Trains to Venice

Venezia Santa Lucia train station is the gateway to the world-famous islands which make up for this marvelous city of Venice. An average of 85,000 passengers arrives by train in Venice every day. This famous floating city has two of Italy's busiest train stations. Venice Saint Lucia is on the peninsula, and Venice Mestre is located on the mainland.

Things to know before you travel to Venice by train

Passengers can travel to Venice by taking a direct train from Italy's biggest cities such as Rome, Florence and Milan. Continental connections are also available, with direct trains to Venice from Munich, Innsbruck, Geneva and Vienna.

Passengers can be connected with the European continent and the Venetian peninsula, by Venezia Mestre, which is located on the mainline. Plenty of trains to Venice require a transfer at this station in order to get to Venezia Santa Lucia station. Passengers arriving at Venezia Mestre also have the option to take a water taxi (Vaporetti) to the centre of this old city.

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Popular travel routes to Venice By Train 

Located in the northeast of Italy, Venice is a world-famous water town and a historical and cultural city of Italy. There are several popular travel routes to Venice by train that TrainPal can offer. Passengers can take a direct train to Venice from Italy's biggest cities such as Rome, Florence and Milan. It's easy to travel to Venice by train from all over the UK, including direct routes from some of the biggest cities like London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, etc. You can start your search from a leaving city in UK or Italy to Venice by visiting our train ticket purchasing page. 

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Trains To Venice From Rome

How to Get from Rome to Venice by Train. Rome to Venice is a 3 hour, 45-minute train ride on a Frecciargento or a 3 hour, 24-minute ride on a Frecciarossa high-speed train, which are the fastest trains on this route. Visitors may find it easier to check train times, make reservations and buy tickets on

For the best prices on the fast trains, book direct with the train operator soon after tickets go on sale, usually 4 months before travel. The cost of discounted tickets keeps going up as the travel date gets closer. You can get train times and prices and make bookings on

Trains To Venice From Milan

The average train time from Milan to Venice is 2h 48m, although it takes just 2h 13m on the fastest direct Frecciarossa services. Averaging 59 trains leave Milano Centrale for Venice's Santa Lucia station each day. The earliest train leaves Milano Centrale at 5:15 a.m. The last train to Venice leaves Milan at 00:15 a.m. the next day. 

Note that weekends and holidays typically mean less frequent service and sometimes longer travel times.

All trains depart from either Milan Centrale (Central) or Milan Rogoredo.

All trains arrive into either Venice Santa Lucia or Venice Mestre.

Want to learn more? Then have a look at the page below for information on taking the train from Milan to Venice, including train times, ticket prices and FAQs.

Trains To Venice From Florence

Trains leave Florence Santa Maria Novella station a few times per hour for Venice's Santa Lucia station — averaging 60 trains per day. Generally, the earliest train leaves Florence Santa Maria Novella for Venice at 2:17 a.m. The last train to Venice leaves Florence at 7:39 p.m. 

The average train ticket from Florence to Venice will cost around £ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest train tickets can be found for only £ 19.7. The fastest Frecciarossa train service only takes 2h3m.

Note that weekends and holidays typically mean less frequent service and sometimes longer travel times.

The best way to find cheap tickets is to try to book tickets in advance and avoid travelling during peak hours.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Venice With TrainPal

Whoever wants to buy the cheapest train ticket to Venice needs to be very smart and calculating when buying tickets. But don't worry, TrainPal has some money-saving tips for you. By following these tips, the extra transportation costs you save can be used to spend on food, lodging, and entertainment on your journey.

Let's start our money-saving advice. First of all, it is absolutely necessary to buy train tickets in advance, which is a great opportunity to find the cheapest train tickets. In some cases, the price of a train ticket will increase as the departure date approaches. So, by buying tickets as early as possible, you will give yourself a better chance of getting a cheap train ticket to Venice.

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After selecting the departure and arrival stations, when choosing a train ticket for purchase, be sure to check all the tickets you can click on the page. Sometimes the cheapest ticket will be highlighted on our website.

It is particularly worth noting that if you choose to buy direct or split tickets, their final prices will vary. Split tickets will stop at different stations. Although the time will be longer, in some cases, split tickets are cheaper than a direct ticket.

Are you traveling to Venice with two or more people? When you choose to buy train tickets in groups, you can get a certain discount. This is a very useful money saving technique. Please note that all train tickets in a group must be purchased at one time, and all passengers must travel together on the same day of departure.

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