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from Milan to Como

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Como on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:43AMMilan Centrale0h40 10:23AMComo S. Giovanni
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Sun
Sep 26
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Mon
Sep 27
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Tue
Sep 28
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Wed
Sep 29
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Thu
Sep 30
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Fri
Oct 1
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Sat
Oct 2
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Sun
Oct 3
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Mon
Oct 4
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Tue
Oct 5
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Wed
Oct 6
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Thu
Oct 7
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Fri
Oct 8
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Sat
Oct 9
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Sun
Oct 10
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Mon
Oct 11
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Tue
Oct 12
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Wed
Oct 13
$6Regionale
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Thu
Oct 14
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Fri
Oct 15
$6Regionale
$6Regionale
Sat
Oct 16
$6Regionale
$6Regionale

Travel Information to Como from Milan

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRegionale 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.

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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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Milan to Como?

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

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 quickest way to get from Milan to Como?

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.

How many miles from Milan to Como would I travel?

The distance is approximately 24 miles (39 km) from Milan to Como.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Como?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Como is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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.

When traveling to Como from Milan, what are the departure and arrival points in Milan and Como?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Milan to Como depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Como, Stazione FS Como San Giovanni.
  • Most travelers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Como S. Giovanni.
Who can get 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:

  • Regionale can get you to Como by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Regionale from Milan to Como for $6 (€5) on Omio.
  • Regionale can take you to Como by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Regionale from Milan to Como for $6 (€5).
Is there a way to travel directly from Milan to Como?

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day 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 between Milan and Como.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Como from Milan ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Como often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Bergamo, Venice or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Como itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Como and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Milan to Como online to score the best deals?

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:

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

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.

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
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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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