Line 3

Delta Maggia - Locarno Stazione - Monti della Trinità – Orselina - Brione s. Minusio
download timetable valid from 11.12.2022 to 9.12.2023
km of route
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The new Line 3 takes over part of the route of the former Line 2 and connects the Maggia Delta area with the stations of Muralto, Orselina and Brione s.. Minusio. The route differs in both directions. From the Delta Maggia terminus towards Brione s.. Minusio, the line stops at Piazza Stazione and continues towards the hill with the new stop at Città Vecchia (one way only). At the terminus Brione s.. Minusio terminus, the bus continues on Line 4. From the terminus Brione s.. Minusio towards Delta Maggia, the line follows the outward route as far as S. Antonio Chiesa and then detours at the Cinque Vie, Piazza Castello and Centro stops. The line then continues to Locarno Stazione from where it resumes its journey to Delta Maggia.

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The Line 3 timetable is valid 7 days a week and runs every 30 minutes from early morning until evening and every hour after 21:00.

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    Compared to the former Line 2, the first morning runs have been brought forward. The first bus from Locarno, Delta Maggia departs at 5:18 a.m. The first service from Brione s.. Minusio departs at 6:15 a.m. The service is also extended into the evening. The last bus from Locarno, Delta Maggia departs at 00:18 and from Brione s.. Minusio at 00:45. The application of the same timetable to all days of the week guarantees an increase in services at weekends and on public holidays.

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    Work in progress

    28.09.2023 Line 3 and 4: stop cancellations on Sunday 01.10.2023 Please be advised that in order to allow the Locarno Inline Event to take place, stops on lines 3 and 4 will be cancelled:
    • Line 3: Bosco Isolino stop cancelled in both directions.
    • Line 3 and 4: Locarno Lido stop moved 180 metres in both directions (temporary stop sign at junction with Via Lanca degli Stornazzi).
    • Line 4: Scuola Media stop moved up by 100 metres.
    • Line 4: Saleggi and Sacra Famiglia stops cancelled.

    No major construction sites are currently planned along the Line 3 route.
    Please note that up-to-date information on timetables and disruptions can be found on and the Arcobaleno App.

    Bicycle transport

    Bicycle transport is authorised on all routes from Monday to Friday, from 08.00 to 16.00 and from 19.00 to 06.00.
    to Friday, from 08.00 to 16.00 and from 19.00 to 06.00. Saturdays,
    Sundays and public holidays with no timetable restrictions.


    Interchange nodes are points where several bus lines converge or where there is also a railway stop, offering the possibility of changing means of transport. For users interested in quick connections to the station from Brione S. Minusio and vice versa, it is advisable to use Line 4. From the station, Line 4 provides a faster connection to the Lido area.

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