GPS Varese

Itinerari, percorsi, tracciati in Provincia di Varese
Lombardia
Come arrivare qui - Tour dei Laghi del Nord Italia
linea blu: Ferrovia Trenord – linea viola: Ferrovia Trenitalia – linea verde: Autostrada A8
linea nera: bus linea E (Varese) – linea marrone: linea bus 73 (Milano)



By plane
From Milan Malpensa Airport (16 miles – 25 km as the crow flies far from town of Varese):
http://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/flights/destinations
Take Malpensa Express operated by Trenord railway line.
The Malpensa Express service links Milan Malpensa Airport with Varese (Terminal 1, basement level) with 1 or 2 trains per hour, duration 60-75 minutes approx for arriving to Varese.
You have to write in timetable: from “MALPENSA AEROPORTO” and to “VARESE NORD”: http://www.trenord.it/en/timetable/timetable.aspx
Take the Malpensa Express train directed to “SARONNO” rail station. From here change train and proceed towards “VARESE NORD” rail station. There is a underground passage with steps at“SARONNO” rail station and another one at “VARESE NORD” rail station.
Ticket validation: compulsory before getting in the train, stamp ticket at ticket validating machines in stations. Validation is not required for online ticket.
Avoid the departures with yellow square sign of danger on timetable, because there aren’t easy changes.

From Milan Linate Airport: http://www.milanolinateairport.com/en/flights
Take the bus line 73 (Linate Airport – San Babila) continue your ride for eight stops and get off the bus at crossroad VIALE CAMPANIA / VIALE CORSICA (four stops after a tunnel). Turn on the left onto VIALE MUGELLO. After 300 meters ( 330 yards) you get to the Milan Porta Vittoria rail station.
The ticket is 1,50 euro. It’s possible to pay bus ticket on board with coins.
Milan Porta Vittoria is an underground railway station (there are steps). It’s part of the Milan Passante railway. From here you take the train operated by Trenitalia railway line directed to Varese.
You have to write from in timetable: “MILANO PORTA VITTORIA” and to “VARESE” (don’t write “VARESE NORD” because is an another railway line): http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Ticket validation: compulsory before getting in the train, stamp ticket at ticket validating machines in stations. Validation is not required for online ticket.

At the town of Varese there are two main rail stations and two railway lines: Trenitalia railway and Trenord railway (please see the notes at the bottom: By Train)


Travelling with your bike
On all the domestic trains (from Milan to Varese) you can carry your bike for free in the appropriate case. There is no extra ticket for your own bike (one bike for each person), if it's packaged in case / bike bag (centimetres 80*110*40). It's considered hand luggage.

You can carry your bike also on some international trains. The ticket is 12 euro.
List of international trains providing the bike onboard service: http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en/Services/Travelling-with-your-bike

It isn't possible to take your bike by local bus (in Varese or in Milan). It’s possible only by taxi.

However is possible to take you bike by shuttle service:
maximum 2 persons to pay directly to the driver (if there is a person or two person is the same):
from Milan City to hotel Euro: 100
from Milan Malpensa Airpor t to hotel: Euro 70
from Milan Linate Airport to hotel: Euro 130
Please let us know your arrival time in Milan Malpensa Airport / or Milan Linate Airport so we will organize the transfer.
We can make you an offering if there are more guests. The shuttle service has to pay directly to the driver.

By train
In Varese there are two main rail stations:
VARESE NORD” station (blue icon on Google Maps) belonging to Trenord railway line: http://www.trenord.it/en/timetable/timetable.aspx, a regional railway line;
VARESE” station (purple icon on Google Maps), called also VARESE FS, belonging to national railway Trenitalia railway line: http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en, a national railway line.

From Milan Piazzale Cadorna rail station:
Take the train operated by Trenord railway line directed to Varese. You have to write in timetable: from “MILANO N.CADORNA” and to “VARESE NORD” (don’t write “VARESE” because is an another railway line): http://www.trenord.it/en/timetable/timetable.aspx
There is a underground passage with steps at “VARESE NORD” rail station.
Ticket validation: compulsory before getting in the train, stamp ticket at ticket validating machines in stations. Validation is not required for online ticket.

From Milan Centrale rail station:
Take the train operated by Trenitalia railway line directed to Varese. You have to write in timetable: from “MILANO CENTRALE” and to “VARESE” (don’t write “VARESE NORD” because is an another railway line): http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Ticket validation: compulsory before getting in the train, stamp ticket at ticket validating machines in stations. Validation is not required for online ticket.

From Milan Porta Garibaldi rail station:
Take the train operated by Trenitalia railway line directed to Varese. You have to write in timetable: from “MILANO PORTA GARIBALDI” and to “VARESE” (don’t write “VARESE NORD” because is an another railway line): http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Ticket validation: compulsory before getting in the train, stamp ticket at ticket validating machines in stations. Validation is not required for online ticket.

The Underground line 2 (called green line also) links Cadorna rail station, Milano Centrale rail station and Milano Porta Garibaldi rail station.


By shuttle service
Maximum 2 persons to pay directly to the driver (if there is a person or two person is the same):
from Milan City to hotel Euro: 100
from Milan Malpensa Airpor t to hotel: Euro 70
from Milan Linate Airport to hotel: Euro 130
Please let us know your arrival time in Milan Malpensa Airport / or Milan Linate Airport so we will organize the transfer.
We can make you an offering if there are more guests. The shuttle service has to pay directly to the driver.


By bus
Once arrived at “VARESE NORD” rail station (belonging to Trenord railway line) or at “VARESE” rail station (belonging to Trenitalia railway line) you take the bus line E in VIA ORRIGONI (black icon on Google Maps) directed to BIZZOZERO, every 15 minutes approx (on the bus there is the sign “E – BIZZOZERO”). Please look at: http://www.gpsvarese.it/hu/bus_line_E.jpg
VARESE NORD” rail station is 650 meters away from bus stop, and there is a underground passage with steps.
VARESE” rail station is 200 meters away from bus stop.
The ticket is 1,30 euro. It’s possible to pay bus ticket on board with coins (only 1 Euro, 10 cents or 20 cents coins).
Get off the bus at the fifth stop BORRI - BUENOS AIRES (approx 1300 metres - 1400 yards). It’s the next stop after a ENI-AGIP petrol station (on the right hand side), the Varese hospital (on the left hand side) and a traffic light.
At the bus stop go straight for 100 metres. The hotel is on the right hand side.


By taxi
You will find them waiting in front of the Varese rail stations (Taxi Varese, phone +39 0332 241 800)

By car
Take the free-way A8 directed to Varese. Exit Varese centre. At traffic light turn on the right and immediately turn on the right again. Go straight for 900 metres - 990 yards (you have to pass two traffic light). Eco Bike Hotel Ungheria is on the right hand side.
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