There are 3 ways to get from Verbania to Locarno by ferry, bus or car

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Ferry  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pallanza to Locarno Al 510 / ...

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus, line 316 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale to Brissago 3
  2. Take the line 316 bus from Brissago, Municipio to Locarno, Piazza Castello 316

$9 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Verbania to Locarno 26.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Verbania to Locarno is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Verbania to Locarno is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Verbania to Locarno. However, there are services departing from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale and arriving at Locarno, Piazza Castello via Brissago, Municipio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Pallanza and arriving at Locarno. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Verbania and Locarno is 33 km. The road distance is 42.2 km.

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The best way to get from Verbania to Locarno without a car is to ferry which takes 1 h 12 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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The ferry from Pallanza to Locarno takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Verbania to Locarno bus services, operated by VCO Trasporti, depart from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale station.

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Map of how to get from Verbania to Locarno.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Verbania to Locarno via Brissago and Brissago, Municipio in around 1 h 40 min.

Bus operators
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale to Brissago
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vcotrasporti.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Brissago, Municipio to Locarno, Piazza Castello
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators

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