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There are 7 ways to get from Thionville to Como by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano Ic21 / ...

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Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LUX - MXP
  3. Take the train from Saronno to Como Borghi

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Como 1524 / ...

Bus, train  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof 473
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Como S.Giovanni Ec

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Thionville to Como 587.8 km

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Linate (LIN) LUX - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni

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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Como is to bus which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Como is to train and fly which costs €24 - €170 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Como. However, there are services departing from Foch and arriving at Como via Metz and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Como. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Como S.Giovanni via Mulhouse Ville, Basel SBB and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Thionville and Como is 452 km. The road distance is 587.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Como without a car is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs €85 - €140.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Thionville to Como, including transfers.

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Thionville to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Metz station.

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Thionville to Como train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Como is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs €85 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Como.
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  • Distance: 451.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Thionville to Como via Mulhouse Ville, Basel SBB, and Lugano in around 7h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thionville to Como via Metz and Luzern in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €500
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €1000
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thionville to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Trenord

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Saronno to Como Borghi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€40 - €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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Luzern
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Como
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Metz to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Como San Giovanni Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Thionville to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Como station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Como is 588 km. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Thionville to Como.

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Swiss, easyJet and Luxair offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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