Travel within Italy is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Riva del Garda?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Riva del Garda by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Rovereto
  3. Take the bus from Rovereto-Staz. Fs to Riva V.Carducci H.Liberty

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Bassano del Grappa

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bassano Del Grappa
  2. Take the train from Bassano Del Grappa-Staz. Fs to Trento-Staz. Fs
  3. Take the bus from Trento-Autostaz. to Riva Via D.Chiesa

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Stazione Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padua Bus Station to Trento Monte Grappa
  3. Take the bus from Trento-Autostaz. to Riva D/Garda Viale Martiri

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Venice to Trento
  2. Take the bus from Trento-Autostaz. to Riva Via D.Chiesa

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Riva del Garda

Venice to Riva del Garda by train and bus

165 Weekly Services
3h 45m Average Duration
€15 Cheapest Price
See schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Venice to Riva del Garda is to night bus and bus, which costs €16 - €21 and takes 5h 16m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Venice to Riva del Garda is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 1m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Riva del Garda. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Riva D/Garda Viale Martiri via Padua Bus Station and Trento-Autostaz.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

More details

The distance between Venice and Riva del Garda is 126 km. The road distance is 199.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Venice to Riva del Garda without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 45m and costs €15 - €130.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Venice to Riva del Garda, including transfers.

More details

Venice to Riva del Garda bus services, operated by ACTV S.p.a, depart from Venezia station.

More details

Venice to Riva del Garda bus services, operated by Trentino trasporti S.p.A., arrive at Riva D/Garda Viale Martiri station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Riva del Garda is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Venice to Riva del Garda.

Get driving directions

There are 391+ hotels available in Riva del Garda. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Venice to Riva del Garda.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 126.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Riva del Garda, Italy?

You can take a bus from Venice to Riva del Garda via Stazione Padova, Padua Bus Station, Trento Monte Grappa, and Trento-Autostaz. in around 5h 38m.

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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€22 - €30
Base Premium
€29 - €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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bassano Del Grappa
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Bassano Del Grappa to Trento
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
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 S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Verona to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €19
Smart Low Cost
€11 - €16
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
trentinotrasporti.it
Train from Bassano Del Grappa-Staz. Fs to Trento-Staz. Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Bus operators
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
trentinotrasporti.it
Bus from Rovereto-Staz. Fs to Riva V.Carducci H.Liberty
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Bus from Trento-Autostaz. to Riva D/Garda Viale Martiri
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Bus from Trento-Autostaz. to Riva Via D.Chiesa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trentino trasporti S.p.A.
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Padua Bus Station to Trento Monte Grappa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Venice to Trento
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

ticket