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There are 5 ways to get from Innsbruck to Mestre by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova 3463 / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre Fa / ...

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Night bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice Mestre N491

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Verona N537 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Venice Mestre N28 / ...

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Mestre 379.9 km

Fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Venice (VCE) INN - VCE

Innsbruck to Mestre by train

The train journey time between Innsbruck and Mestre is around 5h 58m and covers a distance of around 379 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Railjet, Trenitalia and others, the Innsbruck to Mestre train service departs from Innsbruck Hbf and arrives in Venezia Mestre. Typically 42 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

42 Weekly Trains
5h 58m Average Duration
€57 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 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 Austria.

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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 Mestre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mestre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mestre 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 Austria from Italy.

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Last updated: 13 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Mestre is to night bus which costs €20 - €25 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Mestre is to drive which costs €55 - €80 and takes 3h 38m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Venice Mestre. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Venezia Mestre via Brennero Brenner and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Mestre is 207 km. The road distance is 379.9 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Mestre without a car is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs €55 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Innsbruck to Mestre, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Mestre bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Brennero Brenner station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Mestre is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs €55 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €30 and takes 6h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €100 - €300 and takes 6h 24m.

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  • Distance: 207.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Mestre, Italy?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Mestre via Brennero Brenner and Verona Porta Nuova in around 5h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Innsbruck to Mestre via Verona in around 6h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €1100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
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 Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€28 - €32
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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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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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €18
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Verona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Innsbruck to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Mestre is 380 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Innsbruck to Mestre.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1499+ hotels available in Mestre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs €2 - €4.

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