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

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Hydrofoil  •  1 h 55 min

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

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto to Peschiera, Piazza Carducci Ln026
  2. Take the bus from Peschiera del Garda to Malcesine 483

$4 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 134 Hydrofoil, line 483 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 134 Hydrofoil from Desenzano del Garda to Garda 134 / ...
  2. Take the line 483 bus from Garda to Malcesine 483 / ...

$10 - $13

Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$83 - $119

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine 41 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine is to bus which costs 3€ - 4€ and takes 2 h 52 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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No, there is no direct bus from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine. However, there are services departing from Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto and arriving at Malcesine via Peschiera del Garda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 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 best way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine without a car is to Hydrofoil which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 13€ - 19€.

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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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Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine bus services, operated by SIA, depart from Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto station.

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The best way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 4€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine bus services, operated by Azienda Trasporti Verona Srl, arrive at Malcesine station.

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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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine via Peschiera del Garda in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Desenzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
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 Borghetto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Azienda Trasporti Verona Srl
Phone
+39 045 805 7922
Email
atv@atv.verona.it
Website
atv.verona.it
Bus from Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.it
Bus from Peschiera del Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
atv.verona.it
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
trasportibrescia.it
Bus from Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto to Peschiera, Piazza Carducci
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arriva.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Desenzano del Garda to Garda
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Other operators
Taxi from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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Yes, the driving distance between Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine is 66 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Desenzano del Garda to Malcesine.

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