There are 6 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, line 50 train, line 20 train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 train from Lugano to Giubiasco 50 / ...
  3. Take the line 20 train from Giubiasco to Locarno 20

$41 - $65

Cheapest option

Train, line 30 train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Luino S 83400 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 train from Luino to Cadenazzo 30

$25 - $57

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Cadenazzo 30 / ...

$47 - $85

Bus, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione 103-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Locarno FART Express / ...

$49 - $75

Bus, line 311 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 311 bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Via della Pace 311

$43 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno 65.3 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Locarno is 61 km. The road distance is 105 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 and arriving at Locarno, Via della Pace via Castione, Stazione and Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 and arriving at Locarno via Cadenazzo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Locarno, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Trenitalia also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Locarno via Castione, Castione, Stazione, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Locarno
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Luino
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luino to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto to Luino
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Domodossola to Locarno FART
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione to Locarno, Via della Pace
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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