There are 4 ways to get from Ascona to Locarno by bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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Line 1 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Castello 1 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ascona to Locarno 200 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ascona to Locarno 1.8 miles

$23 - $28

Walk  •  35 min

  1. Walk from Ascona to Locarno 1.8 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ascona, Posta and arriving at Locarno, Piazza Castello. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Ascona and arriving at Locarno. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Ascona and Locarno is 2 km.

The best way to get from Ascona to Locarno without a car is to line 1 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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The line 1 bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Castello takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Ascona to Locarno bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Ascona, Posta station.

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Ascona to Locarno bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Locarno, Piazza Castello station.

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There are 1708+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ascona to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Ascona to Locarno every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 11 min.

Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Castello
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ascona to Locarno
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Taxi Michel
Phone
+41 91 967 24 24
Grand Taxi Lugano
Phone
+41 79 102 69 30

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