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Train Information from Ferrara to Venice

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale

Trains from Ferrara to Venice cover the 54 miles (87 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Ferrara and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Train companies

Trenitalia and Italo trains from Ferrara to Venice

Trenitalia and Italo trains will get you from Ferrara to Venice from $19 (€16). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Ferrara to Venice with Trenitalia! As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Trenitalia, compare the best routes from Ferrara to Venice as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Trenitalia Ferrara to Venice train ticket available today. If you search for Trenitalia tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Ferrara and Venice on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 54 miles (87 km) journey from Ferrara to Venice with ease and comfort on a train with Trenitalia.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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:
  • 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:
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: Or in Italian here:

Trains from Ferrara to Venice

Trains offer the fastest connection for passengers who are looking for travel options from Ferrara to Venice. Passengers will be pleased to discover exclusive travel discounts and deals at Omio for all their ticketing options across Italy. The journey from Ferrara to Venice by train covers a distance of 54 miles (87 km) and takes about 1h to 2h, depending on the date, time, and train you choose. As soon as you reach Venice, you can head for a blissful walk along the Grand Canal, visit the Cathedral and explore the romantic atmosphere and stunning waterways of the city.

Ferrara to Venice Train Time: Daily Departures

The earliest train that departs from Ferrara to Venice is around 4:02 a.m. The next earliest train is around 6:48 a.m., followed by a frequency of about 1h. On Sundays, the schedule of trains follows a similar sequence except for a few early morning trains that are unavailable. The earliest departure on Sunday is about 3:55 a.m. The last train from Ferrara to Venice is at about 9:44 p.m.

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

All trains from Ferrara to Venice offer direct services with no or minimal transfer stops, and the travel journey tends to be consistent. The shortest route runs about 1h 5m and operates during the peak hours with no fast trains during the mid-day hours. On the other hand, the longest route runs about 2h 32min due to the number of transfer stops.

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

Departure train station: The departure station is Ferrara. It is located on the northwestern edge of the city center between Via San Giacomo and Viale Della Costituzione. The city center is about 0.87 miles (1.4 km) away from the station. The station has a bar, restaurant, news store, bicycle storage area, and plenty of restrooms. It also has an underground pedestrian underpass connecting the different platforms. There is a bus station for urban buses just outside the station.

Arrival train stations: The arrival train stations in Venice are Venice Santa Lucia, Mestre, Porto Marghera and Carpenedo. The primary arrival station is Venice Santa Lucia which is closer to the city center and opens up to the Grand Canal waterways. You can take a vaporetto (water bus) from there. From Santa Lucia station, you can also walk a distance of 1.34 miles (2.2 km) to St Mark's Square and Rialto Bridge. The station has a plethora of facilities, including ATMs, first-class lounges, shops, café, restaurants, left luggage, and more. However, the other stations are located farther in the city: Venice Mestre is the mainland junction in Venice with public bus connections to the city center, Porto Marghera is between Mestre and Santa Lucia with the Vega Tech park in its immediate vicinity, and Carpenedo is in the Mestre town renowned for its spectacular island views and Carpenedo cathedral.


Which train companies travel from Ferrara to Venice?

The different services that travel non-stop from Ferrara to Venice include Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, and Italo. While Italo offers the fastest train from Ferrara to Venice, Trenitalia's Regionale provides frequent service lines for passengers with last-minute travel options. Trenitalia's Le Frecce train services, Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, and Frecciarossa, provide high-speed premium trains for this route with comfy seats, Wi-fi, and class upgrade options. Intercity trains serve the second-fastest trains and have relatively fewer lines that run from Ferrara to Venice Santa Lucia and Venice Mestre stations. Thus, passengers have a gamut of travel options to choose from according to their schedule and can plan their trip with ease.

Italo trains from Ferrara to Venice

Italo trains provide convenient options for passengers looking for a safe and seamless journey from Ferrara to Venice by train. They facilitate mobile tickets even while you are offline so that you don't need to show paper tickets to the conductor. For passengers looking for the fastest train from Ferrara to Venice, Italo may be the best option as they provide the fastest journey duration of 51min to Venice Mestre. Italo operates only two trains on all days, including weekdays and weekends. The earliest Italo train is around 12:49 p.m., and the second train is about 7:49 p.m. You can change or refund, depending on the type of ticket you select. If you buy a Flex ticket, you can make unlimited change of dates 3min before train departure.

Trenitalia trains from Ferrara to Venice

The Intercity and Intercity Notte trains provide three trains during the weekdays of Monday through Friday and Sundays. These trains depart in the early morning at around 4:02 a.m., afternoon around 4:36 p.m., and night around 8:34 p.m. The night train that runs from Ferarra to Venice Mestre is the second-fastest connection at 1h 2min. Frecciabianca is the regional high-speed train of Trenitalia that runs at speeds up to 124 mph (200 km/h). Though Frecciabianca runs only one train from Ferrara to Venice Santa Lucia around 8:42 p.m., passengers can reach their destination in approximately 1h 26min and opt for first-class premium services on board if needed. These trains have a distinct white arrow design and belong to the Le Frecce category of trains. The silver arrow Frecciargento trains operate at a speed of 155 miles (250 km/h) and run two lines during all days from Ferrara to Venice Santa Lucia. Passengers can expect a journey time of about 1h 5min and opt for first or second-class tickets with an additional refundable ticketing option if needed. The earliest Frecciargento trains depart Ferrara around 9:29 a.m., and the last train is around 2:29 p.m. Frecciarossa trains from Ferrara to Venice run the second-fastest journey with a travel time of about 1h 5min. However, only one train operates at a departure time of around 4:29 p.m. on all days, including weekdays, weekends, and public holidays. Regionale provides the cheapest trains from Ferrara to Venice at a journey time of about 1h 20min to 2h 44min depending on the time, date, and destination station in Venice you choose. Trains are available at a frequency of about 1h during peak hours and 2h during off-peak hours.

Train Ferrara to Venice: Services on board

Passengers can look forward to amazing on-board perks across all trains, including comfortable seating, power sockets, plenty of legroom space, and storage space for your luggage. Moreover, all trains provide bistro facilities, inlcuding an exclusive pantry car and a mobile bar service on certain trains. Italo and the Frecce trains provide an option of second-class and upgrades to premium services at an additional cost. On the other hand, Intercity provides a standard first-class and second-class, while Regionale trains have only second-class tickets. There is no limitation on luggage, and passengers can typically bring two bags/suitcases measuring 30cm x 70cm x 90cm plus one hand luggage. For bigger luggage, Trenitalia's trains provide plenty of overhead storage options and designated areas for luggage storage for bigger suitcases. It's the passenger's responsibility to keep an eye on luggage wherever it's stowed. However, some Trenitalia trains like Frecce or Intercity train provide insurance against bag theft. For passangers with disabilities or limited mobility, they can request assistance from Trenitalia’s Sale Blu RFI or contact the Trenitalia helpline numbers.

How to find cheap train tickets from Ferrara to Venice?

Passengers can explore cheap train tickets from Ferrara to Venice at Omio to check out the best travel deals and rates according to your trip schedule. Booking a ticket in advance can fetch you cheaper rates than booking on the day. To find low-priced tickets, passengers can pick from trains during off-peak hours, generally between 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Besides, choosing a slower train like Regionale or Intercity and being flexible with your travel dates can fetch you a cheaper fare than high-speed trains. Plus, you will have more time in your hands to relax and enjoy the scenic views along the route.


Travel Tips

Trains from Ferrara 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 Ferrara to Venice.
How much do cheap trains to Venice from Ferrara cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Ferrara and Venice for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€16)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Venice from Ferrara?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ferrara to Venice train to cost on average $20 (€17)  one way.
How many miles is it from Ferrara to Venice by train?
The Ferrara to Venice train distance is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
How long is the train ride to Venice from Ferrara?
The train time between Ferrara and Venice is on average 1 h 6 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Venice from Ferrara by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Ferrara to Venice, which train station in Ferrara do I depart from and which train station in Venice do I arrive in?

Some of the Ferrara train stations to Venice you can start your journey from include Ferrara, Ferrara, Citta' Del Ragazzo and Ferrara, Cona Ospedale. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Venice include Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Ferrara   and arriving in Venezia Mestre.

Where is the train station in Ferrara to go to Venice? Where is the train station in Venice located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Ferrara and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Venice most often arrive at Venezia Mestre and need to travel around 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Venice from Ferrara?
If you're looking for trains from Ferrara to Venice, you can rely on Regionale Veloce, Italo, Trenitalia or Regionale to get you to Venice. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Ferrara to Venice route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Venice from Ferrara a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Ferrara to Venice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Ferrara to Venice? When is the last train from Ferrara to Venice?
You can take the first train from Ferrara to Venice at 10: 49 AM. The last train from Ferrara to Venice that you can take departs at 6: 49 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Ferrara to Venice schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Ferrara to Venice to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Ferrara to Venice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Venice from Ferrara are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ferrara is the most popular Ferrara 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 Ferrara for your trip to Venice.