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Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

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Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

We're planning to get to Bellagio from Milan via Varenna, and I would like to know how long it takes to walk from the station to the ferry and vice versa (downhil/uphill), as one of our party finds walking uphill quite tricky. Thanks.

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1. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

It takes about 5 Minutes Walking:

Have a few steps down from the Train Station to the main street, then you cross the main street other 100 meters and you are at the Ferry Peer...

Back up to the Train station on departure you have to consider these 50 steps up if you have heavy luggage... but you can always call a taxi.......

Have a Great time in Bellagio and Lake Como

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2. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

It is about 10 minutes downhill from the station to the ferry. This station is tricky though - be ready at your stop to hop off with your luggage as it only stops about a minute or two at Varenna-Esino

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3. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

If it's a problem you can get a taxi for a few Euros.

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4. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

Walking Bellagio as well will be challenging walking up from the lakefront.

You might return Bellagio-Como-Milan.

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5. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

Thanks, everyone.

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6. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

thanks, everyone

Edited: 9:34 am, May 13, 2012
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Do the taxis take you right to the dock in Varenna? There are 4 of us with luggage. On the return we are going to Venice to catch a cruise ship, do we change trains in Milan to go to Venice. How long is trip and is there a fast train to Venice and about what is the cost, can you reserve a seat to Venice?

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8. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

The Varenna dock is used by vehicle ferries, so the taxi can take you right there.

To travel to Venice, you have to change trains at Milan Central. The travel time and cost depend on whether you choose fast or slow trains. You cannot reserve a seat on the Varenna-Milan trains; seat reservation comes with the ticket on Milan-Venice trains. See www.trenitalia.com/homepage_en.html using a travel date in the next 7 days to see costs on local trains.

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9. Re: Varenna train station to ferry...and vice versa

The walk down the hill is also clearly marked with a blue pedstrian line on the pavement. It's a 5-10 min walk down a winding path with incredible views.

If you click on my profile name - you can read all my review on our stay on Lago di Como

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