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There are 10 ways to get from Como to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Madrid (MAD) MXP - MAD

27€ - 366€

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Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Madrid (MAD) LIN - MAD

59€ - 499€

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Madrid (MAD) BGY - MAD

47€ - 324€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Madrid (MAD) ZRH - MAD

101€ - 290€

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Madrid (MAD) TRN - MAD

101€ - 509€

Train  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

209€ - 354€

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)  •  30h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice Airport N778 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur 252

83€ - 122€

Bus  •  30h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Como to Zurich 476 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

83€ - 207€

Bus #2  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Madrid

197€ - 280€

Drive  •  15h 25m

  1. Drive from Como to Madrid 1619.8 km

200€ - 300€

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 500€ and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 27€ - 370€ and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Madrid Avenida de América via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 6m.

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The distance between Como and Madrid is 1197 km. The road distance is 1619.8 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18h 6m and costs 200€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Como to Madrid, including transfers.

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Como to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Como station.

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Como to Madrid train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Madrid is to train which takes 18h 6m and costs 200€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus via Nice Airport (NCE), which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 30h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1196.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Como to Madrid via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona-Sants in around 18h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Madrid via Sesto S.Giovanni, Sesto 1 Maggio Fs, Lampugnano, Milan, Milan, and Nice Aéroport in around 30h 38m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Turin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
12€ - 110€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Turin to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Como Lago to Saronno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Trenord
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)
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
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 to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 23€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Como to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Milano - Lampugnano to Nice Aéroport
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
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eurolines.ch
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Milano to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Como to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Madrid Avenida de América station.

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Como to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Madrid is 1620 km. It takes approximately 15h 25m to drive from Como to Madrid.

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easyJet, Air Leisure, Ryanair and eight other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 2205+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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