The closest airport is Lugano Airport (LUG). This airport has international and domestic flights.
Locarno can be reached conveniently by train also from Zurich Airport (ZRH). This airport has international and domestic flights and is about 10 km from the center of Zurich. For train connections, please see the page of the Swiss Railway SBB CFF FFS
Another major airport is Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP), which has international and domestic flights from Milan, Italy. There are train and shuttle bus connections to Bellinzona. From Bellinzona, Locarno can be reached easily by train using the Swiss Railway
Switzerland has an extremely well working and reliable railway system. For connections to Monte Verità, please see the page of the Swiss Railway.
The major highway for reaching Monte Verità is the Swiss highway A2
Bus Nr. 1 from Locarno railway station to Ascona (stop Ascona Posta) and then Bus Nr. 5 ("Buxi") from Ascona to Monte Verità. Duration: 15-20 minutes for Line Nr 1. + 8 minutes for Line Nr. 5. Cost: 2.20 CHF for one way ticket from Locarno to Ascona + 2.00 CHF for a one way ticket of the Buxi from Ascona to Monte Verità Schedules: Line Nr. 1 and Line Nr. 5.
There are several taxis available at Locarno railway station. The cheapest rates are usually with the EcoTaxsi. Booking necessary: phone +41 91 792 21 01 or 0800 321 321 (free number only from Swiss phones). EcoTaxsi from Locarno to Monte Verità - Duration: approx. 15 min. Cost: approx. 24 CHF
Additional travel information can be found on the page of the Monte Verità Centre. For Travel Grant, please visit the following link: http://www.parallelintime.org/events/travel_grants.html