Manchester to Milan

Discover Italy's most sophisticated city with direct flights from Manchester to Milan with Flybe. In just a matter of hours you can be soaking up the sights and sounds of this glamorous and dynamic city that's famous for its fashion, football and financial significance. Milan has a fascinating past with historical and cultural gems on every corner. The cuisine is outstanding too, but whether you've only got time to pause for a real Italian coffee on your business trip to Milan or a whole weekend to sample everything that the city has to offer, you can make the most of your visit with flights to Milan with Flybe.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Manchester (MAN) to Milan-Malpensa (MXP), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Milan to Manchester page.

For tips and guidance about your trip from Manchester to Milan, see our sections below. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Getting to Manchester Airport for your flight to Milan with Flybe is easy, as the airport boasts a great location, excellent transport links and on-site parking to suit all needs. To find out more, visit our Getting to Manchester Airport page.

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Manchester Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via Flybe.com or book now
  • Public transport
    Bus, train, coach and tram links to the airport station
  • 1 hour of free WiFi throughout
  • Bookable Fast Track Security
  • Bookable Escape Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shopping including Duty Free

For more detailed information, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page.

Check-in and bag drop at Manchester Airport

If possible, we recommend that you check in online prior to your flight from Manchester to Milan. However, if you are unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Terminal 3 - Facilities before Security

  • Newsagents
  • Cafés

Terminal 3 - Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Escape Lounge

Retailers:

  • Duty Free
  • Fashion and accessories
  • Audio, electrical and music
  • Health and beauty
  • Newsagents

 

Milan Malpensa Airport Arrivals (MXP)

Milan Malpensa Airport at a glance:

  • 52km from city centre
    50 minutes' drive in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Buses run to/from the airport Milan Malpensa Express train goes directly to Terminal 1
  • Car hire
    Book now through our preferred partners Avis or Budget
  • Free WiFi available
  • Restaurants, cafés and shops
    In Terminal 1 Arrivals
  • Malpensa Center meeting room
    In Terminal 1 Arrivals

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights to Milan page and browse other available routes.

Visiting Milan

From business trips to leisurely weekends away, every visit to Milan can be one to remember with Flybe's guide to visiting Milan. Read on for our recommended hotels in Milan, as well as the best places to dine and drink, where to shop and what to see to make the most of your trip.

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Hotels in Milan

Need an executive class hotel, with a magnificent view to impress? There are plenty of luxury hotels in Milan to choose from. Visiting Milan on a budget, but don't want to compromise on quality? You'll find accommodation in Milan to suit your needs too. Flybe works in partnership with Booking.com so you can easily find and book a Milan hotel that's perfect for your trip - take a look at what's available now.

Things to see in Milan

Milan is a city with so much to see and do that you can discover a different side to it every time you visit, but there are some awe-inspiring sights that cannot be missed. From the majestic Gothic cathedral to the museums and art galleries that house world-famous artworks, Milan is a tourist's delight. Every corner of the city is so captivating in its beauty that even a flying visit will be unforgettable.

It's also a dream city for shopping lovers too, with designer boutiques lining the streets, so you can take home the hottest trends on your return flight to Manchester. Milan also plays host to two annual fashion weeks, when the whole city becomes a catwalk.

Flybe recommends...

Duomo Cathedral

No other building better represents Milan's extravagance than the 600 year old Gothic Duomo Cathedral, clad in pink Candoglia marble with 135 spires, 3,400 carved statues, and stained glass windows.

Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie

Book a trip to visit the refectory adjoining the Basilica to discover its real draw: Leonardo da Vinci's mural of The Last Supper, one of the world's most famous masterpieces.

Museo del Novecento

Just across the Piazza from Duomo Cathedral is the Museo del Novecento, Milan's museum of 20th century art that is a work of art in itself, with a spiral ramp taking you through the decades.

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Bars and restaurants in Milan

Don't forget your appetite when visiting Milan. You're going to need it, with some of the finest restaurants in the world to be found in the city. Enjoy masterful Italian cuisine in Milan on any budget. Whether you need an outstanding Milanese restaurant for an important business meeting or would prefer a cosy family-run café to tuck into an authentic pizza, you won't need to look far - here are some of our favourites.

Flybe recommends...

Da Vic - Ristorante Guerrini

An outstanding Italian seafood restaurant where the prosecco flows, the food is painstakingly presented, and the staff are exceptionally attentive. Perfect for a business dinner or special occasion.

Pizza Am

Satisfy your pizza cravings at Pizza Am, one of the most popular pizza restaurants in Milan where there's often a queue, but it's worth being patient - you'll be treated to a free slice while you wait.

Basara Milana Via Tortona

Milan has a thriving sushi restaurant scene, but Basara is widely considered to be one of its best. Expect exceptional sushi and sashimi that's authentically Japanese, yet has a deliciously Italian touch.

Getting more from your trip to Milan

Enjoy every moment of your trip to Milan with our guide to getting more from your visit. Whether you want to update your wardrobe by enjoying some of the world's finest shopping, soak in the nightlife or even see what's beyond the city, if you're staying for a little longer, here are our tips.

Flybe recommends...

Shopping in Milan

  • Find all of Milan's most exclusive boutiques in the Quadrilatero d'Oro, or the 'Rectangle of Gold'
  • Shop in one of the city's most historic spots, the glass-roofed Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Find a designer bargain in one of the many outlet stores around corso Vittoria Emmanuele II

Nightlife in Milan

  • Take in an opera, ballet or concert at the world-famous Teatro alla Scala
  • Sip elegant cocktails in true Italian style at Martini bar Dolce&Gabbana
  • Be dazzled by the imaginative molecular cocktail creations at b:free cocktail bar

Beyond the city

  • Enjoy a guided tour of San Siro Stadium, the home of AC Milan football club
  • Take a day trip to admire the dramatic and stunning scenery of Lake Como
  • If you have a little longer to spend, visit the breathtaking floating city of Venice

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Doing business in Milan

As well as a world-famous and ever-thriving fashion industry, Milan is home to Italy's stock exchange, making it an international powerhouse of business that brings many thousands of people on flights to Milan each year. As you'd expect, a business trip to Milan is a real pleasure, with an abundance of lavish conference venues and elegant hotels for those meetings that matter.

Conference venues and meeting facilities

Impressing and comfortably accommodating your colleagues and delegates is no problem in Milan, with dozens of fabulous meeting venues and conference rooms available to hire across the city. Whether you need to plan for 2 or 2,000 attendees, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Flybe recommends...

Hotel Principe di Savoia

  • Central location, under 45 minutes' drive from Milan Malpensa Airport
  • Largest meeting and conference facilities of any five-star hotel in Milan
  • Excellent public transport links
  • 11 meeting and banquet rooms to accommodate up to 700 people
  • Catering options available
  • AV technology and events support
  • Free WiFi available in public areas
  • Valet car parking and limousine service available

MiCo Milano Congressi

  • Central location, under 35 minutes' drive from Milan Malpensa Airport
  • Largest convention centre in Europe
  • Excellent public transport links with subway line access
  • Over 70 conference rooms, convertible plenary rooms and an auditorium, to accommodate up to 5,000 people in one room
  • Full range of AV technology available
  • WiFi available throughout
  • Car park for up to 1,100 vehicles and heliport

Radisson Blu Hotel Milan

  • Central location, under 35 minutes' drive from Milan Malpensa Airport
  • Four-star hotel with elegant and bright decor
  • Excellent public transport links and located near to major motorways
  • 7 conference rooms and ballroom for up to 240 guests
  • Modern AV technology available
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Private parking available