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There are 8 ways to get from Bordeaux to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Bordeaux to Venice  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Venice (VCE) BOD - VCE

€29 - €123

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Train to Toulouse, fly to Venice  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Venice (VCE) TLS - VCE

€62 - €230

Fly Bordeaux to Verona, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Verona (VRN) BOD - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

€66 - €318

Fly Bordeaux to Venice Treviso  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BOD - TSF

€62 - €172

Train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  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

€228 - €357

Bus via Turin  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Venezia Si

Bus  •  24h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Venice Mestre 1922

€70 - €117

Drive  •  12h 2m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Venice 1248.2 km

€150 - €230

Bordeaux to Venice by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Bordeaux and Venice is around 20h 20m and covers a distance of around 1674 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 38m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro and Trenitalia Frecce, the Bordeaux to Venice service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 20m
Fastest journey time:
13h 38m
Journey distance:
1674 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€228
Carbon emissions:
88 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:04
Last service departs at:
22:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Venice train, walk and subway schedules

France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

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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)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

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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 France from Italy.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Bordeaux to Venice is to fly, which costs €28 - €130 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Venice is to fly which costs €28 - €130 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux City Centre and arriving at Venezia via Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Venice is 1014 km. The road distance is 1248.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Venice without a car is to train which takes 13h 38m and costs €220 - €360.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Bordeaux to Venice, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Bordeaux to Venice train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs €28 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €220 - €360 and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus via Turin, which costs and takes 19h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1013.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Venice, Italy?

easyJet, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Bordeaux to Venice 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bordeaux to Venice via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Bordeaux to Verona via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Bordeaux to Verona via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Flights from Bordeaux to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Verona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
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

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
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
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
4 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
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
Blablabus
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Turin to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Bordeaux to Venice bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Venezia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Venice is 1248 km. It takes approximately 12h 2m to drive from Bordeaux to Venice.

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easyJet, Volotea, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Venice Airport.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 33 min and costs €2.

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