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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Vatican City by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$40 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 540

$31 - $51

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Rideshare  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Rome 331.5 miles

$32

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Venice to Vatican City 331.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly from Venice  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO) VCE - FCO

$45 - $245

Train to Trieste, fly  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO) TRS - FCO

$67 - $272

Train to Verona, fly  •  5h 21m

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

$54 - $316

Train to Bologna, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

$66 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Vatican City is to rideshare which costs 28€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Vatican City is to fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Venice and Vatican City is 393 km. The road distance is 530.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Vatican City without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 35€ - 75€.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Venice to Vatican City bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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

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The best way to get from Venice to Vatican City is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7h 54m, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 3h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Vatican City.
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  • Distance: 245.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Vatican City, Vatican?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Vatican City hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 3h 45m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Vatican City 5 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Venice to Vatican City bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Venice to Vatican City train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Vatican City is 530 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Venice to Vatican City.

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Alitalia offers flights from Venice Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 12470+ hotels available in Vatican City. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Venice and Vatican City. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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