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Category Archives: Getting around Lake Como

Information about different transport options around Lake Como.

Lake Como water taxis

Because the edges of Lake Como are dotted with dozens of small villages, a complex and comprehensive public ferry service has been developed to connect them. In the most visited…

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Should you hire a car for your holiday at Lake Como?

On balance, driving yourself to Lake Como from Bergamo (Orio Al Serio), Milan Malpensa or Milan Linate airport will probably be more convenient than using public transport. See Driving: A Smart way to get to Lake Como for more on that.

Spring 2008 Lake Como Ferry Timetables for Visitors

These spring timetables are valid from 23 March to 23 May 2008. They are a reworking of the official timetables, to make the information in them easier to follow: Standard…

Why we don’t say much about driving around Lake Como

Our section on transportation could have been headed ‘public transport’ because, apart from this article, we don’t say anything about driving around the area. And there’s a good reason for…

Lake Como trains

There is one aspect of transport around Lake Como that attracts relatively little attention. It’s a railway line that enables you to travel from one end of the lake to…

Lake Como buses – timetables and fares

Getting around Lake Como – buses summarised the most relevant bus routes for visitors. Here we give information on the timetables and fares. Typical journey times include: Como to Argegno…

The SPT C10 and C20 bus ‘thrill rides’

Whenever we travelled on the SPT C10 or C20 bus along the side of the lake, we always sat as close to the front as possible. It’s the best place…

The bus ticket ceremony

Preparing for the ceremony – you get your ticket from the local bar If you’re going to be travelling on public buses, you need to be aware that you can’t…

Rail and bus stations in Como

There are a number of railway stations at Como but the two that visitors are most likely to use are Como S. Giovanni and Como Largo Nord. Como S. Giovanni,…