Useful information about the Milan ZTL

Milan is becoming an international, busy and touristy city. The municipality has therefore imposed various traffic restrictions. In this post you will find useful information if you are going to this city by car.
2 April 2020
ZTL Milan's Limited Traffic Zone: B area, area C, timetables and map (updated 2020)
ZTL Milan's Limited Traffic Zone: B area, area C, timetables and map (updated 2020)

The Lombard capital, known not only for its fashion, luxury and entertainment, has become the heart of the Italian economy. The city of Milan can in fact be defined as the second capital of Italy and, as in every capital, traffic is sovereign. Milan's LTZ is formed by the B Area and the C Area .

B Area

Milan's  LTZ B Area
Milan's LTZ B Area

The B Area is the area delimited by the red lines in the map above.

The time slots in which is active are:

  • From Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm.

Access to the B Area is forbidden for two-stroke mopeds and motorcycles Euro 0, 1 and diesel Euro 0, 1 and to all the cars belonging to the following environmental categories:

  • Euro 0, 1 gasoline;
  • Euro 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 diesel without FAP;
  • Euro 3, 4 diesel with FAP as standard and with field V.5 registration certificate > 0,0045 g/km;
  • Euro 4 diesel with FAP as standard and without value in the V.5 field of the registration certificate;
  • Euro 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 diesel with after-market FAP installed after 31.12.2018 and with particulate mass class of at least Euro 4;
  • with dual fuel supply diesel-LPG and diesel-methane Euro 0, 1, 2;

The above mentioned vehicles have no access during the times and days indicated. However, after registration on the Milan City Council's portal, there are some derogas that allow the residents to 25 days of access and circulation with annual deadline. For non-residents there will be only 5 days allowed. Further exemptions are provided for companies based in Milan and outside Milan, health care personnel, persons with handicap, volunteers and the police.

However, a distinction needs to be made between vehicles transporting persons and vehicles transporting goods, because there are various restrictions for the latter category.

Euro 5 and 6 petrol and LPG, methane, bifuel, hybrid and electric vehicles are therefore allowed in the B Area .

C Area

Milan's  LTZ C Area
Milan's LTZ C Area

The C Area, with its 43 entrances located around the Cerchia dei Bastioni, delimits the historical centre of Milan.

The time slots in which is active are:

  • from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm.

Access to the C Area is allowed to all those vehicles with the following characteristics : electric cars, mopeds and motorcycles; hybrid M1 vehicles;

It is necessary to underline that all vehicles equipped with a badge, which carry disabled people, are allowed to access the area too. Ambulances and Armed Forces cars can also circulate freely.

Access to the C Area is forbidden to all vehicles with the following characteristics:

  • Euro 0 gasoline;
  • Euro 4 diesel without FAP
  • Euro 3 and Euro 4 diesel with FAP with field V.5 registration certificate > 0.0045 g/km
  • Euro 4 diesel with FAP as standard and without value in field V.5 of the registration certificate.
  • Euro 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 diesel with after-market FAP installed after 31.12.2018 and with a particulate mass class of at least Euro 4.
  • with a length of more than 7.5 metres.

The other categories of vehicles can still access to the C Area by purchasing a daily ticket. The ticket can be purchased both online and at the parking meter for € 5 and, once activated by associating it with your license plate number, you can drive for 24 hours within the LTZ without being liable to a fine.

In case you decide to leave your car in one of the following car parks:

upon your arrival the staff will inform the City Hall of your reservation and provide your license plate number in order not to receive penalties.

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For further information and possible explanations we recommend you to visit the site: B Area , C Area

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