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Locarno to Milan by train

It takes an average of 2h 53m to travel from Locarno to Milan by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Locarno to Milan and tickets for this journey start from $28.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 52m
PriceFrom $28.20
Distance52 miles (84 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
Departure stationLocarno
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Locarno to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Locarno to Milan for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:25 10:37 3h 12m, 2 changes
07:55 10:40 2h 45m, 2 changes
09:25 11:17 1h 52m, direct
10:25 00:17 1h 52m, direct
11:25 01:17 1h 52m, direct
00:25 02:17 1h 52m, direct
01:25 03:17 1h 52m, direct
02:25 04:17 1h 52m, direct
03:25 05:17 1h 52m, direct
03:55 05:50 1h 55m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Locarno to Milan

The price of train tickets from Locarno to Milan starts at $28.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Locarno to Milan by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Locarno to Milan

Want to know more about your journey from Locarno to Milan? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Locarno to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Locarno and Milan is 2 hours and 53 minutes, with around 23 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Locarno and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Locarno to Milan is 1 hour and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Locarno to Milan cost?

Train tickets from Locarno to Milan can start from as little as $28.20 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Locarno to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Locarno to Milan without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Locarno to Milan each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Locarno to Milan leave?

The first train from Locarno to Milan leaves at 11:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Locarno to Milan leave?

The last train from Locarno to Milan leaves at 10:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Locarno and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Locarno to Milan cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Locarno.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Locarno to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/02/2019 for travel on 04/02/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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