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

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Train, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

57€ - 170€

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Train via Cologne  •  15h

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

122€ - 260€

Train  •  19h 9m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf 1389
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

Bus  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Eindhoven, JFK 400 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Verona 892
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Venezia Si

Drive  •  11h 44m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Venice 1277.7 km

160€ - 240€

Shuttle, bus  •  17h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Utrecht, Touringcarhalte Reactorweg to Predazzo
  2. Take the bus from Predazzo to Venice

164€ - 167€

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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 metre.

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: 25 Nov 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Venice is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Venice is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Venice. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Venezia via Eindhoven, JFK and Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Venice. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Utrecht and Venice is 908 km. The road distance is 1277.7 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Venice without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 15h and costs 120€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Utrecht to Venice, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Venice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Venice train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Venice is to train via Cologne which takes 15h and costs 120€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25h 45m.

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  • Distance: 908.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Venice via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Muenchen Hbf in around 15h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Utrecht to Venice via Eindhoven, JFK and Verona in around 25h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
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 Utrecht to Eindhoven, JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Verona
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Verona to Venezia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Utrecht, Touringcarhalte Reactorweg to Predazzo
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
155€
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Starliner
Brusutti SRL
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Predazzo to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Schedules at
brusutti.com

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Utrecht to Venice bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Venezia station.

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Utrecht to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Venice is 1278 km. It takes approximately 11h 44m to drive from Utrecht to Venice.

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