There are 11 ways to get from Paris 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, ferry via Basel SBB  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

$196 - $282

Cheapest option

Fly Beauvais to Milan Bergamo, train, bus, ferry  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BVA - BGY
  2. Take the train from Bergamo to Lecco
  3. Take the bus from Lecco to Bellagio
  4. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

$50 - $187

9 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lecco S8
  3. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

$190 - $219

Train Trenitalia, ferry  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec
  3. Take the ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna

$73 - $160

Bus, ferry  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Milan Paris centre - Bercy > Mâcon > Genève - gare routière > Milan / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

$60 - $83

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Lago di Como 578.1 miles

$130 - $210

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train, ferry  •  7 h 9 min

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

$63 - $217

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train, ferry  •  7 h 27 min

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

$70 - $199

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train, ferry  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  3. Take the ferry from Bellano to Varenna

$68 - $279

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train, ferry  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  3. Take the ferry from Bellano to Varenna

$65 - $241

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train, ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
  3. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

$143 - $415

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

There is no direct connection from Paris to Lago di Como. However, you can take the train to Basel SBB, take the train to Lugano, take the walk to Lugano, Stazione Piazza Besso, take the line 3 bus to Lugano, Palazzo Studi, take the walk to Lugano Cassarate, take the bus to Croce Piazza Chiesa, take the walk to Menaggio, then take the ferry to Varenna. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Paris to Lago di Como via Milano Porta Garibaldi, Lecco, and Bellagio in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lecco
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Saronno to Como Lago
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Bergamo to Lecco
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Linee Lecco S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0341 359911
Email
lineelecco@pec.it
Website
lineelecco.it
Bus from Lecco to Bellagio
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
lineelecco.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellano to Varenna
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Lago di Como?

The distance between Paris and Lago di Como is 608 km. The road distance is 925 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Lago di Como?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lago di Como is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 17 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Lago di Como?

The quickest way to get from Paris to Lago di Como is to fly and train and ferry which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

How long does it take to get from Paris to Lago di Como?

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