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There are 8 ways to get from Vatican City to Mestre by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus

6 alternative options

Bus via Emo

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Venice Mestre

Drive

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Mestre

Fly to Venice

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE)

Fly to Verona, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN)
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre

Fly to Trieste, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia Mestre

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre

Vatican City to Mestre by bus

The bus journey time between Vatican City and Mestre is around 9h 13m and covers a distance of around 549 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest bus normally takes 8h 4m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità and FlixBus, the Vatican City to Mestre bus service departs from Emo and arrives in Venice Mestre. Typically 15 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
8h 58m
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
9h 13m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
8h 4m
Bus distance:
549 km
Buses per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:09
Last bus departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Mestre bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Mestre is to bus which costs €16 - €24 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Mestre is to fly which costs €35 - €150 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Venice Mestre, St. di autobus via Rome, Largo Mazzoni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Mestre is 399 km. The road distance is 523.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Mestre without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs €30 - €120.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Vatican City to Mestre, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Mestre bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Mestre is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs €30 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €24 and takes 8h 53m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €150 and takes 3h 16m.

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

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Vatican City to Mestre bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Venice Mestre, St. di autobus station.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Mestre.
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  • Distance: 399.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Mestre, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre every 4 hours. Tickets cost €35 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 41m. ItaloTreno also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus twice a week. Tickets cost €15 - €22 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Train operators
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 Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
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 Rome Tiburtina to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €85
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €18
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Bologna Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€55 - €80
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 Trieste Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Mestre is 523 km. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from Vatican City to Mestre.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1503+ hotels available in Mestre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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