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There are 4 ways to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como by ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

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

Ferry, train, Lake Shuttle  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the ferry from Ischia to Naples
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec
  4. Take the Lake Shuttle from Tremezzo to Varenna 20 / ...

70€ - 265€

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Ischia to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Como 518
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

50€ - 118€

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Ischia to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Caserta Nord to Como Grandate Train Station
  3. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna 10 / ...

67€ - 147€

Ferry, drive  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Ischia to Naples Hydrofoil
  2. Drive from Naples to Lago di Como

106€ - 219€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 18h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como is to ferry and drive which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The distance between Isola d'Ischia (Island) and Lago di Como is 697 km.

The best way to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como without a car is to ferry and train and Lake Shuttle which takes 10h 38m and costs 70€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 10h 38m to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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There are 1199+ hotels available in Lago di Como. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como.
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  • Distance: 697.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 38m

What companies run services between Isola d'Ischia (Island), Campania, Italy and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Isola d'Ischia (Island) to Lago di Como. However, you can take the ferry to Naples, take the walk to Municipio, take the subway to Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, take the train to Milano Centrale, take the train to Como S. Giovanni, take the walk to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS, take the bus to Tremezzo Piazza Trieste, take the walk to Tremezzo, then take the Lake Shuttle to Varenna. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ischia to Lago di Como via Naples, Napoli - Port Cristoforo Colombo, Caserta - Statione FS, Caserta, Casagiove, Caserta Nord, Como Grandate Train Station, Grandate-Breccia, Como Lago, and Como in around 17h 11m.

Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 75€
Base Standard
90€ - 130€
Base Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 60€
Smart Low Cost
40€ - 60€
Smart Flex
80€ - 120€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
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 Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Bus operators
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Caserta Nord to Como Grandate Train Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Calanda Viaggi
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Como
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caremar
Phone
081 18 96 66 90
Website
shop.caremar.it
Ferry from Ischia to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 60€
Website
Caremar
Passenger Ferry Ticket
12€ - 17€
Passenger Hydrofoil Ticket
20€ - 23€
Passenger & Car Ferry Ticket
50€ - 60€
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navigazionelaghi.it
Ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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