How to travel from Florence to Como

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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 Mar 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:33PMFlorence Rifredi4h49 08:22PMComo San Giovanni
1 transfer
04:32AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella6h50 11:22AMComo San Giovanni
2 transfers
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08:21AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella5h01 01:22PMComo San Giovanni
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08:21AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella5h17 01:38PMComo
2 transfers
08:21AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella5h23 01:44PMComo
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Como from Florence

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $32
fastestFastest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 6 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 176 miles (284 km) between Florence and Como. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Regionale 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 Tips: 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.

There are 3 travel options from Florence to Como: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Como from Florence is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Como:

Taking a flight is usually $21 (€19) less than taking a bus to Como, which costs on average $24 (€21) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $29 (€26) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $32 (€28) from Florence to Como.

The fastest way from Florence to Como is by bus with an average journey time of 6 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Como that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 34 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Florence to Como is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 26 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Florence and Como as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Como, Centro (Area di Servizio AGIP).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Como S. Giovanni.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Como, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Como by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Florence to Como tickets on Omio for $24 (€21).
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Como by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Florence to Como tickets on Omio for $32 (€28).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Como often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Bergamo or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Como itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Como and any of these top destinations today!

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 costs $24 (€21) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $32 (€28) one way.

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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