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There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Modena by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale Re / ...

14€ - 95€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Stazione Padova 53E
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs Baltour / ...

7€ - 55€

2 alternative options

Train, line 550 bus, bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara Re / ...
  2. Take the line 550 bus from Ferrara - Autostazione Via Del Lavoro to Cento Autostazione 550
  3. Take the bus from Cento Autostazione to Modena Autostazione 551 / ...

13€ - 60€

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Venice to Modena 193 km

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Modena is to bus which costs 7€ - 55€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Modena is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Modena. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Modena via Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Venice and Modena is 141 km. The road distance is 193 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Modena without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs 14€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Venice to Modena, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Venice to Modena is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs 14€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 55€ and takes 5h 9m.

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Venice to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Modena is 193 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Venice to Modena.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Modena.
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  • Distance: 141.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Modena, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale hourly. Tickets cost 11€ - 22€ and the journey takes 2h 6m. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Modena via Stazione Padova, Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12, Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs, and Bologna Centrale in around 5h 9m.

Train operators
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 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
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 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 Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 18€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
TPER spa
Phone
051.350111
Website
tper.it
Bus from Ferrara - Autostazione Via Del Lavoro to Cento Autostazione
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
TPER spa
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
1st Class
3€ - 6€
Bus from Cento Autostazione to Modena Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
TPER spa
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Baltour
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Padova to Bologna - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 15€
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it

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