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Getting Around Lake Como

Useful transportation links

There are several options for getting around the Lake Como area, either privately or by public transportation.


There is a bus system operating from Como city to the western lake shores. Line C30 runs between Como and Bellagio, while line C10 runs between Como and Colico, passing through Argegno, Tremezzina and Menaggio.

C30 – Como / Bellagio

Timetable / Bus Stops

C10 – Como / Menaggio / Colico

Timetable / Bus Stops

C10 / C20 – Como / Argegno

Timetable / Bus Stops

To see other bus routes, please click here.


Trains cover the easternmost shore of Lake Como. To get to Central Lake Area you can take the line from Milan to Sondrio and stop at Varenna.

Trenitalia – Book your ticket

Trainline – Book your ticket


A great way to explore the lake area is by boat.
There are three types of boats: slow boat (battello), great for leisurely travellers and for taking photos from the outside deck; rapid-service by hydrofoil (aliscafo); and car ferry (traghetto) service in the central lake area, which also takes pedestrian passengers.
Navigazione Lago di Como – Ferry and Boats Schedules and Routes

Mid-Lake Shuttle

The Mid-Lake Shuttle is available until October 1st with a “north” and a “south” run (first departure at 8:35 a.m. from Bellagio) and guarantees a constant connection between the various piers of the Lake Centre, from Lenno to Varenna.

Customers are informed that from Saturday July, 6th to August, 31st 2019, there will be performed the additional runs. Access on board is also allowed to free daily circulation tickets owners.

See additional timetables


You can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Lake Como aboard the Trombetta Express turistic trains, running from Menaggio to Lenno (Tremezzina).

View timetables and prices:
Menaggio – Lenno (Tremezzina)

From Sunday 4 September:
First departure from Menaggio at 10.00am from Lenno 10.30am
Last departure from Menaggio 04.25pm from Lenno 5.00pm
Only on Tuesday, first departure from Menaggio at 9.00am

Private Transports

Discover all the private transport services on Lake Como

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