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.

When to visit Como

Como in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Como in February
Estimated hotel price
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


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 New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 68h 35m.


Italotreno is the most popular train carrier serving Como, followed by Trenitalia. The train journey from Como to Turin takes 0h 47m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bologna, expect to pay about $39 for a 1h 02m 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.


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 Sixt and Hertz, among others, in Milan.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Como, including FlixBus, Terravision and Itabus. From Turin, the bus ride to Como takes 153 km and will cost you around $19. From Genoa, the ticket costs about $12 for a journey of 169 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

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Etihad Airways
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Ethiopian Air
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ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Air Europa
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Where to stay in Como

Average rates range from around $244 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $666 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Como

Most booked hotels in Como

Hilton Lake Como
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Palace Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
B&B Hotel Como
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Barchetta Excelsior
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Como
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Como

Expect to pay $3.61 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 $43.31 and $57.74. The most frequently booked car type in Como is Compact (Fiat 500X or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Citroen C1 or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.