There are 10 ways to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Venice to Frankfurt  •  4h 10m

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

76€ - 226€

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Bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N277

45€ - 55€

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Train to Trieste, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 30m

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

122€ - 332€

Train to Verona, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 30m

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

137€ - 412€

Train to Bologna, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 2m

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

89€ - 636€

Fly Venice to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) VCE - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

103€ - 269€

Train via Munich  •  10h 50m

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

91€ - 190€

Train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec

159€ - 448€

Bus, train  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station Venedig-Basel
  2. Take the train from Sargans to Frankfurt(Main)Sued Ice

124€ - 184€

Drive  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Venice to Frankfurt am Main 911.4 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 35m.

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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 50m.

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The distance between Venice and Frankfurt am Main is 587 km. The road distance is 911.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train via Munich which takes 10h 50m and costs 90€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Venice to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Venice to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice 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 10m and costs 75€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train via Munich, which costs 90€ - 190€ and takes 10h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14h 35m.

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  • Distance: 587.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Venice to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Frankfurt am Main via Muenchen Hbf in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 310€
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 310€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 500€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 500€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Venice to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 390€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Venice to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Flights from Venice to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 300€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
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
Hourly
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 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
140€ - 190€
1st Class
230€ - 310€
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
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 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sargans to Frankfurt(Main)Sued
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
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
75€ - 110€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
ExpressBus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central 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 911 km. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Venice to Frankfurt am Main.

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

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Book your Venice to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Venice to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 845+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ 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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