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Cheap train tickets from Locarno to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Locarno to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

SBB
08:33AM4h23
Locarno
12:56PMBasel
$751One-way
0 transfers
SBB
08:45AM4h28
Locarno
01:13PMBasel
$1131One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Locarno to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 20
SBB
08:33AM4h23
Locarno
12:56PMBasel
0 transfers
SBB
08:45AM4h28
Locarno
01:13PMBasel
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Locarno to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

4 h 23 m

Average

4 h 25 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

180 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Locarno for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SBB
08:33AM4h23
Locarno
12:56PMBasel
$751One-way
0 transfers
SBB
08:45AM4h28
Locarno
01:13PMBasel
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Locarno to Basel

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$92 (€79)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Locarno to Basel cover the 112 miles (180 km) long route taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like SBB. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $58 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $92 (€79). Travelers depart most frequently from Locarno and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: SBB from Locarno to Basel trains

For as little as $64 (€55) you can travel by train between Locarno and Basel with SBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Locarno to Basel. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

SBB from Locarno to Basel train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: $64

FAQs: Trains from Locarno to Basel

FAQs: Travel by train from Locarno to Basel 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 Locarno to Basel.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Locarno to Basel can start from as little as $58 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Locarno to Basel is $92 (€79); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Locarno and Basel is on average 3 h 13 min   for the 112 mile (180 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Locarno and Basel by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Locarno to Basel leaves at 6: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Locarno to Basel leaves at 8: 45 PM.
When taking a train from Locarno to Basel, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Basel from Locarno and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 45 PM.

When departing from Locarno, you have various train station options to start your route from including Locarno, Locarno (FART) and Locarno FLMS. When arriving in Basel, you can end your journey in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Locarno, which is located around 0.1 miles (190 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Basel from Locarno is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 13 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Locarno to Basel is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Locarno to Basel including taking a flight or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Locarno and Basel

Locarno
Basel
Locarno is the most popular Locarno 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 Locarno for your trip to Basel.
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Locarno FLMSParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Locarno Sant'AntonioParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Locarno NLM (Port)WifiParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Locarno, Lido
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Locarno, Via Monteguzzo
Locarno, Via Bramantino (Rotonda)
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