The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Zurich to Locarno will cost around £ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.
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2 h 9 m
2 h 23 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Zurich for Locarno every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 134 km distance in an average of 2 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 9 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||83 miles (134 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 11 min|
|Average train ticket price||£38 (€43)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
Trains from Zurich to Locarno cover the 83 miles (134 km) long route taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Locarno.
Find the best trains between Zurich and Locarno with Omio's travel partners SBB from £36. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Zurich to Locarno, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
SBB is one of the best options when travelling by train from Zurich to Locarno. Omio quickly shows you current SBB train timetables for the Zurich - Locarno journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Zurich and Locarno is around 83 miles (134 km) and the cheapest SBB one-way ticket you can book starts at £36. As you check the latest Zurich to Locarno train timetable from SBB for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Locarno safely. If you search for SBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect SBB ticket from Zurich to Locarno so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
SBB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Zurich to Locarno:
Some of the Zurich train stations to Locarno you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Locarno include Locarno, Locarno, Debarcadero and Locarno FART.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Locarno.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Locarno, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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