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Lugano to Locarno by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    51m
  • Distance
    22 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lugano to Locarno by train

Fast trains from Lugano to Locarno take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 22 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lugano and Locarno.

1. Are there direct trains from Lugano to Locarno?

Journeys between Lugano and Locarno usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Lugano to Locarno every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lugano to Locarno?

The Lugano to Locarno train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lugano to Locarno train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Locarno is usually scheduled to depart Lugano around 05:42 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lugano around 05:43, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Lugano to Locarno train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lugano to Locarno by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lugano and Locarno?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lugano to Locarno, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Locarno to Lugano by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.