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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Venice

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Venice

Fly to Verona, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN)
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Fly to Trieste, train

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

Train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus via Karlsruhe

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe central train station
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Venice

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to München Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia

Drive

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice by bus

21 Weekly Buses
11h 50m Average Duration
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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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 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 19 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice is to fly which costs €70 - €230 and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Venice. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof, Basel SBB, Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 13m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Venice is 585 km. The road distance is 908.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 11h 50m and costs €40 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs €70 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 11h 50m, you could also train, which costs €150 - €360 and takes 12h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice.
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  • Distance: 584.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Venice, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice every 3 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt to Venice 3 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €55 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€2900 - €6500
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€3100 - €7000
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Venice
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice is 909 km. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Venice Airport.

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