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There are 2 ways to get from Venice to Lake Garda by train, car ferry or car

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Train, car ferry  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Peschiera Del Garda Fr / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$31 - $58

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Lake Garda 116.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Venice and Lake Garda is 131 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Venice to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Lake Garda is 187 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Venice to Lake Garda.

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There are 3704+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Venice to Lake Garda. However, you can take the train to Peschiera Del Garda, take the drive to Torri, take the car ferry to Maderno, then take the drive to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Garda.

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 Peschiera Del Garda
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Santa Lucia to Peschiera del Garda
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators

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