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There are 5 ways to get from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como by train, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau 21 / ...
  3. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano Ec / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna

86€ - 171€

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Como 476
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna

23€ - 31€

3 alternative options

Train, Lake Shuttle  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Como S.Giovanni Ec
  2. Take the Lake Shuttle from Tremezzo to Varenna 20 / ...

38€ - 54€

Train, bus, ferry  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf 1-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Chiasso
  3. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna 10 / ...

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como 412.9 km

50€ - 80€

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The cheapest way to get from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como is to bus and car ferry which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 38m.

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The distance between University of Freiburg and Lago di Como is 245 km. The road distance is 412.9 km.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7h 45m and costs 85€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Freiburg to Lago di Como is 413 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como.

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  • Distance: 245.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between University of Freiburg, Germany and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como. However, you can take the walk to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, take the train to Basel SBB, take the train to Arth-Goldau, take the train to Lugano, take the walk to Lugano, Stazione Nord, take the line 631 bus to Menaggio, Via Mazzini, take the walk to Menaggio, then take the car ferry to Varenna. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from University of Freiburg to Lago di Como via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, Como S.Giovanni, Como San Giovanni Stazione FS, Tremezzo Piazza Trieste, and Tremezzo in around 8h 14m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Freiburg to Como
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Basel to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navigazionelaghi.it
Car ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Car ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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