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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Venice  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Venice (VCE) BER - VCE

€34 - €219

8 alternative options

Fly to Venice Treviso  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BER - TSF

€42 - €208

Fly to Verona, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Verona (VRN) BER - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

€45 - €414

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bologna (BLQ) BER - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

€35 - €259

Train via Nuremberg  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€144 - €259

Train  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€214 - €293

Bus  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Venice 861

€46 - €115

Bus, night train  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Linz Wissensturm Sofia Central Bus Station - Hamburg Adenauerallee
  2. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Nj

Drive  •  9h 58m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice 1149.4 km

€140 - €220

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Venice is around 13h 11m and covers a distance of around 1198 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 24m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically nine trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 11m
Fastest train time:
12h 24m
Train distance:
1198 km
Trains per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€169
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:01
Last train departs at:
22:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice train schedules

Germany → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Cyprus, Japan and United States
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Germany.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • 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 Germany from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice is to fly which costs €30 - €220 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice is to fly which costs €30 - €220 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Nuernberg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Venice is 792 km. The road distance is 1149.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 12h 33m and costs €140 - €260.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs €30 - €220. Alternatively, you can train via Nuremberg, which costs €140 - €260 and takes 12h 33m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €120 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice.
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  • Distance: 791.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Venice, Italy?

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Venice via Nuernberg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf in around 12h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €140
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €95
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €400
Train operators
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
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
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 Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com

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