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There are 11 ways to get from Lisbon to Locarno by plane, train, night train, bus 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.

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LIS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Giubiasco

SFr 108 - SFr 349

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LIS - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona

SFr 87 - SFr 396

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Fly to Lugano  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Lugano (LUG) LIS - LUG

SFr 174 - SFr 610

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Zurich (ZRH) LIS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona

SFr 118 - SFr 396

Fly to Basel, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Basel (BSL) LIS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona

SFr 153 - SFr 471

Night train, bus, train  •  32h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to San Sebastian/Donostia
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Domodossola Ec
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio 1-Y / ...

SFr 302 - SFr 418

Bus, train  •  37h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Evora Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Évora to Sion
  3. Take the train from Sion to Domodossola Ec
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio 1-Y / ...

SFr 173 - SFr 285

Bus  •  38h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Savona, Via Gramsci 703
  3. Take the bus from Savona to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan

SFr 220 - SFr 350

Bus, train via Basel  •  40h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Locarno 5-Y

SFr 207 - SFr 312

Bus, train via Geneva  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Evora Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Evora to Ginebra
  3. Take the train from Genève to Domodossola Ec
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART 1-Y / ...

SFr 212 - SFr 362

Drive  •  21h 14m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Locarno 1383.9 miles

SFr 310 - SFr 460

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Locarno is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 350€ and takes 9h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Locarno is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 7h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Pç. Comércio and arriving at Locarno, Via della Pace via Lisbon, Lisbon, Nice Aéroport, Savona and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 49m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Locarno is 1683 km. The road distance is 2214.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Locarno without a car is to night train and bus and train which takes 32h 35m and costs 260€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Lisbon to Locarno, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Locarno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Locarno is to fly which takes 9h 44m and costs 150€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190€ - 310€ and takes 38h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Lisbon to Locarno bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan station.

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  • Distance: 1051.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 55m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Locarno, Switzerland?

Swiss, TAP Portugal and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Locarno every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Locarno via Estação Oriente, Lisbon, Lisbon, Nice Aéroport, Savona, Via Gramsci, Savona, Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan, and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini in around 38h 49m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 650
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 650
Flights from Lisbon to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 950
Flights from Lisbon to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 1100
Flights from Lisbon to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 490
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 800
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 950
Flights from Lisbon to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 850
Flights from Lisbon to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1000
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 490
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 440
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 490
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1200
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 750
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 700
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 380
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Domodossola to Locarno S. Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Locarno
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sion to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 150
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Genève
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 110
Website
iberocoach.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Evora Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Évora to Sion
Ave. Duration
29h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 170
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Basel
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 170
Schedules at
internorte.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Savona, Via Gramsci
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Eurolines FR
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Savona to Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Evora to Ginebra
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 180
Website
alsa.com

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Locarno is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 9:18 PM in Lisbon and 10:18 PM in Locarno.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Locarno is 2214 km. It takes approximately 21h 14m to drive from Lisbon to Locarno.

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Iberia, Air Europa, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 2037+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at SFr 90 per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs 3€ - 4€.

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