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Getting to Milan

There are two airports in close vicinity of the city: Milan-Malpensa Airport  and Milan-Linate Airport. Direct flights are available from the US to Milan-Malpensa Airport.

Classes begin Monday morning, please arrive in Milan the Sunday before at the latest. 


From Milan-Malpensa Airport

By train: The Malpensa Express airport service therefore conveniently connects the centre of Milan to Malpensa Airport and vice versa, 7 days a week. The journey from the airport to Milano Centrale station lasts 54 minutes and costs €13. Trains depart from Malpensa Terminal 1 and Malpensa Terminal 2.

By bus: Bus connections are operated by four bus lines: Terravision, Malpensa Bus Express (Autostradale), Malpensa Shuttle (Air Pullman) and Caronte. The journey time varies between 50/60 minutes at a price of €10. In addition to Milan Central Station, buses also stop at Lotto/San Siro Stadium/Fieramilanocity, which is connected to the M5 and M1 metro lines.

By car: Taxi services are located at both terminals of Milan Malpensa Airport. Taxi stands are located at the ARRIVALS, ground floor, exit door 6 of Terminal 1 and door 4 of Terminal 2.

Getting to ICSP Workshops at Milano Painting Academy

Workshops in Milan are held at the Milano Painting Academy on Via Francesco De Sanctis 34, 20141.

The school can be reached by taking the #3 Tram or N15 Bus to the Via Montegani V.le Da Cermenate stop. The school is a short walk from the stop.


The nearest Metro station is the Green Line #2 Piazza Abbiategrasso - Chiesa Rossa stop. From the station, the school is a 10 minute walk or short tram ride to the Via Montegani V.le Da Cermenate stop.

Suggested Accomodations

Accommodations are not included in the workshop registration. We recommend you stay within the city center and book your housing as soon as you have decided to join us. Milan has many fine hotels and AirBnB or VROB accommodations, which may interest those who want multiple bedrooms or kitchen facilities. You are free to room where you like, however, can recommend the following hotels:


ASH 2 - Milano 


3 stelle

Indirizzo: Via Nicola Palmieri, 64, 20141 Milano MI

+39 02 2940 8525


Double room for single use €75 + tourist taxes for night (the price includes bed and breakfast and parking inside our facility)

Double room €85 + tourist taxes for night (the price includes bed and breakfast and parking inside our facility)

Art Hotel Milano

2,4 km

4 stelle

Indirizzo: Via Angelo Fumagalli, 4, 20143 Milano MI

+39 02 89438


Double room for single use: €185

Double room: €205


Reservations will be on request and subject to availability.

We kindly ask you to specify MILAN PAINTING ACADEMY when booking, in order to have access to the agreed rates.

B&B Hotel Milano La Spezia

1,2 km

4 stelle

Via Spezia, 25 , 20145 Milano, Italia

+39 02 84800660


The request emails must be sent to referring to the discount code MPA15%FLEX to receive a 15% discount on the flexible rate.

Hotel The Square Milano Duomo

3,3 km

Hotel a 4 stelle

Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4, 20122 Milano MI

+39 02 727071

When booking on the site, enter the code "MPA" in the "Discount code" box to receive a 10% discount on the official rates

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