There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, car, car train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, ferry  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna

48€ - 168€

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Train, car ferry via Paris  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb Ter
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

279€ - 516€

Train, car ferry  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

209€ - 338€

Drive, car train  •  16h 10m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Drive from Innsbruck Hbf to Lago di Como

127€ - 226€

Train, bus, ferry  •  22h 23m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Milano - Lampugnano 892
  3. Take the train from Milano Cadorna to Como Lago R17
  4. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna

76€ - 117€

Bus, car ferry  •  24h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 819 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Milano - Lampugnano 890 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

56€ - 92€

Drive  •  10h 40m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como 1109.5 km

150€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como is to bus and car ferry which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 24h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como is to fly and ferry which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Lago di Como is 773 km. The road distance is 1109.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como without a car is to train and car ferry via Paris which takes 14h 38m and costs 270€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como is 1110 km. It takes approximately 10h 40m to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como.

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Level, Air France, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 3498+ hotels available in Lago di Como. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como.
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  • Distance: 772.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como. However, you can fly to Milan Malpensa, take the walk to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1, take the train to Saronno, take the train to Como Lago, take the walk to Como, then take the ferry to Lago di Como. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Lago di Como via Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Strasbourg, Basel Sbb, Basel SBB, Lugano, Lugano, Stazione Nord, Menaggio, Via Mazzini, and Menaggio in around 14h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 220€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 22€
1st Class
27€ - 35€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Cadorna to Como Lago
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Rotterdam to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navigazionelaghi.it
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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