Ciao, I’m Celia, your travel advisor in Italy! I'm a professional travel writer and itinerary designer. I share my local insights and knowledge with travelers looking to go beyond the ordinary. Ask a question or request a custom travel itinerary. Contact me.

airportThe easiest way to get to the Lecco branch of Lake Como from other European countries  is to fly to Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo) Airport


LAKE COMO TOURS

Airlines that fly to the Milano-Bergamo airport are RYAN AIR, LUFTANSA, ALITALIA, WIZZ, PEGASUS, MERIDIANA, NEOS, ALBA STAR, BLUE AIR, ANA.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT FROM BERGAMO

To get to: Lecco from Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo) Airport

Take the airport bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bergamo train station, then a train to Lecco. Bus tickets are sold in the airport near 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 

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.   

Book hotels in Lecco

To get to: Mandello del Lario, Lierna  and Varenna from  Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo) Airport

Take the airport bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bergamo train station, then a train to Lecco. Then you will have to take a local train to your stop.  Bus tickets are sold in the airport near 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 

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.   

Book hotels in Mandello del Lario, Lierna and Varenna


LAKE COMO TOURS

To get to: Bellagio  from Milano Orio Al Serio (Bergamo) 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 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 

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: http://ow.ly/Z7PG1

Alternatives:

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 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 time schedule here http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/c_download/2016_Lecco.pdf

Ferry from Varenna to Bellagio
Very scenic way, but not the quickest:
You can take a train to Lecco and then a local train to Varenna.
See times and order train tickets at Ferrovia dello Stato (State Railways) http://www.trenitalia.it
From Varenna train station walk down the hill from the train station to main plaza and take the ferry boat to Bellagio.
Ferry tickets are for sale at the ferry port.
See timetable http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/c_download/2016_%20Navetta%20CL.pdf

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.   

Book hotels in in Bellagio

TAXI PRICES

Keep in mind prices vary according to day/night/holidays  number of passengers. Ask your taxi driver for a price.

Bergamo – Lecco  €90-€130

Bergamo – Mandello del Lario, Lierna, Varenna €140-€190

Bergamo – Bellagio  €140-€190

IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING FROM LINATE OR MALPENSA, CLICK HERE

Looking for help planning travel to Milan & Lake Como?
Ciao, I’m Celia, your travel advisor in Italy! Ask a question or request a custom travel itinerary. I am also available as an assistant and translator for business, shopping and events. Contact me.

LUXURY TOURS OF LAKE COMO