Landing at Malpensa Airport and not sure how to reach Lake Como? As there are no direct trains from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como, you'll need to make a minimum of 1 change during the journey. There are two ways to get from Malpensa airport to Lake Como by train.
Regardless of which Como station you arrive at, you’ll be only a 10-minute walk away from Como city centre, ready to explore the area and head to the stunning Lake Como.
Lake Como is one of the most impressive of the famous lakes you can find in the Lombardy region. Located only 21 miles (34 km) away from Milan airport, it’s a perfect day trip destination from the Italian fashion capital. Make sure you visit the beautiful Villa Carlotta, a regal destination with charming art for you to discover.
Sound tempting? Keep reading for more information, including some useful FAQs, and book your train tickets from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lake Como online with us.
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 Malpensa Airport 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 Malpensa Airport and Como San Giovanni is 1 hour and 42 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni is 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni can start from as little as €7.90 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni. Travelling from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni leaves at 11:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni leaves at 14:19. 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 Malpensa Airport to Como San Giovanni cover a distance of around 21 miles (34 km) during the journey.