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There are 3 ways to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Desenzano Fr / ...

10€ - 28€

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Bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Verona, Verona 427
  2. Take the bus from Verona, Porta Nuova to Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto Ln026

9€ - 14€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Venice to Desenzano del Garda 97.3 miles

20€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda is to train which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Desenzano del Garda. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto via Verona, Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Desenzano. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Venice and Desenzano del Garda is 140 km. The road distance is 155.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 10€ - 28€.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Desenzano takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Venice to Desenzano del Garda bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Desenzano del Garda train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 10€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Desenzano del Garda.
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Desenzano del Garda, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Desenzano del Garda every 3 hours. Tickets cost 19€ - 28€ and the journey takes 1h 31m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Desenzano del Garda via Verona, Verona and Verona, Porta Nuova in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 22€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Verona, Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
arriva.it
Bus from Verona, Porta Nuova to Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Schedules at
arriva.it

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Venice to Desenzano del Garda bus services, operated by SIA, arrive at Desenzano - Via Anelli - Porto station.

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Venice to Desenzano del Garda train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Desenzano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Desenzano del Garda is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Venice to Desenzano del Garda.

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