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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Paris by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Venice to Paris CDG  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VCE - CDG

48€ - 207€

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Fly Venice to Paris Orly  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Paris Orly (ORY) VCE - ORY

49€ - 160€

Train to Bologna, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Paris CDG (CDG) BLQ - CDG

86€ - 330€

Train to Florence, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris Orly (ORY) FLR - ORY

82€ - 344€

Train  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

131€ - 244€

Bus, train  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse Venedig-Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

126€ - 173€

Bus  •  19h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris N521

54€ - 75€

Drive  •  10h 38m

  1. Drive from Venice to Paris Gallieni 1112.3 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Paris is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 19h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Paris is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Paris. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Paris via Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Paris. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 29m.

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It is 844 km from Venice to Paris. It is approximately 1112.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Venice to Paris without a car is to train which takes 10h 29m and costs 130€ - 250€.

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

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Venice to Paris bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 station.

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

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The best way to get from Venice to Paris is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 250€ and takes 10h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 19h 27m.

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  • Distance: 844.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Paris, France?

Air France, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Venice to Paris every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Paris Bercy via Torino Porta Susa in around 10h 29m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Venice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
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€
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 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 Venezia S. Lucia to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
ExpressBus
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
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 Bologna to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Venice to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Venice to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Paris is 1112 km. It takes approximately 10h 38m to drive from Venice to Paris.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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