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. Como deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Como

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bottega Comacini Como (Via Maestri Comacini 2) and L~Aria (Via Enrico caronti 69 Blevio) are great picks.

When to visit Como

Como in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 442
1 night at 3-star hotel
Como in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 442
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 24 miles from Como. The shortest flight to Como from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 19h 40m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Como, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Como to Venice takes 2h 16m and costs around C$ 26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bologna, expect to pay about C$ 15 for a 2h 20m trip. Located 2 miles from the city centre, Como Grandate - Breccia is the busiest station in Como. Another popular train station is Como Albate-Camerlata, located 2 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Como is to pick up a car rental from Venice, which is about 159 miles from Como. You’ll find branches of keddy by Europcar and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Venice.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Como, including FlixBus, Itabus and GoOpti. From Verona, the bus ride to Como takes 85 miles and will cost you around C$ 37. From Bologna, the ticket costs about C$ 30 for a journey of 135 miles. The most popular bus station is Como Como, located 0.1 miles from downtown Como. Como Chiasso-Brogeda Customs Office is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city centre.

Plane

Although Como doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Milan All airports (MIL), which is located 24 miles from Como. The shortest flight to Como from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 19h 40m.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Como, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Como to Venice takes 2h 16m and costs around C$ 26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bologna, expect to pay about C$ 15 for a 2h 20m trip. Located 2 miles from the city centre, Como Grandate - Breccia is the busiest station in Como. Another popular train station is Como Albate-Camerlata, located 2 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Como is to pick up a car rental from Venice, which is about 159 miles from Como. You’ll find branches of keddy by Europcar and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Venice.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Como, including FlixBus, Itabus and GoOpti. From Verona, the bus ride to Como takes 85 miles and will cost you around C$ 37. From Bologna, the ticket costs about C$ 30 for a journey of 135 miles. The most popular bus station is Como Como, located 0.1 miles from downtown Como. Como Chiasso-Brogeda Customs Office is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Como

Airlines serving Como

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,946 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,176 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (774 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (684 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (181 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (342 reviews)
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Where to stay in Como

Average rates range from around C$ 241 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 534 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Ostello Bello Lake Como and Appartamenti La Chiocciola Como - Lipomo.

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)
C$ 3,121+
Hilton Lake Como
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 807+
Hotel Asnigo
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 335+
Palace Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 515+
Hotel Centrale
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 355+
Hotel Barchetta Excelsior
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 473+

Renting a car in Como

Expect to pay C$ 2.86 per litre in Como (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 34.31 and C$ 45.74. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Como, while also 91% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay C$ 2.86 per litre in Como (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 34.31 and C$ 45.74. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Como, while also 91% cheaper than other types, on average.