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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Çanakkale by plane, bus, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Edremit, bus

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Edremit (EDO)
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Çanakkale

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Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Alexandroupolis (AXD)
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kesan
  3. Take the bus from Kesan to Canakkale

Fly to Istanbul, ferry, bus

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul (IST)
  2. Take the ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
  3. Take the bus from Bandırma to Canakkale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Svilengrad
  3. Take the bus from Edirne to Canakkale

Train, bus, drive, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Svilengrad
  4. Take the train from Ormenio to Alexandroupoli Port
  5. Drive from Alexandroupoli Port to Eceabat
  6. Take the car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale

Bus via Komotini

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Kesan
  4. Take the Bus from Keşan to Çanakkale

Train, Bus

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the Bus from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kesan
  4. Take the bus from Kesan to Canakkale

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Çanakkale
Italy → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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This applies to arrivals who have visited Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, South Africa and Sri Lanka in the last 14 days
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This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan and Pakistan
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Italy.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Çanakkale is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Çanakkale is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Çanakkale is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Turkey.

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Çanakkale is to fly and bus which costs €35 - €150 and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Çanakkale is to fly and bus which costs €150 - €550 and takes 12h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Çanakkale. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Canakkale via Sofia, Svilengrad and Edirne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 52m.

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The distance between Venice and Çanakkale is 1288 km. The road distance is 2118.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Çanakkale without a car is to bus which takes 29h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 45m to get from Venice to Çanakkale, including transfers.

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Venice to Çanakkale bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Venezia station.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Edremit Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 55m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Çanakkale bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Canakkale station.

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Çanakkale is 2h ahead of Venice. It is currently 6:41 PM in Venice and 8:41 PM in Çanakkale.

Map of how to get from Venice to Çanakkale.
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  • Distance: 1287.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 45m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Çanakkale, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Venice to Çanakkale via Sofia, Svilengrad, and Edirne in around 29h 52m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Catania, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Edremit via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.900 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Venice to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Zurich, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Catania, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Flights from Venice to Alexandroupolis via Kos, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Venice to Edremit via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
270 ₺ - 300 ₺
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 310 ₺
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
280 ₺ - 310 ₺
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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Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ormenio to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 150 ₺
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Airport
141 ₺
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 800 ₺
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
210 ₺ - 290 ₺
Base Standard
440 ₺ - 600 ₺
Base Premium
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 650 ₺
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
240 ₺ - 340 ₺
Smart Low Cost
210 ₺ - 300 ₺
Smart Flex
450 ₺ - 650 ₺
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Keşan
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Bandırma to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Komotini to Keşan
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Kesan
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18 ₺ - 27 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Kesan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24 ₺ - 35 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Edirne to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 ₺ - 60 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Komotini to Kesan
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Venezia to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Torre
Phone
0373/91 99
Email
torretravel@yahoo.bg
Website
torre-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
torre-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Yubim
Burgas Bus
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 ₺ - 9 ₺
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Gestaş Deniz Ulaşım
Phone
444 0 752
Email
info@gdu.com.tr
Website
gdu.com.tr
Car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 ₺
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Çanakkale is 2118 km. It takes approximately 20h 59m to drive from Venice to Çanakkale.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Edremit Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Çanakkale. Prices start at 1.250 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs €8 - €11.

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