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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Mestre by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Venice  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Venice (VCE) CDG - VCE

63€ - 206€

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Bus  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Venice Mestre N729

50€ - 65€

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Fly Paris Orly to Venice  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Venice (VCE) ORY - VCE

54€ - 250€

Bus to Beauvais, fly to Venice Treviso  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BVA - TSF

62€ - 266€

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ) CDG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre

87€ - 259€

Train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre Fr

140€ - 240€

Train via Milan  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia Mestre Fr

148€ - 245€

Drive  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Mestre 1109.1 km

130€ - 200€

Paris to Mestre by train

The train journey time between Paris and Mestre is around 11h 29m and covers a distance of around 1123 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 47m. Operated by TGV inOui and Trenitalia Frecce, the Paris to Mestre train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Venezia Mestre. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 29m
Fastest train time:
9h 47m
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
140€
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:43
Last train departs at:
10:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Mestre train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mestre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mestre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mestre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Mestre is to bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Mestre is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 4h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Venice Mestre. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Venezia Mestre via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Paris and Mestre is 835 km. The road distance is 1109.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Mestre without a car is to train which takes 9h 44m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Paris to Mestre, including transfers.

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Paris to Mestre bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Mestre train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Mestre is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs 60€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 240€ and takes 9h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 16h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Mestre.
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  • Distance: 835.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Mestre, Italy?

easyJet, Air France and five other airlines fly from Paris to Mestre every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Mestre via Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 44m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 420€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
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 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Bus operators
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
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 Paris to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Paris to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Mestre is 1109 km. It takes approximately 10h 34m to drive from Paris to Mestre.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1515+ hotels available in Mestre. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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