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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to La Spezia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale Re
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Re / ...

29€ - 127€

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Train via Parma  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Parma to La Spezia Centrale Re

25€ - 117€

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Train, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale 8919
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Centrale Station to La Spezia - Sarzana Modica

29€ - 64€

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Venice to La Spezia 360.7 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Pisa (PSA) VCE - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

54€ - 455€

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Genoa (GOA) VCE - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale

60€ - 446€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to La Spezia is to train and bus which costs 29€ - 65€ and takes 7h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to La Spezia is to drive which takes 3h 31m and costs 40€ - 65€.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Firenze S.M.N. and Pisa Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Venice and La Spezia is 247 km. The road distance is 360.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs 28€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Venice to La Spezia, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Venice to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to La Spezia is 361 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Venice to La Spezia.

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  • Distance: 247.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Venice to La Spezia via Firenze S.M.N. and Pisa Centrale in around 4h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 390€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
19€ - 130€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Parma to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Bologna Centrale Station to La Spezia - Sarzana
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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