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There are 5 ways to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Como to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Siena

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  3. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Fontebecci

Drive

  1. Drive from Como to Castellina in Chianti

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Siena

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti is to bus which costs €26 - €35 and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Castellina in Chianti. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Castellina Chianti Opp. via Bologna and Fontebecci. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Como and Castellina in Chianti is 313 km. The road distance is 386.8 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs €55 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti, including transfers.

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Como to Castellina in Chianti bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Como station.

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The best way to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs €55 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 8h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Como to Castellina in Chianti bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Siena station.

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Map of how to get from Como to Castellina in Chianti.
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  • Distance: 313.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Castellina in Chianti, Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Castellina in Chianti via Milano Centrale, Firenze S.M.N., and Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Castellina in Chianti via Bologna, Siena, and Fontebecci in around 8h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €1100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €3400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€21 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Siena
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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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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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna to Siena
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Castellina in Chianti is 387 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Como to Castellina in Chianti.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport.

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