Milan metro – the red line of Milan

ligne rouge du metro a Milan

Milan metroIf you visit Milan, maybe you’ll use the red line of Milan metro, the main metro line in Milan. Here you can find information about this subway line and the most important stops of it.
The Milan metro called “red line” starts from Sesto 1° Maggio and reach Rho Fiera and Bisceglie. Every day the first ride starts at 6.15 am from Sesto 1° Maggio, at 6.16 am from Rho Fiera and at 6.20 from Bisceglie. From Monday to Friday the subway passes every 4-8 minutes at each Milan metro stations, on Saturday every 7-8 minutes and on Sunday and festivity every 11-12 minutes. The last subway is at 0.10 from the terminus. Stops not included in the Milan urban area are: Sesto Rondo, Sesto 1° Maggio, Pero, Rho Fieramilano; for theses stops have to pay an extra of 1,60€.
One way ticket costs 1.50€ and is valid also 90 minutes at the overground transport lines. Otherway if you stay in Milan for 24h, 48h or 72h you can buy the MilanoCard includes free access to every public transport in Milan without any limit.
The main metro stations of the red lines are located at the most important places of Milan like:
– Cadorna
– Cairoli
– Duomo
– San Babila
– Palestro
– Porta Venezia
To travel around Milan is possibile to use also the green line and the yellow line of the metro; you can get these lines have the same stops of red line at Duomo (yellow line), Cadorna (green line), Loreto (green line).


A few steps from Cadorna FN there is the Triennale museum an international cultural institution which organises exhibitions and conferences as well as hosting arts, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communications and social events. If you have MilanoCard you can get 20% off on the ticket of Triennale Museum Milan.

Near Cairoli station there is the Sforza Castle, the construction of a fortification with purely defensive functions was initiated in the second half of the fourteenth century by the Visconti dynasty. If you have MilanoCard, ask at the ticket office of the Castle for the Tourist MuseumCard and save 10%. This museusm card entitles you free access to all civic museums of Milan. Click here for more information.

At  Duomo’s stop there isn’t only the cathedral, but also Highline Galleria, the terracess of the Galleria Vittorio Emanule, the amazing panoramic path over the roof of Galleria with access at Via Silvio Pellico 2. If you are here at lunch or dinner time don’t lose the opportunity to have a memorable meal at Pizzeria 12 Gatti, the restaurant located at the end of the path of Highline Galleria. Here you can taste the original wood-fired Neapolitan pizza made with high quality ingredients.

Few steps away from piazza Duomo, at piazza San Sepolcro, there is the Crypt of Leonardo, the most ancient underground Church of Milan. With MilanoCard you can get free access.
If you want to relax, go shopping at Porta Venezia stop and walk throught Corso Buenos Aires the most commercial street in Milan.
So, the red line of Milan metro is the best choice to reach the most important places in Milan and thanks to the Milan City Pass travel for free for 24h, 48h or 72h on every public transport of the city and save money and time at the Milan top attractions.

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