There are 3 ways to get from Locarno to Cannobio by ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  26 min

  1. AL 519 / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 316 bus, line 3 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 316
  2. 3

$7 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Locarno, Switzerland and Cannobio, Italy?

You can take a bus from Locarno to Cannobio via Brissago, Municipio and Brissago in around 1 h 32 min.

Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Bus from Locarno, Piazza Castello to Brissago, Municipio
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
VCO Trasporti
800 503001
Bus from Brissago to Cannobio
Ave. Duration
15 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Locarno and Cannobio is 14 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from Locarno to Cannobio is to drive which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Locarno to Cannobio is to drive which takes 19 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

No, there is no direct bus from Locarno to Cannobio. However, there are services departing from Locarno, Piazza Castello and arriving at Cannobio via Brissago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Locarno and arriving at Cannobio. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

The ferry from Locarno to Cannobio takes 26 min including transfers and departs five times a day.