Bologna to Venice train

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Venice

Showing times and prices for May 25

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15

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28

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 02:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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Train schedule from Bologna to Venice

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03:37AMBologna Centrale1h57 05:34AMVenice Santa Lucia
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06:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 08:20AMVenice Santa Lucia
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07:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 09:20AMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:01AMBologna Centrale1h33 09:34AMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 10:20AMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:21AMBologna Centrale1h34 09:55AMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:21AMBologna Centrale1h21 09:42AMVenice Mestre
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09:01AMBologna Centrale1h33 10:34AMVenice Santa Lucia
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09:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 11:20AMVenice Santa Lucia
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10:01AMBologna Centrale1h33 11:34AMVenice Santa Lucia
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10:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 12:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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11:01AMBologna Centrale1h33 12:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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11:12AMBologna Centrale2h08 01:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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11:21AMBologna Centrale1h21 12:42PMVenice Mestre
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11:21AMBologna Centrale1h34 12:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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12:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 01:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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12:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 02:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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12:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 01:42PMVenice Mestre
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12:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 01:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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01:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 02:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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01:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 03:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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01:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 02:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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01:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 02:42PMVenice Mestre
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02:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 03:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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02:18PMBologna Centrale1h50 04:08PMVenice Santa Lucia
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02:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 03:42PMVenice Mestre
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02:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 03:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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02:25PMBologna Centrale1h55 04:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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02:46PMBologna Centrale1h30 04:16PMVenice Mestre
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03:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 04:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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03:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 05:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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03:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 04:42PMVenice Mestre
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03:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 04:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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04:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 05:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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04:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 06:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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05:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 06:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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05:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 07:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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05:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 06:42PMVenice Mestre
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06:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 07:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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06:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 08:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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06:41PMBologna Centrale1h15 07:56PMVenice Mestre
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07:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 08:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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07:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 09:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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07:21PMBologna Centrale1h19 08:40PMVenice Mestre
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08:00PMBologna Centrale1h36 09:36PMVenice Mestre
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08:01PMBologna Centrale1h22 09:23PMVenice Mestre
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08:18PMBologna Centrale1h50 10:08PMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 09:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 09:42PMVenice Mestre
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09:12PMBologna Centrale2h08 11:20PMVenice Santa Lucia
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09:21PMBologna Centrale1h34 10:55PMVenice Santa Lucia
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10:01PMBologna Centrale1h33 11:34PMVenice Santa Lucia
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Fastest train times from Bologna to Venice

Showing times and prices for May 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 41 m

Trains per day

52

Distance

131 km

Of the 52 trains that leave Bologna for Venice every day 52 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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06:41PMBologna Centrale1h15 07:56PMVenice Mestre
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07:21PMBologna Centrale1h19 08:40PMVenice Mestre
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12:21PMBologna Centrale1h21 01:42PMVenice Mestre
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Overview: Train from Bologna to Venice

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegionale, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, Intercity, Italo, Deutsche Bahn or Regionale Veloce

Trains from Bologna to Venice cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route taking on average 1 h 36 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, Intercity, Italo, Deutsche Bahn or Regionale Veloce. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Train providers: Italo, Deutsche Bahn and Frecciarossa from Bologna to Venice trains

For as little as $15 (€13) you can travel by train between Bologna and Venice with Italo, Deutsche Bahn and Frecciarossa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets between Bologna and Venice: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

  • Average Price: $28

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Bologna to Venice train.

    Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel between Bologna and Venice? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train from Bologna to Venice with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Bologna to Venice trip. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 81 miles (130 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this route. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.

    All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!

      Trains from Bologna to Venice

      Travelers heading east from Emilia-Romagna to the Adriatic can take frequent direct trains from Bologna to Venice seven days a week. High-speed direct trains make the trip in around one hour and 30 minutes, with other services taking about 30 minutes longer. Two operators offer direct services to Venice at least twice an hour, with departures available from very early in the morning to late at night.

      Bologna to Venice train times: Daily departures

      Daily schedules include direct trains from Bologna to Venice Santa Lucia two to three times an hour from early morning to late evening, with an additional overnight Trenitalia connection in the early hours of the morning. Sunday timetables are very similar to the weekday service, with slightly fewer early morning departures. 

      How long is the journey by train from Bologna to Venice?

      The fastest direct train from Bologna to Venice is the early evening Trenitalia Frecciargento high-speed service, which takes one hour and 13 minutes to complete the 87-mile route east to the Adriatic city. Other Trenitalia and Italo high-speed services take from four to 30 minutes longer to reach Venice. Slower Trenitalia Intercity and Regionale services take between one hour 55 minutes and two hours five minutes to complete the trip. With frequent direct services, indirect connections aren't necessary on this route.

      What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bologna to Venice?

      Departure train station: Bologna Centrale station is located on the northern edge of the historic center, about 15 minutes' walk from downtown, with numerous city bus routes making the trip in ten minutes. Facilities at the station include a cafeteria, mini-market, news vendors, ATMs, luggage storage lockers, and a first-class lounge.

      Arrival train station: Venice Santa Lucia station is situated on the northern side of the lagoon city, with public transport connections provided by the vaporetto water bus service taking about 15 minutes for the ride to the center. The station concourse has a bar-restaurant, luggage storage facilities, ATMs, news vendors, and a gift store.

      Which train companies travel from Bologna to Venice?

      The Italian national rail operator Trenitalia provides a choice of direct trains from Bologna to Venice, with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca high-speed options and Intercity, Intercity Notte, and Regionale departures providing slower connections. Private operator Italo also provides some daily direct high-speed trains from Bologna to Venice.

      Trenitalia Bologna to Venice

      Trenitalia's high-speed trains from Bologna to Venice depart hourly from early in the morning to late in the evening, with some additional services from other Italian cities calling at Bologna and increasing the frequency to Venice. High-speed trains are Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca services, with journey times between one hour 13 minutes and one hour 44 minutes. Slower Trenitalia Intercity and Regionale services depart from Bologna roughly every hour, with journey times of around two hours.

      Italo Bologna to Venice

      Private operator Italo provides high-speed direct trains from Bologna to Venice six times a day, with two morning departures, two afternoon trains, and two evening trains, with journey times of one hour and 32 minutes. 

      Bologna to Venice trains: Services on board

      Travelers taking a Trenitalia high-speed train from Bologna to Venice can choose from first- or second-class seating. Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains have onboard restaurants, and all trains have free WiFi and entertainment channels. Italo trains offer four classes - Smart, Comfort, Prima, and Club Executive - and the trains have cinema coaches, snack areas, and vending machines. Cyclists can take their bikes on board for free on Trenitalia and Italo trains if they are foldable or disassembled. Other bikes are allowed on Trenitalia Regionale and Intercity trains for a small fee.

      Pets can travel in a carrier for free on all trains, while larger dogs are charged a 50% fare and must be muzzled on Trenitalia services. On Italo trains, larger dogs must be pre-booked, and there is a substantial fee. Trenitalia and Italo high-speed services offer dedicated spaces and accessible toilets for wheelchair users. Trenitalia staff provides assistance in boarding and alighting for passengers with limited mobility, with advance booking advisable.

      How to find cheap train tickets from Bologna to Venice

      With numerous train types and two operators, it's usually possible to find an economical fare for the train from Bologna to Venice. Trenitalia's slower trains are usually the cheapest option, but passengers who enjoy the comfort and speed of the faster trains can usually find a low fare by booking well in advance. The Omio booking platform allows travelers to make a quick comparison between prices for Trenitalia and Italo services. With frequent connections to Venice, travelers who are a little flexible with their schedule can often find substantial savings if they travel at off-peak times. 

      Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Venice

      Travel by train 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 Bologna to Venice.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bologna to Venice to cost as little as $15 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $17 (€15)  for a train ticket from Bologna to Venice.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Venice by train to be approximately 81 miles (130 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 81 miles (130 km) to Venice from Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bologna to Venice train journey time is on average 1 h 36 min.

      When taking a train from Bologna, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. When you arrive in Venice, your train can arrive in train stations including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.

      Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bologna Centrale   to Venezia Mestre.

      Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Venezia Mestre, located 5.6 miles (9.1 km) away from the city center.

      If you're looking for trains from Bologna to Venice, you can rely on Regionale, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, Intercity, Italo, Deutsche Bahn or Regionale Veloce to get you to Venice. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Bologna to Venice journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Bologna to Venice. You can look to travel with Italo, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
      The average number of trains departing Bologna for Venice is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train for this journey departs from Bologna at 5: 12 AM. The last train leaves from Bologna at 9: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bologna to Venice and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      You can find trains to Venice from Bologna to cost on average $17 (€15) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bologna to Venice train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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      Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Venice.
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      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
      Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
      Monorail lines: Marconi Express
      Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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