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Basel to Como by train

It takes an average of 3h 59m to travel from Basel to Como by train, over a distance of around 140 miles (226 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Basel to Como and tickets for this journey start from $61.06 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 32m
PriceFrom $61.06
Distance140 miles (226 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train08:03
Last train13:33
Departure stationBasel
Arrival stationComo
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Trenitalia

Basel to Como train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel to Como for Tuesday Aug 3rd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:03 12:35 3h 32m, 2 changes
09:33 13:18 3h 45m, 2 changes
09:47 13:50 4h 3m, 1 change
09:47 14:01 4h 14m, direct
10:03 13:35 3h 32m, 1 change
10:03 14:01 3h 58m, direct
11:03 14:35 3h 32m, 2 changes
11:28 17:14 5h 46m, 2 changes
11:28 17:23 5h 55m, 1 change
11:33 15:18 3h 45m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Basel to Como

You can travel from Basel to Como on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Como

The price of train tickets from Basel to Como starts at $61.06 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Basel to Como by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Basel to Como

Want to know more about your journey from Basel to Como? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Basel to Como take?

The average journey time by train between Basel and Como is 3 hours and 59 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Basel and Como by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel to Como is 3 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel to Como cost?

Train tickets from Basel to Como can start from as little as $61.06 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Basel to Como?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Basel to Como without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Basel to Como each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Basel to Como leave?

The first train from Basel to Como leaves at 08:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Basel to Como leave?

The last train from Basel to Como leaves at 13:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Basel and Como by train?

Trains travelling from Basel to Como cover a distance of around 140 miles (226 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Como to Basel.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel to Como for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/03/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/24/2021 for travel on 06/24/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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