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 from the Locarno SBB railway station and from the nearby multi storey car parks.
If you arrive by car you are advised to park in one of the multi storey car parks of Locarno city: You will get a 50% discount on parking fee if you show your parking ticket at the funicolar desk. You can also park at the Locarno Lido and the cable car can be reached by taking a number 2 F.A.R.T. bus at the nearby "Residenza Lido" bus stop.
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.