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

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Ferry  •  1h 12m

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

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus, line 316 bus  •  1h 42m

  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 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43m

  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 43m.

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

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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 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Pallanza and arriving at Locarno. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.

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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 1h 12m and costs 11€ - 16€.

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The ferry from Pallanza to Locarno takes 1h 12m 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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Verbania to Locarno bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Locarno, Piazza Castello station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Verbania to Locarno is 42 km. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Verbania to Locarno.

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

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 1h 42m.

Bus operators
VCO Trasporti
Phone
800 503001
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale to Brissago
Ave. Duration
50m
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
18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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