How to get from Rome to Venice

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from Rome to Venice

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

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To get from Rome to Venice on 15 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h30 19:30Venice
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16:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h30 23:30Venice
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23:25Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 05:30Venice
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12:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h50 19:50Venice
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08:15Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h35 14:50Venice
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Travel Information from Rome to Venice

distanceDistance244 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 244 miles between Rome and Venice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Rome to Venice.

General Information about the Journey from Rome to Venice

The cities of Rome and Venice lie 530 kilometres apart and passengers can make the journey between them by air, train or bus. Direct flights from Rome to Mestre or Marco Polo airports take just 1 hour and 5 minutes. Also, high-speed trains cover the journey from the heart of Rome right to Santa Lucia station, on the Grand Canal,​ in under 4 hours. Travelling by bus, however, is inconvenient due to the lack of a national bus service.

Buses from Rome to Venice

The absence of a direct service means that buses from Rome to Venice are best suited for travellers wishing to make a series of intermediate stops in places such as Siena Florence or Bologna. Most coaches depart Rome from Stazione Tiburtina and the terminus is Venice's Piazzale Roma at the beginning of the Grand Canal.

Trains from Rome to Venice

Getting to Venice from Rome by train is quick and easy with 87 trains per day plying this route, 74 of which are direct. The direct Frecciargento train whisks passengers to Venice from Rome in just 3 hours and 45 minutes. Trains depart Rome Termini Train Station for Venice Santa Lucia with 26 daily connections. In addition, Italo offers daily high-speed services from Tiburtina and Ostiense Stations to Santa Lucia and Mestre. Regional trains are available for a more leisurely journey.

Flights from Rome to Venice

Flying to Venice from Rome is fast and convenient with Alitalia offering five flights per day seven days a week. Most flights depart from Fiumicino Airport (FCO) about 34 km from city center and arrive at Treviso (TSF). Budget carriers easyJet and Air One also offer flights throughout the day. Other airlines servicing this route include Croatia Airlines and Egyptair.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome 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 Rome to Venice.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Venice, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Venice:

A coach is £53 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Rome to Venice costing on average £90.

A coach is about £7 less than a train, which costs on average £44 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Venice from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Venice by train can take on average 4 h 17 min.

Venice is approximately 244 miles away from Rome.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Venice is:

  • 11 coaches a day.
  • 30 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rome 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 Rome to Venice:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Rome, Termini and arrive in Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Venice Marco Polo Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Venice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Itabus can take you to Venice by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Itabus from Rome to Venice for £37.
  • Travel with ITA to go to Venice by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Rome to Venice tickets on Omio for £90.
  • Travel with Intercity Notte for trains to Venice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Notte Rome to Venice tickets on Omio for £44.

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Venice with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 6 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Venice with ITA.
  • You'll find direct train services to Venice with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte with around 14 direct trains every day.

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

When planning your trip from Rome to Venice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £37 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £90 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £44 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Rome and Venice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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