There are 4 ways to get from Grindelwald to Locarno by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$50 - $98

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Bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como 417
  2. Take the bus from Como to Bellinzona, Bellinzona 414

$30 - $51

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

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Grindelwald to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald, Bahnhof and arriving at Locarno, Via della Pace via Interlaken, Interlaken West, Como and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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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 41 min.

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The distance between Grindelwald and Locarno is 77 km. The road distance is 242.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Grindelwald to Locarno, including transfers.

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Grindelwald to Locarno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Grindelwald to Locarno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Spiez station.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Locarno is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 55 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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Grindelwald to Locarno bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bellinzona, Bellinzona station.

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Grindelwald to Locarno train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Locarno FART station.

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Map of how to get from Grindelwald to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grindelwald to Locarno via Interlaken West, Bahnhof, Interlaken, Interlaken West, Como, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini in around 8 h 49 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
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Como to Bellinzona, Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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