There are 3 ways to get from Grindelwald to Locarno by train or car

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  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Domodossola Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Express / ...

$50 - $99

2 alternative options

Train via Luzern  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Locarno 9-Y

$93 - $164

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Locarno 151.5 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Locarno via Interlaken Ost, Spiez, and Domodossola in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grindelwald to Locarno?

The distance between Grindelwald and Locarno is 77 km. The road distance is 242 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno?

The cheapest way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno?

The quickest way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno is to drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

Is there a direct train between Grindelwald and Locarno?

No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Locarno FART via Interlaken Ost, Spiez and Domodossola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Grindelwald to Locarno?

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Grindelwald to Locarno, including transfers.