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Travelling from Milan to Como by train

Looking to travel from Milan to Como by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 48 minutes to travel from Milan to Como by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 37 minutes though. You'll usually find 64 trains per day running along the 24 miles (39 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Como. You'll probably be hopping onto a Trenitalia train to get to Como, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Milan to Como start from €4.80 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Como by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Milan to Como by train

It takes an average of 48m to travel from Milan to Como by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (39 km). There are normally 64 trains per day travelling from Milan to Como and tickets for this journey start from €4.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37m
PriceFrom €4.80
Distance24 miles (39 km)
Frequency64 trains per day
First train05:46
Last train23:16
Departure stationMilan
Arrival stationComo
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, Trenord

Milan to Como train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Como for Tuesday 6th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:46 12:40 54m, direct
12:10 12:47 37m, direct
12:16 13:11 55m, direct
12:43 13:22 39m, direct
12:46 13:40 54m, direct
13:16 14:11 55m, direct
13:43 14:22 39m, direct
13:46 14:40 54m, direct
14:10 14:47 37m, direct
14:16 15:11 55m, direct

Trenitalia and Trenord trains from Milan to Como

You can travel from Milan to Como on Trenitalia and Trenord 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Como

The price of train tickets from Milan to Como 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 Milan 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Milan and Como is 48 minutes, with around 64 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 Milan and Como by train?

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

How much does the train from Milan to Como cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan to Como 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 Milan to Como?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Como without having to change trains. There are 64 direct trains from Milan 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 Milan to Como leave?

The first train from Milan to Como leaves at 05:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Como leaves at 23:16. 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 Milan and Como by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Como 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 Como to Milan.
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 Milan to Como for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 09/22/2022 for travel on 09/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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