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There are 3 ways to get from Locarno to Stresa by ferry, train or car

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Ferry  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the ferry from Locarno to Stresa 205 / ...

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 34m

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

$14 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Locarno to Stresa 35.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Locarno to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Locarno to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Locarno and arriving at Stresa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Locarno FART and arriving at Stresa via Domodossola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Locarno and Stresa is 37 km. The road distance is 56.2 km.

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The best way to get from Locarno to Stresa without a car is to ferry which takes 1h 15m and costs SFr 14 - SFr 21.

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The ferry from Locarno to Stresa takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Locarno to Stresa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Domodossola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Locarno to Stresa is 56 km. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Locarno to Stresa.

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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Locarno to Stresa hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 47m.

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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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Locarno FART to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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