The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Venice will cost around € 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 47.
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3 h 23 m
4 h 40 m
Trains per day
Of the 32 train that leave Rome for Venice every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 394 km distance in an average of 4 h 40 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 23 m .
The slowest train will take 11 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
7 hours 21 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||24 €|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Venice|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce|
There are direct trains from Rome to Venice, operated by Trenitalia, seven days a week.
Taking the train from Rome to Venice is fast and comfortable with around 25 daily Le Frecce and NTV Italo high-speed services running between the two historic cities each day. The first train operated by Italo leaves Roma Temini station at 8:15 a.m. and the last is a Frecciargento service departing at 7:50 p.m. Almost all are direct with a few needing a change at Bologna. Average travel time is 3 hours and 50 minutes.
Departure Station: Trains to Venice from Rome depart from either Tiburtina or Termini stations. Both are centrally located and feature Metro stations for easy access from anywhere in the city. Termini Station is fronted by Piazza dei Cinquecento, a major bus hub.
Arrival Station: Most trains from Rome to Venice arrive at Santa Lucia Station (S. Lucia). The station opens onto the start of the Grand Canal in Ferrovia district, just a short walk away from the central bus station (Stazione Autobus) at Piazzale Roma. Some trains terminate on the mainland at Mestre.