You can get from Milan to Como by train, bus or flight.
To get from Milan to Como on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||24 miles (39 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$6 - $6|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 22 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $6 (€5) • 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Regionale or Regionale|
Travel 24 miles (39 km) by bus or train between Milan and Como. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 40 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 trip are Regionale or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to 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.
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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.
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.
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.
There are 2 ways to travel to Como from Milan including taking a bus or train.
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).
The fastest way from Milan to Como is by train with an average journey time of 40 min.
There are alternative travel options to Como that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Como by bus can take on average 1 h 22 min.
The distance is approximately 24 miles (39 km) from Milan to Como.
The average frequency per day from Milan to Como is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Milan and Como as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling 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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Como with the following travel companies:
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 Milan and Como.
Before traveling from Milan to Como, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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.
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