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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Venice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Venice

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice Mestre

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Venice

Fly from Milan Linate

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

Fly from Milan Malpensa

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

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The most affordable way to get from Milan to Venice is to rideshare, which costs €14 - €16 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which costs €19 - €75 and takes 2h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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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 28m and costs €19 - €75.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Venice is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs €19 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €24 and takes 4h 49m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €240 and takes 5h 11m.

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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 train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Venice.
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  • Distance: 245.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia every 4 hours. Tickets cost €19 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Venice Mestre every 4 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1300
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €1300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €3800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €3700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €1500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €1300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Venice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Train operators
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
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 P.Garibaldi to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ouibus
Website
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
Bus from Milan to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus
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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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Venice is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Milan to Venice.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Iberia and eight other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Milan to Venice train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 2814+ 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 20 min and costs .

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