There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Venice by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

50€ - 70€

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Venice, Venice 491

27€ - 35€

6 alternative options

Night train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia En

50€ - 75€

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Munich to Venice 547.8 km

70€ - 110€

Fly to Venice  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE) MUC - VCE

83€ - 390€

Fly to Trieste, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

115€ - 276€

Fly to Verona, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Verona (VRN) MUC - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

116€ - 485€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

99€ - 370€

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Venice is to bus which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Venice is to fly which costs 80€ - 390€ and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 8h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Munich and Venice is 306 km. The road distance is 547.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs 50€ - 70€.

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The train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia takes 6h 51m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Munich to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Venice is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs 50€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 8h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 390€ and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Venice.
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  • Distance: 305.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Venice, Italy?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost 50€ - 70€ and the journey takes 6h 51m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Venice, Venice once a week. Tickets cost 27€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Venice is 548 km. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Munich to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Munich Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Munich to Venice train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Munich to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2978+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to line 8833 train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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