|Airport of arrival:||Orio al Serio International Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Milan:||2 hours 25 minutes|
Milan is the center of fashion, education, technology, art and history. Its historic yet contemporary texture offers a unique experience. The city is a major fashion capital and the second-most populous city of Italy after the capital Rome.
With a population of 1.372,810, Milan is the largest metropolitan area of the country. The city does not only stand out as a fashion capital but also as a center of commerce, entertainment, media and finance.
The city was the capital province of the Western Roman Empire and Duchy of Milan. Full of fascinating landmarks, vivid streets and spectacular architecture, Milan is always in motion and never sleeps. You can easily find affordable tickets to Milan throughout the year.
There are direct Pegasus Airlines flights to Orio al Serio International Airport, from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport which connects 33 other provinces of Turkey.
If you wish to benefit from seasonal promotions offered by Pegasus Airlines, you can book your ticket in advance.
About the Airport
Located in the southwest of Bergamo, Orio al Serio International Airport is officially known as II Caravaggio International Airport. The complex is also called Milan-Bergamo by various airlines. The airport is 50 kilometres away from the city center and is filled stores and restaurants to keep you occupied after your arrival.
Orio al Serio Airport
There are three airports in Milano. Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate Airports are considered to be more expensive and Orio al Serio is the main low-cost airport in the region.
Its passenger traffic was over 10 million in 2015. The complex consists of a single terminal which renders service to both international and domestic flights.
Transport from Marseille Airport to the City Center
There are several transportation options that you can take to get to the city center.
Orio al Serio Airport features a wide variety of shuttle transportation to the city. The Autostradale – Terravision Buses offer the most affordable price to reach the city center. The price of a ticket is 5 €. You can take a Terravision bus from 04:00 AM to 01:00 AM. You can book your bus ticket online in advance to benefit from online discounts.
Orio Shuttle is another transportation option which connects the airport and downtown Milan. The shuttles run every 30 minutes and available from 03:00 AM to 00:00.
Although Bergama Airport does not contain a railway station, the passengers can take a bus to the train station located in Bergamo which offers trips to Milan.
You can also book a taxi to get to Milano Centrale. The trip takes about 50 minutes and costs over 100 €. (2019)
Car Rental Services
If you are looking for more comfortable and hassle-free transportation, you can rent a car through Pegasus Airlines.
Although the transportation system of Milan is quite efficient and highly effective, the visitors and locals prefer walking or cycling. Many of the top attraction points and famous landmarks of the city are close to each other; therefore, you can always walk to discover Milan’s fascinating wonders.
The transportation system of Milan is composed of tramlines, buses, metro and taxis. The city’s metro system is the longest railway network in Italy and has four lines. One of the other features of the efficient transportation system of Milan is that it runs late and it is possible to get around in the city during night time.
The unique city of Milan is full of luxurious resorts and budget-friendly hotels. Suitable for any type of budget, there are many accommodation options that you can find around Duomo, Stazione Garibaldi, Navigli and Staziona Centrale regions.
As the city’s top attractions are in walking distance to the city center, you can consider staying in downtown Milano. You can also avoid unnecessary expenses by reserving your hotel through Pegasus Airlines.
Milan is also home to a rich and wonderful cuisine. With its most luxurious restaurants, cafes and bistros; the city celebrates Italian food culture. Some of the must-try meals in the city are Carpaccio, Bresaola, Prosciutto and Frutti di Mare.
Savini, II Ristorante Trussardi Alla Scala and Chandelier are some of the most popular restaurants in the city. For further information about the local delicacies, you can check What to Eat in Milan page.
There are some side notes below which can assist you during the process of organizing your trip to Milan.
There are different types of visas which you should apply regarding your purpose of visit. As Italy became a member of the Schengen Area in 1990, you can apply for an Italy Visa.
- Genoa (118 km)
- Turin (128 km)
- Verona (140 km)
- Padua (209 km)
- Florence (248 km)
The city has a humid subtropical climate which makes it ideal to visit except for the fall season. Milan receives lots of rain during November and October and attracts tourists and visitors especially in the summer season.
A 4-day trip would be ideal to witness its fascinating atmosphere and breathe its fresh air.
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Places to see
Milan is a never-sleeping city full of wonderful places, historic buildings and spectacular streets. One of the most significant and iconic attractions of the city is Duomo di Milano. Located in Piazza del Duomo, Duomo di Milano is the fourth biggest cathedral of Europe.
Castello Sforzesco is a palace built by the order of Duchy of Milan Francesco Sforza. One of the biggest castles in Europe, the palace is not only a historic site, but it is also a museum and an arthouse. The building contains ten museums and art galleries inside.
Some of the other attractions of Milan is Santa Maria delle Grazie, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Teatro alla Scala. For further information about the city’s tourist attractions, you can check Milan Travel Guide.