How to get from Como to Lugano

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from Como to Lugano

You can get from Como to Lugano by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Como to Lugano on 18 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:54Como S. Giovanni0h34 08:28Lugano FLP
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£181One-way
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07:54Como S. Giovanni0h34 08:28Lugano FLP
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09:50Como S. Giovanni0h38 10:28Lugano FLP
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19:50Como S. Giovanni0h38 20:28Lugano FLP
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£181One-way
18:50Como S. Giovanni0h38 19:28Lugano FLP
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Travel Information from Como to Lugano

distanceDistance14 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 14 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Como to Lugano. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Como to Lugano.

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FAQs

Travel from Como, Italy to Lugano, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Lugano from Como restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lugano, Switzerland from Como?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lugano, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Como to Lugano closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Como, Italy from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Como, Italy from Lugano, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Como from Lugano?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Como, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Como from Lugano here.

There are 4 ways to get from Como to Lugano: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Como to Lugano, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lugano:

A coach is about £12 less than a train, which costs on average £17 for this journey.

The fastest way from Como to Lugano is by train with an average journey time of 34 min.

Other travel options to Lugano from Como can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 40 min.

The distance between Como and Lugano is around 14 miles.

The average frequency per day from Como to Lugano is:

  • 74 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Como and Lugano as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Como to Lugano:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Como, Centro (Area di Servizio AGIP) to Lugano, Stazione FS.
  • Most travellers take a train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano, Stazione.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Como to Lugano:

  • You can go to Lugano from Como by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £5 with Flixbus from Como to Lugano on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Como to Lugano with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £17 with Trenitalia from Como to Lugano.

Yes, there are direct routes from Como to Lugano with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Lugano with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 24 direct trains per day to take to Lugano with Trenitalia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Lugano tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Como to Lugano? Many Omio customers who go from Como to Lugano usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Zurich or Lucerne. If you're looking to explore Milan, Zurich or Lucerne from Lugano, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Como and Lugano, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £5 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £17 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Lugano from Como online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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