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There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Venice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice Mestre

Train via Verona

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus via Milan

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Venice

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Venice

Fly from Milan Linate

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Venice (VCE)

Fly from Milan Malpensa

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE)

Fly from Milan Bergamo

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Venice (VCE)

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Milan to Venice is to rideshare, which costs €14 - €16 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which costs €19 - €75 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Venice. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Liberta' Santa Chiara via Milan and Stazione MESTRE FS C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Milan and Venice is 245 km. The road distance is 263.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs €19 - €75.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 27m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Milan to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs €19 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus via Milan, which costs €16 - €21 and takes 5h 1m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €210 and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Venice.
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  • Distance: 245.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia every 4 hours. Tickets cost €22 - €75 and the journey takes 2h 27m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Venice once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Trapani
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Katowice
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Crotone
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1300
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €2100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €3800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Pantelleria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Pantelleria
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €1200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€230 - €1300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €160
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Trenord
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €16
Website
Itabus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Milan to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €16
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blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice Mestre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Venice is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Milan to Venice.

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British Airways, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Venice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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