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There are 8 ways to get from La Spezia to Venice by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

€28 - €124

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Florence N552
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Venice 541 / ...

€23 - €31

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Bus, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia - Sarzana to Bologna Centrale Station Modica
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

€26 - €75

Night train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the night train from La Spezia Centrale to Venezia Mestre Nj

€38 - €82

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Venice 360.5 km

€40 - €65

Train to Pisa, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Venice (VCE) PSA - VCE

€42 - €395

Train to Genoa, fly  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Venice (VCE) GOA - VCE

€65 - €247

Train, train to Florence, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Venice (VCE) FLR - VCE

€74 - €301

La Spezia to Venice by train

The train journey time between La Spezia and Venice is around 4h 51m and covers a distance of around 403 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 22m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the La Spezia to Venice train service departs from La Spezia Centrale and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 95 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 51m
Fastest train time:
4h 22m
Trains per week:
95
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:44
Last train departs at:
18:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Spezia to Venice train schedules

La Spezia → Venice
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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Venice is to bus which costs €22 - €35 and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Venice is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Spezia to Venice. However, there are services departing from La Spezia and arriving at Venice via Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Venice. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Pisa Centrale and Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between La Spezia and Venice is 247 km. The road distance is 360.5 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Venice without a car is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs €28 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from La Spezia to Venice, including transfers.

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

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La Spezia to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Venice is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs €28 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Venice.
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  • Distance: 247.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Venice via Pisa Centrale and Firenze S.M.N. in around 5h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Spezia to Venice via Florence in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €2300
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €700
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €1400
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €340
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €340
Flights from Pisa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pisa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Genoa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €4200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €900
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €70
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €14
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from La Spezia Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Nightjet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Baltour
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from La Spezia - Sarzana to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Venice is 360 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from La Spezia to Venice.

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