The Expo Milano 2015 Exposition Site is located just north-west of Milan, affording easy access to the city’s three airports, as well as to the main public transportation lines, for international, regional, and local travellers alike.
Using an ATM urbano ticket (city ticket), you can reach Expo Milano 2015 via two possible tramlines: number 12 and number 19. Both cross the center of Milan and take you to the East Entrance Roserio Orogel, near the Mediterranean Hill and the Biodiversity Park.
• The 12 starts from Viale Molise, runs through the historic city center from Piazza Cinque Giornate to the Duomo, to Brera and via Procaccini, through Piazza Firenze and come to the end of the line in Via Grassi, outside the Sacco Hospital.
• The 19 leaves from Piazza Ventiquattro Maggio and goes through Via Vigevano, Via Conciliazione and Corso Sempione, covering the western part of the city and coming to the end of the line outside the Sacco Hospital, the same as tram number 12.
From the terminus you just have to cross a pedestrian bridge to reach the East Entrance Roserio Orogel of Expo Milano 2015.
By underground railway (metro)
To reach the Exposition Site by underground (metro), purchase an extra-urbano (extra-urban) ticket, and take Linea 1 (Red line 1) to Rho Fiera Milano metro station. Duomo and Cadorna are both on Line 1, where they connect to the city’s other underground lines.
Travel time to the Expo Site is expected to be about 25 minutes from Piazza Duomo, 20 minutes from Stazione Cadorna, 35 minutes from Stazione Centrale, and 30 minutes from Stazione Garibaldi.
Exiting the Rho Fiera Milano underground station, which is close to the Fiorenza Ovest - San Carlo access point, visitors take the steps (currently under construction) to the Security Plaza.
Once through the security checks, visitors cross the Expo-Fiera pedestrian footbridge (PEF) to reach the Expo Site. There are ticket booths and visitor services in the access area of the Rho Fiera Milano metro station.
With Trenord, regional and suburban train services
To reach the Exhibition Site by train simply follow signs to Rho Fiera Milano EXPO 2015 train station. Travel time to the Expo Site from Garibaldi station is about 19 minutes. Suburban train lines S5-S6 as well as the new S14 line from Rogoredo provide direct connections with the stations of the Milan Passante to Rho Fiera Milano EXPO 2015 train station. Instead, line S11 serves visitors coming from Monza, Seregno, and Como. Also stopping at Rho Fiera Milano EXPO 2015 train station are regional train services from Arona, Domodossola, Varese and Turin. Read and download the complete train schedule for the suburban and regional lines to find out how to reach the Expo site directly by train.
Visitors arriving by High-Speed Frecciarossa train (Treno Alta Velocità) access the Exposition Site via a new station at Porta Ovest. Also stopping here are the suburban and regional services. This station offers direct access to the Rho Fiera Milano underground (metro) station.
One of Expo Milano 2015's Partners is Trenitalia
, its Official Global Rail Carrier.
By train (national and international services)
Throughout the six-month duration of Expo Milano 2015, a total of 67 national and international train services will make a special stop at the Rho Fiera Expo Milano 2015 train station.
These include nineteen Frecciarossa (high-speed trains) services, eighteen Frecciabianca (fast trains), four Intercity notte (night-trains) as well as twenty-six services from and to Switzerland and France. Of the 236 services daily from Milan, bringing a potential 130,000 national and international visitors per day to Expo, 148 will bear the prestigious Frecce Trenitalia livery.
Integrated tickets for getting to the Expo from Milan
Rho Fiera station can be reached using a single ticket that is valid on both the ATM (Milan public transport) and Trenord (railway) networks. Tickets are on sale at ticket machines in underground stations or from ATM Points, as well as from Authorised Expo Milano 2015 Ticket Resellers. (The cost of a roundtrip costs 5 euro and a daily ticket costs 8 euro). With 'Io viaggio ovunque in Lombardia’ (a daily ticket costs 16 euro) it is possible to reach Rho Fiera from any other destination in Lombardy, using any means of public transport.
By tour bus (coach)
Tour buses will drop visitors at the long-term Merlata parking area. Depending on demand, tour buses may be diverted to the Roserio Terminal. Advance booking is necessary.
From the Merlata parking area, visitors reach the security area via dedicated pedestrian walkways. Once through the security checks, visitors cross the Expo-Fiera footbridge (PEF) to reach the Expo Site.
The Roserio Terminal is a short distance on foot from the security area, which leads directly onto the Expo Site.
You can reach the following parking areas, available through booking:
Merlata (next to the South Merlata - Orogel Expo Site entrance)
Arese (connected with Site by free shuttle service, reserved for parking ticket-holders only, with Site-access from the East Roserio – Orogel entrance)
Fiera Milano (connected with Site by free shuttle service, reserved for parking ticket-holders only, with Site-access from the West Fiorenza- San Carlo entrance)
Trenno (connected with Site by free shuttle service, reserved for parking ticket-holders only, with Site-access from the East Roserio – Orogel entrance)
Reservations are necessary for the carpark. Book your parking for Expo Milano 2015 by clicking here
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Among services offered, visitors can take advantage of the Group’s Vehicle Rental Station, located at Fiera Milano Rho. The parking area is easily accessible from the Rho Fiera Milano Expo 2015 train station, South entrance.
From June 29 the Merlata parking area (adjacent to the Sud Merlata - Orogel access point) may be used by motorcycles and mopeds (subject to availability) which may be parked for free.
The parking area is open Monday to Sunday from 08:00 to 01:00 while desks are open from 10:00 to 20:00.
Find out more on the DB-Arriva website
Taxis will drop passengers either at:
Merlata (Sud) - Orogel
Roserio (Est) - Orogel
which are a short walk to the security areas.
Coming from Milan or Pero, you can reach the Expo by bicycle via the South Merlata - Orogel entrance
. Coming from Milan, the recommended route is along the Corso Sempione
and Viale Certosa service roads
, then onto Via Gallarate
; the itinerary
is also a "Green route
", creating a new path that connects the new spaces and green areas of the city. This second path is accessible from Via Papa (near Piazzale Accursio); and from Via Gattamelata (Via Domodossola and Viale Duilio). Look for the sign with the bicycle symbol.
Look for the sign with the bicycle symbol. At the South Merlata - Orogel entrance
there are over 400 individual bike slots
available along with the bike sharing service
, that has more than 3,000 bikes to rent, including standard bicycles and those with electric pedal assistance.
Those coming from Milan’s northern municipalities can reach Expo by bike by entering at the West Triulza – Orogel entrance
via the new bike path that follows the Via d’acqua Nord
(The North Waterway) that was inaugurated on July 5. The path starts from the Garbagnate-Parco Groane Passante railway stop, intersecting with the Canale Villoresi path and proceeds across the southern part of Parco Groane, passing Castellazzo Bollate and Villa Arconati, then crosses the road, Strada Varesina (SP233), at Via G. Verdi in Bollate and here the path continues to Arese and Mazzo di Rho. The route continues along Via Grandi, arriving at the Expo. The new route, provides cyclists with a dedicated bike path amidst the greenery and easily connects the communities along the Canale Villoresi from the Bollate Nord Passante Railway Station to the Arese Expo parking area.
Those coming by bike from the center of Rho-Pero, and can easily reach the West Triulza - Orogel entrance by leaving from Via De Gasperi (Rho). The West Triulza – Orogel entrance is currently building a bike station with 260 spaces.
Expo Milano 2015 can count on Alitalia
as its Official Global Airline Carrier. The Linate
and Orio al Serio airports
are all the same distance from the Exposition Site, and offer shuttle bus services
into downtown Milan.