ATM-Azienda Trasporti Milanesi is Milan’s local public transportation authority owning the metro – the more efficient mean of transport (free from traffic variations, traffic jams and usually also from strikes!) – tram and bus routes. There is also a night service, from midnight until 6 am.
This means that one ticket grants access to all public means of transportation.
In the metro and on some buses you can pay directly with cards and contactless devices. Girls and boys under 14 ride free on Milan’s public transport.

  • Ordinary ticket (2.20 €) Valid for 90 minutes from the first validation with unlimited bus, tram and metro usage in three areas of the city  (Mi1 – Mi3) and 21 neighouring cities. Rho Fieramilano is included in the ticket fare. You can make more trips on surface vehicles and even on the subway by entering, exiting and re-entering the turnstiles.
  • Evening ticket (3 €) Unlimited bus, tram and metro usage from 8pm until end of service.
  • Day ticket (7.60 €) Unlimited bus, tram and metro usage in the Mi1 -Mi3 area within a 24 hour period from the first validation.
  • 3-day ticket (13 €) Unlimited bus, tram and metro usage within a 72 hour period.
  • 10-ticket carnet (19.50 €) Carnet tickets cannot be used by more than one person at a time.
  • Weekly 2 x 6 pass (18.5’€) Two ordinary tickets each day for six days in a given week.
  • Monthly travel card (39€) Unlimited travel on bus, tram and metro for one full solar month.

tabacchiWhere to buy your ticket

You can buy your ticket from the all authorized ticket sellers, usually including Tabaccherias (you will recognize a tabaccheria by the big “T” sign, see the right image), ATM Points (underground stations) and automatic ticket machines (underground stations). Bus drivers are not allowed to sell bus tickets.
Owners of an Italian SIM card can text a message to the number 48444 containing the word ATM to get a regular ticket (2.20 euros).

For more information regarding Milan’s public transport system, please refer to ATM – Azienda Trasporti Milanesi:
Open daily 7.30am-7.30pm. Tel: +39 800 808181

Don’t throw your ticket!

Remember that underground tickets should be validated two times: before entering the underground line and after the ride.

New media

If you want to know the best way to reach the places in which you are interested, try Giro Milano website, while if you’re experiencing problems getting around Milan with public transportation (strikes or doubts) you can tweet your questions to the customer care service @atm_informa (Mon-Fri, 7am-8pm). They also tweet real time news on ATM services.
Finally, if you need to get on the Malpensa Express it’s better if you check for strikes on Trenord’s Twitter account @Trenord_Press.

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