How to travel from Milan to Locarno

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from Milan to Locarno

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

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train

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

Regionale
08:00AM3h30
Milan Porta Garibaldi
11:30AMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
08:00AM3h30
Milan Porta Garibaldi
11:30AMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Regionale
01:32PM1h58
Milan Porta Garibaldi
03:30PMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Regionale
07:32AM1h58
Milan Porta Garibaldi
09:30AMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
01:25PM2h05
Milan Centrale
03:30PMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
07:25AM2h05
Milan Centrale
09:30AMPino-Tronzano
$131One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Milan and Locarno

distanceDistance52 miles (84 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Regionale

Take a train or bus to travel 52 miles (84 km) from Milan to Locarno. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Locarno.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Milan to Locarno

You can travel by travel from Milan to Locarno with Marino Autolinee, FlixBus and SBB. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Milan to Locarno

      FAQs: 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 Milan to Locarno.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Milan to Locarno: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Milan to Locarno is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Locarno:

      Taking a bus costs $51 (€45) less than taking a train, which costs on average $62 (€54) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Milan to Locarno is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Locarno that take longer:

      Train takes 1 h 45 min on average.

      Locarno is approximately 52 miles (84 km) away from Milan.

      The average frequency per day from Milan to Locarno is:

      • 11 trains a day.

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

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

      • Trains from Milan to Locarno most often leave from Milan Centrale and arrive in Locarno.

      The following travel companies offer services from Milan to Locarno:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Infobus, Marino Autolinee or Calanda Viaggi for buses to Locarno. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Milan to Locarno tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
      • Regionale or Trenord can get you to Locarno by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenord from Milan to Locarno for $62 (€54) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Locarno with the following travel companies:

      • You can travel directly by bus with FlixBus.
      • You can take a direct train with.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Locarno often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Lugano, Domodossola or Milano Centrale. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Locarno itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Locarno and any of these top destinations today!

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