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Taking the train from Como to Milan

From the beautiful and tranquil countryside of Lake Como to the fast-moving cosmopolitan bustle that is Milan, you can get from Como to Milan by train in less than an hour. Make it part of a two-destination holiday and forget about driving on unfamiliar roads while feeling smug about your carbon footprint!

With departures every few minutes throughout the day and unbeatable ticket prices, you don't even have to plan ahead. Simply book your ticket online with us, then turn up and board your Trenitalia train. With comfortable seats and plenty of luggage space, all you have to do is watch the Italian scenery change as you head south.

Look up as you leave the station - the grandiose architecture of Milan Central is a tourist attraction in itself. Visit some of the oldest churches in Italy, such as the Duomo, take in some world-class museums including the Museo del Novecento and see how the other half lived at Castello Sforzesco before dipping into Milan's nightlife.

Have we not convinced you yet? Then cast your eyes down this page for further details about train times and ticket prices as well as a useful FAQs about the train journey from Como to Milan.

Como to Milan by train

It takes an average of 1h 3m to travel from Como to Milan by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (39 km). There are normally 66 trains per day travelling from Como to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €4.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37m
PriceFrom €4.80
Distance24 miles (39 km)
Frequency66 trains per day
Departure stationComo
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Trenord

Como to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Como to Milan for Saturday 17th April 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:19 Como San Giovanni06:13 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25017 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
05:49 Como San Giovanni06:43 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25019 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
06:19 Como San Giovanni07:13 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25021 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
06:36 Como San Giovanni07:17 Milano CentraleRegionale 25507 Trenord Get tickets41m, direct
06:49 Como San Giovanni07:43 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25023 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
07:19 Como San Giovanni08:13 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25025 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
07:36 Como San Giovanni08:17 Milano CentraleRegionale 25509 Trenord Get tickets41m, direct
07:48 Como San Giovanni08:43 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25027 Trenord Get tickets55m, direct
08:19 Como San Giovanni09:13 Milano Greco PirelliRegionale 25029 Trenord Get tickets54m, direct
08:36 Como San Giovanni09:17 Milano CentraleRegionale 25511 Trenord Get tickets41m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Como to Milano

You can travel from Como to Milano 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 Como to Milan

The price of train tickets from Como to Milan starts at €4.80 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 Como to Milan 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Como to Milan? 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 Como to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Como and Milan is 1 hour and 3 minutes, with around 66 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 Como and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Como to Milan is 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Como to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Como to Milan can start from as little as €4.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Como to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Como to Milan without having to change trains. There are 57 direct trains from Como to Milan each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Como to Milan leaves at 11:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Como to Milan leaves at 09:52. 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 Como and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Como to Milan cover a distance of around 24 miles (39 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Como.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Como to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/17/2021. 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 04/14/2021 for travel on 04/14/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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