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

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Venice

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE)

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Venice

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE)

Train to London Stansted, fly to Venice

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice (VCE)

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Venice

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Venice (VCE)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Bologna, train

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ)
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Verona

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

Train to Bristol, fly to Venice Treviso

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Venice Treviso (TSF)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Turin
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia

Train, bus, night bus

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile
  3. Take the night bus from Strasbourg to Venice

Bus via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Venice

Train, bus, night train

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Oxford Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Venice
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The cheapest way to get from Oxford Station to Venice is to bus which costs £40 - £80 and takes 26h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford Station to Venice is to train and fly which costs £85 - £380 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford Station station to Venice. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via London Victoria Green Line Station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 26m.

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The distance between Oxford Station and Venice is 1219 km.

The best way to get from Oxford Station to Venice without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 33m and costs £80 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Oxford Station to Venice, including transfers.

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Oxford Station to Venice bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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Venice is 1h ahead of Oxford Station. It is currently 3:01 AM in Oxford Station and 4:01 AM in Venice.

Map of how to get from Oxford Station to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1219.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Oxford Station, England and Venice, Italy?

You can take a bus from Oxford Station to Venice via Gloucester Green Bus Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria Green Line Station, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 26h 26m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from London Luton to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €210
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Cork
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Bristol to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€28 - €35
Anytime Day 1st Class
€45 - €65
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €17
Anytime Day 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€24 - €29
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€29 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€50 - €70
Thameslink
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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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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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
RegioJet
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Turin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Strasbourg to Venice
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Blablabus
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Oxford Gloucester Green Bus Station Bays 2-3 to London Victoria Coach Stop 10
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €16
Website
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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