There are 4 ways to get from Como to Lugano by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano 130-Y / ...

$16 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 124 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Como to Lugano 124 / ...

$2 - $4

2 alternative options

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Como to Lugano 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Como to Lugano 21 miles

$5

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Lugano is to line 124 bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Lugano is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Como and Lugano is 24 km. The road distance is 33.9 km.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Lugano. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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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.

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What companies run services between Como, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Lugano hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 30 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Lugano 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Lugano
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Como to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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