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Take the train from Milan to Como

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.

Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni by train

It takes an average of 58m to travel from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni by train, over a distance of around 23 miles (37 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni and tickets for this journey start from €4.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37m
Price€4.80 - €15
Distance23 miles (37 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationComo San Giovanni
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Trenord

Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni for Tuesday 27th Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:10 10:47 37m, direct
10:20 11:40 1h 20m, 1 change
11:10 11:47 37m, direct
11:25 13:11 1h 46m, 1 change
12:43 13:23 40m, direct
13:10 13:47 37m, direct
13:43 14:23 40m, direct
14:43 15:23 40m, direct
15:10 15:47 37m, direct
15:43 16:23 40m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni 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 Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni start at €4.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €6.40.
lowest price found
from4.80
on the day
avg. single price6.40

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 Central Station to Como San Giovanni 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Central Station to Como San Giovanni? 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 Central Station to Como San Giovanni take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Como San Giovanni is 58 minutes, with around 29 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 Central Station and Como San Giovanni by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni is 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni 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.

Is there a direct train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni without having to change trains. There are 24 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni leaves at 00:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni leave?

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.

What's the distance between Milan Central Station and Como San Giovanni by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni cover a distance of around 23 miles (37 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Como San Giovanni to Milan Central Station.
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. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Como San Giovanni for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/10/2020. 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 19/10/2020 for travel on 20/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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