There are 2 ways to get from Monaco to Lago di Como by train, ferry or car
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Train, line 35 ferry • 8h 20m
28€ - 38€
1 alternative option
Drive • 4h 13m
45€ - 70€
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Considerations leaving from France
The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from France.
The COVID-19 helpline number in Lago di Como is 1500.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lago di Como is mandatory.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1500.
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.
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To the best of our knowledge, these details are correct as of the last update: 20 Sep 2020.
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Lago di Como is to train and line 35 ferry which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 20m.
The quickest way to get from Monaco to Lago di Como is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 13m.
The distance between Monaco and Lago di Como is 292 km. The road distance is 380 km.
The best way to get from Monaco to Lago di Como without a car is to train and line 35 ferry which takes 8h 20m and costs 28€ - 40€.
It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Monaco to Lago di Como, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Lago di Como is 380 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Monaco to Lago di Como.
There are 1200+ hotels available in Lago di Como. Prices start at 87€ per night.
What companies run services between Monaco, France and Lago di Como, Italy?
There is no direct connection from Monaco to Lago di Como. However, you can take the walk to Monaco Monte Carlo, 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 the drive to Lago di Como.
Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 8m
- Estimated price
- 6€ - 7€
Ferry from Bellano to Varenna
- Ave. Duration
- 16 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- 2€ - 4€
- Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
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