There are 5 ways to get from Como to Engelberg by train, bus or car

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 1 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$79 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 124

$28 - $41

3 alternative options

Train via Arth-Goldau  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Chiasso to Arth-Goldau 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$76 - $135

Train via Mendrisio  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Luzern 21
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$76 - $136

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Como to Engelberg 131.7 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Como to Engelberg via Luzern in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Engelberg twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

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 Chiasso to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Chiasso to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Como to Engelberg?

The distance between Como and Engelberg is 124 km. The road distance is 211 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Como to Engelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Como to Engelberg is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Como to Engelberg?

The quickest way to get from Como to Engelberg is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

Is there a direct train between Como and Engelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Como to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Engelberg via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Como to Engelberg?

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Como to Engelberg, including transfers.