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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno

distanceDistance272 miles (438 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno cover the 272 miles (438 km) long route taking on average 8 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Locarno.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno trains

You can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $36 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Locarno train.

  • Average Price: $36

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Locarno from Frankfurt am Main?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Locarno, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Locarno, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Locarno, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Locarno to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Locarno?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Locarno here.

How much are cheap trains from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno to cost as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Locarno train price to come in at an average of $36 (€30)  one way.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno by train?

You should expect to travel around 272 miles (438 km)  between Frankfurt am Main and Locarno by train.

How long is the train between Frankfurt am Main and Locarno?

The train time from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno is on average 8 h 36 min  for the 272 miles (438 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and Locarno by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Locarno?

Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Locarno you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Locarno include Locarno, Locarno, Debarcadero and Locarno FART.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arriving in Locarno.

Where is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival train station in Locarno located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Locarno, is located 0.1 miles (223 m) away from the city center of Locarno.

Which train companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno?

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Locarno. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there between Frankfurt am Main and Locarno a day?

The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Locarno is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno?

The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno leaves at 4: 50 AM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno leaves at 11: 50 AM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Locarno train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Locarno a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Locarno
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Locarno.

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