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How to get from Paris to Lake Como by train

Taking the train from Paris to Lake Como may not be the quickest way to reach one of the jewels of the Italian Lake District, but it’s definitely the most stress-free and eco-friendly solution. You won’t have to worry about airport transfers, you’ll have access to plenty of onboard amenities and enjoy those all-important countryside views.

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Lake Como (Como San Giovanni) is 7 hours and 41 minutes. Take the high-speed TGV Lyria train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zurich or Basel and then hop on a Eurocity train to Como San Giovanni. From there, you can easily get a local bus to one of the quaint little villages surrounding Lake Como. Upgrade to TGV Lyria’s First Class (or Standard 1re) and enjoy more legroom and larger and more comfortable seats.

Once you reach Lake Como, enjoy the breath-taking view you get from the picturesque lakeside promenade and discover one of the surrounding villas – Villa Serbelloni and Villa Melzi are worth a visit with their famous botanical garden.

Ready for your next adventure? Read on for more information about the train journey from Paris to Lake Como and book your train tickets online with us.

Paris to Como San Giovanni by train

It takes an average of 8h 46m to travel from Paris to Como San Giovanni by train, over a distance of around 379 miles (609 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Paris to Como San Giovanni and tickets for this journey start from €23.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 56m
PriceFrom €23.80
Distance379 miles (609 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train07:22
Last train20:25
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationComo San Giovanni
Changes1 change

Paris to Como San Giovanni train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Como San Giovanni for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:58 15:08 8h 10m, 3 changes
07:18 16:35 9h 17m, 3 changes
08:47 16:35 7h 48m, 4 changes
09:55 17:08 7h 13m, 3 changes
11:22 18:35 7h 13m, 2 changes
11:22 19:08 7h 46m, 1 change
11:47 20:11 8h 24m, 1 change
12:55 21:18 8h 23m, 4 changes
13:43 22:11 8h 28m, 1 change
14:18 23:11 8h 53m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Como San Giovanni

The price of train tickets from Paris to Como San Giovanni starts at €23.80 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 Paris 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 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 Paris 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 Paris to Como San Giovanni take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Como San Giovanni is 8 hours and 46 minutes, with around 16 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 Paris and Como San Giovanni by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Como San Giovanni is 6 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Como San Giovanni cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Como San Giovanni can start from as little as €23.80 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 Paris to Como San Giovanni?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Como San Giovanni. Travelling from Paris to Como San Giovanni by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Paris to Como San Giovanni leave?

The first train from Paris to Como San Giovanni leaves at 07:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Como San Giovanni leave?

The last train from Paris to Como San Giovanni leaves at 20:25. 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 Paris and Como San Giovanni by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Como San Giovanni cover a distance of around 379 miles (609 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 Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Como San Giovanni for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 01/11/2022 for travel on 01/11/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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