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There are 9 ways to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica by train, ferry, bus, rideshare, 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 Termini to Venezia S. Lucia

Cheapest

Bus

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

Train, line 1 ferry

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia
  2. Take the line 1 ferry from Ferrovia "B" to San Marco-San Zaccaria"F"

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Venice

Drive

  1. Drive from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica

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 S. Lucia

Fly to Trieste, train

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

Fly to Bologna, train

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

Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica by subway, train, ferry and walk

The journey time between Vatican City and St Mark's Basilica is around 4h 47m and covers a distance of around 521 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 46m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, ItaloTreno and ACTV S.p.a, the Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica service departs from Cipro and arrives in St Mark's Basilica. Typically 10 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 38m
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
4h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 46m
Journey distance:
521 km
Services per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€38
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:36
Last service departs at:
10:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica subway, train, ferry and walk schedules

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Vatican. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Vatican, please check government recommendations.

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Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica is to bus which costs €19 - €28 and takes 9h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica is to fly which costs €35 - €150 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Venice via Rome, Largo Mazzoni and Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Vatican City and St Mark's Basilica is 393 km. The road distance is 530.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica without a car is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs €30 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica, including transfers.

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Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs €30 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €28 and takes 9h 51m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €150 and takes 3h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica.
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  • Distance: 392.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and St Mark's Basilica, Veneto, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Venezia S. Lucia every 4 hours. Tickets cost €35 - €120 and the journey takes 4h 3m. ItaloTreno also services this route once daily. 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 Termini to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€80 - €120
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
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 Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
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 S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
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
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 St Mark's Basilica bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Venice Mestre, St. di autobus station.

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Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica is 530 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Vatican City to St Mark's Basilica.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1475+ hotels available in St Mark's Basilica. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vatican City and St Mark's Basilica. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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