There are 6 ways to get from Zug to Como by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train via Lugano  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zug to Lugano 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni Hotelzug / ...

$62 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Arth-Goldau Station to Chiasso

$33 - $47

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zug(CH) to Como S. Giovanni Eurocity / ...

$55 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zug to Como 130.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Lugano, train  •  4 h 18 min

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

$110 - $291

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$101 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zug to Como is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 28 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Zug to Como is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 28 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zug(CH) and arriving at Como S. Giovanni. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

More details

The distance between Zug and Como is 158 km. The road distance is 209 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Zug to Como without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Zug to Como, including transfers.

More details

Zug to Como train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zug(CH) station.

More details

The best way to get from Zug to Como is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 3 h 52 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Zug to Como.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 98.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Zug to Como via Lugano in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Zug to Como 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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 Zug to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug(CH) to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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 Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zug(Ch) to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Arth-Goldau Station to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Como is 209 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Zug to Como.

Get driving directions

Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

Search flights

Book your Zug to Como train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 2564+ hotels available in Como. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Zug to Zurich Airport is to line 24 train which takes 53 min and costs SFr 19 - SFr 35.

More details

Where to next?