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There are 6 ways to get from San Gimignano to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia Fa / ...

25€ - 83€

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

15€ - 20€

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Train via Bologna  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

24€ - 113€

Bus, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Poggibonsi Fs [1] to Firenze 131
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia

33€ - 93€

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from San Gimignano to Venice 301.1 km

35€ - 55€

Train, fly  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Venice (VCE) FLR - VCE

75€ - 286€

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The cheapest way to get from San Gimignano to Venice is to bus which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from San Gimignano to Venice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Gimignano to Venice. However, there are services departing from Piazzale Montemaggio and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between San Gimignano and Venice is 242 km. The road distance is 301.1 km.

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The best way to get from San Gimignano to Venice without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs 25€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from San Gimignano to Venice, including transfers.

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San Gimignano to Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto station.

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The best way to get from San Gimignano to Venice is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs 25€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 6h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from San Gimignano to Venice.
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  • Distance: 241.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between San Gimignano, Italy and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from San Gimignano to Venice via Poggibonsi Fs [2], Poggibonsi-S.Gimign., and Firenze S.M.N. in around 5h 25m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover 3 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 18€ and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Train operators
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 Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Bus operators

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Yes, the driving distance between San Gimignano to Venice is 301 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from San Gimignano to Venice.

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Air France, Iberia, Air Dolomiti and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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