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There are 6 ways to get from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended

Line 518 bus, train

  1. Take the line 518 bus from Como to Saronno
  2. Take the train from Saronno to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

Cheapest

Train via Saronno

  1. Take the train from Como Borghi to Saronno
  2. Take the train from Saronno to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

Train

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Mendrisio
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Drive

  1. Drive from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport

Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by bus and train

The journey time between Como and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 56 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 56 min. Operated by FlixBus, Malpensa Express and Trenord, the Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) service departs from Como and arrives in Malpensa Aeroporto T.1. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
51 min
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
56 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
56 min
Journey distance:
56 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:50
Last service departs at:
06:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus and train schedules

Como → Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to taxi which costs €80 - €100 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Como Borghi and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 via Saronno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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It is 35 km from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). It is approximately 50.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to line 518 bus and train which takes 54 min and costs €8 - €18.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), including transfers.

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Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Como Borghi station.

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Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Malpensa Express, arrive at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 50 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

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  • Distance: 35.1 km
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) via Saronno in around 59 min.

Train operators
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Saronno to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Saronno to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Trenord
Train from Como Borghi to Saronno
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenord
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
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 Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Saronno
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €6
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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Other operators
Taxi from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Como to Milan Malpensa Airport

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