There are 3 ways to get from Lugano to Locarno by train, taxi or car

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Line 50 train, line 20 train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Giubiasco 50 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 train from Giubiasco to Locarno 20

$20 - $37

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lugano to Locarno 24.6 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Locarno 24.6 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Locarno is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Locarno is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs SFr 200 - SFr 250.

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The distance between Lugano and Locarno is 22 km. The road distance is 39 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Lugano to Locarno, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Locarno via Giubiasco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Locarno, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lugano to Locarno via Giubiasco in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Lugano to Locarno
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Taxi Michel
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
+41 79 102 69 30

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