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

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Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova Re / ...

49€ - 106€

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Night train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Nj / ...

27€ - 170€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Villach Bus Station to Venice 466
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Verona N28 / ...

31€ - 37€

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Villach to Verona 356 km

40€ - 65€

Train, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Verona (VRN) TRS - VRN

61€ - 192€

Villach to Verona by trains

The train journey time between Villach and Verona is around 4h 48m and covers a distance of around 352 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 48m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Villach to Verona train service departs from Villach Hbf and arrives in Verona Porta Nuova. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 48m
Fastest train time:
4h 48m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
49€
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:50
Last train departs at:
16:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Villach to Verona train schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Villach to Verona is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6h.

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The fastest way to get from Villach to Verona is to drive. Taking this option will cost 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach station to Verona. However, there are services departing from Villach Bus Station and arriving at Verona via Venice Marco Polo Airport and Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Verona Porta Nuova. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Villach and Verona is 258 km. The road distance is 356 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Verona without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs 45€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Villach to Verona, including transfers.

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Villach to Verona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Villach Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Villach to Verona is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs 45€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6h.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Verona.
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  • Distance: 257.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

You can take a train from Villach to Verona via Venezia Mestre in around 4h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Verona via Venice, Venice Marco Polo Airport, Mestre, and Venice Mestre in around 6h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
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 Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 18€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Nightjet
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
70€ - 100€
1st Class
120€ - 170€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach Bus Station to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Villach to Verona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Verona Porta Nuova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Verona is 356 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Villach to Verona.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines offer flights from Trieste Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 751+ hotels available in Verona. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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