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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 5404 / ...

48€ - 66€

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Verona Si
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Garmisch-Partenkirchen station 486

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 435.4 km

50€ - 80€

Fly to Munich, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC) VCE - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

100€ - 253€

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Innsbruck (INN) VCE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

130€ - 504€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen station. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Venice and Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 247 km. The road distance is 435.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including transfers.

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Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Venezia station.

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Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h.

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  • Distance: 247.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?

You can take a train from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Innsbruck Hbf in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Verona in around 8h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Venice to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Train operators
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
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 Verona to Garmisch-Partenkirchen station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 435 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Venice to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Venice Airport to Munich Airport.

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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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