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There are 8 ways to get from Antwerp to Venice by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Brussels to Venice  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice (VCE) BRU - VCE

€50 - €174

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Venice  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

€107 - €254

Shuttle to Charleroi, fly to Venice Treviso  •  5h 39m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Antwerpen Crowne Plaza to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CRL - TSF

€70 - €135

Train  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

€227 - €418

Bus  •  18h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf central bus station 280
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Venice N28

€62 - €80

Train, night train  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch
  3. Take the night train from Hertogenbosch to Innsbruck Hbf En
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€126 - €257

Drive  •  11h 36m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Venice 1249.6 km

€150 - €230

Train, shuttle, bus  •  19h 23m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Maastricht Randwyck
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Heerlen to Predazzo
  4. Take the bus from Predazzo to Venice

€189 - €203

Antwerp to Venice by train

The train journey time between Antwerp and Venice is around 22h 19m and covers a distance of around 1491 km. The fastest train normally takes 22h 9m. Operated by Thalys, Transilien, TGV inOui and others, the Antwerp to Venice train service departs from Anvers-Central and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22h 19m
Fastest train time:
22h 9m
Train distance:
1491 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€227
Carbon emissions:
78 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
19:33
Last train departs at:
20:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Antwerp to Venice train schedules

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International entry into Italy from Belgium

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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Italy.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Venice is to bus which costs €60 - €80 and takes 18h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Antwerp to Venice is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €180 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Venice. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Venice via Düsseldorf central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Venice. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 16m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Venice is 869 km. The road distance is 1249.6 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Venice without a car is to train which takes 13h 16m and costs €220 - €420.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Antwerp to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Antwerp to Venice train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Anvers-Central station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €50 - €180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €220 - €420 and takes 13h 16m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 18h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Venice.
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  • Distance: 869.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Venice, Italy?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Antwerp to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Antwerp to Venice via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €300
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €110
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€85 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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 Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Hasselt to Maastricht Randwyck
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €20
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Night train from Hertogenbosch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€75 - €110
1st Class
€120 - €170
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Antwerpen Crowne Plaza to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Venice
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Heerlen to Predazzo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Book at
Starliner
Brusutti SRL
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Predazzo to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
brusutti.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Venice is 1250 km. It takes approximately 11h 36m to drive from Antwerp to Venice.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport.

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