There are 8 ways to get from Lyon 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  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec

$89 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Turin, Torino 726 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Milan, Milan 407 / ...

$31 - $57

6 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Milan Ouibus / ...

$37 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Como 292.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$93 - $235

Fly Lyon to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Linate (LIN) LYS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni

$98 - $319

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP

$128 - $284

Fly Lyon to Zurich, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$142 - $361

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Lyon to Como via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Como via Torino - Porta Susa, Milan, and Milano Lampugnano in around 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Linate via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $20
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and Como is 329 km. The road distance is 468 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Como is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Como is to drive which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Como. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Como. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Como Piazza Matteotti Autostazione via Torino - Porta Susa and Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Lyon to Como, including transfers.