There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Geneva to Venice  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE

$46 - $262

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice 405

$30 - $60

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Train to Lyon, fly to Venice  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

$84 - $358

Fly Geneva to Milan Linate, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia

$68 - $299

Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$112 - $202

Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Santa Lucia Eurocity / ...

$120 - $190

Train, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Venezia

$110 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Venice 364.4 miles

$85 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Geneve and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Venice is 487 km. The road distance is 583.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Geneva to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Venice is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Venice.
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  • Distance: 304.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Venice, Italy?

easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Venice is 583 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Geneva to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti, easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Venice train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Geneva to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4051+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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