There are 7 ways to get from Lausanne to Como by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Regional-Express / ...

$73 - $137

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione

$48 - $77

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Como 223.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni

$60 - $287

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$112 - $264

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$162 - $383

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$154 - $406

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Como is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Como is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Como is 204 km. The road distance is 356.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Lausanne to Como, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Como. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Como.
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  • Distance: 127.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Como via Milano Centrale in around 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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