Accommodation, Getting Around and accessibility

Accomodation and getting around
Ascona is a renowned tourist destinationa with a rich variety of accommodation options. It is a small town and moving around it on foot is your fastest and most enjoyable option. Ascona is connected to Locarno by public bus service, running regularly (last ride at 00.28 a.m.). A park & ride with a free shuttle bus service is also available to guests from and to the lakefront.

We report that the whole area and the facilities of JazzAscona are completely accessible to disabled people. Special parking spaces for wheelchair users are available at the city’s parking garage and at the aerodrome area (free parking). From these point are available free-of-charge shuttles to the piazza. The buses are accessible to wheelchair users.

Travel to Jazz Ascona by public transport 
You can travel to Ascona comfortably first by train to Locarno and from there by bus route No.1 to the bus stop Ascona-Posta

Additional services are offered for the urban bus routes during the festival. Night buses from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Minusio and Tenero (Camping): 22:28, 22:58, 23:28, 00:28 – last bus to Brissago 23:16 (Fri.-Sat. 01:16)

Last trains from Locarno to Bellinzona (connections to Lugano-Chiasso at Giubiasco) with stops at every station: 22:35, 23:05, 23:35, 00:05. Information and timetable on 

Park & Ride
700 parking spaces, free of charge, at the former Ascona airport, with a shuttle service to and from the lakefront from 6.15 p.m. until 01.15 a.m.