How to travel from Milan to Venice

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from Milan to Venice

You can get from Milan to Venice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Milan to Venice on Dec 09 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h10 03:05PMVenice
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10:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h10 03:05PMVenice
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08:05AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h55 12:00PMMestre, Stazione
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08:05AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h15 12:20PMVenezia, Tronchetto
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10:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h50 02:45PMVenice
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Travel Information between Milan and Venice

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $29
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Frecciarossa

Travel 151 miles (244 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Milan and Venice. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Venice.

How to Travel from Milan to Venice

The journey from Milan to Venice is popular with travelers in Italy and is usually best undertaken by bus or by train. The train offers the quickest option, with direct journeys taking just over 2 and a half hours. All trains to Venice depart from Milan's Central Station, which is located in the city center. Buses take 4 hours for direct services, while services which require changes take longer. Buses to Venice depart from Milan's Lampagnano Bus Station.

Trains from Milan to Venice | Buses from Milan to Venice | Return trips from Venice to Milan

Milan to Venice Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€12

4:05 h

1 Month Ahead

Train

€28

2:10 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Milan to Venice?

Cheapest way to travel from Milan to Venice

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Venice. Most buses traveling from Milan to Venice depart from Milano Lampugnano bus station and take at least 4 hours to arrive at Venice's Tronchetto bus station. More than 10 buses travel from Milan to Venice every day with the first bus departing at 7:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Venice include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter.


Fastest way to travel from Milan to Venice

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Milan to Venice. Trains traveling from Milan to Venice depart from Milano Centrale train station and arrive at either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station after as little as 2:10 h. More than 30 trains travel from Milan to Venice every day, with the first train departing at 6:35 a.m. Trenitalia is the main train company that travels from Milan to Venice, with both Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca train types frequently making the journey.


Most popular way to travel from Milan to Venice

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Venice. Traveling from Milan to Venice by train is almost 2 hours faster than taking the bus. However, traveling from Milan to Venice by bus is also a popular option for those who aren't strapped for time and would prefer to save some money.


How to get from Milan to Venice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Venice, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Milan to Venice and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

You can travel from Milan to Venice 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Venice is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Venice:

A flight is $27 (€24) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Milan to Venice costing on average $29 (€26).

Taking a flight is usually $18 (€16) less than taking a train to Venice, which costs on average $20 (€18) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Milan to Venice is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Venice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Venice by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 151 miles (244 km) between Milan and Venice.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Venice is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 21 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Milan and Venice as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Milan to Venice:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Venice Marco Polo Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan to Venice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Venice by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Venice tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).
  • Travel with Frecciarossa for trains to Venice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Frecciarossa Milan to Venice tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Venice with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Venice with Italo, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa.

Direct services to Venice tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Milan to Venice doesn't have to end in Venice. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Florence or Paris. If you’d like to add Rome, Florence or Paris to your Milan to Venice tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Venice today!

When planning your trip from Milan to Venice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $29 (€26) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Venice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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