There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Locarno by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Ice
  2. 9-Y

$221 - $361

Cheapest option

Fly Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. AMS - MXP

$83 - $300

9 alternative options

Train via Paris Nord  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Tgv / ...
  2. 21 / ...

$326 - $487

Bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. N836

$85 - $132

Bus, train  •  19 h 35 min

  1. 2 / ...

$126 - $191

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. 627.2 miles

$150 - $220

Fly Amsterdam to Zurich, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. AMS - ZRH

$106 - $396

Fly Amsterdam to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. AMS - LIN

$97 - $352

Fly Amsterdam to Basel, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. AMS - BSL

$121 - $352

Fly Amsterdam to Turin, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. AMS - TRN

$132 - $420

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. BRU - ZRH

$193 - $484

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Locarno, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Locarno via Basel SBB in around 11 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Locarno via Luzern, Arth-Goldau, Arth-Goldau Station, Bellinzona, and Bellinzona, Piazza Orico in around 17 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Locarno
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Luzern
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Arth-Goldau Station to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Locarno is 746 km. The road distance is 1004 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Locarno is to bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 17 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Locarno is to fly and train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 90€ - 340€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Locarno via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 26 min to get from Amsterdam to Locarno, including transfers.