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

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Train via Milan  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

30€ - 119€

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Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Sanremo to Genova Brignole Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

38€ - 124€

Bus via Cavalcavia Vempa  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Venice, Venice Mestre 406

33€ - 40€

Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Remo to Mestre 523

33€ - 46€

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Venice 525.5 km

70€ - 110€

Bus, fly  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Nice, Nice Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE

39€ - 189€

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The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Venice is to bus via Cavalcavia Vempa which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Venice is to bus and fly which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanremo to Venice. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Venezia via Cavalcavia Vempa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sanremo to Venice. However, there are services departing from Sanremo and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Sanremo and Venice is 403 km. The road distance is 525.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Venice without a car is to train via Milan which takes 6h 31m and costs 30€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Sanremo to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Sanremo to Venice train services, operated by Thello, depart from Sanremo station.

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What companies run services between Sanremo, Italy and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Sanremo to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sanremo to Venice, Venice Mestre 3 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Sanremo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sanremo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 32€
Base 1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Sanremo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
16€ - 20€
Base 1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Sanremo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Train from Sanremo to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 18€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
16€ - 18€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Genova Brignole to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sanremo to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sanremo to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Remo to Mestre
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Venice is to train via Milan which takes 6h 31m and costs 30€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus via Cavalcavia Vempa, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 50m.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanremo to Venice is 525 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Sanremo to Venice.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Sanremo to Venice train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Sanremo to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 3914+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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