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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 49m

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

49€ - 209€

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 35m

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

50€ - 163€

Train  •  10h 3m

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

140€ - 240€

Train via Milan  •  10h 35m

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

149€ - 245€

Bus  •  18h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bologna N521
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

58€ - 71€

Train, bus  •  19h 43m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean Zz_2Y
  2. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Venice Tronchetto Train Station Basel-Venedig

202€ - 340€

Drive  •  10h 40m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Venice 1115.3 km

130€ - 200€

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The most affordable way to get from Paris to Venice is to bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 18h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Venice is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Venice. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Venice. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Paris and Venice is 844 km. The road distance is 1115.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Venice without a car is to train which takes 10h 3m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Paris to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Venice 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 Venice is to fly which takes 4h 49m and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 240€ and takes 10h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 18h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Venice.
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  • Distance: 844.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

easyJet, Air France and three other airlines fly from Paris to Venice 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Venice via Torino Porta Susa in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Train operators
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€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once 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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150€ - 280€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
ExpressBus

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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 Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Venice is 1115 km. It takes approximately 10h 40m to drive from Paris to Venice.

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Air France, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 5209+ hotels available in Venice. 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 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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