Swiss Travel System

Centovalli Train: Domodossola - Locarno (or vice versa)

  • Journey name: Centovalli Train: Domodossola - Locarno (or vice versa)  
  • Duration: Scenic Day Trips


The Centovalli Railway (also known as the "Centovallina" or "Vigezzina" in Italy) connects Locarno wth Domodossola and is interestingly placed, being the most direct connection between the rail lines of the Gottard and the Simplon. It represents the most attractive route between Lake Maggiore, the French part of Switzerland and the Swiss capital, Bern. Watch the opulent vegetation, wild canyons and crashing waterfalls interspersed with vineyards, chestnut forests and dreamy villages — all of that makes this an unforgettable trip.

Train Departure Schedule:

2016 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Journey Dates:

  • The Centovalli Train has several schedules runs a day in both directions. Travel time approx. 2 hours. 

Places Covered:

Domodossola, Centovalli, Locarno

Day to Day Itinerary - Click here

Price - Click here


Seat Fare only. No meals included. 

Notes – Remarks:

Be sure to present valid entry documents when entering Italy. 
On the Italian part of the route, the trains with panorama cars require a small supplement, payable on the spot to the train staff. 
No seat reservations possible.

Terms and Conditions:


Saver Pass: valid as of 2 persons travelling together (rate indicated per person)


Swiss Youth Pass: available for youths up to 26 years


In Switzerland, only available at airport or border train stations


Can not be purchased in Switzerland


Available in Switzerland and from many travel agencies in Europe



The tickets have to be paid in the local currency of the point of sale. 


Free Family Card: children between 6 and 16 travel free if accompanied by at least one parent. Children not accompanied by their parents receive a 50 % discount on the Swiss Pass, the Swiss Flexi Pass and the Swiss Transfer Ticket.


Prices and timetables are valid for 2016. Subject to modifications and amendments

  • The train passes through 83 bridges and 34 tunnels 
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