Train from Rome to Venice
The first train is at 6:50 in the morning from Roma Termini and arrives in Venice. There are two stops, Venezia Mestre and Venezia Santa Lucia. Most of the trains are express trains and there is also one night train. All of them are comfortable, air-conditioned with toilets.
Depending on the season, the class, the number of stops and the departure time the ticket price varies from 19 EUR to 90 EUR, one-way ticket. The prices change and there is no strict rule as sometimes they change on a daily base.
Direct trains/express trains need around 3:30 hours to reach Venice, whereas the others with one or two stops need more than 6 hours. If you are taking the night train, it will be around 7 hours. Moreover, the express trains are called Freciargento.
Trains connect Rome to Venice on almost every hour. The last train is at 23:00.
- You need to get off at Venecia Santa Lucia not at Mestre station. Book a train that stops at Venecia Santa Lucia, otherwise you will have to buy a ticket for the local bus in order to arrive in Venice.
- When taking a train, you can take your luggage with and you do not have to pay an additional fee.
- Check if you need to validate your ticket before you board the train.
- Intercity note, the night train departs from Rome at 22:35 and depending on the departure day, you might buy it even for 19 EUR.
Flight from Rome to Venice
The flight takes off from Rome Flumicino airport. There is only one airport in Venice. The airplanes are comfortable and depending on the class you have, you can get some free refreshments otherwise you will have to pay.
The ticket price depends from the departure day and how long in advance you will buy the ticket. Earlier you buy it, cheaper will be. The cheapest flight ticket, economy class you can get it for around 60 EUR, one-way
The flight is a direct flight and it is around 1 hour.
There are around 6 flights daily from Rome to Venice. The first flight is in the morning at 8:25. In order to reach the Rome Flumicino you will have either to take a taxi or a bus to reach the terminal. Once you arrive at Marco Polo airport in Venice you will also need to find a transfer to Mestre and then to Venice. You have the option to get a water taxi from the airport but that is a way more expensive than taking a bus transfer.
You will need to be at the airport 2 hours before the flight time and you will have additional cost for transfers from and to the airport.
Bus from Rome to Venice
The bus will arrive in Venice on a parking lot, Pizzale Roma. That is so because there is no bus station in Venice.
One-way ticket would cost around 44 EUR and this price is subject to change, due to high season and promotions.
The trip is around 8 hours and you will have to transfer in Bologna from one bus to another. That would be a transfer in the middle of your trip.
There is one bus per day and it departs 6 o’clock in the morning.
Taxi from Rome to Venice
The ride will mainly be on the A90 highway. However, that route has many pay tools more than 30 EUR one way.
The distance between Roma and Venice is around 540 km or around 6:30 hours travel time.
The taxi fare from Rome to Venice would be around 900 EUR.
- Other more expensive rates apply for holidays and weekends.
- When negotiating the price, ask if the tools are included in the price, as you might need to pay additionally.
Rome to Venice Distance Map
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