HOW TO REACH COMO

Como is easily reached by plane, being close to both Milano Airports of Malpensa and Linate. Como is also connected by trains to all of the major European Cities. Frequent and fast train service connects Como to Milan or to Switzerland daily. Driving to Como is easy, either by fast highways or by scenic mountain roads.

For visitors arriving by plane, Lugano airport is a 20 minute drive from Como, and Malpensa, Bergamo, and Linate airports are roughly 30-45 minutes away.

For visitors arriving by car, the Como Nord exit on the A9 motorway from Milan is at 5 minutes from the gates of Villa Olmo, where there is ample parking for delegates.

Como is served by two railway lines Ferrovie Nord Milano, with a station at Como Lago, and Italian State Railways, whose Como S. Giovanni station is on the international Milan-Chiasso line.

By Air:

From Milano Linate Airport

A) 1. Bus STAM from Milano - Linate airport to Central Railway Station (30 min. approx.; frequency: every 20 min. from 6.00 to 7.00, every 30 min. from 7.00 to 23.00; price one way Lit. 4.500 available on bus) or Taxi from Milano - Linate airport to Central Railway Station (30 min. approx.; price max. Lit. 30.000)
2. Trains from Central Station to Como S.G. Station (see time-table below)
3 Buses from Como S.G. station to Villa Olmo n 1,6,11,14 (price Lit.1.600; tickets are not available on buses)

B) Taxi from Milano - Linate airport to Como (Lit. 170.000 maximum by motorway, approx. 1.30 h.; please ask the fare to the taxi-driver before leaving!)

From Milano Malpensa Airport

A) Bus AIRPULMANN from Milano-Malpensa airport to Como (1 hour approx.; frequency: every hour from 8.00 to 12.00, every 3 hours from 12.00 to 19.30; on Sunday only two runs at 9.25 and at 12.00)
2. Malpensa EXPRESS from Milano-Malpensa airport to Saronno station and change for Como Lago FNM Station (1 hour approx. - see time-table below)
3. Buses from Como Lago FNM to Villa Olmo n. 6 (price Lit. 1.600; tickets are not available on buses.)

B)Taxi from Milano - Malpensa airport to Como (Lit. 140.000 maximum; approx. 40/60 min.; please ask the fare of the taxi-driver before leaving!)

By Train:
International railway line North Europe - Basel - Chiasso - Como or North Europe - Zurich - Chiasso - Como

By Car:
From Milano: motorway A9, exit Como Monte Olimpino or Como Nord
From Switzerland: motorway A9, exit Como Nord or Como Sud
 

                                HOW TO REACH MILANO LINATE AIRPORT FROM COMO

Train from Como S.G. station to Milano Centrale Railway Station (see time-table below)
Bus from Milano Centrale Railway Station to Milano - Linate airport (every 20/30 min. from 5.40 to 21.00)

HOW TO REACH MILANO MALPENSA AIRPORT FROM COMO

Bus AIRPULMANN from Piazza Matteotti (Como) (1 hour approx.; frequency: 1st run at 5.50, from 7.20 to 17.50 every 2 hours, on Sunday only two runs at 7.20 and at 10.50)

Train to Saronno and change for Malpensa EXPRESS (1 hour approx. - see time-table below)

TRAIN TIME TABLE to/from Milan (for Linate Airport) and Zurich


 
Milano C. dep. 0:30 07:15 07:25  08:25 09:25 11:15 11:25 12:25 13.25 14.25
Como S.G. arr. 1:37 07:47 08:05 09:05 10:05 11:50 12:05 13:05 14.05 15.05
Milano C. dep.   15:25 16:25 17:30 18:15 18:25 19:15 19:25 20:25 21:25
Como S.G. arr.   16:05 17:05 18:19 18:47 19:05 19:49 20:00 21:05 22:06
Como S.G. dep. 07:02 07:55 08:02 08:55 10:13 11:49 12:09 12:56 13:56 14:56
Milano C. arr. 07:45 08:35 08:55 09:35 10:45 12:35 12:45 13:35 14:35 15:35
Como S.G. dep. 15:29 15:56 16:13 17:56 18:56 19:56 20:56 21:56 22:13  
Milano C. arr. 16:30 16:35 16:45 18:35 19:35 20:35 21:35 22:35 22:45  
Zurich H.B. dep. 07:07 08:33 09:07 11:07 13:07 15:07 17:07 19:07 19:33  
Como S.G. arr. 10:54 12:07 12:54 14:54 16:54 18:54 20:54 22:54 23:27  
Como S.G. dep. 06:10 07:10 09:05 11:05 13:05 15:05 17:05 18:05 18:39 20:00
Zurich C. arr. 10:15 10:53 12:53 14:53 16:53 18:53 20:53 21:53 22:26 23:36

Time-table and price are referred to September 1999
See up-dating time tables on: http://www.fs-on-line.com
 
 

TRAIN TIME-TABLE (to/from Malpensa Airport)


 
Malpensa dep. 07:45 08:45 09:45  11:15 12:15 13:45 15:15 16:45 17:45  
Saronno

Como

arr.

Dep.

08:05

08:33

09:05

09:33

10:05

10:29

11:35

12:04

12:35

13:04

14:05

14:29

15:35

16:04

17:05

17:23

18:05

18:23

 
Como. dep. 07:36 08:14 10:14 11:14 12:14 13:14 14:14 15:14 16:14 17:40
Saronno

Malpensa

Dep

Arr

08:09

08:30

09:09

09:30

11:09

11:30

12:09

12:30

13:09

13:30

13:39

14:00

15:09

15:30

16:09

16:30

17:09

17:30

18:09

18:30

Time-table and prices are referred to September 1999
See up-dating time tables on: http://www.malpensaexpress.com/ing/
 
 



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