How to get to Bellagio

Bellagio is considered one of the Pearls of Lake Como. One of the reasons it has remained small and quaint is because it is secluded. Trains do not go to Bellagio and the road is a curvey, narrow and uphill.

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Airports for Bellagio

Get to Bellagio  from Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo) Airport

From Orio Al Serio Airport, take the airport bus to the Bergamo train station and take a train to Lecco station.
Bus tickets are sold in the airport near the exit door. Train tickets are sold at the station.
See times and order train tickets at Ferrovia dello Stato (State Railways) http://www.trenitalia.it

Get to Bellagio from Milan Malpensa Airport

From Malpensa Airport take the train to Varenna. There is a train station in the Malpensa terminal. Follow the signs for Malpensa Express. You can purchase a ticket to Varenna from the station. Take the train to Milano Centrale train station and change to the local train going to Varenna. In Varenna, you need to get a ferry to Bellagio. The ferry station is a 10-minute walk downhill, or you can find a local taxi. Ferries depart frequently from Varenna to Bellagio in spring/summer (less frequently in fall/winter). Read more about ferries below.

Get to Bellagio from Milan Linate Airport

From Linate Airport take an airport shuttle to Milano Centrale train station. Then take a train to Varenna. You can purchase a ticket to Varenna at the Milano Centrale station. Take the train to Varenna. In Varenna, you need to get a ferry to Bellagio. The ferry station is a 10-minute walk downhill, or you can find a local taxi. Ferries depart frequently from Varenna to Bellagio in spring/summer (less frequently in fall/winter). Read more about ferries below.

Note: You must validate your train ticket, if you don’t you risk a fine.   Validate tickets with the time stamp machine at the train track or ask a train official.

Get to Bellagio by Ferry

Ferry from Varenna to Bellagio
From Varenna, the  train station is a ten-minute walk down the hill from the train station to the main plaza. Follow signs for “Ferry” or “Imbarcadero”.
Ferry tickets are for sale at the ferry port.
See timetable http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/risultati.aspx?lake=Como

Ferry from Lecco to Bellagio
The most scenic way, but not the quickest:
You can take a ferry from Lecco to Bellagio, it’s a 1 hour 25 minute ride.
The Lecco ferry port is not near the station. It’s a 20 miunte walk through the historic center and along the lake in Lecco.
If you have luggage, you can take a taxi to the ferry port which will cost about €12.
The ferry port is called “L’imbarcadero”. There you can buy a ticket and there is a nice cafe for lunch.
Tickets cost €10.40
Tickets are sold at a ticket office at the port.
The ferry stops at the ferry port in Bellagio.
See timetable http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/risultati.aspx?lake=Como

Hydrofoil to from Como to Bellagio
Hydrofoil is the quickest way from como to Bellagio.
The hydrofoil port is a 5 minutes walk from the center of Como to the lakefront and boat ticket office.
Tickets are sold at a ticket office at the port and must be purchased prior to boarding.
Hydrofoil departs every two hours –  and is a 45/50 minute ride.
Ticket cost € 14,80
Ferries from Como to Bellagio are not frequent and take 2 hours.
Ticket cost € 10,40

Get to Bellagio by Bus

Bus from Lecco to Bellagio
The best and quickest way: There is a blue public bus D10 which leaves from the Lecco train station, it’s a 50 minute ride.
Bus times aren’t very frequent, you will have to time your trip accordingly.
Ticket costs €2.80 one way.
Tickets are sold on the bus or in the station.
The bus stops in front of the ferry port in Bellagio.
See time schedule here: Bus schedule Lecco-Bellagio

 

Bus from Como Lago Nord train station
The best and quickest way: Bus
Buses depart outside the train station. Exit on the lakeside and you will see the bus stop on your left.
Tickets are sold at the bus station ticket office.
Bus times aren’t very frequent, approximately every two hours and takes 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Tickets cost: € 3,70

You can also book a taxi, a private car service or a private taxi boat to get to Bellagio. Contact me for more info.

 

 

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