How to travel from Bellinzona to Locarno

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Travel Information from Bellinzona to Locarno

distanceDistance10 miles (16 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB or SBB

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 10 miles (16 km) from Bellinzona to Locarno. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SBB or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bellinzona to Locarno.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bellinzona to Locarno

Travel 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 Bellinzona to Locarno.

There are 4 travel options from Bellinzona to Locarno: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bellinzona and Locarno is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Locarno:

A flight is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Bellinzona to Locarno costing on average $11 (€10).

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Locarno, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $11 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€10) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Locarno from Bellinzona is by train with an average travel time of 21 min.

Other travel options to Locarno can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Locarno by bus can take on average 39 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Bellinzona to Locarno distance is around 10 miles (16 km).

The average frequency per day from Bellinzona to Locarno is:

  • 31 buses a day.
  • 76 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Locarno from Bellinzona as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bellinzona to Locarno:

  • Most travelers board their train from Bellinzona and arrive in Locarno.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bellinzona to Locarno, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SBB can take you to Locarno by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for SBB from Bellinzona to Locarno for $11 (€10).
  • SBB can take you to Locarno by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SBB from Bellinzona to Locarno for $11 (€10).
Your trip from Bellinzona to Locarno doesn't have to end in Locarno. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Zurich or Munich. If you’d like to add Milan, Zurich or Munich to your Bellinzona to Locarno tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Locarno today!

When planning your trip from Bellinzona to Locarno, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $11 (€10) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bellinzona to Locarno online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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