Zurich to Locarno train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Locarno

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

36

Average

43

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
06:05AMZurich3h20 09:25AMLocarno
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361One-way
SBB
07:05AMZurich3h20 10:25AMLocarno
0 transfers
361One-way
SBB
09:05AMZurich3h20 12:25PMLocarno
0 transfers
381One-way
SBB
08:05AMZurich3h20 11:25AMLocarno
0 transfers
421One-way
SBB
08:33AMZurich2h11 10:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
651One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Locarno

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 19
SBB
06:05AMZurich3h20 09:25AMLocarno
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SBB
07:05AMZurich3h20 10:25AMLocarno
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SBB
08:05AMZurich3h20 11:25AMLocarno
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SBB
08:33AMZurich2h11 10:44AMLocarno
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SBB
09:05AMZurich3h20 12:25PMLocarno
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Locarno

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 11 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

134 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Zurich for Locarno every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SBB
08:33AMZurich2h11 10:44AMLocarno
0 transfers
651One-way
SBB
09:05AMZurich3h20 12:25PMLocarno
0 transfers
381One-way
SBB
07:05AMZurich3h20 10:25AMLocarno
0 transfers
361One-way
SBB
06:05AMZurich3h20 09:25AMLocarno
0 transfers
361One-way
SBB
08:05AMZurich3h20 11:25AMLocarno
0 transfers
421One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Locarno

distanceDistance83 miles (134 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Zurich to Locarno cover the 83 miles (134 km) long route taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $29 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $33 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Locarno.

Train providers: SBB from Zurich to Locarno trains

Travel from Zurich to Locarno from $29 (€26) with Omio’s train partners SBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

SBB

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

SBB is one of the best options when traveling by train between Zurich and Locarno. Omio quickly shows you current SBB train schedules for the Zurich - Locarno trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Locarno from Zurich is around 83 miles (134 km) and the cheapest SBB one-way ticket you can book starts at $29 (€26). As you check the latest Zurich to Locarno train schedule from SBB for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Locarno safely. If you search for SBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect SBB ticket between Zurich and Locarno so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $29

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Locarno.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Zurich and Locarno for the next 7 days starting from $29 (€26)  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Locarno train price to come in at an average of $33 (€29)  one way.
The Zurich to Locarno train distance is approximately 83 miles (134 km).
The Zurich to Locarno train duration is on average 2 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 83 miles (134 km) from Zurich to Locarno. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Locarno, you can end your route in train stations like Locarno, Locarno, Debarcadero and Locarno, Via Bramantino (Rotonda).

Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB   to Locarno   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Locarno, is located 0.1 miles (192 m) away from the city center of Locarno.

For the best Zurich to Locarno train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Zurich to Locarno to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains between Zurich and Locarno per day with SBB  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Zurich to Locarno. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Locarno leaves at 6: 05 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Locarno leaves at 8: 05 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Locarno train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Locarno is on average $33 (€29) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Zurich and Locarno available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Locarno
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Locarno.

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