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There are 2 ways to get from Menaggio to Locarno by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 50 train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Lugano Cassarate C12
  2. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Giubiasco 50 / ...

$23 - $42

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Menaggio to Locarno 43.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Menaggio to Locarno is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Menaggio to Locarno is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Menaggio and Locarno is 38 km. The road distance is 69.6 km.

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The best way to get from Menaggio to Locarno without a car is to bus and line 50 train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 20€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Menaggio to Locarno, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Menaggio to Locarno is 70 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Menaggio to Locarno.

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There are 1518+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Menaggio to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 23.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Menaggio to Locarno. However, you can take the bus to Lugano Cassarate, take the walk to Lugano, Palazzo Studi, take the line 3 bus to Lugano, Centro, take the walk to Lugano, take the line 50 train to Giubiasco, then take the line 20 train to Locarno. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Locarno.

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

Contact Details
Train from Lugano to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
26 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
031 247 249
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Lugano Cassarate
Ave. Duration
57 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at

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