Como is a beautiful city to visit that many travelers seek.
The city of Como is at the southwestern end of lake Como, 57 kilometers from the Bergamo city centre and 42 kilometres from the centre of Milan.
In Como the airport there, so many tourists visit Como from Milan or Bergamo. Why, of Bergamo, so seemingly inconspicuous town? The thing is that in Bergamo airport is Bergamo Orio al Serio named Caravaggio (Aeroporto Internazionale di Orio al Serio) also known as Bergamo airport. The airport assigned to Milan, so is also called the airport of Milan Bergamo. Attractive airport, primarily because it serves local and international flights, mainly budget airlines (low cost): Ryanair, Wizz Air , Blue Air, Pegasus, Victory, etc. resulting to get out of Russia and many cities of Europe in Bergamo and the surrounding area is possible at very attractive prices. Cheap flights to Milan-Bergamo see here.
For this reason, tourists who want to visit Como, raises a pressing question: "How to get from Bergamo (airport and downtown) to Como?".
To get from Bergamo airport to Como easier and faster than a taxi. To order a taxi/Shuttle service in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, you will meet your driver with a sign, which will be written your name and surname. To order a taxi is enough to inform your flight details!
The most convenient way of independent movement in Italy is a car. You can rent a car in advance, even from home, the car will be waiting for you immediately upon arrival at the airport. Car for rent can look and book here, the rent is quite reasonable, starting from EUR 15,22 per day.
From Bergamo airport to Como
From Bergamo airport to Como is no direct public transport. First you need to get to Bergamo city centre.
Distance from Bergamo airport to Bergamo city centre is only 4 km, so you can walk, drive a taxi or city bus.
Buses run daily. The journey time is approximately 15-20 minutes. The bus runs from Bergamo airport to Alta Keith, passing the railway station and the bus station of Bergamo and the station of the funicular.
Buses ply with an interval of about 20 minutes:
from the airport to the Bergamo centre from Monday to Saturday from 05:17 to 00:32 hours; Sunday - from 06:28 to 00:30 hours.
from Bergamo city centre to airport from Monday to Friday from 04:57 to 00:05 hours; on Saturday from 04:57 to 23:58 hours; Sunday - from 06:07 to 00:14 hours.
The journey time is approximately 15 - 20 minutes.
Tickets at the airport can be purchased at the ticket office located in the airport building. Ticket office will be on the left side after leaving the arrivals area. Also you can buy tickets in the terminal at the bus stop. The ticket cost is 2.30€. Also you can buy a ticket in the machine, directly in the bus, only in this case the ticket will cost 3 euros, and we accept only coins or credit cards.
- The 4-star NH Orio Al Serio islocated a 15-minute walk from the airport. It offers a sauna, an international restaurant, fitness centre and stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a Minibar and an LCD TV with satellite channels. Nearby are Oriocenter.
Or, as an option for placement, the area of Orio al Serio, located 1.6 kilometers from Bergamo airport.
From Bergamo city centre to Como
By train (commuter train)
With the railway station of Bergamo, located in the centre of the city in Piazza Marconi, with a change at Monza (Monza), you can get to Como.
At the stations the train stops for a short time, get ready to move out in advance. From the station in Monze the train goes in the same direction where the train came from Bergamo, i.e. the train to Como the station will arrive on the right side if you stand with your back to the station building.
Trains to Como arrive at the station Como S. Giovanni. The fare of 6.70 euros. Travel time from 1 hour 26 minutes. You can purchase the ticket at the railway station of Bergamo in vending machines or points of sale of tickets, as well as online.
In Como, the trains make several stops, so it is better to know in advance where you would prefer to go. Ultimate - Como S. Giovanni, it is closest to the lake and historical centre of Como.
You can purchase the ticket at railway stations in vending machines or ticket offices and online as the Trenitalia website and on the website of Reil Europe. What's the difference: the Trenitalia website is not on the Russian language and payment only in euros, the website of Reil Europe Russian and to purchase tickets for rubles.
Photo of the railway station of Bergamo
Photo of the train Bergamo-Como
A bus from Bergamo to Como less frequent trains. Line С46 Bergamo-Merate-Como. The bus takes you to the bus station in Como (Asf Autolinee Srl), located on the ring, near the lake tourist and historical centre of Como.
The bus schedule can be found on the official website or at the box office the bus station in Bergamo. In addition, the bus station and railway station in Bergamo located close to each other, across the road.
Photos of bus station in Bergamo
Photos of bus station in Como