Est Roserio - Orogel Entrance Parking
Capacity: Seven free parking spaces for vehicles displaying a disabled badge.
Parking spaces cannot be reserved.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge.
The area is reserved for taxis and buses, private car access is not permitted. The access roads, from Via Stephenson, are within limited traffic zones (ZTL) and equipped with cameras. These roads are passable only and exclusively for cars carrying people with disabilities, displaying the disabled badge and the vehicle’s license plate must have been registered for ZTL access with the City of Milan. To avoid a fine, the disabled person who has not yet registered the license plate for ZTL access, must do so by following the instructions provided by the City of Milan online
. Some navigators mistakenly guide cars to the piazza in front of the hospital Sacco di Milano (Roserio- Ospedale Sacco); Via Belgioioso starts from here, which is a pedestrian-only access to Expo and all types of vehicles are prohibited, including those with a disabilities badge. Cars must continue along Via Stephenson, cross the bridge, to reach Est Roserio - Orogel and then follow the “Parcheggio Disabili” (Disabled Parking) signs.
Using the parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge.The are a total of seven reserved parking spaces for those with disabilities: Four are found after the Taxi lane (Parking 1) and three are found in the 'NCC' zone (Parking 2). The staff present on the Expo Milano 2015 site regulates the parking spaces for those with disabilities. Campers with the disabled badge are not permitted, as the area is not equipped for them.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. Parking spaces for the disabled are 50 meters away from the turnstiles to access the Exhibition Site, where there are access lanes for those with disabilities. The ticket office is located 300 meters to the left.
Please Note. Access to the Est Roserio - Orogel parking area for cars with disabled parking access is permitted every day until 15:00; cars arriving by 15:00 are able to remain until Expo Milano 2015’s closing time for that day. The seven disabled spaces can not be reserved; they are available on a first come - first serve basis until filled, any other incoming cars will be directed to other parking areas, all which provide free parking for vehicles displaying the disabled badge.
Arese Expo Parking Area
Parking managed by DB-Arriva.
Capacity: 11,000 parking spaces. There are 220 parking spaces that are free of charge and reserved for disabled visitors carrying the disabled badge.
Booking is not necessary.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge. The first signs to "Expo - P - Arese" are already visible from the A8 "Dei Laghi" highway. After the "Lainate Arese" exit, follow the signs to guide you to your destination. You’ll come to a large parking lot built in a former Alfa Romeo factory, that is visible from afar. The access route is easy to reach and has 11 entrance lanes.
Using the parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge. There is a large parking area, all on one level. The disabled parking spaces are those closest to the ticket desks, where there is also a pleasant bar and place to eat with easily accessible, wheelchair-friendly tables. The stop for the shuttle bus is located 30 meters to the front.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. The shuttle bus leaves every 10 minutes and takes passengers to the Roserio Terminal. From here it is possible to access the Exhibition Site via the Est Roserio - Orogel entrance without encountering any barriers or needing to travel a long distance. Every 30 minutes a shuttle bus passes that is equipped to carry passengers in wheelchairs.
Note: Online booking is not mandatory, given the size of the parking area (11,000 car capacity). For visitors with disabilities no ticket is required, although they will need to show documentation and fill out a form at the ticket office.
Via Risorgimento Parking, Rho
Parking managed by the City of Rho (Mi).
Capacity: 500 parking spaces. There are 20 parking spaces reserved for vehicles displaying the disabled badge. Spaces cannot be reserved.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge. Once on Via Risorgimento, Rho, the road leads to the parking lot with free spaces, although it is not well marked.
Using the parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge. There are 14 disabled spaces in the first row and six in the second reserved for cars with the disabled badge.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. From the parking area, follow the walkway 150 meters until you arrive at one of the entrances of the 'Rho Fiera Milano Expo 2015' railway stations, recognizable by its glass structure. From here with there are accessible elevators along with escalators and stairs. Continue along the railway underpass for 300 meters to reach the Expo Ovest Triulza entrance. The pedestrian stretch between the parking and the entrance to the railway underpass is currently undergoing renovations and includes a temporary path with a few problems: leaving the parking area, you must pass along a stretch of one meter paved with cobblestones, then cross the road and follow the sidewalk to the left slightly downhill until arriving at the glass building which is the entrance to the train station.
Please Note. In the parking area there are eight spaces reserved for car-sharing and five "Parcheggio Rosa” (Parking pink) spaces reserved for pregnant moms and new mothers. The parking areas fill early, it is advisable to arrive before 9:30.
Trenno Expo Parking Area
Parking is managed by ATM.
Capacity: 1,550 parking spaces. There are 40 parking spaces that are free of charge reserved for visitors carrying the disabled badge.
Booking is not necessary.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge. The surrounding road network is easy to navigate as you reach the entrance of the parking area by a dedicated road on Via Novara, Milan direction, close to the junction with the West Ring Road (Tangenziale Ovest).
Using the parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge. To access this parking area you need to make a booking. The parking area is all on one level. The disabled spaces are those closest to the ATM ticket offices, where there is also a bathroom specially adapted for visitors with disabilities. The bus stop is about 100 meters away.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. Shuttle buses depart every 10 or 20 minutes depending on the time of day. Only one of these buses can be accessed via wheelchair, so a waiting time of around one hour may be expected for those needing to get on board with a wheelchair. All buses bring visitors to the Roserio Terminal, and from here it is possible to access the Exhibition Site via the Est Roserio - Orogel entrance.
Note: For visitors with disabilities, the ticket will be validated on arrival without having to make any payment. It is not advisable to book via the Arriva website as ATM does not make any refunds directly.
Merlata Expo Parking Area
Parking is managed by DB-Arriva.
There are 30 parking spaces that are free of charge reserved for disabled visitors carrying the disabled badge.
Online booking is necessary. To book click here.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge. There is a camera system that monitors license plates in the streets leading up to the parking area. Visitors need to already be in possession of an Expo Milano 2015 ticket, with parking booked and purchased online, indicating your vehicle license plate number and the planned day of your visit. Failure to do so will mean incurring administrative charges. It is not possible to enter by road from Via Gallarate and from Via Jona, as these streets are reserved for buses and taxis: both the city police and Expo parking personnel will also be stopping cars carrying the disabled badge. We advise you to drive past Cimitero Maggiore, and enter Via Punta Licosa, then take Via Barzaghi and from there enter Via Triboniano, where you will see signs for "Expo - P - Merlata". After several roundabouts you’ll arrive at the entrance to the parking area.
Using parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge. There are two different places where you can park your car when carrying the disabled badge. You can ask a member of staff directly, from the roadside, for more detailed information. The first area is the farthest from the entrance turnstiles, so therefore less convenient to get to and has only five parking spaces reserved for disabled visitors. The second, which is located more than 300 meters away, is closer to the entrance, and has 25 parking spaces reserved.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. 300 meters from your parking space, located on fairly flat terrain and passable both on foot and with a wheelchair or other mobility aid, albeit with some stretches that are slightly bumpy or sloping, are turnstiles with three dedicated entrance lanes that have much shorter lines. Past the turnstiles there is a 200-meter climb to the Expo Merlata footbridge, with escalators and two elevators available, and a 400-meter walk up a slight slope, going down the other side via the stairs or the elevator. Here you reach the Exhibition Site via the Sud Merlata - Orogel entrance.
Note: Booking is essential also for visitors with disabilities, because by booking you communicate your license plate number and this avoids you having to pay administrative charges (the parking area has cameras and only those parking there have access). When making your booking, disabled visitors are required to pay online, and will be refunded directly at the Expo ticket desks at the Merlata entrance, which are close to the entry lanes to the Exhibition Site.
From the Expo Merlata Parking Area there are no shuttle buses.
In case of elevator failure at the Expo Merlata footbridge, for visitors in wheelchairs or with reduced mobility, there will be a bus that brings you to the Est Roserio - Orogel entrance, which allows access to the Exhibition Site without encountering any barriers.
Fiera-Milano Parking Area
Parking is managed by APCOA.
Capacity: 1,700 parking spaces. There are 50 parking spaces that are free of charge reserved for visitors carrying the disabled badge.
Booking online is not necessary.
Roads leading to the parking area and access for cars carrying the disabled badge. The surrounding road network is easy to navigate as it coincides with the approach roads to the MM1 Rho Fieramilano Expo 2015 metro stop. There are no parking facilities at Largo Metropolitana and/or close to the subway exits. To leave your car here, you need to enter the Fiera-Milano Parking Area, the first one you come to on Viale Porta Est.
Using the parking spaces reserved for cars carrying the disabled badge. There may be shortages of available parking spaces on days when there are other large events taking place at the Fiera Milano in Rho. Should the first parking area be full, it is possible to use parking areas further away as there is a shuttle bus that connects the different parking areas, with Largo Metro being the end point. The shuttle buses are accessible to visitors in wheelchairs and stop at all the Fiera Milano parking areas, bringing visitors to approximately 200 meters from the Expo Fiera footbridge.
Parking the car: transfer to the Expo Site. The pedestrian route from the parking area to the beginning of the Expo Fiera footbridge is 600 meters of flat access via an inside walkway. The Expo Fiera footbridge is 500 meters long. Here visitors arrive at the Exhibition Site via the Ovest Fiorenza - San Carlo entrance.