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Venice to Rome by train
Fastest journey3hr 12m
Trains per day44
Avg. journey time4hr 12m
Travelling from Venice to Rome by train
Fast trains from Venice to Rome take around 3 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 394 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Venice and Rome.
1. Are there direct trains from Venice to Rome?
Direct trains from Venice to Rome have been found.
We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Venice to Rome every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 44 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Venice to Rome?
The Venice to Rome train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Venice to Rome train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rome is usually scheduled to depart Venice around 05:22 and the last train is around 00:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Venice around 05:37, and the last at 00:26.
What's the Venice to Rome train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Venice to Rome are $12.10.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $52 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $34. 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 Venice to Rome 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 Venice to Rome by train.
Which train companies operate between Venice and Rome?
More than one train company operates on the route from Venice to Rome, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Frecciarossa 1000
- IC Notte
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Frecciarossa or Frecciargento or Italo
Choose either Trenitalia or NTV Italo services on this important route across Italy.
Leaving Venice, the terrain is fairly flat until the train reaches Bologna. Beyond Bologna the line cuts in long tunnels through the hills to Florence. Having reached Tuscany, the journey continues southwards, following the Tiber Valley towards Rome.
If you are not on a tight schedule, in addition to fast trains, there are also much slower Intercity (IC) trains to Rome. They avoid the high-speed lines and take a couple of hours longer.
Venice to Rome
Most trains leave Venice from Venezia Santa Lucia, which is the more convenient station for the heart of the Old Town. If you book on a train that does not run from Santa Lucia, you can always join the train to Rome at Venice Mestre station.
The fast direct trains from Venice to Rome do not all arrive at the same station in the Italian capital. Check your booking carefully. Trenitalia’s Frecciargento and Frecciarossa services all stop at Tiburtina before continuing to Roma Termini station. Two Frecciargento trains each day continue from central Rome on to Fiumicino Airport. The Italo services all serve Roma Termini. Most also stop at Tiburtina too
The fast services from Venice to Rome make from one to four stops on their journey between the two cities.
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