How to reach the Orselina-Cardada cable car:
The best way to reach the cable car that goes to Cardada is to take the Locarno-Orselina cable railway. The cable railway can be reached in a few minutes by walk from the Locarno SBB railway station and from the nearby parking lots.
The funicolar users benefit from a 50% discount on the parking fee in the Largo Zorzi and Piazza Stazione car parks.
To receive the reduction, the parking ticket must be stamped by the funicolar (Locarno<>Orselina)
The Bus that leaves from Locarno city to reach the departure of the cable car in Orselina is Line 3 and the stop is Orselina, Stazione Funivia in front of the departure desk Cardada.
For more details please see the Mappa di Cardada (Cardada Map).
How to reach Locarno:
Cardada and Locarno are both in the heart of the canton of Ticino and are easy to get to by car or train. For those arriving by plane from the nearby international airports (Zurich and Milan), you are advised to continue your journey to Locarno by taking the Basel-Milan international railway line.
For more information:
Funicolare Locarno-Madonna del Sasso SA www.funicolarelocarno.ch
Swiss Federal Railways www.sbb.ch
Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi (FART) www.centovalli.ch
Cable car Orselina<>Cardada & Hotel Restaurant Cardada
Accessible with wheelchairs
Accessible to people who have walking difficulties - NOT with wheelchairs
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