There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Como 421 / ...

$13 - $23

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$60 - $110

Bus Autolinee Ventre  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso

$22 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

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

$35 - $55

Fly to Lugano, train  •  3 h 39 min

  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  •  3 h 52 min

  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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Como. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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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 3 h 24 min.

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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 3 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Zurich to Como takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 3 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 24 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Como S. Giovanni.
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  • Distance: 111.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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 3 h 15 min. 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 3 h 24 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
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
3 h 24 min
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
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
37 min
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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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 2 h 43 min 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.

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There are 2469+ hotels available in Como S. Giovanni. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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