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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey, based on how far in advance you book.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

30 day advance and 7 day advance prices are found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from today. These prices fluctuate daily based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price on a busy Saturday in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey on a Tuesday in winter.

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  1. Cheapest price £7.90
  2. 30 day advance £8.30
  3. 7 day advance £36.20
  • First train
    07:09
  • Last train
    19:32
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 47m
  1. The train from Zurich to Como follows the main north-south route through the Alps, cutting under the highest mountains in the 15-kilometre-long Gotthard Tunnel. In mid-2016 an even longer tunnel will open, taking 40 minutes off the current 3 hrs 25 min journey time from Zurich to Como.

    The best scenery on the journey is on the long climb up to the north entrance of the Gotthard Tunnel. Once out of the tunnel, the line drops down through the Ticino area of Switzerland, skirting Lake Lugano to reach the Italian frontier at Chiasso. Como is the first stop in Italy, just 5 minutes south of Chiasso.

    Bookings for the direct trains from Zurich to Como normally open three months prior to travel. This is a route where very cheap tickets are available, but they sell out quickly.

    Zurich to Como

    Zurich to Como

    There are four to five direct EuroCity trains each day from Zurich to Como, leaving from the Hauptbahnhof in Zurich (shown as Zurich HB in Loco2's booking system) and taking 3 hrs 25 mins for the journey. The principal stations along the route are Bellinzona and Lugano, both on the south side of the Gotthard Tunnel. Arrival is at Como S Giovanni station.

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