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There are 10 ways to get from Como to Positano by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

$101 - $210

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly, subway  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Naples (NAP) BGY - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$52 - $286

8 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Como, Como Grandate to Rome 518
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Positano Marozzi

$60 - $88

Bus La Valle Linee  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Sesto San Giovanni to Salerno

$67 - $106

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Como to Positano 545.1 miles

$130 - $190

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Naples (NAP) MXP - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$59 - $208

Train to Milan Linate, fly, subway  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Naples (NAP) LIN - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$59 - $258

Train, train to Verona, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8 h 47 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 Naples (NAP) VRN - NAP
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  5. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$75 - $406

Train, train to Genoa, fly  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP) GOA - NAP

$68 - $251

Train, train to Turin, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Naples (NAP) TRN - NAP
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  5. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$63 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Positano is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Positano is to train and fly and subway and line 5070 bus which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Positano. However, there are services departing from Como, Como Grandate and arriving at Positano via Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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The distance between Como and Positano is 723 km. The road distance is 872.2 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Positano without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 85€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Como to Positano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Como to Positano is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 85€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Como to Positano bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Positano station.

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Map of how to get from Como to Positano.
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  • Distance: 451.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Positano, Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Positano via Milano Centrale, Napoli Centrale, and Torre Annunziata Centrale in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Positano via Rome and Roma in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Verona to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Turin to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
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
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como, Como Grandate to Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Como to Positano is 872 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Como to Positano.

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Swiss, Meridiana, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4918+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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