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

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

Ferry  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Al 510 / ...

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus, line 316 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. 3
  2. 316

$9 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 26.4 miles

$5 - $8

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 42 min.

Bus operators
VCO Trasporti
800 503001
Bus from Verbania Pallanza Tribunale to Brissago
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Swiss PostAuto
Bus from Brissago, Municipio to Locarno, Piazza Castello
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Verbania and Locarno is 33 km. The road distance is 42 km.

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

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

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 42 min.

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.

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