There are 3 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  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

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 56 min

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

$23 - $36

1 alternative option

Uber  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Varenna to Stresa 83.3 miles


Questions & Answers

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 2 h 59 min.

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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 2 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min 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 2322+ 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: 2 h 59 min

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

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

Train operators
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
+39 06 68475475
Train from Milano Centrale to Stresa
Ave. Duration
56 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Milan
Towncar from Varenna to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
On demand
Estimated price
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