There are 14 ways to get from London to Venice by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London City to Venice  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Venice (VCE) LCY - VCE

173€ - 816€

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Bus  •  27h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Chambéry > Torino - Bus station > Milan > Venice - Mestre > Venice - Tronchetto

46€ - 60€

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Fly London Heathrow to Venice  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE) LHR - VCE

82€ - 347€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Venice  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE) LGW - VCE

66€ - 1036€

Fly London Stansted to Venice  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice (VCE) STN - VCE

50€ - 461€

Train to London Luton, fly to Venice  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Venice (VCE) LTN - VCE

72€ - 207€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Verona, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Verona (VRN) LGW - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

51€ - 521€

Train to Southend, fly to Venice Treviso  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Venice Treviso (TSF) SEN - TSF

84€ - 298€

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

80€ - 395€

Train  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

259€ - 594€

Bus via Verona  •  28h 15m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Verona 26
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Venezia Si

Train, night train  •  17h 38m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia En

169€ - 424€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 41m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Venice

339€ - 435€

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 59m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Venice

217€ - 321€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Venice is to bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 27h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Venice is to fly which costs £70 - £320 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Venice. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Venice. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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The distance between London and Venice is 1137 km.

The best way to get from London to Venice without a car is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs £230 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from London to Venice, including transfers.

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London to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Venice train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Venice is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs £150 - £750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £550 and takes 13h 27m, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 27h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1137.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between London, England and Venice, Italy?

British Airways, Luxair and three other airlines fly from London Bank DLR to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Venice via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13h 27m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Split
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from London Stansted to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Flights from London Luton to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 340€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Southend to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 700€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 25€
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Thello
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

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Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Verona
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Verona to Venezia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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London to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Venice - Tronchetto station.

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Venice is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 7:58 PM in London and 8:58 PM in Venice.

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

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British Airways, Luxair, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4414+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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