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

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

Bus, drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiasso strada (dogana) to Castione 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191
  3. Drive from Airolo, Stazione to Grindelwald

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 124
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$55 - $89

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Eurocity / ...

$100 - $130

Train via Luzern  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$107 - $181

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Como to Grindelwald 173.4 miles

$40 - $60

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

You can take a train from Como to Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 5 h 40 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $20
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$79 - $81
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$79 - $81
First
$128 - $131
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Chiasso strada (dogana) to Castione
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Como and Grindelwald is 121 km. The road distance is 277 km.

The cheapest way to get from Como to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Como to Grindelwald is to drive which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Como to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Como to Grindelwald, including transfers.