There are 7 ways to get from Como to Bern by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15 / ...

$93 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus Autolinee Gambioli, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Zürich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$59 - $106

5 alternative options

Train via Zürich HB  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chiasso to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$94 - $186

Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 124
  2. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern 85-Y

$63 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Como to Bern 195.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$122 - $358

Fly from Lugano, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$130 - $337

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

You can take a train from Como to Bern via Luzern in around 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chiasso to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Como to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Como and Bern is 178 km. The road distance is 313 km.

The cheapest way to get from Como to Bern is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Como to Bern is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

No, there is no direct train from Como to Bern. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Bern via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Como to Bern, including transfers.