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By train via Milano

Two railway companies connect Milano to Varese: Ferrovie Nord Milano (FNM) and Ferrovie dello Stato FS. Trains to Varese stop by

  • Porta Garibaldi Station (FS)
  • Cadorna Station (FNM)
  • All stations on the Passante Ferroviario (denoted by a big green R over blue background)

The journey from Milano to Varese takes about 50-70 minutes.

When organizing your itinerary, recall these useful interchange stations: Milano, Rho, Gallarate.

By air via Milano Malpensa

From Malpensa you can reach Varese in different ways. We suggest the following ones:

  1. Take a taxi to Gallarate FS Station (about 10 minutes, 15-17 euros) and then the train until Varese (the train journey takes about 15-20 minutes, there is a train about every 30 minutes)
  2. Take the Malpensa Express (every 30 minutes), get off at Saronno Station (about 20 minutes) and then take another train to Varese (about 30 minutes).

It is also possible to rent a minibus with driver. Reference: AGS AUTONOLEGGIO GUSSONI SERVIZI 21052 Busto Arsizio (VA) - 45, v. Cassano Magnago phone: (+39) 0331 380855, (+39) 0331 683125 - fax: (+39) 0331 683125 - mobile (+39) 3392525805

By air via Milano Linate

First reach Dateo Station by taxi (about 4 km, 10 euros, 10 minutes) or by bus (lines 73+92, about 30 minutes, ask the driver where to change line), then take one of the trains to Varese (about 60-70 minutes).

How to reach Villa Toeplitz

Villa Toeplitz is reachable by using local public transportation (AVT). From the FS Station (P.le Trieste) or from FNM Station (P.le Trento) go to the square over FNM Station, take line C (direction Sacro Monte) and arrive in S. Ambrogio. Ask the driver for the stop closest to Villa Toeplitz. The journey takes about 15 minutes and buses run every 20 minutes. Villa Toeplitz is few hundred meters from the bus stop.

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