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How to get fromBudapest to Locarnoby plane, train, bus, night train, car or shuttle

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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Locarno by plane, train, bus, night train, car, or shuttle

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  1. Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa, train6h 48m

    1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)planeBUD - MXP
    2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisiotrain
    3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Locarnotrain

    $86–321

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  1. Fly Budapest to Zurich, train6h 43m

    1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH)planeBUD - ZRH
    2. Take the train from Zürich Hb to Bellinzonatrain

    $164–436

  2. Fly Budapest to Milan Bergamo, train7h 7m

    1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)planeBUD - BGY
    2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Locarnotrain

    $101–386

  3. Fly Budapest to Basel, train8h 22m

    1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL)planeBUD - BSL
    2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bellinzonatrain

    $134–393

  4. Train to Vienna, fly to Milan Malpensa, train8h 57m

    1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbftrain
    2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)planeVIE - MXP
    3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisiotrain
    4. Take the train from Mendrisio to Locarnotrain

    $100–384

  5. Train12h 49m

    1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Zuerich HbtrainRjx
    2. Take the train from Zürich Hb to BellinzonatrainIc2 / ...

    $210–328

  6. Bus17h 52m

    1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnanobus403 / ...
    2. Take the bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Bellinzonabus

    $107–149

  7. Night train, train15h 47m

    1. Take the night train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Zuerich HbnighttrainEn
    2. Take the train from Zürich Hb to LocarnotrainIr46 / ...

    $118–185

  8. Drive10h

    1. Drive from Budapest to Locarnocar660 mi

    $215–310

  9. Shuttle, train14h 10m

    1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljanashuttle
    2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Milano Centrale Stationshuttle
    3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to LocarnotrainRe

    $160–980

Budapest to Locarno by train

Calendar12Weekly Trains
Duration12h 49mAverage Duration
Ticket$210Cheapest Price
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  • Distance: 595.7 mi
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Locarno, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Locarno via Zürich Hb and Bellinzona in around 12h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Locarno, Piazza Stazione via Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano, Bellinzona, and Bellinzona, Viale Portone in around 17h 52m.

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