There are 6 ways to get from Como to Varenna by ferry, bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry  •  56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna 806 / ...

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Como Lungo Lario Trieste to Bellagio Lido C30
  2. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna Sr 114 / ...

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Monza S 83153 / ...
  2. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino Re_8

$9 - $40

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Como to Varenna 33.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Como to Varenna 33.5 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Como to Varenna 33.5 miles

$173

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Como and arriving at Varenna. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Varenna Esino via Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Como and Varenna is 27 km. The road distance is 53.7 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Varenna without a car is to ferry which takes 56 min and costs .

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The ferry from Como to Varenna takes 56 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Como to Varenna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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Como to Varenna train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Varenna Esino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Varenna is 54 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Como to Varenna.

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There are 2949+ hotels available in Varenna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Como to Varenna.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Varenna, Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Varenna via Monza in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
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 Como S. Giovanni to Monza
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Monza
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Monza
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Como Lungo Lario Trieste to Bellagio Lido
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$173
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uber.com
Black
$173
Lux
$248
Van
$248
Taxi from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30

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