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There are 3 ways to get from Bolzano to Venice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€28 - €40

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano South to Venice N277 / ...

€15 - €19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Venice 267.1 km

€30 - €50

Bolzano to Venice by train

The train journey time between Bolzano and Venice is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 264 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Bolzano to Venice train service departs from Bolzano Bozen 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:
2h 54m
Fastest train time:
2h 54m
Trains per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:31
Last train departs at:
15:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bolzano to Venice train schedules

Bolzano → Venice
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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Venice is to bus which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Venice is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolzano South and arriving at Venice. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolzano Bozen and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Bolzano and Venice is 140 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs €28 - €40.

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The train from Bolzano Bozen to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Bolzano to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Bolzano Bozen station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Venice is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs €28 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Venice.
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  • Distance: 140 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Bolzano Bozen to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost €28 - €40 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bolzano South to Venice twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Train operators
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 Bolzano Bozen to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bolzano South to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Venice is 267 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Bolzano to Venice.

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