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

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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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$94 - $241

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Bus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Milan, Milan N468

$55 - $91

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni

$143 - $383

Train via Innsbruck Hbf  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Ec

$113 - $207

Train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Milano Rogoredo En
  2. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Como Borghi R17 / ...

$112 - $192

Night train, train  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale En / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Regional-Express / ...

$67 - $161

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Como 568 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Como. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Como via Milan Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Como. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Como is 613 km. The road distance is 908.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Como without a car is to train which takes 11 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Vienna to Como, including transfers.

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Vienna to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Como train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Como is to train which takes 11 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Como.
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  • Distance: 383.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Vienna to Como via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Como 6 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Saronno to Como Lago
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Como Borghi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
trenord.it
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zuerich Hb to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Como is 909 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Vienna to Como.

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Wizz Air, easyJet, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Como train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 2510+ hotels available in Como. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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