There are 5 ways to get from Como to Chiasso by train, bus, car, rideshare or foot

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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Train  •  4 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Chiasso 40 / ...

$9 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from Como Cavallotti to Como Via Papini 7 / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Como to Chiasso 4.2 miles

$1 - $2

Rideshare  •  25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Como to Chiasso 3.8 miles

$2

Walk  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Como to Chiasso 3.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Chiasso is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Chiasso is to train which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como Cavallotti and arriving at Como Via Papini. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Chiasso. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between Como and Chiasso is 5 km. The road distance is 6.7 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Chiasso without a car is to train which takes 4 min and costs 8€ - 15€.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Chiasso takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Como to Chiasso bus services, operated by ASF Autolinee srl, depart from Como Cavallotti station.

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Map of how to get from Como to Chiasso.
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  • Distance: 3.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Chiasso every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 4 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, ASF Autolinee srl operates a bus from Como to Chiasso every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 14 min. Autolinee Gambioli also services this route once a week.

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. 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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Como Cavallotti to Como Via Papini
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Como to Chiasso - Dogana
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Como to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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