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There are 7 ways to get from Lindau to Venice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lindau to Chur station 076 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chur Obere Au to Venice Tronchetto Train Station Basel-Venedig

€43 - €60

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Train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€90 - €130

Train via Feldkirch  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Feldkirch Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€67 - €174

Drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Drive from Lindau to Venice 577.9 km

€70 - €110

Fly from Friedrichshafen  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Venice (VCE) FDH - VCE

€69 - €237

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bregenz to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

€76 - €289

Train to Munich, fly  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE) MUC - VCE

€99 - €313

Lindau to Venice by train

The train journey time between Lindau and Venice is around 25h 44m and covers a distance of around 590 km. The fastest train normally takes 22h 27m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, the Lindau to Venice train service departs from Lindau Hbf and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 44m
Fastest train time:
22h 27m
Train distance:
590 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€90
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:01
Last train departs at:
16:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lindau to Venice train schedules

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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.

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The cost-effective way to get from Lindau to Venice is to bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Venice is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lindau to Venice station. However, there are services departing from Lindau and arriving at Venice Tronchetto Train Station via Chur, Post I and Chur Obere Au. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Venice. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Lindau and Venice is 310 km. The road distance is 577.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 8h 50m and costs €40 - €60.

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Lindau to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Lindau to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Lindau Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Venice is to bus which takes 8h 50m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €90 - €130 and takes 9h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €65 - €240 and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Lindau to Venice.
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  • Distance: 310 km
  • Duration: 8h 50m

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Venice, Italy?

You can take a bus from Lindau to Venice via Chur station, Chur, Post I, and Chur Obere Au in around 8h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lindau to Venice via Innsbruck Hbf in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Venice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €1000
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Lindau Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Railjet
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 Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bregenz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Lindau to Chur station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Chur Obere Au to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
ExpressBus

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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Lindau to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Venice is 578 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Lindau to Venice.

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Friedrichshafen Airport to Venice Airport.

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