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

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Ferry  •  1 h 15 min

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

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$16 - $44

Drive  •  58 min

  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 58 min.

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

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The distance between Locarno and Stresa is 37 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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

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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 2 h 46 min.

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

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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 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Locarno FART to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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