There are 11 ways to get from Ghent to Venice by train, plane, car, car train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Brussels, fly to Venice  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice (VCE) BRU - VCE

61€ - 341€

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Venice Treviso  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CRL - TSF

61€ - 277€

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Train to Brussels, fly to Verona, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Verona (VRN) BRU - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

103€ - 296€

Train to Brussels, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bologna (BLQ) BRU - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

106€ - 281€

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Venice  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

109€ - 401€

Train via Chambéry  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

228€ - 473€

Train  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

167€ - 285€

Drive, car train  •  16h 53m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Bolzano
  3. Drive from Bolzano to Venice

122€ - 221€

Train, bus  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Zurich 472
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

184€ - 325€

Bus  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice, Venice N729

66€ - 84€

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Venice 1215.1 km

160€ - 240€

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Venice is to bus which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 22h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Venice is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 350€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Venice. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Venice, Venice via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Venice. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino - Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 48m.

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The distance between Ghent and Venice is 891 km. The road distance is 1215.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Venice without a car is to train via Chambéry which takes 14h 48m and costs 220€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Ghent to Venice, including transfers.

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Ghent to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Ghent to Venice train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Venice is to train via Chambéry which takes 14h 48m and costs 220€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 22h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Venice.
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  • Distance: 891.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Ghent to Venice via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino Porta Susa, Torino - Porta Susa, Milano Centrale Station, and Milano Centrale in around 14h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Venice via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 22h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 500€
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 500€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from Brussels to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 220€
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Brussels to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
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
Hourly
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 31m
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
Hourly
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
1h 28m
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€
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Torino - Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Italo Treno
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)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 260€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Website
Thalys
Standard
150€ - 210€
Comfort
160€ - 220€
Premium
230€ - 320€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Liège to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Venice is 1215 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Ghent to Venice.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Venice Airport.

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