There are 3 ways to get from Villach to Venice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

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

$21 - $65

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Udine, Udine 944
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Venice, Venice 417 / ...

$15 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Venice 158.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Venice is to bus which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Venice is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Venice. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Venice, Venice via Udine, Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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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 3 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 55€.

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The train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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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 3 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Venice.
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  • Distance: 109.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Villach to Venice 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Venice via Udine, Udine in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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 Santa Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Venice is 253 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Villach to Venice.

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