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There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Venice by train, plane, bus, car train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Venice  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

$62 - $283

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Train to Brussels, fly to Venice  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice (VCE) BRU - VCE

$55 - $267

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Fly Rotterdam to Venice  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Venice (VCE) RTM - VCE

$73 - $186

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia

$105 - $389

Train  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$301 - $380

Bus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Venice, Venice N28

$73 - $131

Train, car train  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  5. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Reg / ...

$102 - $230

Bus, train  •  22 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Ec

$126 - $196

Drive, train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Venice

$243 - $364

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Venice 814.2 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Venice is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Venice is to fly which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Venice. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Venice, Venice via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Venice. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Venice is 922 km. The road distance is 1302.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Venice without a car is to train which takes 13 h 55 min and costs 260€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Rotterdam to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Rotterdam to Venice train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Venice is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 60€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 340€ and takes 13 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Venice.
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  • Distance: 576.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Venice, Italy?

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Venice twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Venice via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Venice is 1303 km. It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to drive from Rotterdam to Venice.

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Hop!, Air Dolomiti, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Rotterdam to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€.

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