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There are 6 ways to get from Südbahnhof to Venice by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE

50€ - 241€

Cheapest option

Bus via Erdberg  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Venice Tronchetto Bus Station Vienna - Venice

29€ - 50€

4 alternative options

Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

100€ - 150€

Bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice 907

30€ - 40€

Night train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Nj

60€ - 80€

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Südbahnhof to Venice 600.5 km

70€ - 110€

Südbahnhof to Venice by walk and train

The journey time between Südbahnhof and Venice is around 7h 44m and covers a distance of around 613 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 39m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Südbahnhof to Venice service departs from Südbahnhof and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 44m
Fastest journey time:
7h 39m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
100€
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
12:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Südbahnhof to Venice walk and train schedules

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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.

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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Südbahnhof to Venice is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Südbahnhof to Venice is to fly which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Central Station station and arriving at Venice. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 39m.

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The distance between Südbahnhof and Venice is 434 km. The road distance is 600.5 km.

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The best way to get from Südbahnhof to Venice without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Südbahnhof to Venice, including transfers.

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Südbahnhof to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Central Station.

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Südbahnhof to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Südbahnhof to Venice is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs 45€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7h 45m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 4m.

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  • Distance: 433.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

Austrian Airlines and Air Dolomiti fly from Südbahnhof to Venice 5 times a day. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 7h 39m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Vienna Central Station to Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Venice Tronchetto Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
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Nomago
Economy
24€ - 35€
Premium
27€ - 40€
Family&friends
30€ - 45€

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Südbahnhof to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Südbahnhof to Venice is 600 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Südbahnhof to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport.

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