Como is a beautiful picturesque city, which many travelers seek to visit.
The city of Como is located at the southwestern tip of Lake Como of the same name, 57 kilometers from the center of Bergamo and 43 kilometers from the center of Milan.
There is no airport in Como, so many tourists visit Como from Milan or Bergamo. Bergamo is home to the Bergamo Orio al Serio Caravaggio International Airport (Aeroporto Internazionale di Orio al Serio), also known as Bergamo Airport. This airport is assigned to Milan, therefore it is also called Milan-Bergamo Airport. The airport is attractive primarily because it serves local and international flights, mainly budget airlines (low-cost carriers): Ryanair, Wizz Air, Blue Air, Pegasus, Pobeda, etc. As a result, you can get from many cities to Bergamo at very attractive prices. Flights to Bergamo and Milan →
How to get from Bergamo to Como (from Como to Bergamo)
Getting from the airport and the center of Bergamo to Como is most convenient and fastest by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data!
The most convenient way to travel independently in Italy is by car. You can rent a car in advance, even from home, the car will be waiting for you immediately upon arrival at the airport or another place in the city.
There is no direct public transport from Bergamo Airport to Como. First you need to get to the center of Bergamo.
The distance from Bergamo Airport to the center of Bergamo is 4 kilometers. Learn more about how to get from Bergamo Airport to the center of Bergamo...
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Trains (commuter trains)
From the Bergamo railway station, located in the city center on the Guglielmo Marconi Square, with a transfer to Monza, you can get to Como.
From the station in Monza, the train departs in the same direction from where the train from Bergamo came from, i.e. the train to Como will arrive at the station from the right side if you stand with your back to the station building.
Trains in Como arrive at Como S. Giovanni station. The fare starts at 6.80 euros. Travel time from 1 hour 27 minutes. Tickets can be purchased at the Bergamo railway station - at vending machines or ticket sales points, as well as online.
Trains make several stops in Como, so it's better to find out in advance at which stop it will be more convenient for you to get off. The final one is Como S. Giovanni, which is the closest to the lake and the historical center of Como.
Photo of Bergamo railway station
Photo of the Bergamo-Como train
Buses from Bergamo to Como run less frequently than trains. Line C46 Bergamo-Merate-Como. The bus will take you to the bus station in Como (Asf Autolinee Srl), located on the ring, near the lake and the tourist historical center of Como.
Bus schedules and stops can be specified on the official website or at the ticket office of the bus station in Bergamo (Stazione degli autobus).
The bus station and the railway station in Bergamo are located close to each other, across the street.
Photo of the bus station in Bergamo
Photo of a bus station in Como
From Milan to Como, you can also get there by Flixbus buses. Flixbus bus tickets →
Excursions to Lake Como
You can also visit Lake Como with excursions from Milan
All accommodation facilities on Lake Como can be viewed and booked here
All accommodation facilities in Bergamo can be viewed and booked here
All accommodation facilities in Milan can be viewed and booked here