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

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Cannes, Cannes N508 / ...

$16 - $53

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Train, Thello  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale Re_10 / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Cannes

$51 - $79

Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$42 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Como to Cannes 250.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Lugano to Nice  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Nice (NCE) LUG - NCE

$166 - $363

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice  •  7 h 12 min

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

$149 - $386

Fly Milan Malpensa to Marseille, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Marseille (MRS) MXP - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes

$112 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Cannes is to bus which costs 13€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Cannes is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Cannes, Cannes via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Como S.Giovanni and arriving at Cannes via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Como and Cannes is 300 km. The road distance is 400.6 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Cannes without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 13€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Como to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Como to Cannes is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 13€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Como to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 187.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Cannes, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Cannes twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Como to Cannes via Milano Centrale and Milano Centrale in around 7 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Nice via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Cannes
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Lugano Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Como to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Como to Cannes train services, operated by Sncf, arrive at Gare de Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Cannes is 401 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Como to Cannes.

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Lugano Airport to Nice Airport.

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