Useful transportation links
There are several options for getting around the Lake Como area, either privately or by public transportation.
There is a bus system operating from Como city to the western lake shores. Line C30 runs between Como and Bellagio, while line C10 runs between Como and Colico (passing through Tremezzina and Menaggio).
ASF Autolinee – Bus schedules and Routes
Trains cover the easternmost shore of Lake Como. To get to Central Lake Area you can take the line from Milan to Sondrio and stop at Varenna.
Trenitalia – Book your ticket
A great way to explore the lake area is by boat.
There are three types of boats: slow boat (battello), great for leisurely travellers and for taking photos from the outside deck; rapid-service by hydrofoil (aliscafo); and car ferry (traghetto) service in the central lake area, which also takes pedestrian passengers.
Navigazione Lago di Como – Ferry and Boats Schedules and Routes
By TURISTIC LOCAL TRAIN
You can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Lake Como aboard the Trombetta Express turistic trains, running from Menaggio to Lenno (Tremezzina) and from Bellagio to the hamlet of San Giovanni.
From Sunday 4 September:
First departure from Menaggio at 10.00am from Lenno 10.30am
Last departure from Menaggio 04.25pm from Lenno 5.00pm
Only on Tuesday, first departure from Menaggio at 9.00am