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from Milan to Como

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

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To get from Milan to Como on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:43PMMilan Centrale0h40 07:23PMComo S. Giovanni
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Jun 14
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Jun 15
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Jun 16
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Jun 17
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Jun 19
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Jun 20
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Jun 21
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Jun 22
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Jun 23
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Jun 24
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Jun 25
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Jun 26
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Jun 27
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Jun 28
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Jun 29
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Jun 30
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Jul 1
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How to Travel from Milan to Lake Como

Located about 85 kilometers to the north of Milan, Lake Como is a beautiful spot for a short break or day trip, and it is easy to reach by train. Anyone traveling in Italy can catch trains from a variety of Milan's train stations, with services departing from Centrale, or Porta Garibaldi. Travelers should pick the most convenient departure point to save time. In total, expect the journey to take between 30 minutes and 1 hour. It might also make sense to book an onward bus ticket from Como or Lecco when you book your train travel, if you are heading to resorts on the northern shores of the lake.

Trains from Milan to Lake Como | Buses from Milan to Lake Como| Return from Lake Como to Milan

Milan to Lake Como Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€5

1:29 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€7

0:36 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Milan to Lake Como?

Cheapest way to travel from Milan to Lake Como


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Lake Como. There is one bus service that travels from Milan to Lake Como per day. Buses on this route depart from Milan's Centrale bus station and take 1:30 h to arrive at Lake Como's S. Giovanni bus station. The daily bus from Milan to Lake Como leaves Milan a little after midnight at 0:24 a.m. and arrives in Lake Como at 02:14 a.m. This bus service is offered by Trenitalia. Travelers can also look into car sharing options from Milan to Lake Como offered by Bla Bla Car.


Fastest way to travel from Milan to Lake Como


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The fastest way to travel from Milan to Lake Como is by far taking the train. The quick trip can take as little 36 minutes with direct services, and up to 56 minutes with indirect services requiring a change in Chiasso. Approximately sixty trains from Milan to Lake Como are offered daily, with the first train departing at 5:39 a.m. and the last train departing at 23:09 p.m. Trains leave from either Milan's Centrale or Porta Garibaldi stations and arrive at Lake Como's S. Giovanni station.


Most popular way to travel from Milan to Lake Como


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Lake Como. Taking a train is three times faster than traveling from Milan to Lake Como by bus while only costing €2 more on average. Additionally, trains from Milan to Lake Como are offered seven days a week throughout the day, while bus and car sharing options, provided by Bla Bla Car, are much less frequent. All trains traveling from Milan to Lake Como are run by Trenitalia.


How to get from Milan to Como

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan 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 Milan 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

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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 Milan to Como.
FAQs
How do I get from Milan to Como?

There are 2 ways to travel to Como from Milan including taking a bus or train.

How far is Como from Milan?

Como is approximately 24 miles (39 km) away from Milan.

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Como?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Como, Stazione FS Como San Giovanni.
  • Most travelers take a train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni.
Which travel companies can take me from Milan to Como?

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

  • Travel with Regionale for buses to Como. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Regionale Milan to Como tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Como by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Milan to Como tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
Is it possible to travel directly between Milan and Como?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct train with Regionale.

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 from Milan to Como.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Como from Milan ends?
Your trip from Milan to Como doesn't have to end in Como. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Bergamo, Venice or Zurich. If you’d like to add Bergamo, Venice or Zurich to your Milan to Como tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Como today!
How early should I book tickets from Milan to Como online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.

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

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

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Como:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Milan to Como costing on average $6 (€5).

What is the fastest way from Milan to Como?

The fastest way to get to Como from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 40 min.

Other travel options to Como can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 22 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Como
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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