The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Venice to La Spezia will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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It's difficult to get from Venice to La Spezia without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 11 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$33|
|Trains depart from:||Venice|
|Trains arrive in:||La Spezia|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Regionale, Regionale Veloce|
Travelers planning a trip to La Spezia in the Italian north-west from Venice can use Italy's high-speed trains. Coast to coast rail connections from the lagoon city on the Adriatic to the Ligurian port on the north-west coast require one change en route. Daily departures from Venice Mestre and Santa Lucia stations are routed via Florence on northern Italy's high-speed lines, taking just under five hours to reach La Spezia. Departure times include morning, afternoon and early evening connections.
Italy's national rail operator Trenitalia provides all the rail connections from Venice to La Spezia. Services include high-speed Frecciarossa or Frecciargento trains from Venice Santa Lucia, connecting with slower Regionale departures at Florence Santa Maria Novella for onward travel to La Spezia.
The fastest indirect connections using one change en route take four hours and 55 minutes to cover the 223-mile trip west from Venice to La Spezia. Other departures from Venice Santa can take up to an hour longer, while departures from Venice Mestre take over six hours.
The daily Trenitalia schedule offers six or seven indirect connections via Florence. Departures begin in the early morning and continue with trains every two hours throughout the day until the late afternoon or early evening. Most departures are from Venice Santa Lucia, with one or two daily services from Venice Mestre.
Departure train station: Venice Santa Lucia Station is located in the heart of the city, next to the Grand Canal, with local transport links on shuttle bus services and vaporetti water-buses. Mestre Station is on the mainland, six miles from central Venice, with connections provided by trams and vaporetti taking around 30 minutes. Both stations have cafe-restaurants, gift stores, news vendors, baggage storage facilities, and tourist information kiosks.
Arrival train station: La Spezia Centrale Station is located in the city center, with local trains providing regular connections to the Cinque Terre villages and city buses stopping by the main entrance. Passenger facilities at the station include a cafe-bar, tourist information desk, baggage storage facilities, a book store, and a taxi stand.