There are 11 ways to get from France to Venice by plane, train, bus, night train 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

Fly from Lyon  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

53€ - 298€

Cheapest option

Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Venice (VCE) CDG - VCE

42€ - 181€

9 alternative options

Fly from Toulouse  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Venice (VCE) TLS - VCE

54€ - 213€

Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Venice (VCE) ORY - VCE

44€ - 214€

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

90€ - 381€

Fly from Nice  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE

44€ - 222€

Train via Turin  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

142€ - 247€

Train  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia 2-Y

272€ - 492€

Bus  •  17h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice, Venice N729

52€ - 67€

Night train  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia En

112€ - 162€

Drive  •  10h 41m

  1. Drive from Paris to Venice 1116.2 km

150€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Venice is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 40m.

More details

The quickest way to get from France to Venice is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 4h 3m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from France to Venice. However, there are services departing from Institut Du Monde Arabe and arriving at Venice, Venice via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 40m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from France to Venice. However, there are services departing from Châtelet and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

More details

The distance between France and Venice is 816 km. The road distance is 1116.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from France to Venice without a car is to train via Turin which takes 11h 5m and costs 140€ - 250€.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from France to Venice, including transfers.

More details

France to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

More details

France to Venice train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

More details

The best way to get from France to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs 50€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train via Turin, which costs 140€ - 250€ and takes 11h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 40m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from France to Venice.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 816.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between France and Venice, Italy?

Volotea, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Lyon to Venice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Venice via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 480€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1100€
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 1500€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Toulouse to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 330€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
270€ - 490€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Thello
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between France to Venice is 1116 km. It takes approximately 10h 41m to drive from France to Venice.

Get driving directions

Volotea, easyJet, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Venice Airport.

Search flights

There are 3149+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from France to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

More details