Public transport

The Hotel is just 450m by foot from the train station in Locarno. Whether you wish to marvel at the beautiful valleys of the Locarno region and all of its other fascinating features, or be enchanted by pristine nature, you can get to many of Ticino’s tourist attractions from the station, with national train and bus connections.

Not far from the Hotel you will find the jetty which is the point of departure for the many trips on Lake Maggiore and to its beautiful islands.

Thanks to the Ticino Ticket, our guests can travel free of charge on public transport in Ticino, while also benefitting from discounted prices for boat trips and entrance tickets to places of interest.

We are happy to help with suggestions if you are looking for the right outing for you. For information on times and costs, as well buying tickets online, we recommend you go to www.sbb.ch

By car

From the A2 motorway, take the "Bellinzona Sud” exit, direction Locarno. When you reach the big circle from Piazza Castello in Locarno, take the 3rd exit direction Centro. After the 4th redcross, turn on to the left and follow the road sing to Hotel City (50 m).

By train

Enjoy the relaxing and genuinely beautiful journey through the Alps and the new Gotthard Base Tunnel to reach Locarno in about 2 hours from Zürich or Lucerne and 3 hours from Basel or Berne. The Hotel City is only a 7 minutes walk from the train station. Follow the main street direction Piazza Grande until you reach the Casinò Kursaal and behind it you will see the Hotel City.

By bus

From the trainstation of Locarno the bus stop is opposite the station (at the car park). Take bus number 1 towards Ascona. At the 1st stop (Debarcadero) get off and you will see the Casinò Kursaal. At the back is the Hotel City.