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from Munich to Locarno

You can get from Munich to Locarno by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Locarno on Jan 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMMunich Hbf6h19 03:14PMLocarno
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08:45PMMunich Hbf11h59 08:44AMLocarno
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02:55PMMunich Hbf6h19 09:14PMLocarno
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04:52PMMunich Hbf6h22 11:14PMLocarno
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12:55PMMunich Hbf6h19 07:14PMLocarno
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Travel Information from Munich to Locarno

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $153
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $153 (€128) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by bus, flight or train between Munich and 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 $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Locarno.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Locarno

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 Munich to Locarno.

Is international travel between Munich, Germany and Locarno, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Locarno, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Locarno if traveling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Locarno, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Locarno from Munich.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Munich, Germany from Locarno, Switzerland?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/18/22. 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.

How do I travel from Munich to Locarno?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Munich to Locarno. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Munich to Locarno?

The cheapest way to go to Locarno from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Locarno:

A bus is generally $123 (€103) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $153 (€128) from Munich to Locarno.

A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $36 (€30) from Munich to Locarno.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Locarno?

The fastest way to get to Locarno from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Locarno can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 19 min   on average.

How far is it from Munich to Locarno?

You should expect to travel around 188 miles (303 km) between Munich and Locarno.

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Locarno is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Trains mostly depart from München Hbf and arrive in Locarno.

Who can get me from Munich to Locarno?

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

  • You can go to Locarno from Munich by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $30 (€25) with Flixbus from Munich to Locarno on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Munich and Locarno with Air Dolomiti, and you can find Air Dolomiti Munich to Locarno tickets for $153 (€128) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Locarno with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Locarno.

Where should I go next after I travel between Munich and Locarno?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Munich to Locarno online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $30 (€25) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $153 (€128) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $36 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Munich to Locarno 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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