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There are 3 ways to get from Como to Locarno (Station) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Locarno Re80

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Bus, line 311 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Como to Bellinzona
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Viale Portone to Locarno, Piazza Stazione 311

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Como to Locarno (Station) 69 km

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Locarno (Station) is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Locarno (Station) is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Locarno (Station). However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Locarno, Piazza Stazione via Bellinzona, Viale Portone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Locarno. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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It is 46 km from Como to Locarno (Station). It is approximately 69 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Como to Locarno (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs €25 - €45.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Locarno takes 1h 11m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Como to Locarno (Station) bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Como station.

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Como to Locarno (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Locarno (Station) is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs €25 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 311 bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 1h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Locarno (Station).
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  • Distance: 46 km
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Locarno (Station), Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como S. Giovanni to Locarno hourly. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Locarno (Station) via Bellinzona and Bellinzona, Viale Portone in around 1h 52m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Como to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Viale Portone to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Como to Locarno (Station) bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Locarno, Piazza Stazione station.

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Como to Locarno (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Locarno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Locarno (Station) is 69 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Como to Locarno (Station).

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There are 186+ hotels available in Locarno (Station). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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