There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Venice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

19€ - 75€

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Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Chambéry > Torino - Bus station > Milan > Venice - Mestre > Venice - Tronchetto

12€ - 17€

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Rideshare  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Venice 263.3 km

14€ - 16€

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Milan to Venice 263.8 km

35€ - 55€

Fly Milan Linate to Venice  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Venice (VCE) LIN - VCE

89€ - 263€

Fly Milan Malpensa to Venice  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Venice (VCE) MXP - VCE

69€ - 306€

Fly Milan Bergamo to Venice  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Venice (VCE) BGY - VCE

58€ - 241€

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

44€ - 409€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Venice is to bus which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which costs 19€ - 75€ and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Venice. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Milan and Venice is 245 km. The road distance is 263.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 19€ - 75€.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 27m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Milan to Venice bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 19€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 4h 54m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Venice.
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  • Distance: 245.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia hourly. Tickets cost 22€ - 75€ and the journey takes 2h 27m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto once daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 3900€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
350€ - 1500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 1000€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 3600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 3900€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
350€ - 1500€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Bus operators
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 Milan to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Milan to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Venice is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Milan to Venice.

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KLM, British Airways, Air Malta and six other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4531+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Venice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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