Zurich to Locarno by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    10:09
  • Last train
    16:09
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m

Travelling from Zurich to Locarno by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Locarno take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Locarno.

Are there direct trains from Zurich to Locarno?

Direct trains from Zurich to Locarno have been found.

We usually find around 3 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Locarno every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to Locarno?

The Zurich to Locarno train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Zurich to Locarno train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Locarno is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 10:09 and the last train is around 16:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 10:09, and the last at 14:09.

When to book Zurich 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 Zurich to Locarno by train.

Which train companies operate between Zurich and Locarno?

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

  • InterCity
  • Interregio

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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