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There are 5 ways to get from Villach to Venice by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

40€ - 60€

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Venice, Venice 466 / ...

14€ - 18€

3 alternative options

Bus via Stazione MESTRE FS C3  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Venice, Venice Mestre N456 / ...

16€ - 20€

Night train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia En / ...

20€ - 45€

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Villach to Venice 253.2 km

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Venice is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Venice is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Villach and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Villach and Venice is 176 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Venice without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Villach to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Venice is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Venice.
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  • Distance: 175.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Villach to Venice, Venice 4 times a day. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
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 Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
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 Villach to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villach to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Villach to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Venice is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Villach to Venice.

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