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from Locarno to Zurich

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Dec 9
$63SBB
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Dec 10
$50SBB
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Dec 12
$39SBB

Travel Information between Locarno and Zurich

distanceDistance83 miles (134 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€33) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 83 miles (134 km) by train between Locarno and Zurich. SBB is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Locarno to Zurich.

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FAQs

How do I reach Zurich from Locarno?

Travel between Locarno and Zurich by taking a train.

What is the fastest way from Locarno to Zurich?

A train is the fastest way to get to Zurich from Locarno with an average travel time for this route around 2 h 10 min.

How many miles from Locarno to Zurich would I travel?

The distance is approximately 83 miles (134 km) from Locarno to Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Locarno to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Locarno to Zurich is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Locarno to Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Locarno and arrive in Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Locarno to Zurich?

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

  • You can take a train from Locarno to Zurich with SBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $39 (€33) with SBB from Locarno to Zurich.

Is there a direct service from Locarno to Zurich?

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

  • You can take a direct train with SBB with 17 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Locarno to Zurich ends?

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

How early should I buy tickets from Locarno to Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket is costing on average $39 (€33) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Locarno to Zurich 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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