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Dollar Car Rental at Milan Malpensa Airport

Starting from 17.68 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024 at MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1

Milan, Italy's powerhouse of fashion and finance, offers much more than the glitz of upscale boutiques and the grandeur of the iconic Duomo. Here, you'll discover galleries filled with impressive Renaissance art, quaint cafes nestled along historic streets, and vibrant nightlife along the canals of Navigli. With its rich history and cosmopolitan culture, Milan is best experienced with the freedom and comfort of a car rental from Milan Malpensa Airport. 

The Dollar Car Rental counter is conveniently situated right outside the Arrivals Terminal at Milan Malpensa Airport, allowing for a seamless start to your journey. After picking up your car hire at Malpensa Airport, you can drive to the heart of Milan in just 45 minutes. This location also provides excellent connectivity to nearby towns and cities, with direct access to the A8, A4, and A36 motorways.

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MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1, MALPENSA 2000 AIRPORT FERNO, VARESE

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Dollar Car Rental has two rental counters at Milan Malpensa Airport. Our counters are easily found at the arrival gates of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The Malpensa Airport car rental desk at Terminal 1 is open every day from 7:00 AM to midnight, while the Terminal 2 counter works from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 

Once you arrive at the rental desk, provide your documents and collect your keys. Your car will be ready and waiting at the designated Dollar Car Rental parking spot.  

Dollar Car Rental offers a diverse fleet of vehicles to suit all your travel needs. When you get a car rental at Milan Malpensa Airport, these are the options you can choose from.

  • Mini Cars: These are the smallest and most fuel-efficient vehicles. They are best for solo travellers or couples with minimal luggage and are great for navigating tight city streets. Brands available include Fiat and Opel, among others. 
  • Economy Cars: Economy cars provide more space while providing excellent fuel efficiency. They can comfortably accommodate up to four passengers with a modest amount of luggage, making them perfect for budget-conscious travellers. Brands include Fiat, Opel, and others.
  • Compact Cars: Compact vehicles are popular because they balance size and affordability. They accommodate up to 5 passengers and have moderate luggage space. They are ideal for both city and highway driving. Brands include Opel, Toyota, and others.
  • Intermediate Cars: Intermediate cars offer more legroom and trunk space, making them ideal for families or groups of up to 5. They provide a comfortable ride for longer journeys and ample luggage space. Brands available include Opel, Fiat, and others.

From the Milan Malpensa Airport, the most iconic of Northern Italy's attractions are just a stone's throw away. Here are three must-visit places that promise to enrich your adventure: 

1. Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo is the energetic heart of Milan, dominated by the breathtaking Milan Cathedral, or Duomo. This iconic Gothic structure is an architectural marvel that offers a panoramic view of the city from its rooftop. The square itself is always bustling with activity. It is surrounded by impressive buildings and historic sites, including the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls.

Distance from Milan Malpensa Airport: 54 km

Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour 

2. Brera District

The Brera District, the artistic centre of Milan, offers a charming blend of bohemian aura and sophisticated elegance. This neighbourhood is home to the Pinacoteca di Brera, one of Italy's most important art galleries, housing an extensive collection of Italian Renaissance artwork. Brera's cobbled streets are lined with artisan boutiques, quaint cafes, and trendy restaurants. At night, the area transforms into an epicentre of vibrant nightlife, with an assortment of bars and eateries to explore. 

Distance from Milan Malpensa Airport: 50 km

Travel Time: Approximately 55 minutes 

3. Lake Como

Just a short drive from Milan Malpensa Airport, Lake Como is a retreat from the urban pace of Milan. Renowned for its dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps, the lake is dotted with picturesque towns and luxurious villas, some of which date back to Roman times. Go on boat tours on the lake, visit historic sites like Vita Carlotta and relax in the serene ambience of the lakeside. 

Distance from Milan Malpensa Airport: 84 km

Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes 

Italian cuisine is a favourite among food enthusiasts worldwide, and Milanese fare takes it up a notch with local specialities like Risotto alla Milanese, Piadina, Mondeghili, and Cotoletta alla Milanese. After picking up your car rental at Milan Malpensa Airport, drive to these eateries for an authentic Milanese culinary experience. 

Trattoria Madonnina

Just a 45-minute drive from Milan Malpensa Airport, Trattoria Madonnina is a rustic gem where you can immerse yourself in the traditional Milanese atmosphere. At this quaint restaurant, you can savour classics such as Risotto allo Zafferano, Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cheese, and traditional Milanese cutlets.

Antica Trattoria della Pesa

Antica Trattoria della Pesa, a 50-minute drive from the airport, is one of Milan's oldest restaurants. Its history dates back to the 19th century. Here, you can indulge in authentic Milanese dishes like Involtini di Verza, Rognone Trifolato, and Foiolo. The restaurant's decor and atmosphere transport you back to Milan from the past. 

Trattoria da Tomaso

A 40-minute journey from Milan Malpensa Airport will take you to Trattoria da Tomaso, located in the historic Isola district near Porta Garibaldi station. This family-run establishment is celebrated for its home-style Lombardian cooking. The menu features hearty, traditional dishes in a welcoming atmosphere that evokes a bygone era of Milan. 

To return your car hire at Malpensa airport, you can drive from Milan's centre to the designated car park in about 50 minutes. Start at Sforzesco Castle, follow Corso Sempione, and continue onto Viale Renato Serra and Viale Alcide de Gasperi. Take Cavalcavia del Ghisallo towards Sacco/Malpensa Airport. Use the Viale Certosa motorway junction, then the A8 and SS336, to reach Strada Statale 336. From here, follow signs to the Dollar Car Rental parking. 

To avoid additional fees, return the car on time and in the same condition as when it was rented. Dollar Car Rental provides a convenient after-hours service. Drop off the car keys in the designated box near the rental desk.

Rental Fleet MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1

Discover budget-friendly vehicles for unforgettable travels*

MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
OPEL CORSA car rental in MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
OPEL CORSA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 2

17.68 GBP per day*

MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
OPEL MOKKA car rental in MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
OPEL MOKKA or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

19.76 GBP per day*

MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
FIAT 500X car rental in MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
FIAT 500X or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

23.35 GBP per day*

MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
TOYOTA C HR car rental in MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
TOYOTA C HR or similar
  • 5

  • Automatic

  • 3

26.94 GBP per day*

MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
OPEL GRANDLAND car rental in MXP - Milan Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
  • 5

  • Automatic

  • 5

28.36 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024

Frequently Asked Questions

What documents must I present to collect my rental vehicle?

You must present the original credit card used for the booking. If you booked with a debit card, bring the debit card and a valid credit card in your name. Also, present your valid original driving licence.

Can I use a digital or photocopied driving licence?

No, only a valid original driving licence is accepted when you rent a car at Milan Malpensa Airport. Digital licences, photocopies, and documents like loss or theft notices are not accepted.

What happens if I don't show up for my rental?

If you don't show up for your rental and didn't cancel beforehand, you'll be charged a No Show/Lost Rental Charge. You can get a partial refund for your booking by writing to customer service within 90 days of the missed rental date.

What happens to my credit card when I pick up the vehicle?

When you pick up the vehicle, a certain reserve amount will be blocked on your credit card to cover the estimated rental cost and one fuel tank. Once you settle and pay your rental charges upon returning the vehicle, this amount is released.

What additional costs should I expect if I'm under 25?

If you're under 25, you'll likely have to pay a Young Driver Surcharge. Some vehicles might have a minimum rental age between 25 and 30, so check with your rental location about specific age restrictions before making a Malpensa airport car rental booking.

What should I do if I need to change the main driver or rental location?

You cannot directly change the main driver or rental station on your existing reservation. You'll need to cancel your current reservation and then make a new one with the correct driver and location information.

Can I upgrade my vehicle or extend the rental period at the time of vehicle pickup?

You can upgrade your vehicle or extend your rental when you pick it up. However, this will depend on the availability of the specific car you've chosen. Your rental charges will be recalculated and quoted in the local currency.

How do I cancel my reservation, and what are the refund conditions?

Use the "View/Modify/Cancel" button to cancel online. To receive a full refund, cancel your car hire at Malpensa Airport booking at least two days before your pickup date. Delayed cancellations will incur an administration fee.


FOR RENTALS IN ITALY - from 15th Nov to 15th Apr many cities in specific Italian regions are required by law to restrict rentals to only those vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. To comply with these regulations, Dollar equipped vehicles with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges as Winterisation fee. Hence, for these vehicles there’s NO NEED TO BOOK snow chains as Extra.

IMPORTANT: Please check the rate details of your quotation on the right of this web page to verify if your booking includes Winterisation fee before booking snow chains in Italy.