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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Grindelwald by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Brig
  2. Take the train from Brig to Spiez

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Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Venice to Luzern
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost

Train via Milan

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Grindelwald

Fly Venice to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost

Fly Venice to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

Fly Venice to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

Train to Bologna, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

Venice to Grindelwald by train

The train journey time between Venice and Grindelwald is around 7h 19m and covers a distance of around 527 km. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. Operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), BLS AG and others, the Venice to Grindelwald train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Grindelwald. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
7h 19m Average Duration
SFr 101 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Grindelwald is to night bus and train which costs €55 - €80 and takes 11h.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Grindelwald is to drive which takes 5h 51m and costs €100 - €160.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Grindelwald via Brig, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Venice and Grindelwald is 357 km. The road distance is 539.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs €100 - €260.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Venice to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Venice to Grindelwald train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Grindelwald is 540 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Venice to Grindelwald.

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  • Distance: 356.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Venice to Grindelwald via Brig, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 280 - SFr 1100
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 1200
Flights from Bologna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 320 - SFr 650
Flights from Bologna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 1100
Flights from Bologna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 260
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Corfu
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 240
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 240
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 240
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 250
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 1300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 330 - SFr 1200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 1300
Train operators
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 200
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
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 Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Base Standard
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Base Premium
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 35 - SFr 55
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Smart Low Cost
SFr 18 - SFr 27
Smart Flex
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Smart Low Cost
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Smart Flex
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Venice to Luzern
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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easyJet, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Basel Airport.

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