There are 3 ways to get from Como to Grindelwald by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$30 - $53

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$82 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Como to Grindelwald 173.4 miles

$40 - $60

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

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

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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, Thun and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Como and Grindelwald is 121 km. The road distance is 277.4 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Grindelwald without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 25€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Como to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Como to Grindelwald is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 25€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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Como to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Thun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Grindelwald is 277 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Como to Grindelwald.

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  • Distance: 75.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Grindelwald once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Como to Grindelwald via Milano Centrale, Thun, and Interlaken Ost in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
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 - $20
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 - $20
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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