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There are 2 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Como by train or car

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni Re80

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Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Como 282.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Como is to train which costs €18 - €40 and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Como is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Como. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Como S.Giovanni via Levanto and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Como is 194 km. The road distance is 282.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Como without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs €18 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Cinque Terre to Como, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Como train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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Cinque Terre to Como train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Como S.Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Como is 283 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Cinque Terre to Como.

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  • Distance: 193.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Como via Levanto and Milano Centrale in around 4h 52m.

Train operators
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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€14 - €28
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Trenitalia
1st Class
€25 - €28
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
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Trenord

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