How to travel from Geneva to Locarno

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Travel Information between Geneva and Locarno

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€115) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe or SBB

Travel 126 miles (204 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Geneva and Locarno. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings Europe or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Geneva to Locarno.

Travel Tips: Travel from Geneva 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 Geneva to Locarno.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Geneva and Locarno. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Locarno from Geneva is by taking a bus, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Locarno:

A bus is $129 (€115) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Locarno costing on average $129 (€115).

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

Taking a bus is usually $95 (€85) less than taking a train to Locarno, which costs on average $95 (€85) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Geneva to Locarno is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Locarno that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 59 min   on average.

Locarno is approximately 126 miles (204 km) away from Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Locarno is:

  • 13 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Geneva to Locarno 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 from Geneva to Locarno:

  • Trains from Geneva to Locarno most often leave from Genève and arrive in Locarno.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Geneva to Locarno:

  • You can travel from Geneva to Locarno by flight with Eurowings Europe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $129 (€115) with Eurowings Europe from Geneva to Locarno.
  • You can travel by train from Geneva to Locarno with SBB, and you can find SBB Geneva to Locarno tickets for $95 (€85) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Locarno with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 13 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Locarno as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Geneva to Locarno.

Your trip from Geneva 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 Geneva to Locarno tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Locarno today!

Before traveling from Geneva to Locarno, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $129 (€115) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $95 (€85) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Locarno tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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