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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Venice  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE

€68 - €184

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Verona, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Verona (VRN) AMS - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

€64 - €199

7 alternative options

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Venice  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Venice (VCE) DUS - VCE

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

€88 - €267

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

€217 - €442

Train, bus  •  20h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice N28

€77 - €109

Train, night train  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the night train from Arnhem Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Ecb

€122 - €252

Drive  •  11h 44m

  1. Drive from Zwolle to Venice 1282.4 km

€160 - €240

Train, shuttle, bus  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Den Haag to Predazzo
  3. Take the bus from Predazzo to Venice

€181 - €206

Zwolle to Venice by train

The train journey time between Zwolle and Venice is around 32h 52m and covers a distance of around 1336 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 52m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Zwolle to Venice train service departs from Zwolle and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
32h 52m
Fastest train time:
32h 52m
Train distance:
1336 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€226
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:50
Last train departs at:
07:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zwolle to Venice train schedules

Netherlands → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, 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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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 Netherlands.

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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, returning to Netherlands from Italy is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zwolle to Venice is to train and bus which costs €75 - €110 and takes 20h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwolle to Venice is to train and fly which costs €65 - €190 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwolle to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zwolle and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Arnhem Centraal, Basel Bad Bf and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Zwolle and Venice is 908 km. The road distance is 1282.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zwolle to Venice without a car is to train which takes 16h 34m and costs €210 - €450.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Zwolle to Venice, including transfers.

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Zwolle to Venice train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Zwolle station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Zwolle to Venice train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwolle to Venice is 1282 km. It takes approximately 11h 44m to drive from Zwolle to Venice.

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  • Distance: 908.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Zwolle, Netherlands and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Zwolle to Venice via Arnhem Centraal, Basel Bad Bf, and Zuerich Hb in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €350
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €35
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€50 - €75
1st Class
€85 - €120
Train from Zwolle to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Night train from Arnhem Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€75 - €110
1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Zwolle to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
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)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €260
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
4 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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
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 Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Den Haag to Predazzo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€155
Book at
Starliner
Brusutti SRL
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Predazzo to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
brusutti.com

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