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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Venice  •  4h 5m

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

50€ - 345€

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Bus  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Venice, Venice N277

45€ - 55€

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Fly to Verona, train  •  6h 6m

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

82€ - 355€

Train  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

78€ - 221€

Train via Munich  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

93€ - 185€

Train, bus  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Bolzano Uex 1385
  2. Take the bus from Pozza to Venice Linea Venezia

71€ - 135€

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Venice 911 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice is to bus which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Venice. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 16m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Venice is 587 km. The road distance is 911 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice without a car is to train which takes 11h 16m and costs 75€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 50€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 11h 16m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Venice.
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  • Distance: 587.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Venice, Italy?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Air Dolomiti fly from Frankfurt am Main to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 11h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 460€
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
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
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€
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
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
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 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 Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
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(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Railjet
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
57€
Motorcycle
95€
Vehicle
104€
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brusutti SRL
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Pozza to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
brusutti.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Pozza di Fassa to Venezia Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atvo.it

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Venice is 911 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Venice.

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

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There are 2967+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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