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There are 10 ways to get from Windsor to Venice by plane, train, subway, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE) LHR - VCE

€62 - €170

Cheapest option

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Vauxhall
  2. Take the subway from Vauxhall station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice (VCE) STN - VCE

€48 - €150

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE) LGW - VCE

€69 - €198

Bus and ferry, bus  •  27h 11m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto

€50 - €71

Bus  •  28h 12m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Venice N729

€98 - €113

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  29h 11m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  2. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Verona
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

€107 - €194

Bus and ferry, train  •  30h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€93 - €134

Bus and ferry, train via Bolzano  •  33h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bolzano Bozen Rjx
  3. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

€117 - €264

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h

  1. Drive from Windsor to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Venice

€332 - €429

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 8m

  1. Drive from Windsor to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Venice

€200 - €307

Windsor to Venice by bus and walk

The journey time between Windsor and Venice is around 37h 16m and covers a distance of around 1699 km. The fastest journey normally takes 37h 16m. Operated by Reading Buses, Traveleuro Tours & Travels and FlixBus, the Windsor to Venice service departs from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church and arrives in Venice. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 16m
Fastest journey time:
37h 16m
Journey distance:
1699 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€98
Carbon emissions:
211 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:24
Last service departs at:
20:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Windsor to Venice bus and walk schedules

United Kingdom → Italy
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International entry into Italy from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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 United Kingdom.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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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 United Kingdom from Italy.

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Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Windsor to Venice is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 27h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Windsor to Venice is to fly which costs £50 - £150 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windsor to Venice. However, there are services departing from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 11m.

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The distance between Windsor and Venice is 1164 km.

The best way to get from Windsor to Venice without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 27h 11m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Windsor to Venice, including transfers.

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Windsor to Venice bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from Windsor to Venice is to fly which takes 5h 37m and costs £50 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £100 and takes 28h 12m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Windsor to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Venice - Tronchetto station.

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Map of how to get from Windsor to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1164.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Windsor, England and Venice, Italy?

British Airways, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Windsor to Venice every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windsor to Venice via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria, Paris Bercy, and Paris in around 28h 12m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €140
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €140
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Vauxhall
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€12 - €17
Anytime Day 1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€11 - €15
Anytime Day 1st Class
€19 - €23
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Vauxhall station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €21
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Salzburg Hbf to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Venice
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators

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