There are 4 ways to get from Como to Lugano by bus, train, car or rideshare
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
What companies run services between Como, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?
Malpensa Express Bus operates a bus from Como to Lugano every 4 hours, and the journey takes 25 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 30 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 5 times a day.
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- $17 - $28
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Como to Lugano?
The distance between Como and Lugano is 24 km. The road distance is 34 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Como to Lugano?
The cheapest way to get from Como to Lugano is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 25 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Como to Lugano?
The quickest way to get from Como to Lugano is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 3€.
Is there a direct train between Como and Lugano?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Lugano. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.
Is there a direct bus between Como and Lugano?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiasso strada (dogana) and arriving at Lugano, Piazzale Besso. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.
How long does it take to get from Como to Lugano?
The bus from Chiasso strada (dogana) to Lugano, Piazzale Besso takes 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.