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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Munich by train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Ost Ecb

50€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Night train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf Nj

45€ - 65€

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Venice to Munich 544.1 km

65€ - 100€

Fly from Venice  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC) VCE - MUC

84€ - 221€

Train, shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  3. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Munich (MUC) LJU - MUC

157€ - 491€

Train to Verona, fly  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Munich (MUC) VRN - MUC

140€ - 452€

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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No, entry into Germany from Italy is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Munich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Germany.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Munich is to night train which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 9h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Munich is to fly. Taking this option will cost 80€ - 230€ and takes 4h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Muenchen Ost. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Venice and Munich is 306 km. The road distance is 544.1 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Munich without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs 50€ - 70€.

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The train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Ost takes 6h 39m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Venice to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Munich is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs 50€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Venice to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Muenchen Ost station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Munich.
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  • Distance: 305.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Munich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Ost once daily. Tickets cost 50€ - 70€ and the journey takes 6h 39m. Alternatively, Air Dolomiti flies from Venice to Munich once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Ljubljana to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
12€ - 250€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
12€ - 250€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 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 to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
31€ - 34€
Private
95€ - 180€

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Munich is 544 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Venice to Munich.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Venice Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1930+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at 75€ 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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