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Overview: Train from Villach to Venice

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB or ÖBB | REX

Trains from Villach to Venice cover the 109 miles (175 km) long route taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB or ÖBB | REX. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Villach Hbf and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Train companies: ÖBB from Villach to Venice trains

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ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Villach and Venice by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Find cheap tickets for ÖBB trains between Villach and Venice on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Villach to Venice train schedule from ÖBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 109 miles (175 km) trip from Villach to Venice, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Villach and Venice in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the ÖBB train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Venice from Villach and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Venice from Villach with ÖBB!

    ÖBB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Venice from Villach:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Villach to Venice

    There is one daily train from Villach, Austria to Venice, Italy, adding up to seven trains commuting between the two destinations every week. This is a direct train with there being no connecting trains from Villach to Venice. The average travel time for this 109 miles (176 km) journey is 3h 25min. Once you arrive in Venice, there is plenty of things to see and do, including visiting the ever-busy Piazza San Marco or exploring the St. Mark’s Basilica.

    Villach to Venice Train Time: Daily Departures

    As already mentioned, there is only one daily train to Venice from Villach. This adds up to about seven weekly trains from Villach to Venice. The train departs from Villach Hauptbahnhof railway station and travels for approximately 3h 15min to arrive at Venice Santa Lucia train station. This is a direct trip with no transfer along the way.

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

    It takes approximately 3h 15min to travel the 109 miles (176 km) journey from Villach to Venice. This is a direct trip with no transfers along the way.

     

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

    Departure train station: All trains from Villach to Venice depart from Villach Railway Station. Located within the city center, this train station has twelve platforms and is located within walking distance from the town center. Travelers can also get to the train station from surrounding areas by bus or taxi. Amenities at Villach train station include car and bicycle parking, luggage lockers, restrooms, ticketing machines, a cafeteria, and several shops.

    Arrival train station: Trains from Villach to Venice arrive at Venice Santa Lucia train station. Located next to the Grand Canale, the station is accessible via water taxi. Shuttle bus service, local buses, and taxis to and from Venice Marco Polo Airport are all located close to the station at Piazzale Roma. Facilities at Venice S. Lucia station include toilets, Wi-Fi, left luggage storage, ATMs, cafe and restaurants, and a couple of shops.

     

    Which train companies travel from Villach to Venice?

    Trains to Venice from Milan are operated by Austrian Federal Railways, commonly known as ÖBB. This state-owned company operates 1 daily passenger train service between the two destinations. The company operates a direct, high-speed train from Villach to Venice, thus there is no transfer involved in this trip.

    ÖBB trains from Villach to Venice

    As already mentioned, ÖBB operates one daily high-speed passenger train from Villach to Venice. It takes approximately 3h 15min to travel this 109 miles (176 km) journey. The journey from Villach to Venice by train is a direct, high-speed trip with no transfers.

    Train Villach to Venice: Services on Board

    Passengers on ÖBB trains from Villach to Venice can look forward to an exciting travel experience. All ÖBB trains come with Busines, First, and Economy classes. If you are looking for a luxurious travel experience on ÖBB trains, then consider purchasing a Business Class ticket. Here, you will enjoy the largest legroom, get folding tables, power ports, cabin service, reading lamps, and high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity. The first-class cabin comes with adjustable seats, adequate legroom, luggage racks, cabin service, electric outlets, and Wi-Fi connectivity. If you are on a tight budget and are looking for cheap trains from Villach to Venice, then you are better off purchasing ÖBB’s Economy Class tickets. In this cabin, you will have a choice between compartments and open carriages. Luggage racks, power outlets, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning are available for travelers in Economy class. ÖBB has numerous services for travelers with limited mobility, including barrier-free access as well as discounts for travelers with mobility challenges and the elderly. Passengers can travel with small and harmless pets on ÖBB trains free of charge as long as they are confined in suitable transport containers. That said, large dogs that cannot be transported as hand luggage must be paid for. However, assistance dogs that are registered in a certificate of disability travel free of charge. Bikes are allowed onboard ÖBB trains. However, they must have a ticket. You can freely travel with your luggage on all ÖBB trains. However, the luggage must fit in the designated luggage compartment and must not cause any obstruction to other travelers and train employees.

     

    How to find cheap trains from Villach to Venice?

    Multiple options are at your disposal when you are looking for cheap trains from Villach to Venice. You can travel cheaply from Villach to Venice by booking your ticket several months in advance ÖBB like most European train companies release their tickets up to six months ahead. Early ticket booking can reward you with great discounts. Flexibility with your travel times is another excellent way of saving money on your Villach to Venice train tickets. Most European train services are also popular commuter services. As such, train companies tend to hike their fares during peak hours ( usually 06:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 03:00 p.m. and 07:00 p.m) in response to increased demand. Weekend and holiday fares too tend to be high due to a large number of leisure travelers. Traveling outside of these prime times can greatly save you money on your Villach to Venice train ticket. You can also save money on your Villach to Venice train ticket by opting to travel on a slower or connecting train. These trains tend to offer cheaper tickets compared to direct or high-speed trains. Of course, you will take slightly longer to arrive at your final destination, but this will be traded with cheaper fares. Plus, you will have more time at your disposal to enjoy the countryside view and, if lucky, take several photos along the way. Finally, you can greatly save money on your Villach to Venice train ticket by looking out for special deals. Most train companies run promotions and offer from time to time. All you have to do is check out for these special deals on Venice from Villach train tickets.

     

    Travel Tips: Trains from Villach to Venice

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    FAQs

    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Venice from Villach?

    Travel by train between Villach, Austria and Venice, Italy is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Venice from Villach restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Villach?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Venice, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Venice from Villach closer to your date of departure here

    Are there restrictions on returning to Austria from Italy by train?

    The restriction level for your return train to Villach, Austria from Venice is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Villach from Venice restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Venice?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
    • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Villach, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Villach from Venice closer to your date of departure here here.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Villach to Venice?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Villach to Venice trains for as little as $18 (€15)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket between Villach and Venice?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Villach to Venice train to cost on average $18 (€15)  one way.

    How far is Villach to Venice by train?

    The train distance from Villach to Venice is around 109 miles (175 km).

    How long is a train to Venice from Villach on average?

    On average the Villach to Venice train travel time is 3 h 3 min  for the 109 miles (175 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

    There are a few train stations in Villach to start your journey from including Villach Hbf, Villach Warmbad and Villach Hbf (Bussteige 1-4). In Venice you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.

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

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Villach Hbf, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city center of Villach. The most popular arrival train station in Venice, called Venezia Mestre, is located around 5.5 miles (8.9 km) away from its city center.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Villach to Venice?

    When taking a train from Villach to Venice, you can count on ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB or ÖBB | REX for the best way to get you to Venice. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Villach and Venice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

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

    The average number of trains departing Villach for Venice is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When can I take the first train from Villach to Venice? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The first Villach to Venice train departs at 9: 50 AM   and the last train from Villach to Venice leaves at 3: 49 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Villach to Venice on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I purchase the Villach to Venice train for the best deals on tickets?

    You can find trains between Villach and Venice to cost on average $18 (€15) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Villach to Venice train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Villach
    Venice
    Villach Hbf is the most popular Villach 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 Villach for your trip to Venice.