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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$40 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Venice, Venice 540 / ...

$28 - $50

5 alternative options

Night train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia Icn

$55 - $75

Rideshare  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Venice 330.6 miles

$35

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Venice 329.8 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Venice  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE) FCO - VCE

$48 - $251

Fly to Verona, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN) FCO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia

$59 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Venice is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Venice is to fly which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Rome and Venice is 393 km. The road distance is 527.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Venice without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 75€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Rome to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Venice is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Venice.
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  • Distance: 245.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Venice hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Venice twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 56 min. Baltour also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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
Night train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
[email protected]
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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