There are 6 ways to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine by ferry, train, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Hydrofoil  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine centrale 134 / ...

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Desenzano del Gard - Porto to Peschiera-Piazza Carducci-Centro Ln026
  2. Take the bus from Peschiera del Garda to Malcesine 483

$5

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Borghetto Reg

$78 - $118

Line 164 bus, line 484 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Peschiera del Garda Station to Garda 164 / ...
  2. Take the line 484 bus from Garda to Malcesine 484 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine 41 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine 41 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine is to bus which costs 4€ - 5€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Desenzano del Garda and Malcesine is 39 km. The road distance is 65.6 km.

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The Hydrofoil from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine centrale takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine. However, there are services departing from Desenzano del Gard - Porto and arriving at Malcesine via Peschiera del Garda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Desenzano del Garda and arriving at Malcesine centrale. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The nearest airport to Malcesine is Verona (VRN) Airport which is 40.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Milan Bergamo (BGY) (86.9 km), Venice (VCE) (122.4 km), Milan Linate (LIN) (123.8 km) and Milan Malpensa (MXP) (163.6 km).

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Map of how to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Desenzano del Garda, Italy and Malcesine, Italy?

You can take a train from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine via Verona Porta Nuova and Borghetto in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine via Peschiera Del Garda, Peschiera del Garda Station, and Garda in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Borghetto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Azienda Trasporti Verona Srl
Phone
+39 045 805 7922
Email
atv@atv.verona.it
Website
atv.verona.it
Bus from Peschiera del Garda Station to Garda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.it
Bus from Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.it
Bus from Peschiera del Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.it
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
trasportibrescia.it
Bus from Desenzano del Gard - Porto to Peschiera-Piazza Carducci-Centro
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arriva.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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