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

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Train  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  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, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia Bologna > Florence > La Spezia > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Nice - Airport > Cannes > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Montpellier / ...

22€ - 71€

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence 533 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to La Spezia Bologna > Florence > La Spezia > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Nice - Airport > Cannes > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Montpellier

24€ - 30€

Train, night bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bologna to La Spezia Bologna > La Spezia > Genoa - Piazza Vittoria

25€ - 69€

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Venice to La Spezia 361.5 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 33m

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

79€ - 328€

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 22m

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

85€ - 359€

Fly to Florence, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

109€ - 454€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to La Spezia is to bus which costs 24€ - 30€ and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to La Spezia is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at La Spezia via Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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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 58m.

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The distance between Venice and La Spezia is 247 km. The road distance is 361.5 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs 28€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Venice to La Spezia, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Venice to La Spezia is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs 28€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 30€ and takes 7h.

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Map of how to get from Venice to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 247.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to La Spezia via Florence in around 7h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 750€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 950€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 1400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 950€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 750€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1000€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Genoa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Venice to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
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
Hourly
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
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 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 to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 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€
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 Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Florence to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Venice to La Spezia bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at La Spezia station.

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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 362 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Venice to La Spezia.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3470+ hotels available in La Spezia. 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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