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There are 10 ways to get from Venice to Galway by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Venice to Shannon, bus  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Shannon (SNN) VCE - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Cheapest option

Fly Venice to Cork, bus  •  11h 46m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Cork (ORK) VCE - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

94€ - 295€

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Fly Venice to Knock, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Knock (NOC) VCE - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly Venice to Dublin, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Dublin (DUB) VCE - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

108€ - 307€

Fly Venice Treviso to Dublin, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Dublin (DUB) TSF - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

117€ - 363€

Train to Verona, fly to Dublin, train  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Dublin (DUB) VRN - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

120€ - 856€

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Knock, bus  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Brescia
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Knock (NOC) BGY - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Bus, bus and ferry via Lyon  •  43h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

144€ - 231€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  45h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  33h 18m

  1. Drive from Venice to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Galway

307€ - 417€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Galway is to fly and bus which costs 90€ - 300€ and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Galway is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 9h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Lyon, Lyon Perrache, London Victoria and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 1m.

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The distance between Venice and Galway is 1767 km.

The best way to get from Venice to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry via Lyon which takes 43h 1m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from Venice to Galway, including transfers.

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Venice to Galway bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Galway bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind Venice. It is currently 7:52 PM in Venice and 6:52 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Venice to Galway.
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  • Distance: 1104.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 18m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Venice to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Aeroporto MARCO POLO, take the walk to Venice airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Aeroporto MARCO POLO, take the walk to Venice airport, fly to Knock, take the walk to Lurga, Knock Airport, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Shannon via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Venice to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Verona to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Knock
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Venice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from Venice to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Verona to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 900€
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Verona to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 1500€
Flights from Verona to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 700€
Flights from Venice to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Verona to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Venice to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Venice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Verona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from Venice to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
14€ - 17€
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Brescia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
21€ - 25€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Italo Treno
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 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Book at
National Express
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Venice to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 170€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
69€
Website
Brittany Ferries
Adult
69€

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Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and British Airways offer flights from Venice Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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