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There are 5 ways to get from Como to Mendrisio by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

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

$11 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chiasso to Mendrisio 6.1 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 2 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Chiasso, Stazione to Mendrisio, Autosilo 1 / ...

$14 - $24

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Como to Mendrisio 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Walk from Como to Mendrisio 7.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Mendrisio is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Mendrisio is to train which costs 9€ - 18€ and takes 15 min.

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

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The distance between Como and Mendrisio is 10 km. The road distance is 15.5 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Mendrisio without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs 9€ - 18€.

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

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Como to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Mendrisio is to train which takes 15 min and costs 9€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can line 2 bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 53 min.

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Como to Mendrisio train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Mendrisio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Mendrisio is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Como to Mendrisio.

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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Mendrisio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Como to Mendrisio every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 36 min.

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 Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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 Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chiasso, Stazione to Mendrisio, Autosilo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chiasso to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Como and Mendrisio. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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