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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo 29
  2. Take the bus from Cortina to Dobbiaco - Autostazione 445

€18 - €71

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Fortezza/Franzensfes Ecb
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Villabassa Braies/Niederdorf Prags Re

€41 - €57

Bus via Venice Airport  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport to Cortina d'Ampezzo
  2. Take the bus from Cortina to Dobbiaco - Autostazione 445

€35 - €88

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Venice to Villabassa 191.9 km

€23 - €35

Venice to Villabassa by bus

The bus journey time between Venice and Villabassa is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 206 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 14m. Operated by ATVO S.p.A., Cortina Express, Sudtirol Alto Adige and others, the Venice to Villabassa bus service departs from Venice and arrives in Piazza Von Kurz. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 23m
Fastest bus time:
4h 14m
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:50
Last bus departs at:
14:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Venice to Villabassa bus schedules

Venice → Villabassa
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villabassa is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Villabassa is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Villabassa is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Villabassa is to drive. Taking this option will cost €23 - €35 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Villabassa. However, there are services departing from Venice and arriving at Piazza Von Kurz via Cortina and Dobbiaco - Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Villabassa. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Villabassa Braies/Niederdorf Prags via Fortezza/Franzensfes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Venice and Villabassa is 145 km. The road distance is 191.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Villabassa without a car is to bus which takes 4h 53m and costs €17 - €75.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Venice to Villabassa, including transfers.

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Venice to Villabassa bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Venice station.

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Venice to Villabassa 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 Villabassa is to bus which takes 4h 53m and costs €17 - €75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 5h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Villabassa.
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  • Distance: 145.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Venice to Villabassa via Cortina and Dobbiaco - Autostazione in around 4h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Villabassa via Fortezza/Franzensfes in around 5h 37m.

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 Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Villabassa Braies/Niederdorf Prags
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13
Schedules at
atvo.it
Cortina Express
Phone
0436.867350
Email
info@cortinaexpress.it
Website
cortinaexpress.it
Bus from Cortina to Dobbiaco - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
cortinaexpress.it
Bus from Venice Airport to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22
Schedules at
cortinaexpress.it

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Venice to Villabassa bus services, operated by Cortina Express, arrive at Dobbiaco - Autostazione station.

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Venice to Villabassa train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Villabassa Braies/Niederdorf Prags station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Villabassa is 192 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Venice to Villabassa.

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