How to Reach Como - The Easiest Way to Reach Como


  • By Plane: The nearest airports to Como are Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate. There is no individual Como airport. These airports serve flights from major Italian cities.
  • By Train: Como travel by train is pleasant as Como is connected to all the major cities in Lombardy.
  • By Car: You can also go on a trip to Como by a car by taking the E35 motorway.


  • There are plenty of options for you whether you are travelling by public transport or private transportation. Como travel guide recommends the following:
  • Como has got a well organized bus system, but since the city is not so big, you are better off walking by foot. There are also buses going out of the city.
  • Another great and convenient way of exploring the lake area is by boat. There are three kinds of boats that you find; the slow boat also called Battello, fast boat (aliscafo) and car ferry (traghetto). More about the routine of the buses can be found at the Como tourist information.
  • You can also get a taxi to get around Como, but this is a much expensive option.

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Modes of Transportation in Como

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Como. The most preferred mode of transport in Como is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 14.58 km Average time: 39.36 min

  • Train/Metro 30.77%
    Train 31 min Walking 7.5 min Waiting 5.25 min Bus 2.46 min Other 2.08 min Tram 1.46 min Overall average time for 20.34 kms 49.75 min
  • Walking 14.1%
    Walking 32.27 min Train 2.91 min Motorbike 2.73 min Bike 1.36 min Waiting 1.27 min Bus 1.09 min Tram 0.64 min Overall average time for 6.45 kms 42.27 min
  • Motorbike 3.85%
    Motorbike 11 min Overall average time for 17.17 kms 11 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 2.56%
    Tram 12.5 min Waiting 4.5 min Walking 3.5 min Other 2.5 min Train 1 min Overall average time for 4.5 kms 24 min
  • Car 23.08%
    Driving 34.11 min Motorbike 0.83 min Walking 0.39 min Overall average time for 17.02 kms 35.33 min
  • Bike 10.26%
    Bike 24.63 min Walking 0.13 min Overall average time for 5.38 kms 24.75 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.85%
    Bus 26.67 min Walking 6 min Waiting 5.33 min Train 4.33 min Other 3.33 min Tram 1.67 min Overall average time for 12.33 kms 47.33 min

How to Reach Como from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Milan to Como 13.89 km 13 mins
Rho to Como 16.93 km 16 mins
Parabiago to Como 24.43 km 24 mins
Cologno monzese to Como 26.37 km 26 mins
Lentate sul seveso to Como 32.78 km 32 mins
Buscate to Como 35.04 km 35 mins
Villanterio to Como 36.19 km 36 mins
Cantù to Como 39.1 km 39 mins
Lurago d'erba to Como 42.85 km 42 mins
Olgiate comasco to Como 45.61 km 45 mins
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