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There are 7 ways to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly

  1. Take the train from Bellegarde to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice

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Train to Lyon, fly

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

Train via Milan

  1. Take the train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Train

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia

Drive

  1. Drive from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice
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The cheapest way to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice is to bus which costs €35 - €65 and takes 11h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice is to train and fly which costs €80 - €260 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bellegarde and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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The distance between Bellegarde-sur-Valserine and Venice is 510 km. The road distance is 613.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice without a car is to train via Milan which takes 8h 19m and costs €50 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice, including transfers.

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine 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 Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice is to train via Milan which takes 8h 19m and costs €50 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €65 and takes 11h 9m.

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

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Map of how to get from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice.
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  • Distance: 510 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine to Venice via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Milano Centrale in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Venice once daily. Tickets cost €29 - €35 and the journey takes 9h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €270
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellegarde to Genève
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€180 - €330
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bellegarde to Geneve
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Bellegarde to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Bellegarde to Geneve
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€60 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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