There are 3 ways to get from Locarno to Lugano by train, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Locarno, Switzerland and Lugano, Switzerland?
You can take a train from Locarno to Lugano via Giubiasco in around 57 min.
Train from Locarno to Giubiasco
- Ave. Duration
- 20 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $13 - $25
- Schedules at
Train from Giubiasco to Lugano
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Locarno to Lugano?
The distance between Locarno and Lugano is 22 km. The road distance is 42 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Locarno to Lugano?
The cheapest way to get from Locarno to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 36 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Locarno to Lugano?
The quickest way to get from Locarno to Lugano is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 260.
Is there a direct train between Locarno and Lugano?
No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Locarno and arriving at Lugano via Giubiasco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.
How long does it take to get from Locarno to Lugano?
It takes approximately 57 min to get from Locarno to Lugano, including transfers.