From the south
On the motorway trough the northern Italian lake district, from Milan to the Swiss border at Chiasso-Brogeda and further following the motorway A2 direction north, following the signposting "Gottardo" and passing the towns Mendrisio, Lugano, Bellinzona (cross road to Locarno and lake Maggiore).
From the north
Follow the motorway A2 to Bellinzona (exit Bellinzona south, following the signposting for Locarno and Lago Maggiore).
From northern Europe and the northern and western parts of Switzerland
Locarno can be reached by using the international railway lines Basel-Milano or Zurich-Milano, with the direct trains Intercity and EuroCity. If there are no direct connections available, it is necessary to change trains at Bellinzona for direction Locarno.
With the railway line from Milano-Centrale via Como there are connections to the Ticino from every part of Mediterranean Europe with the Intercity trains as well as the fast train EuroCity.
Latitude: 46.172669 | Longitude: 8.801981