There are 7 ways to get from Bern to Como by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chiasso 11-Y / ...

$97 - $184

Cheapest option

Train, bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Olten 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Olten to Grandate - Stazione

$39 - $64

5 alternative options

Train via Luzern  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...

$91 - $167

Train, bus FlixBus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como 417

$40 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Como 197.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to Lugano  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni

$132 - $331

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$125 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Como is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Como is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 70.

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The distance between Bern and Como is 178 km. The road distance is 316 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Bern to Como, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Como. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Zürich HB and Chiasso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Bern to Como via Zürich HB and Chiasso in around 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Olten
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Olten to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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