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Corso Matteotti, 22 - 21053 Castellanza (VA)
Tel.+39-0331-5721 - info@liuc.it
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LIUC is located close to the Italian lakes, within easy reach of Milan, Italy's business capital and the Malpensa International Airport.
For full instructions and maps, download the pdf at this link: How to Reach LIUC

You can reach us:

1) By Train

  From Milano Malpensa Airport

Arriving at Malpensa airport Terminal 1 you will need to take the “Malpensa Express” train (from the arrivals hall take the escalator one floor down).

If you arrive at Terminal 2 you need to move to Terminal 1. To move between Malpensa 1 and Malpensa 2, there is a free shuttle-bus service in operation 24 hours a day, with departures every 7 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night (from 10:45 p.m. to 5:15 a.m.).

Trains from Malpensa leave every 30 minutes (departures from MXP at 26 and 43 minutes past the hour) towards Milano Centrale (do not take trains for Milano Cadorna, they do not stop in Castellanza).

Castellanza is the 3rd stop after Ferno-Lonate Pozzolo and Busto Arsizio FN.

The journey takes 12 minutes.

Malpensa Express information: http://www.malpensaexpress.it/en/ 

Train Timetable: http://www.trenord.it/media/397596/q168_milano-saronno-malpensa-novara.pdf

Once in Castellanza station, follow the instructions below to reach the University.


From Milano Linate Airport

The Linate Airport is around 2 hours from Castellanza by public transport
Arriving at Linate you will need to take the bus to Milano Stazione Centrale (departures every 30 minutes, on-board ticketing).

Timetable: http://www.autostradale.com/pdf/festivitaaereoporti/Linate01_02_13.pdf 

Once in Milano Centrale, follow the instructions below to reach Castellanza station.


From Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport

The Orio al Serio Airport is located in the city of Bergamo, around 2h30 from Castellanza.

Arriving at Orio al Serio they will need to take the bus to Milano Centrale.

Orioshuttle timetable: http://www.orioshuttle.com/pdf/OS_01_ITA.pdf

Autostradale timetable: http://www.autostradale.it/pdf/festivitaaereoporti/Orari_Orioo_20_02_12x.pdf

Once in Milano Centrale, follow the instructions below to reach Castellanza station.


From Milano Central Station (Stazione Centrale)

Taking the train towards ‘Malpensa Airport’; Castellanza is the 5th stop. The train leaves once an hour with no changes, takes approx 40 minutes.

Timetable: http://www.trenord.it/media/397596/q168_milano-saronno-malpensa-novara.pdf

Website: http://www.malpensaexpress.it or http://www.trenord.it

Once in Castellanza station, follow the instructions below to reach the University.


From Milano Cadorna Station

Cadorna Station is reachable by the Red (1) and the Green (2) metropolitan lines and by the Trenord railways.

From Cadorna they take the Novara train to Castellanza (5th stop - Milano Nord Domodossola, Milano Bovisa, Saronno, Rescaldina, Castellanza).

Metropolitan Map: http://www.nbts.it/milano/mappa_metropolitana_1.htm

Train timetable: http://www.trenord.it/media/397596/q168_milano-saronno-malpensa-novara.pdf

Website: http://www.trenord.it/

Once in Castellanza station, follow the instructions below to reach the University.


From Castellanza Station to the University

The Castellanza train station has changed location: it is now between Via Morelli and Via Kennedy.  The station in Piazza XXV Aprile is closed.
A free shuttle service is available from Monday to Saturday. The shuttle stops at the University (Stop - Università LIUC).  Check the timetable at this link: http://my.liuc.it/messaggi/orarinavetta.pdf  
If you sopt at Piazza Castegnate head northwest to Piazza Soldini (there is a bar on the corner), turn left on Piazza Soldini passing a bridge and go up the stairs; the yellow building with the green gate is LIUC main entrance.

2) By Car

From Milan

Castellanza has its own motorway exit on Motorway A8 Milano-Laghi. You proceed on the Motorway A8 for 18km and take the exit CASTELLANZA. You will go through two roundabouts on Via Saronnese.

Then proceed on via Saronno, extension of via Saronnese, and take a sharp right immediately and go straight on until you come to a junction. (You may also park in the public car park here and take the steps opposite up to the main entrance.) Turn right again and you will see the University car park on the left. The University Administration Buildings are on the upper level and there is an underpass from the car park that connects to the main site.


From Milano Malpensa Airport

Castellanza has its own motorway exit on Motorway A8 Milano-Laghi. To reach the Motorway, you follow the Strada Statale 336 (SS336) for 10 km then proceed on the Motorway A8 for 18km and take the exit CASTELLANZA. You will go through two roundabouts on Via Saronnese and on via Saronno, extension of via Saronnese, and take a sharp right immediately and go straight on until you come to a junction. (You may also park in the public car park here and take the steps opposite up to the main entrance.) Turn right again and you will see the University car park on the left. The University Administration Buildings are on the upper level and there is an underpass from the car park that connects to the main site. (check the maps on “From Milan”)

3) By Taxi

Approximate Costs:

  • from Milano Malpensa Airport : €60
  • from Milano Linate Airport: €110
  • from Orio al Serio Airport (BG): €150
  • from Milano: €60

Instructions for the Taxi Driver:

Please find below instructions in Italian for the taxi driver on how to reach us.

Should you need a receipt, please ask the taxi driver for "RICEVUTA".

  1. Università Carlo Cattaneo Corso Matteotti 22, 21053 Castellanza (VA) (Administration Buildings and Main entrance)
    Dall’uscita dell’autostrada A8 procedi in Via Saronnese e continua su Via Saronno
    Alla quarta rotonda svoltare a destra in direzione del centro su Via Giacomo Matteotti.  L’Università è sulla sinistra al numero 22.
  2. Campus - Piazza Soldini 5, 21053 Castellanza (VA) Halls of Residence/Hotel
    Dall’uscita dell’autostrada A8 procedi in Via Saronnese e continua su Via Saronno
    Alla quarta rotonda svoltare subito a destra in via Giacomo Binda e proseguire dritto fino allo stop. Girare a destra e l’ingresso al campus è sulla sinistra, dopo l’edicola.  Entrare e proseguire diritto fino in fondo.


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