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There are 5 ways to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Dobbiaco

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to S. Candido Innichen
  2. Take the bus from San Candido - Stazione to Cortina
  3. Take the bus from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Dobbiaco Toblach
  2. Take the bus from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre

Train via Rio di Pusteria

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Fortezza/Franzensfes
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Venezia Mestre

Drive

  1. Drive from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE)

Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) by train and bus

The journey time between Lienz and Venice Airport (VCE) is around 15h 7m and covers a distance of around 230 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 7m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Cortina Express and FlixBus, the Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) service departs from Lienz In Osttirol and arrives in Venice. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 49m
Layover time:
11h 18m
Total time:
15h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
15h 7m
Journey distance:
230 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:23
Last service departs at:
17:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) train and bus schedules

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • 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
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice Airport (VCE) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice Airport (VCE) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice Airport (VCE) 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: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) is to train and bus via Dobbiaco which costs €22 - €35 and takes 5h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) is to drive which takes 2h 46m and costs €30 - €45.

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The distance between Lienz and Venice Airport (VCE) is 151 km. The road distance is 243.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) without a car is to train and bus via Dobbiaco which takes 5h 49m and costs €22 - €35.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE).

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Map of how to get from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE).
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  • Distance: 151 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Lienz, Tirol, Austria and Venice Airport (VCE), Italy?

You can take a train from Lienz to Venice Airport (VCE) via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Mestre in around 6h 32m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to S. Candido Innichen
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Dobbiaco Toblach
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Cortina Express
Phone
0436.867350
Email
info@cortinaexpress.it
Website
cortinaexpress.it
Bus from San Candido - Stazione to Cortina
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
cortinaexpress.it
Bus from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22
Schedules at
cortinaexpress.it
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 Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €12
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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