How to travel from Locarno to Geneva

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from Locarno to Geneva

How to get from Locarno to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Locarno to Geneva is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Geneva from Locarno

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$77 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $77 (€67) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€67) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or SBB

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

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SBB will get you between Locarno and Geneva at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Locarno to Geneva. 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Locarno to Geneva

    FAQs: Travel to Geneva 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 Geneva.

    You can get from Locarno to Geneva 1 different ways: train.

    The cheapest way to travel from Locarno to Geneva is a train with an average price of $77 (€67).

    This is compared to other travel options from Locarno to Geneva:

    A train is () less than a bus with an average ticket price of () from Locarno to Geneva.

    A train is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Locarno to Geneva costing on average ().

    A train is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Locarno to Geneva.

    The fastest way from Locarno to Geneva is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 30 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Geneva that take longer:

    You should expect to travel around 126 miles (204 km) between Locarno and Geneva.

    The average frequency per day from Locarno to Geneva is:

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Locarno to Geneva:

      • Trains most often depart from Locarno at Locarno and arrive in Geneva at Geneva.

      The following travel companies offer services from Locarno to Geneva:

      • Travel with SBB to go to Geneva by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SBB Locarno to Geneva tickets on Omio for $77 (€67).

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

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Take a direct ferry with.
      • Direct services by plane with.
      • Direct services by train with.

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

      Your trip from Locarno to Geneva doesn't have to end in Geneva. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Milan, Lyon or Zurich. If you’d like to add Paris, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Milan, Lyon or Zurich to your Locarno to Geneva tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!

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