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There are 4 ways to get from Sölden to Venice by train, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Verona  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

€27 - €122

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€50 - €113

Train, night bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Westbahnhof Re / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice N491

€34 - €45

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Sölden to Venice 366.5 km

€45 - €70

Sölden to Venice by bus and train

The journey time between Sölden and Venice is around 10h 12m and covers a distance of around 472 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 45m. Operated by VVT, Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Railjet and others, the Sölden to Venice service departs from Sölden Postamt and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 12m
Fastest journey time:
7h 45m
Journey distance:
472 km
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:40
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sölden to Venice bus and train schedules

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Cyprus, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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

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

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sölden to Venice is to train and night bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sölden to Venice is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Sölden and Venice is 198 km. The road distance is 366.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sölden to Venice without a car is to train which takes 7h 53m and costs €45 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Sölden to Venice, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sölden to Venice is 367 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Sölden to Venice.

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There are 1479+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Sölden to Venice.
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  • Distance: 198.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Sölden, Austria and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Sölden to Venice via Merano Meran, Bolzano Bozen, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 5h 29m.

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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 Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €21
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
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 Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Night bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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