Basel to Locarno train

Cheap train tickets from Basel to Locarno

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

54

Average

67

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

SBB
07:11AMBasel3h33 10:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
541One-way
SBB
06:11AMBasel3h33 09:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
661One-way
SBB
11:39AMBasel3h35 03:14PMLocarno
0 transfers
671One-way
SBB
07:03AMBasel3h11 10:14AMLocarno
0 transfers
831One-way

Train schedule from Basel to Locarno

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, May 21
SBB
06:11AMBasel3h33 09:44AMLocarno
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SBB
07:03AMBasel3h11 10:14AMLocarno
0 transfers
SBB
07:11AMBasel3h33 10:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
SBB
11:39AMBasel3h35 03:14PMLocarno
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Basel to Locarno

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

180 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Basel for Locarno every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SBB
07:03AMBasel3h11 10:14AMLocarno
0 transfers
831One-way
SBB
06:11AMBasel3h33 09:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
661One-way
SBB
07:11AMBasel3h33 10:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
541One-way
SBB
11:39AMBasel3h35 03:14PMLocarno
0 transfers
671One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Locarno

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Basel to Locarno cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $44 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Locarno.

Train providers: SBB from Basel to Locarno trains

You can travel by train between Basel and Locarno with SBB for as low as $36 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Locarno from Basel, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with SBB from Basel to Locarno for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest SBB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Basel to Locarno train with SBB (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Basel - Locarno journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Basel and Locarno by train is 112 miles (180 km). You can book tickets for this SBB train for as low as $36 (€32) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SBB tickets between Basel and Locarno in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect SBB Basel - Locarno train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: $36

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Locarno

Travel by train to Locarno easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Locarno.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Locarno to cost as little as $36 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
The Basel to Locarno train ticket price is on average $44 (€40)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance to Locarno from Basel by train is approximately 112 miles (180 km).
The Basel to Locarno train duration is on average 3 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 112 miles (180 km) between Basel and Locarno. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Some of the Basel train stations to Locarno you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Locarno include Locarno, Locarno, Debarcadero and Locarno, Via Bramantino (Rotonda).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Locarno.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Locarno and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (192 m) from the train station to the city center in Locarno.

For the trip from Basel to Locarno you can take a train with SBB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Basel and Locarno on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Locarno is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Basel to Locarno leaves at 6: 03 AM. The last train departing from Basel to Locarno leaves at 3: 03 PM. You can find the latest Basel to Locarno train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Basel to Locarno train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $44 (€40). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Basel and Locarno. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Locarno
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Locarno.

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