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Overview: Train from Verona to Varenna

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
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Trains from Verona to Varenna cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Verona Porta Nuova and arrive in Varenna-esino.

Trains from Verona to Varenna

There are approximately 27 daily trains from Verona to Varenna, adding up to about 324 weekly trains between these cities. All trips require one to two transfers with there being no direct train for this 92 miles (148 km) journey. There is plenty of things to see and do once you arrive in Varenna, including discovering the secrets of Villa Monastero or admiring the roaring waters of Fiumelatte, one of Italy’s shortest waterways.

Verona to Varenna Train Time: Daily Departures

On average, two trains depart from Verona to Varenna on an hourly basis. This adds up to approximately 27 trains per day and 324 passenger trains per week. The first Verona to Varenna train departs from Verona Porta Nuova at around 05:45 a.m. and travels for approximately 3h 39min to arrive at Varenna-esino at around 09:24 a.m. This trip has one transfer at Milan Centrale. The final train of the day departs from Verona Porta Nuova at around 06:45 p.m. and arrives in Varenna-Esino at around 10:30 p.m., with a single transfer at Milan Centrale.

How long is the journey by train from Verona to Varenna?

It takes approximately 3h 29min to travel from Verona to Varenna by train. However, this travel time can be shorter or longer depending on the type of train you are traveling on (high-speed Frecciarossa or low-speed Regionale and Intercity trains) as well as the number of transfers scheduled in your trip. High-speed Frecciarossa trains take approximately 2h 52min to travel this 92 miles (148 km) journey with one transfer at Milan Centrale. Low-speed Regionale trains, on the other hand, take approximately 4h 01min to travel from Verona to Varenna with two transfers along the way.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Verona to Varenna?

Departure train station: All Verona to Varenna trains begin their journeys at Verona Porta Nuova, Verona Porta Vescovo, and Verona Fiera. Verona Porta Nuova is the main train station at Verona. It is located approximately 0.37 miles (0.6 km) to the south of the city center. It is adjacent to a regional bus station making it easily accessible by bus and taxi. Some trains leave Verona for Varenna from Verona Porta Vescovo that is located east of the city center and Verona Fiera is located a short distance south of the city center. Amenities in these train stations include ticketing machines, restrooms, shops, and cafeterias.

Arrival train station: All trains from Verona to Varenna disembark at Varenna-Esino railway station. This train station is located approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the town center. This is a very basic station with no ticketing machines. However, there is a cafeteria on-site and the station’s platform is easily accessible for passengers on wheelchairs. The station is easily accessible on foot from the city center. Travelers from around Lake Como can access the station via water bus.


Which train companies travel from Verona to Varenna?

All the 27 daily Verona to Varenna trains are operated by Trenitalia, Italy’s national rail company. Among these are three high-speed Frecciarossa trains that take between 2h 52min and 3h 22min to travel from Verona to Varenna with one transfer in Milan. The slow-speed Regionale and Intercity trains, on the other hand, take from 3h 39min to 4h 11min to travel between the two destinations with one to two transfers along the way. Trenitalia does not operate any direct train from Verona to Varenna.


Trenitalia trains from Verona to Varenna

As already mentioned, Trenitalia offers a mix of high-speed and low-speed trains from Verona to Varenna. Approximately two trains depart Verona for Varenna every 1h with there being no night train between the two destinations. High-speed Frecciarossa trains come with first-class as well as second-class cabins while Intercity and Regionale trains only have standard second-class cabins for Verona to Varenna train passengers. So, if you are the kind that loves a little luxury, and does not mind paying slightly higher for it, then you are better off booking one of the Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa trains.


Train Verona to Varenna: Services on Board

Travelers can look forward to relaxed and efficient travel from Verona to Varenna via Trenitalia trains. If you are looking for a less crowded journey, then consider booking Frecciarossa’s first-class ticket. These coaches have fewer yet larger and more comfortable seats with reclining features and larger legroom. Every seat also comes with a power socket next to it so you can plug in and recharge your electronics. Frecciarossa trains also offer high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity so passengers can browse the Internet while traveling. There is no luggage restriction on all Trenitalia trains. However, if you plan on traveling with a lot of luggage, then you should consider traveling during offpeak hours when trains are less crowded. There are specially designated seats and spaces for travelers with mobility challenges too. That said, travelers with special access needs are required to contact the Trenitalia helpline a day prior to their travel so boarding and luggage handling assistance can be facilitated by Trenitalia staff. Pets are allowed in all Trenitalia trains as long as they are inoculated to the requirements of Italian laws and are kept within the designated enclosures. There is, however, an exception to this regulation when it comes to guiding dogs. Bikes are allowed on Trenitalia trains at an extra fee and should be kept in the designated bike racks. Foldable bikes and pushchairs are treated as standard luggage and can be brought along at no extra cost provided they are folded and stored in the designated luggage compartments.


How to find cheap train tickets from Verona to Varenna?

There are a handful of ways of finding cheap trains from Verona to Varenna. If you are looking to save money on your Verona to Varenna train ticket, you should consider traveling via slow or connecting trains. These trains tend to provide significantly cheaper tickets compared to their high-speed counterparts. You can also save money on your Verona to Varenna train ticket by booking your ticket early in advance. Trenitalia releases their tickets up to six months ahead. You can enjoy great discounts when you purchase your travel tickets several months ahead of your trip. Flexibility in your travel schedule is another great way of finding cheap Verona to Varenna trains. Train tickets tend to be pricey during peak hours. Scheduling your trip during off-peak hours can be a great idea if you are looking to travel cheaply from Verona to Varenna.

Travel Tips: Trains from Verona to Varenna

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What is the distance to Varenna from Verona by train?

The distance to Varenna from Verona by train is approximately 91 miles (147 km).

Which train station from Verona to Varenna do I depart from? Which Varenna train station from Verona do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Verona Porta Nuova   and arriving in Varenna-esino.

Where is the departure train station in Verona located? Where is the arrival train station in Varenna located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Verona Porta Nuova and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Varenna-esino and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (507 m) from the train station to the city center in Varenna.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Verona is Verona Porta Nuova. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Verona Porta Nuova for your journey between Verona and Varenna.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Verona Porta Nuova
Bus lines: 11, 12, 13, 51, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98
Train lines: FA, FB, EC, EN, ICN, R, Italo

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