There are 2 ways to get from Geneva to Ascona by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Domodossola Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio Express / ...

$78 - $136

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Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Ascona 231.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Ascona is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Ascona is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Ascona. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Locarno S. Antonio via Domodossola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Ascona is 202 km. The road distance is 371.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ascona without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Geneva to Ascona, including transfers.

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Geneva to Ascona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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Geneva to Ascona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Locarno S. Antonio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Ascona is 371 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Geneva to Ascona.

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  • Distance: 126.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Ascona via Domodossola in around 4 h 45 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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