There are 11 ways to get from Lyon to Lago di Como by train, ferry, 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, line 35 ferry  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  4. Take the line 35 ferry from Bellano to Varenna 35 / ...

$128 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Milan, Milan 726 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna Sr 114 / ...

$42 - $132

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Train, ferry  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Milano Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Como S. Giovanni S11
  3. Take the ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna 30 / ...

$116 - $153

Bus, train, line 35 ferry  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Torino
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  4. Take the line 35 ferry from Bellano to Varenna 35 / ...

$58 - $86

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lago di Como 319.3 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train, ferry  •  6 h 58 min

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

$103 - $251

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa, ferry  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  3. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna

$139 - $299

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$193 - $434

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train, line 35 ferry  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  4. Take the line 35 ferry from Bellano to Varenna

$84 - $311

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich, train, ferry  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
  4. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

$162 - $337

Fly Lyon to Zurich, train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
  3. Take the bus from Lugano Cassarate to Croce Piazza Chiesa
  4. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

$141 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Lago di Como is to bus and train and line 35 ferry which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Lago di Como is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Lago di Como is 343 km. The road distance is 510.9 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Lyon to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Lago di Como.
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  • Distance: 214.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Lyon to Lago di Como. However, you can take the train to Genève, take the walk to Geneve, take the train to Milano Centrale, take the train to Bellano Tartavalle Terme, take the walk to Bellano, then take the line 35 ferry to Varenna. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lyon to Lago di Como via Milan, Milan, Milano Lampugnano, Como Piazza Matteotti Autostazione, Como Lungo Lario Trieste, Bellagio Lido, and Bellagio in around 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
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
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Milano Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Saronno to Como Lago
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lyon to Torino
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
marinobus.it
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Lugano Cassarate to Croce Piazza Chiesa
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellano to Varenna
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it

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