How to get from London to Venice

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from London to Venice

You can get from London to Venice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Venice on 08 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50London Gatwick Airport2h10 11:00Venice Marco Polo Airport
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07:50London Gatwick Airport2h10 11:00Venice Marco Polo Airport
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19:30London Stansted Airport2h00 22:30Venice Marco Polo Airport
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06:20London Stansted Airport2h00 09:20Venice Marco Polo Airport
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20:00London Heathrow Airport13h30 10:30Venice Marco Polo Airport
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Travel Information to Venice from London

distanceDistance704 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £105
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £5 • 20 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £44 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or British Airways

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 704 miles to Venice from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or British Airways among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Venice.

How to Travel from London to Venice

Travelling to Venice is easy if you are staying or live in London, with buses, trains and flights available. Flying is comfortably the fastest way to travel, at just over 2 hours, but you can stop off at other European destinations like Milan and Paris if you take the train. Buses are also a cheap option, but take over a day to make the journey, so won't be for everyone.

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What is the best way to travel from London to Venice?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Venice


Flights are the cheapest way to travel between Venice and London, however, affordable buses are available on the route. Baltour provides a single indirect connection every day in conjunction with Eurolines. It leaves at 8:00 a.m. and takes 29 hours to reach Venice via the Eurotunnel, with a stopover in Paris. Buses leave from Victoria Coach Station, which can be easily reached via the Tube (Victoria, District and Circle lines). However, as the bus leaves at 8:00 a.m., leave some extra time to collect your tickets and board, as it's during the peak time for London's transport network.

Fastest way to travel from London to Venice


Flying is the easiest route to Venice from London, with a flight time of 2 hours 5 minutes. Companies operating on the route include British Airways, Monarch and Easyjet and you can choose to depart from London Heathrow, Gatwick or City airports. The earliest flight of the day takes off at 6:40 a.m., and the final departure is at 8:30 p.m. All flights land at Venice Marco Polo airport.

Most popular way to travel from London to Venice


Most travellers from London to Milan who book with Omio choose to fly. Though there are regular trains from London to Venice departing every day, with a change in Paris (from Gare du Nord to the Gare de Lyon) and further changes in Turin and Milan.

Where to go next

Did you know Italy is one of the cheapest countries to travel around? With bus and train fares at such a low price, why not take advantage of this and discover more of Italy's highlights. But it's not just cities such as Milan and Rome that are only a few hours away, as Venice is close to the Austrian border. Eager explorers can grab the train a few hours north and discover the beauty of Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps.


Travel Tips: Travel from London to Venice

Travel to Venice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Venice.

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Venice, Italy is: Fully open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Venice from London?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Venice, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from London to Venice.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Italy is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Italy?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Italy?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 07/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Venice.

You can travel between London and Venice 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from London to Venice is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Venice:

A train is about £100 less than a coach, which costs on average £105 for this trip.

A train is about £39 less than a flight, which costs on average £44 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Venice from London is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h.

There are alternative travel options to Venice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 26 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Venice by train can take on average 20 h 47 min.

You should expect to travel around 704 miles from London to Venice.

The average frequency per day from London to Venice is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London and Venice as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Venice:

  • Most travellers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Venice Marco Polo Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Venezia Mestre.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Venice:

  • You can travel by coach between London and Venice with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Venice tickets for £105 on Omio.
  • You can travel between London and Venice by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £44 with British Airways from London to Venice.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Venice with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Venice with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Venice with Ryanair.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Venice tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Omio customers who travel from London to Venice often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Milan or Florence. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Venice and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from London to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £105 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £44 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £5 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Venice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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