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There are 7 ways to get from Canton of Vaud to Venice by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Fly from Geneva

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE)

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Luzern
  2. Take the night bus from Luzern to Venice

Drive

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Venice

Train to Zurich, fly

  1. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE)

Train to Basel, fly

  1. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE)

Train to Lyon, fly

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

Canton of Vaud to Venice by train

The train journey time between Canton of Vaud and Venice is around 6h 24m and covers a distance of around 573 km. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Canton of Vaud to Venice train service departs from Lausanne and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
6h 24m Average Duration
€160 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Canton of Vaud to Venice is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of Vaud to Venice is to train and fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 400 and takes 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Canton of Vaud and Venice is 467 km. The road distance is 587.2 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of Vaud to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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The train from Lausanne to Venezia S. Lucia takes 6h 24m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Canton of Vaud to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Canton of Vaud to Venice is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 240 and takes 6h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Canton of Vaud to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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  • Distance: 467 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Canton of Vaud, Switzerland and Venice, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost €160 - €300 and the journey takes 6h 24m. Alternatively, Swiss, easyJet and 12 other airlines fly from Nyon to Venice hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €1900
Flights from Basel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €240
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 Lausanne to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Olten
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €23
1st Class
€25 - €30
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
Night bus from Luzern to Venice
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €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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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of Vaud to Venice is 587 km. It takes approximately 6h 4m to drive from Canton of Vaud to Venice.

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Alitalia, Luxair, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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The best way to get from Canton of Vaud to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs SFr 15 - SFr 50.

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