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from Lugano to Como

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

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To get from Lugano to Como on May 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:32AMLugano FLP0h36 10:08AMComo S. Giovanni
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$231One-way
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07:32PMLugano FLP0h36 08:08PMComo S. Giovanni
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10:32AMLugano FLP0h36 11:08AMComo S. Giovanni
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May 30
$20Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
Tue
May 31
$16Trenitalia
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Jun 1
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Thu
Jun 2
$16Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
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Jun 3
$16Trenitalia
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Jun 4
$16Trenitalia
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Jun 5
$16Trenitalia
$13Flixbus
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Jun 6
$16Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
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Jun 7
$16Trenitalia
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Jun 8
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Thu
Jun 9
$16Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
Fri
Jun 10
$16Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
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Jun 11
$16Trenitalia
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Jun 12
$16Trenitalia
$7Flixbus
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Jun 14
$16Trenitalia
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Jun 15
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Jun 16
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Travel Information between Lugano and Como

distanceDistance14 miles (23 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 14 miles (23 km) by bus or train between Lugano and Como. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lugano to Como.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Como, Italy from Lugano, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Como, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Como if traveling from Lugano?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What measures do I need to follow in Como, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/26/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Lugano and Como.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Como, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Lugano, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lugano, Switzerland from Como, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lugano from Como?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Lugano, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lugano from Como here.

How do I get from Lugano to Como?

There are 2 ways to get from Lugano to Como: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Lugano to Como?

The cheapest way to go to Como from Lugano is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Como:

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€9) less than taking a train to Como, which costs on average $16 (€14) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Lugano to Como?

The fastest way from Lugano to Como is by train with an average journey time of 35 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 40 min.

What is the distance from Lugano to Como?

You should expect to travel around 14 miles (23 km) between Lugano and Como.

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

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Como is:

  • 50 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Lugano to Como?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lugano, Stazione FS and arrive in Como, Centro (Area di Servizio AGIP).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lugano, Stazione and arrive in Como S. Giovanni.

Which travel companies can take me from Lugano to Como?

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

  • You can travel from Lugano to Como by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $6 (€5) with Flixbus from Lugano to Como.
  • You can travel from Lugano to Como by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $16 (€14) with Trenitalia from Lugano to Como.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Lugano to Como ends?

Omio customers who travel from Lugano to Como often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Bergamo or Venice. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Como and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy my Lugano to Como one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Lugano 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 trip costs on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $16 (€14) one way.

But we recommend booking Lugano 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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