48 hours from the moment they are first validated, are on
sale at subway newsstands. Prices of all
types of tickets
are on the ATM official website.
is available from the ATM office
in the Duomo subway station (Mon through Sat 7:45am-8:15pm) as well as in other major subway stations, at the
phone (02 48607607,
every day 7:30am-7:30pm), or at the ATM
To get a diagram
of the Milan subway, click here
Information on the Passante
in operation since December 1997, can be found here