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Duration 37 min
Distance 34 km
Average price SFr 29
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Como and Lugano takes 37 min and the fastest train takes 36 min. There is a train service every few hours from Como to Lugano. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Como S. Giovanni
  2. Lugano
36 min
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SFr 16 - SFr 29

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Lugano. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Como and Lugano is 24 km. The road distance is 34 km.

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Como to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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Como to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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What companies run services between Como and Lugano?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost SFr 16 - SFr 29 and the journey takes 36 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 50

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 50
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 22
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50

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