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Train via Milan  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gordola to Milano Centrale Re80 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

€109 - €200

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Bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan to Venice Tronchetto Train Station Bern-Venedig

€33 - €48

7 alternative options

Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

€101 - €190

Train, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Gordola to Como S.Giovanni Re80 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Como to Venice Mestre 417

€39 - €64

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Gordola to Venice 369.7 km

€45 - €70

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Venice  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Gordola to Mendrisio
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE) MXP - VCE

€51 - €201

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Venice Treviso  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Gordola to Mendrisio
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice Treviso (TSF) MXP - TSF

€73 - €155

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Venice  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Gordola to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Venice (VCE) LIN - VCE

€101 - €236

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

€105 - €315

Gordola to Venice by train

The train journey time between Gordola and Venice is around 6h 1m and covers a distance of around 371 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 32m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Gordola to Venice train service departs from Gordola and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 55 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 1m
Fastest train time:
4h 32m
Train distance:
371 km
Trains per week:
55
Cheapest price:
€53
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:31
Last train departs at:
19:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gordola to Venice train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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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
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  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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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 Switzerland from Italy.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Gordola to Venice is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 6h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Gordola to Venice is to drive which takes 3h 40m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 75.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gordola to Venice station. However, there are services departing from Gordola, Gnesa and arriving at Venice Tronchetto Train Station via Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gordola to Venice. However, there are services departing from Gordola and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Gordola and Venice is 281 km. The road distance is 369.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gordola to Venice without a car is to train via Milan which takes 5h 13m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 230.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Gordola to Venice, including transfers.

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Gordola to Venice bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan station.

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Gordola to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bellinzona station.

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The best way to get from Gordola to Venice is to train via Milan which takes 5h 13m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Gordola to Venice.
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  • Distance: 281.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Gordola, Switzerland and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Gordola to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan to Venice Tronchetto Train Station once a week. Tickets cost €30 - €70 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice Treviso via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €75
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice Treviso via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €75
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €3700
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €3700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice Treviso via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice Treviso via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice Treviso via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €1300
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €9000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Train operators
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 Gordola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellinzona to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Gordola to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Gordola to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
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 Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€50 - €70
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Bellinzona Via Henri Guisan to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
ExpressBus
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 Como to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Gordola to Venice bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Gordola to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gordola to Venice is 370 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Gordola to Venice.

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