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Train Information from Venice to Como

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale

Trains from Venice to Como cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 28 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $29 (€23)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Como S. Giovanni.

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Travel with Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia between Venice and Como

Find the best trains between Venice and Como with Omio's travel partners Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia from $29 (€23). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Taking a train with Italo is a great way to travel between Venice and Como! These high-speed trains travel at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 kmh) and offer regular services to major cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan, at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of Italo, we show you the best deals for Italo train tickets between Venice and Como so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and ticket available for this route on Omio. You can expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km) one-way from Venice to Como on an Italo train.

Italo offers four different classes with a range of amenities: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Services on all Italo train cars include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats and footrests. The train cars are modernly equipped with a high level of comfort and even offer cinema screens in the more affordable Smart class. You can select from the following ticket options for Italo trains: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Italo train ticket from Venice to Como:

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  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Venice to Como

Train itineraries from Venice Santa Lucia to Como San Giovani in Lombardy can be booked for trips departing daily. The 185-mile (298 km) journey west from Venice to Como takes about 3h 30min, depending on the route, with connections made at Milano Centrale. You can find departures from Venice throughout the day, beginning around 6:17 a.m., with the final departure leaving at about 7:00 p.m. in the evening. With so many options available for your train from Venice to Como, why not go and relax beside Lake Como or perhaps marvel at some of this ancient city’s many architectural wonders?

Venice to Como Train Time: Daily Departures

The earliest trains depart from Venice beginning around 6:17 a.m., with the final train leaving for Como at about 7:00 p.m. every day of the week. Trains leave Venice hourly, sometimes with as many as three departures per hour. These departures make the 185-mile (298 km) journey west, connecting at Milano Centrale, before continuing north to Como.

How long is the journey by train from Venice to Como?

Your journey from Venice to Como will last approximately 3h 30min, but some itineraries may last longer, with total travel times as long as 5h. It all depends on the route your train takes and the layover time at Milano Centrale.

What is the departure and arrival stations for trains from Venice to Como?

Departure train station: Venice Santa Lucia is the primary departure station for passengers traveling by train from Venice to Como with an impressive 17 active train tracks. This large station is located on the Grand Canal in central Venice and can be reached from elsewhere in the city by way of a "water bus" stop just outside the train station. Here you can find ticket booths, a tourist information desk, and even a left luggage office, all in addition to modern shops and dining options. There is also a Sala Freccia Club available for Gold or Platinum Freccia card members, as well as a Sala Blu for those passengers with special needs. Venice Mestre is the Venetian train station located on the mainland, about 5.5 miles (around 9 km) from the city center. Taxis will bring you to this station from anywhere in the city. Venice Mestre may seem smaller than other rail stations in Venice, but it boasts quite a few modern services, such as currency exchange offices and car rental stations. There are also a number of shopping and dining options at Venice Mestre, including "self-bar" vending stations and a McDonald’s restaurant.

Arrival train station: Como San Giovanni railway station is located at the Piazzale San Gottardo near to the waterfront in Como. From here you can take a taxi (or even a "water taxi") or a bus to your destination in the city center. A smaller railway station, Como San Giovanni only has four tracks and few amenities (including an elevator), but there is a shop in the station. Como Borghi is located in the Piazzale Gerbetto in Como, a short walk from the city center. A very small station, Borghi does not offer much in the way of services but is conveniently located for travelers to the city from Venice Como’s Nord Lago train station is very conveniently positioned in the Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, only a few minutes’ walk from the city center and right on the water front. If your destination lies elsewhere in the city, the C10, C20, or C30 buses can deliver you anywhere you need to go in Como and the water ferries are also available to take you to the east side of Lake Como. While there are few services available at this station, the nearby city center will provide everything you need while in town, from tourist information to car rental services.

Which train companies travel from Venice to Como?

Trenitalia, the Italian inter-city train provider, is the sole train company offering services between Venice and Como. This company offers multiple departures from both Venice Santa Lucia and Venice Mestre every day of the week, many in conjunction with FrecciaRossa. You can book Trenitalia from Venice to Como departing as early as 6:17 a.m., with the final train to Como leaving around 7:00 p.m., either with or without connection at Milano Centrale.

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Como

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Como provide passengers with second-class seating. This service includes plenty of storage space, as well as comfortable armchair seats and even bistro dining options. When traveling on a Trenitalia train with FrecciaRossa, both Standard and Premium class tickets are offered, with leather seats available in Premium class areas. On these trains, free WiFi and bistro dining are offered in both classes. Travelers may choose from non-refundable Economy fares or Base fares, which are semi-refundable.

Train Venice to Como: Services on Board

Trenitalia offers bistro dining services on all of its trains, in addition to issuing either paper or electronic tickets. On its national routes, Trenitalia also welcomes passengers traveling with small pets or even bicycles. The only stipulation is that animals must remain within their travel containers and all bicycles must be either disassembled and contained within a travel bag or must be neatly folded. Either way, they will need to be kept in the luggage area. Other luggage may be brought on board without restriction as long as it does not block the aisles. Trenitalia trains operating with FrecciaRossa offer free WiFi services, in addition to a choice of class seating offering either armchairs or leather seats. Some FrecciaRossa trains also offer newspapers on morning routes.

How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Como?

Finding cheap tickets is as easy as 1-2-3! First, book your ticket in advance. This will allow you to anticipate busier travel times (such as holidays) but will also allow you to make changes if needed without incurring fees. Second, be flexible! You might be surprised how much money you can save by choosing a different time of day or even a different day of the week to travel on. Remember that fares increase as the number of people wanting to travel at a particular time climbs! Third, make sure that you also consider trains which travel slower or include connections along the way. Sometimes these trains really are cheaper!

 

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Trains from Venice to Como
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Como from Venice cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Como from Venice for as low as $29 (€23)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Venice to Como?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Venice to Como train to cost on average $29 (€23)  one way.
What is the distance between Venice and Como by train?
The Venice to Como train distance is approximately 158 miles (255 km).
How long is the train ride to Como from Venice?
The train time from Venice to Como is on average 2 h 28 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Venice to Como by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Venice goes to Como? What train station do I come into Como from Venice?

Some of the Venice train stations to Como you can start your journey from include Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venezia Mestre. 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 Venezia Mestre   and arriving in Como S. Giovanni.

Where is the departure train station in Venice located? Where is the arrival train station in Como located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Venezia Mestre, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Como S. Giovanni, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Venice to Como?
Take the Venice to Como train with Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Venice to Como as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Venice to Como?
Yes, there are direct trains from Venice to Como, and you can find a direct train for this route with Italo  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Venice to Como?
The earliest train departing from Venice to Como leaves at 6: 10 AM. The last train departing from Venice to Como leaves at 3: 10 PM. You can find the latest Venice to Como train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Venice to Como for the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Venice to Como within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Venice and Como are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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