Verbania's closest airport is the Malpensa International Airport of Milan (MPX). It is located about 55 km South. Once you landed in Malpensa the best way to reach Verbania is to take a ALIBUS coach. They run every 2-3 hours, and the journey to Verbania Pallanza takes 1 hour. A different company organizing coach services from Malpensa is Comazzi. Both requires online reservation of the seats. From the other Milan airports, Linate (110 km, LIN) and Bergamo (145 km, BGX) the best way to Verbania is to take local transportation (city bus, coach) to Milano Centrale (train station) and from there catch a train to Verbania-Pallanza. The whole journey can take between 2 and 3 hours. Verbania can be reach by train in a few hours also by landing in Basel, Geneva, or Zurich airports.
Verbania station is on the Simplon Line, connecting Milan to Geneva, Basel and Zurich. Direct fast trains from many German, French, Belgian, and Dutch cities reach Milan through the Simplon and usually they stop in Verbania-Pallanza or Stresa. Trains from Milan Centrale and Milan Porta Garibaldi to Verbania or Stresa are scheduled every hour during daytime.Timetables and tickets availabe either on www.trenitalia.it (Italian Railways), on www.sbb.ch (Swiss Railways), or on the webpages of French and German Railways.
From Milan Malpensa there is no direct train to Verbania: if you arrive there and you want to come to Verbania by train then you have either to go by train to Milan (40 minutes) or by bus to Gallarate (15 Minutes) where you can then catch a train to Verbania or Stresa.
If you stop in Stresa you can reach Verbania Pallanza by a coach service of SAF company or by boat of Navigazione Lago Maggiore. If you stop in Verbania-Pallanza the best way to reach Pallanza is a bus of VCO TRASPORTI (route Omegna Verbania ).
Verbania is served by the A26 Highway, as well as by the SS33 (Simplon National Road). We suggest you the highway. If you come from south follow direction Gravellona Toce and take the exit called "Baveno-Stresa", then follow the indications Verbania (you will first have to cross the town of Feriolo). If you come from North (Motorway from the Simplon-Domodossola SS33 , or National Road SS34 from Bellinzona-Locarno ) follow indications for Milan. From Simplon suggested highway exit (if you take the highway) is "Gravellona Toce" direction Verbania-Pallanza. Free park are available outside the headquarters.