Getting There & Away

Ascona is on the main A13 road that leads along Lake Maggiore's northern shore, linking to Locarno, 2km northeast, and runs all the way to Bellinzona, 25km east.

Bus 1 from Locarno’s train station and Piazza Grande stops at Ascona’s post office with departures every 15 minutes (Sfr2.10, 18 minutes). Boat services on Lake Maggiore stop at Ascona.