Expo 2015: how to reach the exposition site by car, taxi, bus, train or plane? Discover the best routes and solutions for visitors coming from all over the world!

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The entire world is talking about Expo 2015, but many people still don’t know how and where the Universal Exposition will take place.

In short: from May 1st to October 31st, for six months, Milan will host a global showcase where over 140 participating Countries will show the best of their technology offering a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium.

More than mere pavilions, more than a fair: a real platform for the exchange of ideas and shared solutions on the theme of food and innovation for a sustainable future.

Where? The Exposition Site is FieraMilano that, for Expo, will change its name in Rho Fiera Expo Milano 2015.

How can people reach FieraMilano? On the net there are many solutions suggested. Here we sum up the best, easier and quickier ones 😉

By train (suburban and regional services)

– Departure from Stazione Garibaldi to Rho Fiera Milano station. Expected travel-time is about 19 minutes.
– From Milan, the suburban services S5, S6 and S14 (originating in Rogoredo) of the passante service, stop at Rho Fiera Milano.
– Passengers from Monza, Seregno, and Como can take line S11.
– Regional train services from Arona, Domodossola, Varese, and Turin will also stop at Rho Fiera Milano station. Here the complete map.

How to reach Milano Expo 2015

How to reach Milano Expo 2015 by train

For visitors arriving in Milan by High-Speed train, access the Exposition Site via a new station at Porta Ovest which offers direct access to the Rho Fiera Milano underground station.

By train (national and international services)

Throughout the six-months 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 station: among them, 19 Frecciarossa trains (high-speed trains), 18 Frecciabianca (fast trains), 4 Intercity notte (night-trains) as well as 26 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


ATM for Expo

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 is 5,00 euro and a daily ticket is 8,00 euro). With Io viaggio ovunque in Lombardia (a daily ticket is 16,00 euro) visitors can reach Rho Fiera from any other destination in Lombardy, using any means of public transport.

By tour bus

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 a pedestrian walkway. 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.

By car

Rho FieraMilano

Rho FieraMilano

Visitors arriving by car can use the following parking areas:

– Merlata (adjacent to the Merlata (Sud) access point)
– Arese (free shuttle bus from the Roserio (Est) access point)
– Fiera Milano (free shuttle bus from the Fiorenza (Ovest) access point)
– Trenno (free shuttle bus from the Roserio (Est) access point)

By taxi

Taxis will drop passengers either at:
– Merlata (Sud)
– Roserio (Est)

By air

Expo Milano 2015 can count on Alitalia as one of its Official Global Airline Carriers. The Linate, Malpensa and Orio al Serio airports are all the same distance from the Exposition Site, and offer shuttle bus services into downtown Milan.

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