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There are 6 ways to get from Fira to Venice by plane, car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Venice (VCE) JTR - VCE

65€ - 283€

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, train  •  32h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Pireaus to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Trieste
  5. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re

181€ - 356€

Car ferry, bus  •  39h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Piraeus to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station

196€ - 373€

Car ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  44h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  3. Take the bus from Lamia to Kumanovo
  4. Take the bus from Kumanovo Bus Station to Venice Mestre Train Station

Car ferry, bus via Kavála  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Kavala
  3. Take the bus from Kavala to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia

Car ferry, drive  •  22h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Venice

281€ - 521€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1 metre.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to Greece from Italy.

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The cheapest way to get from Fira to Venice is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Fira to Venice is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 5h 11m.

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The distance between Fira and Venice is 1486 km.

The best way to get from Fira to Venice without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 32h and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Fira to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Venice is 1h behind Fira. It is currently 11:34 PM in Fira and 10:34 PM in Venice.

Volotea, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Santorini Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 5209+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€.

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Map of how to get from Fira to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1485.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Fira, Greece and Venice, Italy?

Aegean Airlines, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Fira to Venice 5 times a week.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Santorini to Venice via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Santorini to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santorini to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Trieste
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Piraeus to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Yubim
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
47€ - 52€
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Lamia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Schedules at
siamostours.com
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Kumanovo Bus Station to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
DRD Turizem
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Mestre
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Venezia
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
60€ - 90€
Deck Fare Economy
50€ - 75€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
130€ - 180€
Car ferry from Santorini to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
55€ - 80€
Deck Fare Economy
40€ - 60€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
80€ - 120€
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
54€ - 58€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
65€ - 80€
Economy
35€ - 50€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
55€ - 70€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
80€ - 95€
Economy
40€
CABIN A2 outside
73€
CABIN A3 outside
64€
CABIN A4 outside
64€
Golden Star Ferries
Phone
212 222 4000
Email
general@goldenstarferries.gr
Website
goldenstarferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Car ferry from Santorini to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Golden Star Ferries
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Kavala
Ave. Duration
21h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
50€ - 75€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
85€ - 110€
Economy
50€ - 65€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
70€ - 100€

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