There are 3 ways to get from Tirano to Locarno by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirano, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione 5951

$76 - $117

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Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Tirano to Monza Re_8
  2. Take the train from Monza to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$47 - $109

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Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Tirano to Locarno 102.9 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Tirano to Locarno is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirano to Locarno is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tirano to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Tirano and arriving at Locarno via Monza and Bellinzona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Tirano and Locarno is 106 km. The road distance is 164.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tirano to Locarno without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Tirano to Locarno, including transfers.

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Tirano to Locarno train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Tirano station.

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The best way to get from Tirano to Locarno is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 65€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirano to Locarno is 165 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Tirano to Locarno.

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Map of how to get from Tirano to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Tirano to Locarno once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tirano to Locarno via Monza and Bellinzona in around 5 h 22 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 Monza to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$22 - $40
First
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Tirano, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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There are 1754+ hotels available in Locarno. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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