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.
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Como and Milan is 48 minutes, with around 60 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Como to Milan is 40 minutes.
Train tickets from Como to Milan can start from as little as €4.80 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Como to Milan without having to change trains. There are 60 direct trains from Como to Milan. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Como to Milan leaves at 05:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Como to Milan leaves at 22:49. 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.
Trains travelling from Como to Milan cover a distance of around 39km during the journey.