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 / ...

$74 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Milan, Milan 405
  2. Take the train from Milano Cadorna to Como Borghi R17 / ...

$30 - $55

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai Rj
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Como

$35 - $54

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Como 223.1 miles

$50 - $80

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 - $265

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 58 min

  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 - $407

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Como via Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen, and Zürich in around 7 h 10 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
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 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Cadorna to Como Borghi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Saronno to Como Lago
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Como is 204 km. The road distance is 357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Como is to bus and train which costs SFr 29 - SFr 55 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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

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.

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