There are 6 ways to get from Como to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

90€ - 160€

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Como to Milan, Milan 518 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Chambéry > Torino - Bus station > Milan > Venice - Mestre > Venice - Tronchetto

14€ - 22€

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Train via Milan  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale 38-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

39€ - 110€

Bus via Milan  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice 401

19€ - 24€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Como to Venice 296.9 km

40€ - 60€

Fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE) MXP - VCE

67€ - 307€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Como to Venice is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Venice is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Venice. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S.Giovanni and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Como and Venice is 256 km. The road distance is 296.9 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Venice without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs 90€ - 160€.

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The train from Como S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia takes 3h 32m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Como to Venice 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 Venice is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 310€ and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Venice.
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  • Distance: 256 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost 90€ - 160€ and the journey takes 3h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Venice via Milan in around 5h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1500€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 3500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 3900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1500€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 800€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Como to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Venice - Tronchetto station.

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Como to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Venice is 297 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Como to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti, Luxair, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4414+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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