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There are 4 ways to get from Varenna to Stresa by train, car ferry, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Stresa Eurocity / ...

$29 - $56

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lecco to Milano Porta Garibaldi S8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Stresa Reg

$12 - $36

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the car ferry from Varenna to Bellagio Sr26 / ...
  2. Drive from Bellagio to Stresa

$23 - $36

Uber  •  1h 45m

  1. Take an Uber from Varenna to Stresa 83.3 miles

$415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Stresa is to car ferry and drive which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to Stresa is to Uber which costs 360€ and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varenna to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at Stresa via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Varenna and Stresa is 59 km.

The best way to get from Varenna to Stresa without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs 25€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Varenna to Stresa, including transfers.

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Varenna to Stresa train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varenna Esino station.

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Varenna to Stresa train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Stresa station.

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There are 2378+ hotels available in Stresa. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varenna to Stresa.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Varenna, Italy and Stresa, Italy?

You can take a train from Varenna to Stresa via Milano Centrale in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Website
Trenord
Train from Lecco to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $15
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 Stresa
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Porta Garibaldi to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Varenna to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$415
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uber.com
Black
$415
Lux
$600
Van
$600

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