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Overview: Train from Venice to La Spezia

distanceDistance152 miles (245 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia

Trains from Venice to La Spezia cover the 152 miles (245 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 13 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $33 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in La Spezia Centrale.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Venice to La Spezia trains

Travel between Venice and La Spezia from $33 (€28) with Omio’s train partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.


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 Venice and La Spezia, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 152 miles (245 km) long train trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Venice to La Spezia 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 to La Spezia from Venice, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

Trenitalia from Venice to La Spezia train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 27 min
  • Trenitalia frequency: 8 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Trenitalia train ticket from Venice to La Spezia:

  • 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 Venice to La Spezia

When traveling by trains from Venice to La Spezia, you can expect different journeying times depending on the number of changes. The rides can take between approximately 5h and 7h to complete the two cities' trip. You can find about 45 services per day along this route, creating a frequency of about 270 rides per week, including Saturdays. La Spezia offers numerous tourist attractions that you can visit, such as the Castello San Giorgio castle that includes scenic views and exhibits.

Venice to La Spezia Train Time: Daily Departures

You can book the first journey to La Spezia from Venice that departs at about 7:40 a.m., arriving at Migliarina at approximately 2:27 p.m. The last four daily trains involve the fast-paced Frecciargento rides, with three starting at around 5:26 p.m. and the final one leaving at about 5:40 p.m. from the Venice Santa Lucia station. Other daily Frecciargento voyages begin earlier in the afternoon, with eight leaving Venice city at approximately 12:26 p.m. Besides these, you can get three Frecciarossa trains leaving at 8:40 a.m., six of them departing at around 10:26 a.m., and another one starting at approximately 10.48 a.m. The afternoon Frecciarossa trains operate at about 1:18 p.m., 3:26 p.m., and 3:48 p.m. On Saturdays, the final train leaves at 5:26 p.m., whereas on Sundays, the first train leaves at around 7:53 a.m. and the final departure at around 6:40 p.m. If you travel on national holidays, the rides start at approximately 8:40 a.m., and the last two trains leave Venice Santa Lucia at around 6:40 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Venice to La Spezia?

The shortest weekday train from Venice to La Spezia lasts just over 5h, while the fastest weekend course takes approximately 4h 32min. Despite all the routes having transfers along the path, the daily timetables include numerous rides via the efficient Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services that generally make the trip shorter.

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

Departure train station: Your ride will depart from the Venice Santa Lucia or Venice Mestre stations when going to La Spezia. You can get to Venice Santa Lucia via Ferry Line 1 or by taking a bus to Piazzale Roma, crossing the bridge on foot, and to the station. A train or bus from the city center allows you to reach the Venice Mestre station in about 15min.

Arrival train station: Upon arrival in La Spezia, your train can stop at Migliarina, Centrale, or Ca’ Di Boschetti stations. You can reach the city center from Centrale via the shuttle. A train or bus can take you to central town from the Migliarina and Ca' Di Boschetti stations. Using the storage facility at Centrale, you can conveniently leave your luggage for comfortable hands-free navigation to the shops and information desk around the station. Migliarina is close to a parking lot and stores, while Ca' Di Boschetti is near a bar, petrol station, and bus stops.

Which train companies travel from Venice to La Spezia?

The only company offering trains from Venice to La Spezia is Trenitalia. This provider is the country's largest train operator, having multiple rides running between various towns in Italy. You can always find a Trenitalia train at most major Italian stations, making them easily identifiable and convenient to utilize. The company typically delivers its services via the standard and slow Regionale options, the moderate Intercity rides, and the high-class Freccia trains.

Trenitalia trains from Venice to La Spezia

Trenitalia offers a travel policy according to the fare option that you purchase. The Freccia services have the economy and base tickets. You can obtain a new ticket if you run into emergencies, though most reservations are typically valid for the selected train. If you have economy reservations, you can switch your ticket on the same voyage type just once up until your ride leaves. However, for the base selections, you can change the reservation at no charge at any moment before your arranged train departs. Purchasing a base ticket increases your security since you can exchange it as much as you like before your departure time. Most reservations on Regionale offer flexibility, allowing you to cancel or change your ticket up until the day before your set departure.

Train Venice to La Spezia: Services on Board

The Frecciarossa trains have free WiFi connectivity that you can comfortably link to most portable devices like phones and tablets for instant communication. These trains also feature standard and premium class services, where you can get a newspaper service and leather seats. You can enjoy bistro service on most Trenitalia trains along this course for added comfort. Using the armchair seating, you can relax throughout the journey, including the more extended trips. You can pack light when traveling between the two towns since Trenitalia leaves luggage responsibility to passengers by not applying baggage restrictions. Notably, you can also take a bike with you onboard, as long as you fold it into a compact size for placement in the available compartment. You do not have to leave your pet behind since you can take a small pet in a small-sized box or a leashed dog wearing a muzzle. Travelers with disabilities can comfortably arrange free assistance via calls or visits to the Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI)'s Sale Blu office. It is advisable to correspond with RFI ahead of your departure to ensure full service on your travel date. Besides, most trains integrate some ergonomic seats to accommodate wheelchairs, enhancing your convenience when accompanied by persons with reduced mobility.

How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to La Spezia?

If you do not have time restrictions, you can book the cheaper Regionale trains with affordable fare rates than the fast-paced Intercity and Freccia services. You can also search through Trenitalia's fare selection policies divided into economy and base tickets for more flexible prices. Besides, the group and children fare deals incorporated in the base reservations ensure you can find a cheaper ticket when accompanied by family or friends. Whenever possible, you can also make an early reservation, reaching up to three months in advance for cheaper tickets.


Train tickets from Venice to La Spezia: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 39 €
2 weeks earlier 36 €8%
3 weeks earlier 30 €30%
1 month before 32 €22%
2 months earlier 33 €18%
3 months earlier 30 €30%

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  • Buying your train ticket from Venice - La Spezia 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 30% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Venice - La Spezia with 2 months in advance you save up to about 18% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 30%.
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Travel Tips: Trains from Venice to La Spezia

Travel by train to La Spezia 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 Venice to La Spezia.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Venice to La Spezia?

Train tickets from Venice to La Spezia for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€28)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Venice to La Spezia?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€29)  for a train ticket from Venice to La Spezia.

How many miles is it from Venice to La Spezia by train?

The train distance from Venice to La Spezia is around 152 miles (245 km).

How long is the train ride from Venice to La Spezia?

The Venice to La Spezia train duration is on average 5 h 13 min, which is to be expected when traveling 152 miles (245 km) between Venice and La Spezia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What train station in Venice goes to La Spezia? What train station do I come into La Spezia from Venice?

When departing from Venice, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. When arriving in La Spezia, you can end your route in train stations like La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia Migliarina and La Spezia Marittima.

Omio customers book a train from Venezia Mestre   to La Spezia Centrale   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Venice train station to La Spezia? Where is the La Spezia train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Venezia Mestre, which is located around 5.5 miles (8.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at La Spezia Centrale, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Venice to La Spezia?

Take the Venice to La Spezia train with Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to La Spezia from Venice as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there from Venice to La Spezia?

The average number of trains departing Venice for La Spezia is 9 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Venice to La Spezia? When does the last train depart from Venice to La Spezia?

You can take the first train from Venice to La Spezia at 6: 40 AM. The last train from Venice to La Spezia that you can take departs at 3: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Venice to La Spezia schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I book train tickets to La Spezia from Venice to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Venice to La Spezia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€29) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Venice and La Spezia are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

La Spezia
Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to La Spezia.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE