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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Zurich to Locarno?

The cheapest train tickets from Zurich to Locarno cost $ 19.57. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 57.97 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Zurich to Locarno.

Zurich to Locarno by train

Best price $ 19.57
Journey duration 3 h 18 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 06:05
Last departure 06:05
Distance 83.3 mi
Departure Zurich
Arrival Locarno
Carriers SBB, SNCF

Route Summary by Train

Connections
2
Carriers
1
Minimum price
$ 19.57
Maximum price
$ 66.91

Zurich - Locarno

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How long does it take to get from Zurich to Locarno by train?

In order to get from Zurich to Locarno faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Zurich and Locarno will complete the journey in 2 h 9 min. On average, it will take you about 3 h 18 min to travel the 83.9 mi between Zurich and Locarno.

What time are the first and last departures from Zurich to Locarno?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Zurich to Locarno leaving at 06:05. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 06:05.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Zurich to Locarno by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Zurich and Locarno. You can start your journey in Zurich at stations such as Zürich HB. These connect to stations including Locarno in Locarno. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Zurich to Locarno.

How many journeys from Zurich to Locarno take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Zurich to Locarno using companies such as SBB. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 28 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Zurich to Locarno using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Zurich to Locarno each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.

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