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Duration 7h 14m
Distance 689.1 km
Average price 154€
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Locarno and Vatican City takes 7h 14m and the fastest train takes 6h 10m. The train service runs several times per day from Locarno to Vatican City. 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. Locarno
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Vatican City
6h 27m
79€ - 189€

Locarno to Vatican City train times

Trains run every three hours between Locarno and Vatican City. The service departs Locarno at 18:25 in the evening, which arrives into Vatican City at 09:50. All services require a transfer at MILANO CENTRALE and take an average of 7h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Locarno and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Locarno and Vatican City is 557 km. The road distance is 689.1 km.

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

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Locarno to Vatican City train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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There are 20645+ hotels available in Vatican City. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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