|Distance||176 miles (284 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$38 (€30)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo or Intercity|
Trains from Florence to Como cover the 176 miles (284 km) long route taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo or Intercity. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $38 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Como S. Giovanni.
Travel from Florence to Como from $33 (€27) with Omio’s train partners Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
One of the best ways to travel between Florence and Como is by taking a train with Trenitalia. Omio helps you find the ideal Trenitalia train between Florence and Como by showing you Trenitalia’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Florence to Como trip. You can expect to travel 176 miles (284 km) from Florence to Como on a train with Trenitalia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Florence and Como, you can check straight away if the Trenitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Trenitalia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Florence to Como!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets between Florence and Como due to the coronavirus:
To enjoy the serene Alpine beauty, hop on one of the trains from Florence to Como and experience the journey of a lifetime. With several train services operating daily, you can travel the distance of 176 miles (284 km) in around 5h and 6min, though the length of the journey varies according to specific travel dates and if you travel during weekends or holidays. Once there, don’t miss the iconic attractions like Como Cathedral, Castello Baradello, or take a funicular from Como to Brunate.
Train services like Intercity Notte, Regionale, and Frecciarossa offer an all-day schedule of trains from Florence to Como. Travelers can get on board the first train that departs Florence Campo di Marte Station at 2:03 a.m. or catch subsequent trains available at 4:30 a.m., 8:17 a.m., 9:10 a.m., and roughly every hour after that. The final train departs at around 7:55 p.m. from Florence Santa Maria Novella. The weekend schedules are also the same, with a few more trains filling up the early morning slot of 7:10 a.m.
The journey time for trains from Florence to Como varies due to transfer stations and routes each service takes. The longest train takes about 8h 51min as it travels from Florence Santa Maria Novella to Como S. Giovanni via Bologna Centrale and Milan Centrale. The shortest route takes 3h 13min to travel between the same stations without taking a detour to Bologna Centrale.
Departure Train Station: The passengers have options to start their journey from Firenze Campo di Marte, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, and Firenze Rifredi stations in Florence. Campo di Marte is around 1 mile (2 km) from the city center, while Santa Maria Novella is in the city's center. You can choose the station according to your location, and it takes around 10-20min to arrive at the station on foot. The stations have facilities like lounges, food courts, and restrooms for the passengers.
Arrival train station: For arrival at Como, train services halt at Como S. Giovanni, Como Borghi, and Como Nord Lago stations. Out of these, most of the customers at Omio book their arrival at Como S. Giovanni, as it has a 1-mile (2 km) distance on the west side of the city center, and the station also offers facilities to grab a bite, lounge in the restroom, and shop for some memorabilia.
Four train companies operate trains from Florence to Como on daily schedules. Frecciarossa provides the passengers with a wide range of options throughout the day with trains at regular intervals. Intercity has six trains each day, with the last train departing at 1:53 p.m. Intercity Notte runs three tarin schedules starting at 2:03 a.m., and the last train departs at 10:07 p.m. Regionale has one train departing at 4:32 a.m. Due to the frequency of the trains on this route by Frecciarossa, passengers can travel from Florence to Como according to their itinerary and hop on a train from the nearest station accordingly.
Frecciarossa runs several trains between Florence and Como. The trains depart from Florence Santa Maria Novella and arrive at one of the 3 train stations in Como. All through the week, the trains are available from 2:03 a.m. and run approximately every hour until 7:55 p.m., with only exceptions in the slots from 2:03-4:32 a.m. and 4:32-7:10 a.m. The schedule remains the same on weekends, too. The journey lasts anywhere from 3h 13min to 8h 51min with at least one transfer at Milan Centrale, depending on the route.
Intercity operates three trains leaving Florence Rifredi Station at 8:17 a.m. with transfers at Milan Centrale for Como S. Giovanni and two transfers at Milan Centrale and Saronno before arriving at Como Borghi or Como Nord Lago. You can choose any arrival station depending on your travel plans. The entire journey takes about 5h 06min to 5h 22min. The company also handles the second leg journey for Regionale from Pisa Centrale and La Spezia Centrale to Como S. Giovanni.
Passengers can catch an Intercity Notte train from Florence Campo di Marte to Como S. Giovanni at 2:03 a.m., with two transfers at Bologna Centrale and Milan Centrale. The second train leaves Florence Campo di Marte at 10:07 a.m. and takes 8h 02min to reach Como Borghi via Milan Porta Garibaldi and Saronno. If you plan to visit Como Nord Lago, catch the Intercity Notte train from Florence departing at 10:07 a.m.
Apart from running the second leg journey for several Frecciarossa and Intercity, Regionale has one train departing at 4:32 a.m. from Florence Santa Maria Novella. It takes around 8h 51min to reach Como S. Giovanni at 1:23 p.m. via two transfer stations: Bologna Centrale and Milan Centrale. The company provides comfortable trains with armchair seating, ample storage, and bistro service. The ticket policy is flexible to offer you refunds and changes until the day before departure.
Trenitalia runs its flagship trains, Frecciarossa and Intercity, from Florence to Como to make your journey comfortable and fast. Regionale operates low-speed trains and several connecting trains from the transfer stations between Florence and Como for the other two service providers. Frecciarossa trains provide the passengers with facilities like Wi-Fi access, workstations, onboard restaurants, bars, and ample luggage storage. Intercity trains have disabled seating for physically challenged passengers along with air conditioning and washrooms. If you wish to explore Como by bike, you can carry your bike by disassembling it onboard any of these trains. The train companies allow dogs to accompany passengers in the morning rush hours from 7:00-9:00 a.m. However, guard dogs have no travel restrictions when accompanying visually impaired travelers. Luggage is free on all Frecciarossa, Regionale, and Intercity trains provided it doesn't spill out of the designated space and disturb the other passengers. You can upgrade the class from standard to executive class.
At Omio, passengers can find convenient and fast methods to book any of the trains from Florence to Como. If you are looking at affordable train options, you can save your money by booking the off-peak services that may take a few hours extra to reach the destination. It works best if you can afford flexibility in your departure schedule. Another option is to book tickets for the standard class as they are the cheapest. You may also check out the deals and discounts available on our platform to get more concessions, especially if you travel with children, seniors above 60, or large groups.
Some of the Florence train stations to Como you can start your journey from include Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Como include Como S. Giovanni, Como Camerlata and Como S. Giovanni.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arriving in Como S. Giovanni.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Como S. Giovanni and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Como.
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