There are 4 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$46 - $87

Cheapest option

Train via Varese  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Varese S5
  2. Take the train from Arcisate to Giubiasco 50

$37 - $78

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport Malpensa Airport Bus
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Castione 2 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno 76.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Locarno is 87 km. The road distance is 122 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Milan Linate Airport and arriving at Locarno, Via della Pace via Milano Central station, Milan Airport Malpensa 2, Castione, Stazione and Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Locarno, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Locarno via Milan Central Station, Milano Central station, Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Airport Malpensa 2, Castione, Castione, Stazione, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Arcisate to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Castione
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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