Lake Como trains
Como train stations
Como is served by two railway lines: Trenitalia (aka Ferrovie dello Stato) and Trenord. Trenitalia connects Como to popular destinations such as Milan, Monza, and Lugano. The main station of the city is the San Giovanni train station (Como, Piazza San Gottardo), which is the arrival point of the train from Milan central station or from Milan Porta Garibaldi. Outside the Como railway station you will find bus and taxi services, so you can easily reach your accomodations.
Trenord is a regional service that connects Como to Milan Cadorna. If you want to get to Milan from Como, this is the best option. The Lake Como train station is located in Piazza Matteotti, Como, just a few meters away from the lake. In Piazza Matteotti you will also have the chance to take the C10 bus and reach some popular destinations such as Cernobbio, Argegno, Tremezzo, Menaggio, and Gravedona. The Como – Milan route provided by Trenord also stops in Saronno, which is an interchange point toward Malpensa airport.
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The Lecco branch
The eastern side of Lake Como has much more train service coverage. The Milan – Sondrio route provided by Trenitalia allows you to reach the towns of Monza, Lecco, Varenna, Bellano, and Colico through a direct train. Thanks to Trenitalia you can also get to Lecco from the Bergamo railway station, which is near the Bergamo airport.
The Lecco – Colico route provided by Trenord stops at most of the towns on the eastern side of Lake Como, such as Mandello del Lario, Varenna, Bellano, and Dervio.
If you’re planning to visit Milan and the surrounding area, a road trip could be a fun and comfortable alternative to public transport. Travel at your pace and drive to Varenna, Bellagio and the other amazing Lake Como’s towns!