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Duration 29h 43m
Distance 1647.3 km
Average price 383€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Locarno and Madrid takes 29h 43m and the fastest train takes 29h 14m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Locarno to Madrid. 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. Bellinzona
  2. Zuerich Hb
  3. Paris Gare De Lyon
  4. Barcelona-Sants
  5. Madrid
19h 24m
293€ - 473€

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Locarno and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Bellinzona, Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 24m.

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The distance between Locarno and Madrid is 1195 km. The road distance is 1647.3 km.

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Locarno to Madrid train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bellinzona station.

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Locarno to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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