Travel

The Congress venue has excellent connections to the city centre and the airport via ground transportation. The main metro stops next to the venue are Portello, Lotto and Amendola stations.

Please refer to the following sections for more information:

By air

Linate airport

  • Take bus no. 73 from the "National Arrivals Exit" area all the way to the terminal in Piazza San Babila. Go down into the Metro. Here take the Red Line 1 (Rho Fiera Milano direction). Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

Malpensa airport

  • The "MALPENSA EXPRESS" train service will take you directly from the airport to the centre of Milan in 40 minutes, arriving at the Ferrovie Nord "Cadorna" station. From here, take the Red Metro Line 1 (Rho Fiera Milano direction). Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

Orio al Serio airport

  • The "AUTOSTRADALE" or "AIR PULLMAN" bus service will take you directly from the airport to Milan Central Station in 60 minutes. From here, take the Metro Geen Line 2 (Abbiategrasso direction) and get off at "Cadorna" station. Here take the Red Line 1 (Rho Fiera Milano direction). Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

By train

Central Station – Garibaldi Station

  • Take the Metro Green Line 2 (Abbiategrasso direction) and get off at "Cadorna". Then change to Metro Red Line 1 (Rho Fiera Milano direction). Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

Cadorna Station

  • Take the Metro Red Line 1 (Rho Fiera Milano direction) and get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

Domodossola Trenord Station

  • Take Metro Lilac Line 5 (heading for San Siro) and get off at "Portello" stop. Exit the subway just a few feet walk from the "viale Scarampo" entrance, the main entrance to ERS 2017.

Public transport

Buses

  • Bus No. 78 – Eginardo/Colleoni stop

Metro

  • Liliac Line 5: Get off at the "Portello" stop – 80m from the Congress Centre.
  • Red Line 1: Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.
  • Green Line 2: get off at "Cadorna", then change to Red Line 1 (going to RHO Fiera Milano) and get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.
  • Yellow Line 3: Get off at "Duomo", switch to the Red Line 1 (RHO Fiera Milano direction). Get off at the "Amendola" stop, which is 700m from the Congress Centre, or at "Lotto" approximately 800m.

Transportation cards

Transportation cards will not be offered for the ERS International Congress 2017, Milan. You can purchase one in advance when registering for the Congress, or on-site at the dedicated desks. Please note that these cards will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Please note: transportation is not included within the cost of registration, however we are pleased to offer delegates reduced price transportation passes for use during this year's Congress in Milan.

The passes can be purchased online during registration and will cost €14.00 for a full five days of unlimited travel within the city using the urban overground and underground lines (Urban Fare Limit). The passes do not include travel on the urban railway lines, nor any travel outside of the city. If you choose to purchase a pass, it will be available to collect from the Transportation Pass Desk in Hall 4 in the Congress centre.