Travelling to Lake Como

Como is such an accessible place to get to whether its from overseas or within Italy.

Simply head for the Swiss border from Milan and you can’t miss this beautiful place! Last turning on the right by road!

By Car to Lake Como

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From Malpensa take the A336 to the A8, take the Milan direction then head off on the A9 to Como and Switzerland.. From LInate, take the A1 toward Monza, then the A4, West, then join the A9 North toward Switzerland and Como

Como can also be approached from Switzerland through San Bernadino or Splugenplass and then along the lake roads, or can be approached through Chiasso, after going through the San Gotthard tunnel. This Swiss border is only a couple of miles from Como.

We suggest you study the map carefully, the route is very simple and Como is just before the Swiss border. There are tolls however and a few Euros may be necessary to navigate them. Italian drivers are famous for their casual approach, this combined with the narrow dual carriageways and link roads means care needs taking at all times.

By Air to Lake Como

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The nearest major Air Terminal for Como is Milano Malpensa International Airport. To arrive from Malpensa you should ideally hire a car or alternatively take the airport shuttle bus to Milan and then a train to Como. Driving from Malpensa to Como should take around 40 minutes depending on the traffic. Air travel can be quite inexpensive these days and its will pay to check out the cheap carriers for special deals. A flight and hotel can be good value for that special break!

By Train to Lake Como

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Como Station San Giovanni is on Italy’s main railway network and trains run from Milan to Como frequently. Journey time is approximately 45-60 minutes. They depart from Milan’s Stazione Centrale and Stazione Porta Garibaldi, and arrive at San Giovanni, Como’s main station.

By Road to Lake Como

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From Malpensa take the A336 to the A8, take the Milan direction then head off on the A9 to Como and Switzerland..
From LInate, take the A1 toward Monza, then the A4, West, then join the A9 North toward Switzerland and Como
Como can also be approached from Switzerland through San Bernadino or Splugenplass and then along the lake roads, or can be approached through Chiasso, after going through the San Gotthard tunnel. This Swiss border is only a couple of miles from Como.

We suggest you study the map carefully, the route is very simple and Como is just before the Swiss border. There are tolls however and a few Euros may be necessary to navigate them. Italian drivers are famous for their casual approach, this combined with the narrow dual carriageways and link roads means care needs taking at all times.