How to travel from Locarno to Lugano

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from Locarno to Lugano

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

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

Locarno station
11:24AMLugano, Stazione
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Locarno station
11:24AMLugano, Stazione
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Locarno station
11:24AMLugano, Stazione
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Locarno station
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Locarno station
10:24AMLugano, Stazione
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Travel Information between Locarno and Lugano

distanceDistance13 miles (21 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$23 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 32 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a train to travel 13 miles (21 km) from Locarno to Lugano. SBB is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Locarno to Lugano.

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Find the best route to Lugano from Locarno with Omio's travel partners SBB! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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

    FAQs: Travel from Locarno to Lugano

    FAQs: Travel to Lugano 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 Lugano.

    You can get from Locarno to Lugano by train.

    A train is the cheapest way to travel between Locarno and Lugano with average prices for this route of $23 (€20).

    Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Locarno to Lugano. It takes on average 32 min   to travel this journey.

    You should expect to travel around 13 miles (21 km) between Locarno and Lugano.

    The average frequency per day from Locarno to Lugano is:

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

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

      • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Locarno to Lugano depart from Locarno to Lugano, Stazione.

      Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Lugano from Locarno:

      • You can take a train from Locarno to Lugano with SBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€20) with SBB from Locarno to Lugano.

      Yes, there is a direct route available from Locarno to Lugano:

      • Take a direct train with SBB.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lugano 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 Lugano.

      Omio customers who travel from Locarno to Lugano often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Zurich, Como, Milano Centrale or Lucerne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lugano and these popular destinations at a great price.

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