How to travel from Munich to Locarno

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Travel Information from Munich to Locarno

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $375
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€30) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $375 (€355) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 188 miles (303 km) from Munich to Locarno. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Locarno.

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Travel between Munich, Germany and Locarno, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Locarno from Munich?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Locarno, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Locarno from Munich.

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Locarno.

There are 4 travel options from Munich to Locarno: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Locarno from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Locarno:

Taking a bus is usually $343 (€325) less than taking a flight to Locarno, which costs on average $375 (€355) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $14 (€13) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $45 (€43) from Munich to Locarno.

The quickest way to travel between Munich and Locarno is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 23 min.

Locarno is approximately 188 miles (303 km) away from Munich.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Locarno is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Munich and Locarno 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 from Munich to Locarno:

  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Locarno at Locarno.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich to Locarno, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Locarno by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Munich to Locarno for $32 (€30) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can get you to Locarno by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Munich to Locarno for $375 (€355) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Locarno by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Locarno tickets on Omio for $45 (€43).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Locarno often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Zurich or Stuttgart. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Locarno itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Locarno and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $32 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $375 (€355) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $45 (€43) one way.

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

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