There are 3 ways to get from Locarno to Como by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Giubiasco to Como S. Giovanni 10 / ...

$29 - $52

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Line 311 bus, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Via Henri Guisan 311
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato to Grandate - Stazione

$12 - $18

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Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Locarno to Como 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Locarno to Como. However, there are services departing from Locarno, Via della Pace and arriving at Grandate - Stazione via Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Como. However, there are services departing from Locarno and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Giubiasco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Locarno and Como is 46 km. The road distance is 71.5 km.

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The best way to get from Locarno to Como without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Locarno to Como, including transfers.

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Locarno to Como bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Locarno, Via della Pace station.

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Locarno to Como train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Giubiasco station.

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The best way to get from Locarno to Como is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 311 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Locarno to Como bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Grandate - Stazione station.

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

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Map of how to get from Locarno to Como.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Locarno to Como hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Locarno to Como via Bellinzona, Via Henri Guisan and Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato in around 2 h 25 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Locarno, Via della Pace to Bellinzona, Via Henri Guisan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Bellinzona - Banca dello Stato to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Locarno to Como is 71 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Locarno to Como.

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