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Rome to Venice by train
Fastest journey3hr 12m
Trains per day38
Avg. journey time4hr 39m
Travelling from Rome to Venice by train
Fast trains from Rome to Venice take around 3 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 394 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rome and Venice.
1. Are there direct trains from Rome to Venice?
Direct trains from Rome to Venice have been found.
We usually find around 41 direct trains on the route from Rome to Venice every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Rome to Venice?
The Rome to Venice train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Rome to Venice train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Venice is usually scheduled to depart Rome around 05:35 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rome around 06:15, and the last at 23:50.
What's the Rome to Venice train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Rome to Venice are $12.49.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $54 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $42. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Rome to Venice train tickets?
Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Rome to Venice by train.
Which train companies operate between Rome and Venice?
More than one train company operates on the route from Rome to Venice, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- FRECCIAROSSA 1000
- IC Notte
- Intercity Notte
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Take the train from Rome to Venice
Frecciarossa or Frecciargento or Italo
The train from Rome to Venice travels from Rome via Florence and Bologna to reach Venice. Choose either Trenitalia or NTV Italo services on this important route across Italy.
From Rome the route follows the Tiber Valley northwards, eventually travelling through the hills to reach Tuscany. Beyond Florence, the line cuts in long tunnels through the hills to Bologna, from where the terrain is much flatter on the final part of the journey to Venice.
If you aren't on a tight schedule, in addition to the fast trains, there are also much slower Intercity trains to Venice. They avoid the high-speed lines and take a couple of hours longer.
Rome to Venice
The fast direct trains from Rome to Venice do not all leave from the same station in Rome. Check your booking carefully. Trenitalia’s Frecciargento and Frecciarossa services usually start from Roma Termini and then stop 10 minutes later to pick up passengers at Tiburtina. Trains start from Roma Fiumicino, giving a direct link from the airport to Venice. The Italo services all serve Tiburtina, with trains each day also picking up travellers at Roma Termini.
Fast trains from Rome all stop at Venice Mestre, with most services then continuing over the bridge to Venezia Santa Lucia. The latter is much more convenient for the heart of the Old Town. The fast services from Rome to Venice make anything from one to four stops on their journey between the two cities.
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