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Train Information between Venice and Vernazza

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Regionale Veloce or Intercity

Trains from Venice to Vernazza cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce or Intercity. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Vernazza.

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Travel with Frecciarossa from Venice to Vernazza

You can travel by train from Venice to Vernazza with Frecciarossa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


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    Trains from Venice to Vernazza

    Take in all the beauty of northern Italy by booking your train from Venice to Vernazza in the Italian Riviera today! Your trip southwest by train to Vernazza from Venice will take around 6h to 7h, with some itineraries lasting a little shorter or longer, all depending on connections made along the way, such as at Florence Santa Maria Novella to the south, or perhaps Genoa Brignole, just north of Vernazza. Most trains from Venice to Vernazza make the journey of about 245 miles (394 km) early in the day, with about five trains leaving from Venice’s stations every day of the week.

    Venice to Vernazza Train Time: Daily Departures

    Trains from Venice to Vernazza begin departing each day around 8:40 a.m. and continue regularly until the early afternoon, when the last train to Vernazza departs one of Venice’s stations at just about 4 p.m. During these hours there are approximately five trains to choose from each day, with a couple extra departures on Fridays and Saturdays. You can travel by train from Venice to Vernazza every day of the week, with regular departures totaling about 38 in a typical week’s time.

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

    Venice to Vernazza trains follow a southwesterly route, sometimes swinging further south to connect at Florence Santa Maria Novella, and sometimes connecting just north of Vernazza at Genoa. With these variations in routes taken into consideration, you can generally expect your travel time to be between 6h and 7h. Connections do play a major role in travel duration, as, for example, a train leaving Venice Santa Lucia on Monday at about 3:48 p.m., and connecting at Genoa Piazza Principe, will reach Vernazza in about 6h 30min. By contrast, the same train departing on Friday and connecting at Genoa Brignole will take just over 8h 30min to arrive.

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

    Departure train station: Venice Mestre train station sits just about 5.5 miles (9 km) from the city center on the Venetian mainland. Easily accessed by city bus or taxis, Mestre is the smaller of Venice’s two rail stations. All the same, Mestre is very busy, offering a wide selection of services and amenities including a currency exchange point, car rental desks, and a variety of dining options, such as "self-bar" vending stations or even fast-food restaurants. By contrast, Venice Santa Lucia is centrally positioned on the Grand Canal and can be reached via a "water bus" which stops just outside the station. Santa Lucia features more than 15 rail tracks, and on the first floor travelers can find ticket booths, shops, restaurants, and an information desk. There is also a left luggage facility, and a Sala Blu is located on the main platform which those travelers with special needs may use. Additionally, there is a Sala Freccia Club for train passengers who hold Executive Class tickets or Freccia memberships at the Gold or Platinum levels.

    Arrival train station: Vernazza is certainly a unique train station, as its platforms sit above street level. Travelers therefore will need to walk down the stairs to access the city center, an easy trek which should only take about 5min or so. Trains from Venice to Vernazza will arrive at the inland track (as opposed to the north-bound coastal track). While Vernazza’s train station is centrally located in town, the services at this stop are limited to a staffed ticket booth, waiting room, and public restrooms.

    Which train companies travel from Venice to Vernazza?

    The Italian State Railways Company is the only provider of trains to Vernazza from Venice, and this service is provided seven days a week through its inter-city subsidiary known as Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers its passengers rail service to Vernazza in conjunction with Frecciarossa and Frecciaargento.

    Trenitalia trains from Venice to Vernazza

    Trenitalia offers cheap trains from Venice to Vernazza every day of the week. These trains will generally make connections in either Florence or Genoa, completing the journey southwest to the Cinque Terre region in about 6h to 7h. On national routes such as this one, Trenitalia permits passenger to bring luggage onboard without weight restrictions, provided baggage does not block the aisle or walkways. This includes bicycles, which may be folded and kept onboard, or disassembled and placed in travel bags for storing in the baggage area. Small animals may also be brought on board, so long as they remain in their carrying cases for the duration of the trip. Service animals are permitted on board without restriction.

    Train Venice to Vernazza: Services on Board

    Trenitalia trains from Venice to Vernazza which feature FrecciaRossa service will offer passengers a choice of Standard fares which feature bistro dining, free Wi-Fi, and cloth armchairs, or Premium fare, which also includes newspaper service on morning trains. Those trains with Frecciaargento only offer Trenitalia’s 2nd Class, which consists of cloth armchair seating, bistro dining, and ample storage room. Those stations also provide services to those with reduced mobility, such as assistance with boarding and deboarding the trains.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Vernazza?

    When traveling by train from Venice to Vernazza, every passenger will want to know that they booked the lowest fare. But how can you be sure you got the best price? By following these three easy tips you will be confident that you booked the best itinerary at the best price! First, always book ahead. Since many popular routes will fill up fast, it’s best to lock in low fares early. This will also give you time to make any changes without getting hit by last-minute fees. Second, always try to consider those trains which travel a little slower or which include more connections along the way. Believe it or not, these are often the cheaper options! Finally, always try to be flexible in your traveling schedule. It’s amazing how much you can save when you compare different departure times or even different departure days. Remember these three tips when you book your next train trip, and you’ll have peace of mind knowing you got the best deal!

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Venice to Vernazza
    Travel by train to Vernazza 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 Vernazza.
    How many miles is it from Venice to Vernazza by train?
    The distance between Venice and Vernazza by train is approximately 157 miles (253 km).
    How long is the train ride to Vernazza from Venice?
    The Venice to Vernazza train duration is on average 5 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 157 miles (253 km) to Vernazza from Venice. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What station does the train from Venice to Vernazza depart from? Which Vernazza train station do I come into from Venice?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arrive in Vernazza.

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

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Venezia Mestre and need to travel around 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Vernazza most often arrive at Vernazza and need to travel around 0.1 miles (106 m) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Venice to Vernazza?
    Take the Venice to Vernazza train with Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce or Intercity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Venice to Vernazza as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains per day are there from Venice to Vernazza?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Venice to Vernazza. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Venice to Vernazza?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Venice at 8: 34 AM. The last train leaves from Venice at 8: 34 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Venice to Vernazza and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Venice is Venezia Mestre. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Venezia Mestre for your journey to Vernazza from Venice.
    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