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There are 6 ways to get from Chiasso to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Como to Venice Mestre

Train via Milan

  1. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Train via Milan #2

  1. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Drive

  1. Drive from Chiasso to Venice

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Varese to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE)

Chiasso to Venice by train

The train journey time between Chiasso and Venice is around 3h 40m and covers a distance of around 316 km. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Chiasso to Venice train service departs from Chiasso 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
3h 40m Average Duration
€90 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Chiasso to Venice is to bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 60 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiasso to Venice is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiasso and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Chiasso and Venice is 261 km. The road distance is 314.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chiasso to Venice without a car is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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The train from Chiasso to Venezia S. Lucia takes 3h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Chiasso to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chiasso station.

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The best way to get from Chiasso to Venice is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 60 and takes 5h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Chiasso 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 Chiasso to Venice.
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  • Distance: 260.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Chiasso, Switzerland and Venice, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Chiasso to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost €90 - €170 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Venice Mestre 3 times a week. Tickets cost €17 - €21 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €1600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €4000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €1200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €1400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
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 Chiasso to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Varese to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Train from Varese to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
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
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 Como to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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 Chiasso to Venice is 314 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Chiasso to Venice.

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Luxair, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and nine other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice Airport.

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