There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Locarno by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Lugano Ec

$76 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bellinzona, Bellinzona 414

$24 - $62

7 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona Eurocity / ...

$78 - $128

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Lugano

$43 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Locarno 235 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Venice to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VCE - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$143 - $338

Fly Venice to Zurich, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona

$116 - $424

Train to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona

$140 - $290

Fly Venice to Basel, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona

$131 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Locarno is to bus which costs 20€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Locarno is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Venice and Locarno is 286 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Venice to Locarno, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Locarno, Via della Pace via Milan, Milan and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Locarno via Lugano and Giubiasco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venice to Locarno once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Locarno via Milan, Milan, Milan, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, and Bellinzona, Via Pellandini in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Lugano
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$57
ItaloTreno
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bellinzona, Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Lugano
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
elines.cz
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

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