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There are 4 ways to get from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale by train, bus or car

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Line 10 train  •  29m

  1. Take the line 10 train from Como S. Giovanni to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale 10

SFr 12 - SFr 22

Cheapest option

Line 10 train via Mendrisio  •  35m

  1. Take the line 10 train from Como S. Giovanni to Mendrisio 10 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 train from Mendrisio to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale 10 / ...

SFr 12 - SFr 22

2 alternative options

Line 10 train, line 531 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 10 train from Como S. Giovanni to Mendrisio 10 / ...
  2. Take the line 531 bus from Mendrisio, Stazione to Riva S. Vitale, Battistero 531

SFr 13 - SFr 24

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale 11.4 miles

SFr 2 - SFr 4

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The cheapest way to get from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale is to drive which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale is to drive which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Capolago-Riva S. Vitale. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29m.

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The distance between Como San Giovanni and Riva San Vitale is 13 km. The road distance is 18.3 km.

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The best way to get from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale without a car is to line 10 train which takes 29m and costs 10€ - 19€.

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The line 10 train from Como S. Giovanni to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale takes 29m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Capolago-Riva S. Vitale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale is 18 km. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale.

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There are 3600+ hotels available in Riva San Vitale. Prices start at SFr 82 per night.

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Map of how to get from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 29m

What companies run services between Como San Giovanni, Italy and Riva San Vitale, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como San Giovanni to Riva San Vitale every 3 hours. Tickets cost SFr 12 - SFr 22 and the journey takes 29m.

Train operators
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 Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 22
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 2
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Mendrisio, Stazione to Riva S. Vitale, Battistero
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto

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