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Which Como station to arrive at?

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Which Como station to arrive at?

Hi guys

will be making a trip to Como from Venice for 2 nights. Looking to stay in Como town near the train station, but do not know which train station I should be alighting at that would be better in terms of near attractions..near ferry to take to Bellagio town...or funiculars...etc..

Valuable advice please.

thank you

:)

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1. Re: Which Como station to arrive at?

The Lago station is nearer the lake, ferries, and the town proper but the other station has better connections to other towns. Not all the trains stop at the Lago station. San Giovanni is the main train station.

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2. Re: Which Como station to arrive at?

In Como there are 2 train stations: Como San Giovanni and Como NORD LAGHI.

They are far 1 km (just 3 minutes by car) one from the other so i think it should be the same.

Good luck, Brezza

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3. Re: Which Como station to arrive at?

Because you are coming from Venice, you should go to Como San Giovanni. Trains for this station leave from Milano Centrale, which is exactly where you arrive from Venice.

To go to the other three Como stations, including Como Nord Lago which is the best located for tourism, you would need to travel across Milan in the Metro to take a train from Milano Cadorna station.

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4. Re: Which Como station to arrive at?

thanks!! think i will jus drop at S. Giovanni station and try to find hotels near it then...

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cheers hope u all have a wonderful weekend

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5. Re: Which Como station to arrive at?

We arrived at San Giovanni - took a taxi to hotel Marco ( near the funicular and 5 min from Como Nord lago station). Cab cost 6 euro. Caught train from Lago nord to Milan at end of stay.

They are at opp ends of the town.

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