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There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Brig by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Brig Ec

SFr 120 - SFr 230

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Bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Brig Central Train Station Venedig-Neuchatel

SFr 35 - SFr 55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Venice to Brig 448.9 km

SFr 60 - SFr 90

Fly, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VCE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig

SFr 82 - SFr 269

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brig is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Brig is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Brig is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Brig is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station station and arriving at Brig Central Train Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Brig. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Venice and Brig is 350 km. The road distance is 448.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Brig without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs 110€ - 210€.

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The train from Venezia S. Lucia to Brig takes 4h 56m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Venice to Brig bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Venice to Brig train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Brig is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 5h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Brig.
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  • Distance: 350.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Brig, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Brig 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 120 - SFr 230 and the journey takes 4h 56m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Brig Central Train Station once a week. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 80 and the journey takes 5h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 320 - SFr 550
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 250 - SFr 650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 800
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 550
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 230
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 320 - SFr 550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 240 - SFr 600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 450
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Brig
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Brig Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 80
Website
ExpressBus

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

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Venice to Brig bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Brig Central Train Station.

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Venice to Brig train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Brig station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Brig is 449 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Venice to Brig.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Brig. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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