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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Como 124 / ...

$8 - $23

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni Eurocity / ...

$60 - $110

Bus Autolinee Ventre  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso

$22 - $28

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso Dogana

$22 - $37

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni 150.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Lugano, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni

$101 - $275

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  3h 47m

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

$92 - $297

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni is to bus which costs SFr 8 - SFr 23 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Como. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Como S. Giovanni. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Zürich and Como S. Giovanni is 178 km. The road distance is 240.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni without a car is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs SFr 8 - SFr 23.

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The bus from Zurich to Como takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Zürich to Como S. Giovanni bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Como S. Giovanni train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs SFr 8 - SFr 23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 3h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni.
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  • Distance: 111.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Como S. Giovanni, Lombardy, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3h 20m. RegioJet also services this route once a week. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 24m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
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
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
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
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Como
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso Dogana
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Zürich to Como S. Giovanni bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Como station.

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Zürich to Como S. Giovanni train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Como S. Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Como S. Giovanni is 241 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Como S. Giovanni bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2638+ hotels available in Como S. Giovanni. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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