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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Como by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Milan  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni Re_10

26€ - 144€

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Como 417

19€ - 24€

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Como S.Giovanni Ec

65€ - 160€

Train via Verona  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni

20€ - 98€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Venice to Como 298.3 km

40€ - 60€

Fly Venice to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VCE - MXP

79€ - 627€

Fly Venice to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Linate (LIN) VCE - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni

91€ - 332€

Train to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni

117€ - 468€

Fly Venice to Milan Bergamo, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) VCE - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni

62€ - 387€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Como is to bus which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Como is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Como. However, there are services departing from Liberta' Santa Chiara and arriving at Como via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Como S.Giovanni. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Venice and Como is 256 km. The road distance is 298.3 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Como without a car is to train via Milan which takes 3h 17m and costs 26€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Venice to Como, including transfers.

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Venice to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice Mestre station.

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Venice to Como train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Como is to train via Milan which takes 3h 17m and costs 26€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 650€ and takes 5h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Como.
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  • Distance: 256 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Venice to Como via Milano Centrale in around 3h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Como 3 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3100€
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1300€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 7000€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 600€
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1400€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1100€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 3900€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3100€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 3000€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 1000€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Bergamo via Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 750€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
65€ - 90€
1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
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 Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Como
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Venice to Como train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Como S.Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Como is 298 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Venice to Como.

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Air Dolomiti, Brussels Airlines, KLM and nine other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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