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There are 4 ways to get from Cahors to Lago di Como by train, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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, Lake Shuttle  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the train from Cahors to Montauban Ville Bourbon Ter
  2. Take the train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Marseille St Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec
  5. Take the Lake Shuttle from Tremezzo to Varenna 20 / ...

117€ - 220€

Cheapest option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the train from Cahors to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Milan, Milan
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

65€ - 107€

2 alternative options

Train, bus, Lake Shuttle  •  24h 35m

  1. Take the train from Cahors to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Tortona 523
  3. Take the train from Tortona to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec
  5. Take the Lake Shuttle from Tremezzo to Varenna 20 / ...

83€ - 147€

Drive  •  9h 45m

  1. Drive from Cahors to Lago di Como 957.8 km

120€ - 180€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Lago di Como is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lago di Como is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lago di Como is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1500.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cahors to Lago di Como is to train and bus and car ferry which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Cahors to Lago di Como is to drive which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 9h 45m.

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The distance between Cahors and Lago di Como is 636 km. The road distance is 957.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cahors to Lago di Como without a car is to train and Lake Shuttle which takes 18h 38m and costs 110€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 18h 38m to get from Cahors to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cahors to Lago di Como is 958 km. It takes approximately 9h 45m to drive from Cahors to Lago di Como.

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There are 1199+ hotels available in Lago di Como. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 636.5 km
  • Duration: 18h 38m

What companies run services between Cahors, France and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Cahors to Lago di Como. However, you can take the train to Montauban Ville Bourbon, take the train to Marseille St Charles, take the train to Milano Centrale, take the train to Como S. Giovanni, take the walk to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS, take the bus to Tremezzo Piazza Trieste, take the walk to Tremezzo, then take the Lake Shuttle to Varenna. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cahors to Lago di Como via Toulouse Matabiau, Toulouse, Milan, Milan, Como San Giovanni Stazione FS, Bellagio Lido, and Bellagio in around 21h 10m.

Train operators
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 Cahors to Montauban Ville Bourbon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Montauban Ville Bourbon to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
Rail 1st Class
70€ - 110€
Train from Cahors to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Rail 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Thello
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 Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia

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 Tortona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 12€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Tortona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
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 Toulouse to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Toulouse Gare Routière to Tortona
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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