How to get from Zurich to Locarno by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Zurich to Locarno is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .
|Distance||83 miles (134 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $61|
|Fastest mode||Train • $61 (€52) • 2 h 9 min|
|Popular travel companies||SBB|
Travel 83 miles (134 km) by bus, flight or train to Locarno from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Locarno.
You can travel by train for as low as $45 (€39). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next travel trip to Locarno from Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
There are 3 options to travel from Zurich to Locarno including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Locarno from Zurich is a flight with an average price of $5 (€4).
This is compared to other travel options from Zurich to Locarno:
A flight is $8 (€7) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $13 (€11) from Zurich to Locarno.
Taking a flight costs $56 (€48) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $61 (€52).
The Zurich to Locarno distance is around 83 miles (134 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Locarno is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Locarno from Zurich as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Locarno:
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