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malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

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malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

approximately how much time should I allow to get through customs and collect baggage after 8:50pm arrival?

I'm trying to work out if I have enough time to get a taxi to Gallerate Rail Station still in time to catch a late train to Stresa. Otherwise I'll have to catch a taxi from airport to Stresa which is pretty expensive.

Thanks

Garry

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1. Re: malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

Per www.trenitalia.com, the latest departure from Gallarate to Stresa is at 22.00 (sharp). You should be able to make it, but barely.

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2. Re: malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

check the ALIBUS website-to/from Lago Maggiore/Malpensa-excellent service but you have to book the day before.

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3. Re: malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

#2, the only reason why I didn't mention the Alibus service is that the latest departure from MXP is at 20.30, i.e. before OP's arrival.

timetable: safduemila.com/alibus_malpensa_lago_maggiore…

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4. Re: malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

Thanks....unfortunately the 22:00 train from Gallarate is my only option other than a taxi. If the flight is on time and I get out of customs/baggage in quick time I've got a chance, otherwise I'll just have to get a taxi.

How long would the taxi take from airport to Gallarate train station at that time of night?

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5. Re: malpensa airport...timing for transfer to stresa

It won't take long -- if you care to look it up on google maps, it's only about 11 km.

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