Duration 12h 31m
Distance 960.7 km
Average price SFr 270
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Locarno takes 12h 31m and the fastest train takes 10h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Berlin to Locarno. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Basel SBB
  4. Locarno
11h 57m
SFr 214 - SFr 394

Berlin to Locarno train times

Trains run every four hours between Berlin Hbf and Locarno. The service departs Berlin Hbf at 21:28 at night, which arrives into Locarno at 10:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Locarno? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Locarno via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 57m.

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The distance between Berlin and Locarno is 781 km. The road distance is 960.7 km.

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Berlin to Locarno train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Locarno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bellinzona station.

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There are 2087+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at SFr 76 per night.

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