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Where football, fashion, fine food and even finer art fuse in the most sensational of ways, Milan is the ideal short-break destination from the UK. While the film, ‘La Dolce Vita’ threw the focus on Rome, it’s the phrase “la dolce vita” (“the sweet life” or “the good life”) that rings true here. Look for flights to Milan from Southampton and get a taste of it for yourself.
Connecting flights jet off to Italy’s capital of cool from Southampton Airport (SOU) with airlines such as Air France and Flybe, while flight times range from four to seven hours.
While these fares can be good value, you could also consider looking for direct flights to Milan from Gatwick Airport, which is 90 minutes by road from Southampton (the flight time is just short of two hours).
Flights to Milan land at Milan Malpensa (MXP), Milan Linate (LIN), or Milan Bergamo (BGY), also known as Orio al Serio Airport.
Located on the edge of Southampton, in the southern county of Hampshire, small Southampton Airport serves close to two million passengers each year.
Transport options to the airport are good, with Southampton Airport Parkway railway station providing an excellent rail link for passengers from near and far. Coach and bus services complement the train services, while drivers can make use of plentiful parking. Book car parking at Southampton Airport in advance of travel and make savings on the drive-up price. You can compare parking deals on TravelSupermarket.
There are places to eat and drink once you’ve passed through departures, with duty-free shopping and a WHSmith store catering to pre-flight shoppers. For an even more relaxing getaway, consider booking time in the Priority Lounge.
Southampton Airport has only one main departure terminal.
All three of the airports in and around Milan are well serviced by public transport, taxis and private shuttle services. Milan Malpensa also offers rail connections. There’s a railway station close to Bergamo Airport, though not directly attached.
Taxi journey times and average fares to central hotels in Milan are as follows: from Malpensa, 45 minutes and 90 euros; from Linate, 30 minutes and 40 euros; from Bergamo, one hour and 90 euros.
Car rental at Milan’s airports is a good-value alternative, giving you the freedom to see more of the lakes and mountains of the glorious north. Visit our page about car hire in Milan for more information.
To learn about city transport, see our how to get around Milan page.
Book flights from Southampton to Milan and you’re on course for a superb short break in one of Italy’s most stylish cities.
Must-see attractions in this fashion-driven destination include the gorgeous Duomo – a cathedral and icon of Gothic architecture; Da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ at the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie (one for which to book tickets in advance); and La Scala opera house.
And if the latest shoes adorn your fashion-forward feet, you can get your hands on a new pair (or any other modish piece of attire) within the glorious glasswork arcades of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which dates back to the 1860s and is one of the world’s first shopping malls.
If a football is more likely to be at your feet than the latest leather loafers, get along to the San Siro stadium for a tour or to see one of Milan’s two top-flight teams in action.
Nightlife in Milan is equally top notch, with experiences that range from casual and cheap to chic and costly (what price mingling with the A-listers?!).
To create your trip, your way, simply compare and book Milan flights, hotels and car hire on TravelSupermarket.