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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Venice by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly to Venice  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice (VCE) EDI - VCE

$80 - $220

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bologna (BLQ) EDI - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia

$78 - $252

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Fly to Venice Treviso  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice Treviso (TSF) EDI - TSF

$88 - $256

Fly to Verona, train  •  8 h 5 min

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

$95 - $493

Train  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$315 - $577

Bus  •  35 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice

$127 - $210

Night bus, bus  •  38 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Venice

$160 - $309

Train, Thello  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Venezia Santa Lucia 221 / ...

$223 - $513

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Venice

$534 - $641

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Venice

$320 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Venice is to fly which costs £60 - £170 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Venice is to fly which costs £60 - £170 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Venice. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Venice, Venice via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Venice. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa Station and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 32 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Venice is 996 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Venice without a car is to train which takes 18 h 32 min and costs £240 - £450.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Edinburgh to Venice, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Venice bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Venice train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Venice is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs £60 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £450 and takes 18 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £170 and takes 35 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Venice.
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  • Distance: 996.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Venice, Italy?

easyJet, Jet2.com and eight other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Venice every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Venice via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa Station, Milano Centrale Station, and Milano Centrale in around 18 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Venice
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Edinburgh to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice station.

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Venice is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 11:18 PM in Edinburgh and 12:18 AM in Venice.

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

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Jet2.com, Air France, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4114+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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