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from Florence to Como

You can get from Florence to Como by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Como on Dec 7 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:17AMFlorence Rifredi5h06 01:23PMComo S. Giovanni
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04:32AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella6h51 11:23AMComo S. Giovanni
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07:10AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella3h13 10:23AMComo S. Giovanni
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07:55AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella3h28 11:23AMComo S. Giovanni
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09:10AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella3h13 12:23PMComo S. Giovanni
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Travel Information between Florence and Como

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 5 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 5 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia or Intercity

Take a bus or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) from Florence to Como. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Trenitalia or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Como.

How to get from Florence to Como

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Como, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Florence to Como and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Florence to Como
Travel to Como easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Como.
How do I get from Florence to Como?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Como from Florence. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Florence to Como the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Como from Florence is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Como:

A train is generally $12 (€10) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $36 (€30) from Florence to Como.

What is the quickest way from Florence to Como?

The quickest way to travel from Florence to Como is by train, which takes on average 5 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 35 min   on average.

What is the distance between Florence and Como?

The Florence to Como distance is around 176 miles (284 km).

How many services a day are there to Como from Florence?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Como is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Florence to Como as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Como from Florence, where do I depart from Florence and where do I arrive in Como?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Como:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Florence to Como depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Como, Stazione FS Como San Giovanni.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Florence to Como depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Como S. Giovanni.
Which travel operators can get me to Como from Florence?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Como:

  • You can travel by bus to Como from Florence with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Florence to Como tickets for $36 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Florence to Como with Intercity. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€20) with Intercity from Florence to Como.
Is there a way to travel directly from Florence to Como?

Yes, there are direct services available from Florence to Como with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Como as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Florence and Como.

Where should I go next after I travel to Como from Florence?
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Como? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Como usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Bergamo or Venice. If you're looking to explore Milan, Bergamo or Venice from Como, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Como from Florence online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Florence to Como, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $36 (€30) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Florence to Como tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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