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There are 11 ways to get from Axminster to Venice by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Train, train to Bristol, fly to Venice  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Venice (VCE) BRS - VCE

82€ - 338€

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Venice  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE) LHR - VCE

125€ - 329€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Venice  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE) LGW - VCE

131€ - 335€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Venice  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice (VCE) STN - VCE

114€ - 300€

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Venice Treviso  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BRS - TSF

108€ - 427€

Train, bus  •  30h 42m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Venice

141€ - 227€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  30h 54m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  3. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Verona
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

169€ - 311€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  33h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Dorchester, South Station X51
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
  4. Take the bus from Cologne South to Venice N28

84€ - 106€

Train, bus and ferry, night train  •  34h 31m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Nj

157€ - 261€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 53m

  1. Drive from Axminster to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Venice

351€ - 448€

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 47m

  1. Drive from Axminster to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Venice

275€ - 447€

Axminster to Venice by train and bus

The journey time between Axminster and Venice is around 38h 45m and covers a distance of around 1936 km. The fastest journey normally takes 38h 32m. Services are operated by South Western Railway, London Buses, Blablabus and others. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
38h 45m
Fastest journey time:
38h 32m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
141€
Carbon emissions:
225 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:08
Last service departs at:
19:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Axminster to Venice train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Venice is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £70 - £95 and takes 33h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Axminster to Venice is to train and fly which takes 7h 10m and costs £70 - £290.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Venice. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Venice via Dorchester, London and Cologne South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 51m.

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The distance between Axminster and Venice is 1281 km.

The best way to get from Axminster to Venice without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 42m and costs £120 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Axminster to Venice, including transfers.

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Axminster to Venice bus services, operated by First, depart from Axminster, Trinity Square station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Venice is 1h ahead of Axminster. It is currently 9:40 PM in Axminster and 10:40 PM in Venice.

Map of how to get from Axminster to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1280.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Venice, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Axminster to Venice. However, you can take the train to Exeter St Davids, take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the shuttle to Bristol Airport, take the walk to Bristol airport, fly to Venice, take the walk to Aeroporto MARCO POLO, then take the bus to Venice. Alternatively, you can take the train to London Waterloo, take the walk to Waterloo station, take the subway to Paddington station, take the walk to London Paddington, take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Venice, take the walk to Aeroporto MARCO POLO, then take the bus to Venice.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
12€ - 110€
Flights from Bristol to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
14€ - 19€
Anytime Day 1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Axminster to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 95€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 95€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 140€
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 75€
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
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
3 times a day
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Venice
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Venice
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dorchester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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