How to travel from Rome to Venice

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from Rome to Venice

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

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To get from Rome to Venice on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 05:30AMVenice
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11:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 05:30AMVenice
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02:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h30 09:30PMVenice
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11:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h30 07:25AMVenice
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11:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h50 07:45AMVenice
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Travel Information to Venice from Rome

distanceDistance244 miles (394 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $107
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $55 (€50) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $107 (€98) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 244 miles (394 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Rome and Venice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Venice.

How to Travel from Rome to Venice

From Italy's capital city on the western coast to the famously romantic city of Venice on the Eastern coast, is less than 300 kilometers in distance as the crow flies. The quickest way to travel in Italy to Venice from Rome is via plane, although cheaper options are available via train or coach. Traveling by coach or train involves travel via Florence and Bologna increasing the distance traveled to over 500 kilometers.

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

Cheapest way to travel from Rome to Venice


Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Venice. Buses traveling from Rome to Venice depart from Rome's Tiburtina bus station and take approximately 6:45 h to arrive at Venice's Tronchetto People Mover. At least 5 buses travel from Rome to Venice every day, with the first bus departing Rome at 5:40 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Rome to Venice include Flixbus and Baltour.

Fastest way to travel from Rome to Venice


When travel to and from Rome and Venice's airports is taken into consideration, taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Rome to Venice. Trains depart from Rome's Termini train station and arrive at either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station after 3:23 hours of travel time. Train companies that travel directly from Rome to Venice include Trenitalia and Italo. Approximately 30 trains travel from Rome to Venice per day.

Most popular way to travel from Rome to Venice


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Rome to Venice. Considering that traveling by train takes approximately the same amount of time as flying when traveling to and from Venice and Rome's airports are considered, most travelers choose the cheaper option. Traveling from Rome to Venice by train is also 3:20 h faster than taking the bus.

How to get from Rome to Venice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rome to Venice, 98,87% 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 Rome 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Venice

Travel Tips: Travel to Venice 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 Rome to Venice.

There are 4 travel options from Rome to Venice: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Venice from Rome is by taking a train, which costs on average $55 (€50).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Venice:

Taking a train is about $15 (€14) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $70 (€64) for this trip.

A train is generally $52 (€48) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $107 (€98) from Rome to Venice.

The fastest way to get to Venice from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Venice can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

Venice is approximately 244 miles (394 km) away from Rome.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Venice is:

  • 10 buses per day.
  • Around 38 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rome 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 from Rome to Venice:

  • Buses mostly depart from Rome, Termini and arrive in Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Flights mostly depart from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Venice Marco Polo Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Roma Termini and tend to arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to Venice:

  • You can travel by bus from Rome to Venice with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Rome to Venice tickets for $70 (€64) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Rome to Venice with ITA. Cheap tickets can be found for $107 (€98) with ITA from Rome to Venice.
  • You can travel to Venice from Rome by train with Intercity Notte. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $55 (€50) with Intercity Notte from Rome to Venice.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Venice with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 5 direct buses per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Venice with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 20 direct trains per day.

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 trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Venice? Many Omio customers who go from Rome to Venice usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Venice, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Rome to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $70 (€64) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $107 (€98) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $55 (€50) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Rome to Venice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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