Notices

transportation from Lake Como to Venice

Old Mar 1st, 2014, 02:34 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 1
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
transportation from Lake Como to Venice

Has anyone found direct transportation or a car service so that we do not have to go from Lake Como to Milan and then Milan to Venice. We are traveling by train but are not opposed to a bus. Also, any car service from the airport in Milan to Varenna on Lake Como?
Thanks for your help.
turkeygrind is offline  
Old Mar 1st, 2014, 03:32 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 11,212
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I'm confused. You want a car service but say you're traveling by train. Which is it?

Do you object to changing trains in Milan? Are you willing to change trains any place else such as Verona, Bergamo, etc.?

Please clarify.
adrienne is offline  
Old Mar 2nd, 2014, 05:24 AM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 708
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
The fastest train itinerary between Varenna and Venice is through Milan. There would be a shorter itinerary through Lecco, Bergamo and Brescia but it would involve multiple changes and take much more time. I do not know about buses.

Due to the geography of the region, the any fast route between Malpensa and Varenna involves a ferry crossing. Going by car need long detours.
asps is offline  
Old Mar 3rd, 2014, 08:58 AM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 6,842
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
If you hate train rides, you can book a taxi transfer from MXP to Varenna for about 300 USD (for up to 3 people).
http://malpensa-airport-taxi.com/pag...n-nach-varenna
By train it would last 2 hrs and cost 23 USD/pax
neckervd is offline  
Old Mar 3rd, 2014, 09:31 AM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 2,893
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Have you bothered to look at a map? I've done Varenna to Venice numerous times. You have to travel south to get to the E70 and bypass the mountains, no matter what mode of transport. It's much easier, safer, cheaper, more predictable, and more convenient to go by train.
NYCFoodSnob is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Lilit
Europe
7
Jul 12th, 2013 11:29 AM
Adelle
Europe
24
Jan 23rd, 2010 10:41 AM
tropicalkerry
Europe
2
Jul 22nd, 2006 08:58 AM
jasperj99
Europe
4
Dec 9th, 2003 06:46 PM
Itsirk
Europe
7
Mar 26th, 2003 03:05 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

FODOR'S VIDEO