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There are 3 ways to get from Chengdu to Lago di Como by plane, train, ferry or car

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Fly to Zurich, train, Lake shuttle  •  21h 57m

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Zurich (ZRH) CTU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
  3. Take the Lake shuttle from Menaggio to Varenna

528€ - 1524€

2 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train, Lake shuttle  •  22h 39m

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Basel (BSL) CTU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  4. Take the Lake shuttle from Menaggio to Varenna

629€ - 1751€

Drive  •  4 days 21h

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Lago di Como 10049.9 km

1300€ - 1900€

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No, entry into Italy from China is currently restricted.

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 Chengdu to Lago di Como is to fly and train and Lake shuttle which costs ¥4100 - ¥13000 and takes 21h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Lago di Como is to fly and train and Lake shuttle which costs ¥4100 - ¥13000 and takes 21h 57m.

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The distance between Chengdu and Lago di Como is 7953 km. The road distance is 10049.9 km.

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It takes approximately 21h 57m to get from Chengdu to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chengdu Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 50m and has one stopover.

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Lago di Como is 6h behind Chengdu. It is currently 12:19 PM in Chengdu and 6:19 AM in Lago di Como.

Yes, the driving distance between Chengdu to Lago di Como is 10050 km. It takes approximately 4 days 21h to drive from Chengdu to Lago di Como.

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Air France, Sichuan Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Chengdu Airport to Zurich Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Chengdu to Lago di Como.
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  • Distance: 7953.2 km
  • Duration: 21h 57m

What companies run services between Chengdu, China and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Chengdu to Lago di Como. However, you can take the line 3 subway to Taipingyuan, take the line 10 subway to Chengdu Airport T1, take the walk to Chengdu airport, fly to Zurich, take the walk to Zürich Flughafen, take the train to Zuerich Hb, take the train to Lugano, take the walk to Lugano, Stazione Nord, take the line 631 bus to Menaggio, Via Mazzini, take the walk to Menaggio, then take the Lake shuttle to Lago di Como. Alternatively, you can take the line 3 subway to Taipingyuan, take the line 10 subway to Chengdu Airport T1, take the walk to Chengdu airport, fly to Basel, take the walk to Basel EuroAirport, take the line 50 bus to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the walk to Basel SBB, take the train to Arth-Goldau, take the train to Lugano, take the walk to Lugano, Stazione Nord, take the line 631 bus to Menaggio, Via Mazzini, take the walk to Menaggio, then take the Lake shuttle to Lago di Como.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Beijing Capital, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Beijing Capital, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Beijing Capital, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1800€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Beijing Capital, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
420€ - 1700€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1900€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Beijing Capital, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1400€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1900€
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 2100€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chengdu to Basel via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 2400€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Ferry operators

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