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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Venice  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VCE - FRA

56€ - 236€

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Train to Trieste, fly  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) TRS - FRA

97€ - 412€

Train to Verona, fly  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) VRN - FRA

112€ - 400€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLQ - FRA

84€ - 276€

Train  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

73€ - 190€

Train via Zürich  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

215€ - 356€

Bus  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Verona Si
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Frankfurt

Bus, train  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz Re
  3. Take the train from Konstanz to Frankfurt(Main)Sued

Drive  •  8h 17m

  1. Drive from Venice to Frankfurt am Main 905.2 km

110€ - 170€

Venice to Frankfurt am Main by train

The train journey time between Venice and Frankfurt am Main is around 13h 29m and covers a distance of around 977 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 6m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Venice to Frankfurt am Main train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

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The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Frankfurt via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 52m.

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The distance between Venice and Frankfurt am Main is 587 km. The road distance is 905.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 10h 52m and costs 70€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Venezia station.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs 55€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 10h 52m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11h 54m.

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  • Distance: 587.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines fly from Venice to Frankfurt am Main 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Frankfurt am Main via Muenchen Hbf in around 10h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 200€
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 270€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 220€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
Flixtrain
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Konstanz to Frankfurt(Main)Sued
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Venezia to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
ExpressBus

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Frankfurt am Main is 905 km. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Venice to Frankfurt am Main.

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Air Dolomiti, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 416+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 75€ 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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