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Trip Zurich Como

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Como

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How to get from Zurich to Como?

We are suggesting 8 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Como. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Zurich and Como on a map as well as the route Zurich Como and the different connecting points (Como S.Giovanni Railway Station, Albate-Camerlata Railway Station, Zurich Airport, Zurich HB Railway Station, Zurich Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Zurich Como

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Como (Lombardy, Italy) with a distance of 111 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Como.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Como without changing trains but some trains run on lines Zurich-Lugano and Lugano-Como allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains InterRegio (IR) of SBB CFF FFS to Lugano leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Lugano will take place at Lugano station (1.1 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Lugano where the train RegioExpress (RE) or Regionale operated by SBB CFF FFS or Trenord leave for Como.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Como from Zurich. You can take the flight Zurich-Lugano and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Lugano (Lugano airport, IATA code: LUG) operated by Darwin Airline.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Zurich Como only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Zurich-Milan.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Milan autostazione bus station (3.4 mi from Milan, Italy). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Milan.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Como?

Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Milan autostazione (Lombardy Italy)
Railway companies
TILO-Treni Regionali Ticino Lombardia provides a rail connection Milan-Como with the train from Milano Centrale railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Como S.Giovanni at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on the rail lines from Zurich to Lugano with the train InterRegio (IR) which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Lugano railway station ( Switzerland) and Lugano-Como with the train RegioExpress (RE) from Lugano railway station (1.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Como S.Giovanni at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Trenord operates the train journey from Lugano to Como with the train Regionale which leaves Lugano station to arrive at Como S.Giovanni railway station (Lombardy Italy)
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Milan (arrival at Linate LIN airport)
Darwin Airline flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Lugano (serving Lugano LUG airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Como (111.2 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Como

When travelling from Como to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Milan located at 136 mi from Zurich and 25 mi away from Como (Italy) Lugano situated at 97 mi from Zurich and at approximately 14 mi from Como (Switzerland). If you have some time on your way to Como or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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