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There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como by plane, ferry, train, bus, shuttle 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, ferry  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP
  2. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna

92€ - 263€

Cheapest option

Bus, Lake Shuttle  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Lugano
  2. Take the Lake Shuttle from Menaggio to Varenna 902 / ...

44€ - 84€

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Fly to Milan Linate, train, line 802 Lake Shuttle  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Linate (LIN) ZAG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  3. Take the line 802 Lake Shuttle from Bellano to Varenna

118€ - 256€

Fly to Zurich, train, Lake Shuttle  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
  3. Take the Lake Shuttle from Menaggio to Varenna

148€ - 353€

Fly to Milan Bergamo, line 802 Lake Shuttle  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) ZAG - BGY
  2. Take the line 802 Lake Shuttle from Bellano to Varenna

73€ - 144€

Bus, train, line 802 Lake Shuttle  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellano Tartavalle Terme
  4. Take the line 802 Lake Shuttle from Bellano to Varenna 802 / ...

61€ - 139€

Shuttle, bus, Lake Shuttle  •  14h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Udine
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Como 417
  3. Take the Lake Shuttle from Tremezzo to Varenna 64 / ...

69€ - 470€

Bus, train, ferry  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Como S.Giovanni Ec
  4. Take the ferry from Como to Varenna 20 / ...

106€ - 260€

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como 649.9 km

80€ - 120€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Lago di Como is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lago di Como is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lago di Como is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como is to bus and Lake Shuttle which costs 330 kn - 650 kn and takes 14h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como is to drive which costs 600 kn - 950 kn and takes 6h 30m.

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The distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) and Lago di Como is 527 km. The road distance is 649.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como without a car is to bus and train and line 802 Lake Shuttle which takes 13h 57m and costs 460 kn - 1.100 kn.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como is 650 km. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1199+ hotels available in Lago di Como. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como.
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  • Distance: 527.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Zagreb Airport (ZAG), Croatia and Lago di Como, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Lago di Como. However, you can fly to Milan Malpensa, take the walk to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1, take the train to Saronno, take the train to Como Lago, take the walk to Como, then take the ferry to Lago di Como. Alternatively, you can fly to Milan Linate, take the walk to Milan Linate Airport, take the bus to Milan Centrale, take the walk to Milano Centrale, take the train to Bellano Tartavalle Terme, take the walk to Bellano, then take the line 802 Lake Shuttle to Lago di Como.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 420€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 330€
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 460€
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 370€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Vienna, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Vienna, Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 100€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 440€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Lauda
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Vienna, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
300€ - 490€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Bergamo via Vienna, Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Train operators
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 Bellano Tartavalle Terme
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 7€
Website
Trenord
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
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 Mestre to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
65€ - 90€
1st Class
110€ - 160€
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Zagreb to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Como
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Udine
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 440€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
40€ - 50€
Private
240€ - 440€
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zagreb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navigazionelaghi.it
Ferry from Como to Varenna
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Bellano to Varenna
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia

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