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Train Information between Brig-Glis and Venice

distanceDistance217 miles (350 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Brig-Glis to Venice cover the 217 miles (350 km) long journey with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Brig and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Train companies

Trenitalia and Frecciarossa Brig-Glis – Venice

Trenitalia and Frecciarossa will get you from Brig-Glis to Venice at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.


Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel between Brig-Glis and Venice, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 217 miles (350 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Brig-Glis to Venice journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes between Brig-Glis and Venice, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets between Brig-Glis and Venice don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Brig to Venice

Brig is a small town in Switzerland nestled in the mountains with a population of only 12,000 people. Venice, on the other hand, is a much larger city and provides transport to millions on a daily basis all over the nation. Although Brig is small, there are still offerings in terms of train transportation between the 2 locations. There are about 3 to 5 trains per day which come out to 21 to 35 trains per week, including Sundays. Because there are so few per day from Brig to Venice, it is important to know which ones fit your needs and to plan in advance.

Brig to Venice Train Time: Daily Departures

There are only about 3 to 5 trains per day, so you will not find that many trains per hour. The earliest train of the day is at around 09:45 a.m. and the last train of the day is around 02:45 p.m. Some trains may have more transfers, more stops, or face extraneous circumstances like the weather, so depending on what you choose, it may be longer. It is important to consider this variable when planning your journey. The average time it takes for this journey is around 6h 45min.

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

The length of the journey will depend on a variety of factors including the number of transfers and some extraneous circumstances like the weather. The distance between Brig and Venice is 280 miles (450 km) and the time can vary from anywhere 5h 50min to 7h 10min. It is important to consider these circumstances because you do not want to be late for your final destination.

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

Departure train station: Brig has a population of only about 12,000 people so it will not have many train stations to choose from. The station in Brig is called Brig Railway Station or Brig-Glis, in French, and was opened in 1878 and is the largest station available. At this station, you will have access to public amenities such as restrooms, food stalls for refreshments, and Wi-Fi for free.

Arrival train stations: When arriving, you will be arriving and one of the many train stations in Venice, such as Venice Santa Lucia and Venezia Porto Marghera. Both are very large stations in Venice. To leave from Venice Santa Lucia by bus, you can take Bus 24H, 35, 43, 66, 7L, and 80. To go by train, there is Train R and Train RV. For Venezia Porto Marghera, you can leave by bus on Bus 2, 4L, 53E, 6L, 8E, and Train R. For both of these stations, you are offered amenities such as public restrooms, free Wi-Fi, and food stalls to purchase food and drinks.

Which train companies travel from Brig to Venice?

Only Trenitalia provides trains from Brig to Venice. Trenitalia is one of the largest train companies in Italy but also services trains to Italy internationally. It started in 2000 as a highspeed train travel company, and now provides services internationally around Europe.

Trenitalia trains from Brig to Venice

The demand is not so high from Brig to Venice by train so there are only a few trips available. However, Trenitalia provides all transport in this regard. You will find that there are about 25 to 35 trains per week, including Sundays, and you will have a choice on what times to take as well as the price. Although a choice exists, it will all be under the Trenitalia train company. The price of the train also fluctuates depending on the nature of the journey, how many transfers there are, as well as the departure time. The average time it will take for a train from Brig to Venice on Trenitalia is 6h 15min.


Train Brig to Venice: Services on Board

All trains that are offered from Brig to Venice with Trenitalia offer the very best onboard. You will have access to reclining seats, outlet ports to charge your electronics, and Wi-Fi to browse the internet or text your loved ones. To use the Wi-Fi, however, you will be required to sign in to their secure network which will show up as on your device. In terms of luggage, you will be allowed two pieces of luggage and a carry-on. It would be good to keep all the necessary belongings with you in the carry-on at all times as you may not be able to access the contents in your larger pieces of luggage on this journey. As for pets, you will be able to bring your furry friend on board as long as it is kept in its carrier case at all times. For larger animals, like dogs, that cannot be fitted in a pet carrier you will have to pay extra, in order to bring them aboard with you and they should wear a muzzle. If you have a disability, you will be happily accommodated; you would need to contact the company beforehand and they will arrange for an employee to assist you.

How to find cheap train tickets from Brig to Venice?

The easiest way to find a cheap ticket is to book your ticket early. As the departure date and time come closer, there will be a higher demand for a certain train and therefore the price will skyrocket. That means that planning and booking your ticket early is best. Also, before you book your ticket, it would be smart to know of the two types. These two types are Economy and Base. As you may have guessed, Economy is cheaper than the Base ticket but it is also non-refundable. So it is important to be sure that you are taking this train and do not need to cancel at any time. The two types of classes are also Standard and Premium. To receive a lower price, you should choose the Standard options. Both options provide everything that will suit your needs, but Premium may have some extra perks.


Travel Tips

Trains from Brig-Glis 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 Brig-Glis to Venice.
Is cross-border travel by train between Brig-Glis, Switzerland and Venice, Italy allowed?

Travel between Brig-Glis, Switzerland and Venice, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Brig-Glis?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Venice, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Venice from Brig-Glis before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Venice, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Venice to Brig-Glis is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Venice?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Brig-Glis, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 7/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Brig-Glis from Venice here.

How far is it from Brig-Glis to Venice by train?
The distance from Brig-Glis to Venice by train is approximately 217 miles (350 km).
What train station in Brig-Glis goes to Venice? What train station do I come into Venice from Brig-Glis?

When taking the train to Venice from Brig-Glis, you can choose to depart from train stations like Brig, Brig, Viktoriastrasse and Brig, Stadtplatz. Your trip can end in train stations such as Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venezia Mestre.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Brig   and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Where is the train station in Brig-Glis? Where is the train station in Venice?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Brig and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Venezia Mestre and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Venice.

Which train companies can get me from Brig-Glis to Venice?
Take the Brig-Glis to Venice train with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Brig-Glis and Venice as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first train from Brig-Glis to Venice? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Brig-Glis to Venice leaves at 12: 44 PM. The last train departing from Brig-Glis to Venice leaves at 12: 44 PM. You can find the latest Brig-Glis to Venice train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birgisch, Parkplatz
Brig Bhf
Brig, Zirkusplatz
Gamsen, Kantonsstrasse
Mund, Bachtola
Rothwald, Post
Simplon Hospiz
Simplon Kulm, Hotel
Simplon, Monte Leone