There are 6 ways to get from Bologna 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  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Regional-Express / ...

$28 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Como 421

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Como

$23 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Como 166 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BLQ - MXP

$52 - $211

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Linate (LIN) BLQ - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni

$55 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Como is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Como is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs 24€ - 60€.

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The distance between Bologna and Como is 229 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Bologna to Como, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Como. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Como. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Como via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Como twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bologna to Milan Malpensa via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Bologna to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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