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Here is the nearest airport to Lake Como

Are you planning your holiday on the shores of Lake Como and wondering which is the nearest airport to Lake Como? Below you will find all the information you were looking for.

Milan Malpensa Airport

The nearest airport to Lake Como is Milan Malpensa International Airport.

From the airport you can take the Malpensa Express to Saronno and from there take a train to Como.

The journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes or 2 hours depending on the time interval for the change. The price is around 18 Euros.

Alternatively, you can take the Tilo S40, a train on the Canton Ticino express line that runs directly to Como.

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Milan Linate Airport

The alternative to Malpensa is Linate Airport.

From here you can use the shuttle buses of the ATM bus 73 and ATM Air Bus lines to reach Milan Central Station and take a train to Como.

The bus from Linate to the Central Station costs 5 Euros and takes about 25 minutes (subject to traffic). From Milan to Como, on the other hand, it takes between 40 minutes and 1 hour 30 depending on the train you choose. The price starts at about 5 Euro.

Airport of Bergamo Orio al Serio

Finally, you can also land at Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport.

From here you can take the shuttle bus to Milan Central Station and take a train to Como.

There are many companies operating this service and prices start at 8 Euros. Journey times are around 60 minutes (subject to traffic).

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What to see and do on Lake Como

After giving you all the useful information about the nearest airport to Lake Como, we would like to briefly advise you on what to see and do on Lake Como.

Below we briefly indicate the 5 things that, in our opinion, are not to be missed.

  1. Visit the city of Como with its beautiful historic centre. Don’t miss the imposing Duomo and Villa Olmo.
  2. A Food Tour in the centre of Como to get to know the traditional local gastronomy. We recommend you read our short guide on the best tours to do on Lake Como to learn more.
  3. A boat tour on the lake to explore the small and picturesque villages that overlook its waters. Discover which are the most beautiful places to visit on Lake Como reading our article: there are really beautiful villages around here!
  4. The ascent with the funicular Como – Brunate to admire the panorama.
  5. A bike ride on the shores of the lake. If you want to know which are the best activities to do on Lake Como, don’t miss our guide.


We hope you will find our information useful when organizing your stay on this wonderful Italian lake.