There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Locarno by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$50 - $64

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Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Locarno 71.8 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Locarno is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Locarno is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Locarno via Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Milan and Locarno is 84 km. The road distance is 114.9 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Locarno without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Milan to Locarno, including transfers.

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Milan to Locarno train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Locarno train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bellinzona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Locarno is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Milan to Locarno.

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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan to Locarno every 4 hours. Tickets cost $36 - $38 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$57

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