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from Zurich to Locarno

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Travel Information to Locarno from Zurich

distanceDistance83 miles (134 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€32) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 83 miles (134 km) by train from Zurich to Locarno. SBB is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Locarno.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich 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 Zurich to Locarno.

How do I travel from Zurich to Locarno?

You can go from Zurich to Locarno by train.

What is the fastest way to travel from Zurich to Locarno?

The fastest way to travel from Zurich to Locarno is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.

What is the distance between Zurich and Locarno?

You should expect to travel around 83 miles (134 km) between Zurich and Locarno.

How many services a day are there to Locarno from Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Locarno is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Locarno as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Locarno?

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

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

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Locarno?

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

  • Travel with SBB to go to Locarno by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SBB Zurich to Locarno tickets on Omio for $39 (€32).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Locarno?

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Locarno often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Munich or Stuttgart. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Locarno and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase tickets between Zurich and Locarno online for the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket is costing on average $39 (€32) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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