How to travel from Locarno to Zurich

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Travel Information from Locarno to Zurich

distanceDistance83 miles (134 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $57
fastestFastest modeTrain • $57 (€50) • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 83 miles (134 km) to Zurich from Locarno. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Locarno to Zurich.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Locarno to Zurich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Locarno is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A bus is $53 (€46) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Locarno to Zurich costing on average $57 (€50).

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Locarno is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 56 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

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

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

The average frequency per day from Locarno to Zurich is:

  • Around 24 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Locarno by train with SBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $57 (€50) with SBB from Locarno to Zurich on Omio.
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!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $57 (€50) one way on average.

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

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