General Description of Area C traffic restrictions in force
As of January 16th, 2012, an entrance fee must be paid to enter the Cerchia dei Bastioni Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL) with a private or commercial vehicle.
The restrictions, known as Area C (Congestion Charge), operates on weekdays
Free access to Area C for:
• Authorised electric vehicles;
• Motorcycles and scooters;
• Hybrid, bi-fuel, LPG and CNG vehicles will be exempt from payment until December 31st 2016.
Access with payment:
• Vehicles fuelled by petrol Euro 1 and successive categories;
• Vehicles fuelled by gasoline/diesel Euro 4 and successive categories;
• Vehicles fuelled by gasoline/diesel Euro 4 without particulate filter until December 31st 2016.
Prohibited access and transit:
• vehicles longer than 7.50 metres except authorised vehicles;
• vehicles fuelled by gasoline Euro 0, 1, 2, 3 except authorised vehicles;
• vehicles fuelled by petrol Euro 0 except authorised vehicles.
Each ticket to enter “Area C” can be used for one day only. The payment of an entrance covers all accesses made by the same vehicle during that day.
There are six types of entrance tickets:
• Daily: 5 euro;
• Daily "resident vehicle": 2 euro (after registration);
• Daily "resident vehicle": 3 euro (after registration);
• Daily "service vehicle": 5 euro (only after registration and it can be bought only at the parking meters);
• Multiple daily: 30 and 60 euro, with the credit decreasing automatically (also for non-consecutive days);
• In the garages of the city centre participating in the initiative: 13 euro for the “Area C” ticket + 4 hours of parking (must be bought necessarily toghether).
How to buy an entrance ticket
The ticket must be activated no later than midnight of the day after the access.
• Newsagents, tobacconists, ATM points (Milan Transport Company);
• Online on site http://www.comune.milano.it/areac in "Servizi online" area (online services);
• Call center Area C, 800.437.437, everyday from 7:30am to 12pm;
• ATMs of Intesa Sanpaolo banks;
• Parking meters;
• Affiliated garages.
FOR ALL DETAILS CONTACT +39020202 OR VISIT THE WEBSITE www.areac.it