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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Venice by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Venice

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE)

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Bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Venice Mestre Train Station

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Venezia Mestre

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Casarsa to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice

Night train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Venice

Vienna to Venice by train

15 Weekly Trains
7h 39m Average Duration
€75 Cheapest Price
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Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino, Ukraine and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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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
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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

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

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 13 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Venice is to bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3, which costs €17 - €35 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Venice is to fly which costs €30 - €190 and takes 4h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Central Station station and arriving at Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 39m.

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The distance between Vienna and Venice is 435 km. The road distance is 603.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Venice without a car is to train which takes 7h 39m and costs €75 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Vienna to Venice, including transfers.

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Vienna to Venice bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna Main train station.

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Vienna to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs €30 - €190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €75 - €110 and takes 7h 39m, you could also bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3, which costs €17 - €35 and takes 7h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Venice.
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  • Distance: 435.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Venice, Italy?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia twice daily. Tickets cost €75 - €110 and the journey takes 7h 39m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €160
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €140
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Casarsa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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.
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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 Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €420
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€40 - €120
Private
€230 - €420
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RegioJet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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.
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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vienna to Venice bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Venice Mestre Train Station.

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Vienna to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Venice is 603 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Vienna to Venice.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Venice train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Vienna to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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