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There are 4 ways to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice by bus, car, plane, train or shuttle

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Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano - P&R Fornaci to Venezia

$63 - $87

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lake Maggiore to Venice 237.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Venice (VCE) LUG - VCE

$94 - $416

Train, shuttle  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Colmegna to Malpensa Aeroporto Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Venice

$134 - $663

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Lake Maggiore and Venice is 289 km. The road distance is 380.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice without a car is to train and shuttle which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 110€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 55€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lugano Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Maggiore to Venice is 381 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Lake Maggiore to Venice.

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

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There are 4031+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Maggiore to Venice.
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  • Distance: 180.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Lake Maggiore, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Domo Reisen operates a bus from Lake Maggiore to Venice twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Lake Maggiore to Venice hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Venice via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Venice via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Venice via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Colmegna to Malpensa Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lugano - P&R Fornaci to Venezia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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The best way to get from Lake Maggiore to Lugano Airport is to drive which takes 57 min and costs 7€ - 11€.

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