Como travel guide

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You're Going to Love Como

With a population of 81.975, Como is a must-see destination in Lombardy, Italy. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Como has to offer.

Where to Eat in Como

If you’re looking for affordable options, CO.MO Bar & Bistrot (Via Enrico caronti 69 Blevio) and Ristorante Antica Darsena (Ristorante Antica Darsena) are great picks.

When to visit Como

Como in March
Estimated hotel price
£115
1 night at 3-star hotel
Como in March
Estimated hotel price
£115
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Como in July, when the average temperature is 22 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 134 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Como, with an average rainfall of 35 mm.

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How to Get to Como

Plane

Although Como doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Milan All airports (MIL), which is located 39 km from Como. The shortest flight to Como from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 1h 50m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Como, followed by Italotreno. The train journey from Como to Venice takes 0h 48m and costs around £13 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Turin, expect to pay about £11 for a 0h 55m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Como Grandate - Breccia is the busiest station in Como. Another popular train station is Como Albate-Camerlata, located 3 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Como is to pick up a car hire from Milan, which is about 39 km from Como. You’ll find branches of SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and NOLEGGIARE , among others, in Milan.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Como, including FlixBus, Itabus and Terravision. From Turin, the bus ride to Como takes 153 km and will cost you around £2. From Verona, the ticket costs about £2 for a journey of 193 km. The most popular bus station is Como Como, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Como. Como Chiasso-Brogeda Customs Office is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Como doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Milan All airports (MIL), which is located 39 km from Como. The shortest flight to Como from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 1h 50m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Como, followed by Italotreno. The train journey from Como to Venice takes 0h 48m and costs around £13 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Turin, expect to pay about £11 for a 0h 55m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Como Grandate - Breccia is the busiest station in Como. Another popular train station is Como Albate-Camerlata, located 3 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Como is to pick up a car hire from Milan, which is about 39 km from Como. You’ll find branches of SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and NOLEGGIARE , among others, in Milan.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Como, including FlixBus, Itabus and Terravision. From Turin, the bus ride to Como takes 153 km and will cost you around £2. From Verona, the ticket costs about £2 for a journey of 193 km. The most popular bus station is Como Como, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Como. Como Chiasso-Brogeda Customs Office is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Como

Airlines serving Como

Lufthansa
Good (4,427 reviews)
KLM
Good (806 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,190 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,599 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,237 reviews)
Air France
Good (961 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,519 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,828 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,099 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,458 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,336 reviews)
Finnair
Good (896 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,098 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (804 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (364 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (686 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (764 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (435 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (745 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (307 reviews)
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Where to stay in Como

Average rates range from around £95 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £203 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Como

Most booked hotels in Como

IL Sereno Lago DI Como
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
£987+
Hilton Lake Como
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£189+
Hotel Villa Flori
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£250+
Hotel Asnigo
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£88+
Hotel Centrale
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£145+
Palace Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£137+

Hiring a car in Como

Hiring a car in Como costs £22 per day, on average, or £130 if you want to hire it for 6 days.

Expect to pay £1.60 per litre in Como (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £19.16 and £25.54. The most frequently booked car type in Como is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Volkswagen Taigo or similar) is, on average, 87% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Como costs £22 per day, on average, or £130 if you want to hire it for 6 days.

Expect to pay £1.60 per litre in Como (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £19.16 and £25.54. The most frequently booked car type in Como is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Volkswagen Taigo or similar) is, on average, 87% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.