Zurich to Como bus

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Zurich - Como Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Zurich to Como. Traveling by bus from Zurich to Como usually takes around 7 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Onebus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance111 mi (179 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$26.98
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines4

What bus companies travel from Zurich to Como?

There are 4 bus lines from Zurich to Como available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus67h 32m$51.09
L'Aurora Viaggi14h 15m$43.42
Onebus13h 15m$124.57
RegioJet13h 45m$34.72
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Zurich to Como, and usually makes the trip in about 7 hours and 32 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Aurora Viaggi is an Italian bus company that operates a twice-weekly service through many of Italy's most important destinations, like Milan and Como. Aurora Viaggi is especially popular with students and budget travelers because of onboard amenities like complimentary WiFi and power outlets, beverages, restroom, AC, and plenty of legroom.

  • Onebus is a bus company headquartered in northern Italy with service across Switzerland, France, Belgium, Austria, Germany, and Italy to cities such as Zurich and Milan. Passengers can expect restrooms, one or two power outlets per row of seats, complimentary WiFi, and air conditioning onboard. Onebus vehicles meet the highest environmental standards and are much more environmentally friendly than flying.

  • Book RegioJet from Zurich to Como from $27. Typically there is one RegioJet schedule per day from Zurich to Como and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Como. In Zurich, RegioJet departs to Como from Limmatstrasse 5 . In Como, RegioJet arrives at P.le S. Gottardo 22100 .

    An average trip on RegioJet from Zurich to Como takes 3 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Como in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, RegioJet offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Como.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 111 miles from Zurich to Como. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Como at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Zurich to Como, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Zurich to Como every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information


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Located in the heart of Europe, the Swiss capital lies at the northwestern tip of the eponymous Lake Zurich. This cosmopolitan city is buzzing year-round with vibrant city life, while the relaxing and peaceful Alps are less than an hour away.

Lake Zurich provides an elegant focal point of the city, with daily cruises available to explore this vast lake. Many chic cafes and restaurants are dotted along the banks, epitomizing Zurich's urban and cosmopolitan vibe.

The Old Town, or Altstadt, is arguably one of the city's most beautiful areas, characterized by winding cobblestone streets and medieval-style architecture. Here, you'll discover some of Zurich's most iconic landmarks, such as St Peter's church with its impossibly large clock face, the largest clock in Europe.

If the weather isn't suited to wandering, there are over 50 museums within Zurich to explore. Go traditional with the Swiss National Museum, or opt for something a bit more exhilarating at the FIFA Museum.

Zurich's airport is the largest in Switzerland, and it is just 10 kilometers from the city center. Several train carriers, including the German Deutsche Bahn network, operate routes to Zurich from across Europe. Long-distance buses also make it easy to reach Zurich from cities like Bern, Stuttgart, Munich, and Milan.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Zurich?

Main departure station: Limmatstrasse 5

Zurich Central Bus Station is directly next to Zurich HB (the city's central train station), and buses operate here to various destinations across Europe. Although there are few amenities for the station, most people rely on the train station's extensive shopping facilities, including restaurants, grocery stores, cafes, and souvenir shops. There is also a large, multi-story parking garage and stops for different services, such as Flixbus and OneBus. Flixbus also has a ticket and information center here, although they encourage passengers to buy tickets online in advance. Destinations include Paris, Nantes, Salzburg, Sofia, and Bucharest.

All bus stations in Zurich:

  • Limmatstrasse 5

  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

Where does the bus arrive in Como?

Main arrival station: San Giovanni Bus Station

Buses arrive in Como at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Como:

  • San Giovanni Bus Station

  • Via Cristoforo Colombo - Stazione Grandate

  • P.le S. Gottardo 22100

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