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There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Venice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

22€ - 75€

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Rideshare  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Venice 263.3 km

14€ - 16€

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Train via Verona  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Re_6
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

18€ - 97€

Bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre N456 / ...

16€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Milan to Venice 263.8 km

30€ - 50€

Fly from Milan Linate  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Venice (VCE) LIN - VCE

69€ - 253€

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE) MXP - VCE

47€ - 176€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Venice is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 16€ and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which costs 22€ - 75€ and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Venice. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Liberta' Santa Chiara via Milan, Milan and Stazione MESTRE FS C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Milan and Venice is 245 km. The road distance is 263.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs 22€ - 75€.

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The train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 29m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs 22€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 4h 56m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 5h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Venice.
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  • Distance: 245.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia S. Lucia twice daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 75€ and the journey takes 2h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre hourly. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 3h 40m. Makedonija Soobrakaj AD also services this route once a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 1000€
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 1000€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 1200€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180€ - 1000€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Milan to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice Mestre station.

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Milan to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Venice is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Milan to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti, Air France, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 8382+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Venice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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