From Locarno to Monte Verità
Once in Locarno, you can get to Monte Verità as follows
- Bus no. 1 from Locarno railway station to Ascona (stop ”Ascona Posta“) and then Bus no. 5 ("Buxi") from Ascona to Monte Verità.
- Duration: 15-20 minutes for Line no. 1; 8 minutes for Line no. 5
- Cost: 2.20 CHF for one-way ticket from Locarno to Ascona + 2.00 CHF for a one-way ticket for the Buxi from Ascona to Monte Verità
Schedules: Line no. 1 and Line no. 5
- Bus no. 1 has a different schedule for Mondays-Saturdays (in Italian: “Lunedi'-Sabato e feriali”) and for Sunday and holidays (“Domenica e festivi”)
- Bus no. 5 does not travel often, so make sure you check the schedule (see the link above).
If the schedule of Bus no. 5 is not convenient for your arrival time, you can reach Monte Verità from Ascona Posta by walking approx. 25-30 minutes uphill along the road named “Via Collina”
There are several taxis available at Locarno railway station. The cheapest rates are usually with the EcoTaxsi.
Booking necessary: phone +41 91 792 21 01 or 0800 321 321 (free number only from Swiss phones)
EcoTaxsi from Locarno:
- Locarno train station – Monte Verità
- Duration: approx. 15 mins.
- Cost: approx. CHF 24.00