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

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$35 - $71

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Ferry, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio 806 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Como to Venice, Venice x400 / ...

$25 - $45

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Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Varenna to Venice 176.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Venice  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE) MXP - VCE

$113 - $310

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia S.Lucia

$97 - $248

Shuttle  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bergamo to Venice

$50 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Venice is to ferry and bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to Venice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varenna to Venice. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Varenna and Venice is 245 km. The road distance is 282.9 km.

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The best way to get from Varenna to Venice without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 29€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Varenna to Venice, including transfers.

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Varenna to Venice train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varenna Esino station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Varenna to Venice is 283 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Varenna to Venice.

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  • Distance: 153.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Varenna to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 57 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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 Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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