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

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Train  •  2h 27m

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

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Bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Venezia, Viale Stazione 402 / ...

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Rideshare  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Venice 263.3 km

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Milan to Venice 263.8 km

Fly Milan Linate to Venice  •  4h 56m

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

Fly Milan Malpensa to Venice  •  5h 1m

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

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Venice  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Venice (VCE) BGY - VCE

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

Shuttle  •  7h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Linate airport to Venice

Milan to Venice by train

118 Weekly Trains
2h 27m Average Duration
€22 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Venice is to rideshare which costs €14 - €16 and takes 3h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs €22 - €140.

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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 Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano and Venezia, Viale Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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

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The distance between Milan and Venice is 265 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 €22 - €140.

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

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano 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 €22 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €40 and takes 4h 24m, you could also fly, which costs €55 - €260 and takes 4h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Venice.
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  • Distance: 265.5 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 hourly. Tickets cost €22 - €75 and the journey takes 2h 27m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Venezia, Viale Stazione hourly. Tickets cost €22 - €35 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1100
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€45 - €60
Smart Flex
€45 - €60
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
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Trenitalia EuroCity

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
Email
ufficiogruppi@trenitalia.it
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
2nd Class
€60 - €80
1st Class
€95 - €140
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 Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
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 Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Venezia, Viale Stazione
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
https://www.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 Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Venezia, Viale Stazione
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.itabus.it/en/home
BlaBlaCar Bus

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 Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Venezia, Viale Stazione
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
https://www.terravision.eu/
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
https://www.flibco.com/en
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
mail@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €16
Website
https://autostradale.it/?lang=en-GB
Standard Rate
€11 - €16
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Milano Linate airport to Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €380
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€40 - €43
Private
€210 - €380
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venezia, Viale Stazione 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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