There are 10 ways to get from Como to Munich by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Como to Zurich 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...

$24 - $53

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Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$148 - $257

Train, bus  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Como Borghi to Milano Cadorna R17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to München Autostazione Fröttmaning

$55 - $84

Train, night train  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Muenchen Hbf En

$66 - $146

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Como to Munich 287.6 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Munich  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC

$55 - $151

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC

$171 - $456

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Munich  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Monza
  2. Take the bus from Monza to Cologno Nord
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC

$112 - $428

Train, train to Verona, fly to Munich  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Munich (MUC) VRN - MUC

$92 - $341

Fly Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Stuttgart (STR) MXP - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf

$92 - $233

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Como to Munich is to bus which costs 20€ - 50€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Munich is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Munich. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Como and Munich is 321 km. The road distance is 460.1 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 20€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Como to Munich, including transfers.

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Como to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Como station.

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

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The best way to get from Como to Munich is to bus which takes 8 h and costs 20€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 8 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Como to Munich.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Munich, Germany?

You can take a bus from Como to Munich via Zurich in around 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Como to Munich via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen, and Ulm Hbf in around 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.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 Como S.Giovanni to Monza
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$11 - $16
First
$11 - $18
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Como Borghi to Milano Cadorna
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Como Lago to Saronno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Monza
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trenord.it
Standard
$11 - $16
First
$11 - $18
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
Night train from Milano Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Monza
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$11 - $16
First
$11 - $18
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autoguidovie S.p.A. - Monza Brianca
Phone
025803971
Email
aticremona@pec.it
Website
monzabrianza.autoguidovie.it
Bus from Monza to Cologno Nord
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
monzabrianza.autoguidovie.it

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