Take a breath of fresh air when you travel by train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni. It's a cleaner way to travel than taking the car and you can reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying the scenic views. Even better, you won't need to find a parking space!
In just over half an hour you could be whisked from Italy's fashion capital to the beautiful Lake Como, which is within strolling distance of Como San Giovanni station. You won't even have to change - a direct regional train will take you from city centre to city centre in no time at all.
Como is famous for its stunning lake but there's plenty more to see and do. Within a ten-minute stroll, you'll reach the historic old town, Paolo Giovio Museum and Piazza Duomo with plenty of opportunities to try the local cuisine. If we've managed to convince you, read on to book your train tickets today and find out more about train times and ticket prices to help you plan your trip from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni.
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.
Founded by Trenitalia and FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), Trenord run suburban and regional trains in Lombardy and from Lombardy to Ticino, the Italian-speaking region in Switzerland. With Trenord, you can travel between Milan, Bergamo, Como, Varese, Pavia, Brescia, Chiasso, Milan Malpensa Airport and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport in total comfort. All Trenord trains have First and Second Class and offer special discounts to travellers under 14, over 60 and groups.
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 Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni 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 Milan Central Station and Como San Giovanni is 49 minutes, with around 35 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 Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni is 37 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni leaves at 05:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni leaves at 22:52. 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.
Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni cover a distance of around 23 miles (37 km) during the journey.