There are 4 ways to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  46 min

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

SFr 16 - SFr 29

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Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Como to Lugano 1524 / ...

SFr 1 - SFr 7

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Como to Lugano 33.6 km

SFr 4

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano 33.5 km

SFr 4 - SFr 7

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The cheapest way to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Lugano. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Lugano. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Stazione Como Nord Lago and Lugano is 24 km. The road distance is 33.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs 14€ - 26€.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Como station.

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Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano is to train which takes 46 min and costs 14€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 7€ and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano.
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  • Distance: 23.8 km
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Stazione Como Nord Lago, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 16 - SFr 29 and the journey takes 31 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 5 - SFr 7 and the journey takes 50 min. RegioJet also services this route once a week.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 17 - SFr 23
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Lugano
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni to Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 3
Website
RegioJet
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Como to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lugano station.

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Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano is 33 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Stazione Como Nord Lago to Lugano.

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There are 4535+ hotels available in Lugano. Prices start at SFr 77 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Stazione Como Nord Lago and Lugano. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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