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There are 8 ways to get from University of Freiburg to Venice by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

€160 - €295

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Night bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the night bus from Freiburg to Venice N401

€30 - €45

6 alternative options

Train via Basel  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

€148 - €306

Bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR 208 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Venice Tronchetto Train Station Basel-Venedig

€56 - €79

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from University of Freiburg to Venice 667.2 km

€80 - €120

Bus to Basel, fly  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

€75 - €239

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

€85 - €306

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE

€76 - €339

University of Freiburg to Venice by walk and train

The journey time between University of Freiburg and Venice is around 8h 37m and covers a distance of around 669 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the University of Freiburg to Venice service departs from University of Freiburg and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 37m
Fastest journey time:
8h 37m
Journey distance:
669 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€173
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:04
Last service departs at:
08:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

University of Freiburg to Venice walk and train schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from University of Freiburg to Venice is to night bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from University of Freiburg to Venice is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €80 - €310 and takes 6h 6m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Freiburg and arriving at Venice. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from University of Freiburg to Venice. However, there are services departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 6m.

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The distance between University of Freiburg and Venice is 445 km. The road distance is 667.2 km.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Venice without a car is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs €160 - €300.

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It takes approximately 9h 6m to get from University of Freiburg to Venice, including transfers.

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University of Freiburg to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg station.

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University of Freiburg to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from University of Freiburg to Venice is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs €160 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €80 and takes 12h 51m.

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  • Distance: 444.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 6m

What companies run services between University of Freiburg, Germany and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from University of Freiburg to Venice via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and Zuerich Hb in around 9h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Freiburg to Venice via Freiburg, Basel Euroairport FR, Basel EuroAirport, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, and Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse in around 12h 51m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Flights from Basel to Venice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €1700
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€2300 - €3000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €140
Flights from Basel to Venice via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €140
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Train operators
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Freiburg to Basel Euroairport FR
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Freiburg to Venice
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Website
ExpressBus

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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University of Freiburg to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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University of Freiburg to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Freiburg to Venice is 667 km. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from University of Freiburg to Venice.

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Air France, Austrian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Venice Airport.

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