Rome and Venice are among the top destinations to visit in Italy. They are located within about 500 kilometers of each other, so if you are in Rome, why not consider going from Rome to visit Venice, passing through the beautiful Italian landscape? Let’s talk about how to get from Rome to Venice!
Taking the Train from Rome to Venice
The best option to get from Rome to Venice is taking the train. This might be the most comfortable route, since you need to go to the Termini train station in the city center and you’ll arrive directly to the Santa Lucia train station in Venice.
Your route options vary by train speed and the cost. You can choose high speed trains (like Trenitalia or Italotreno), which are faster but costlier, or you can choose regional trains, which are slower but cheaper. The cost will vary depending on how far in advance you book the ticket, on train departure time and day, and on which ticket class you decide to buy.
Bus or Car Sharing from Rome to Venice
Here are some options if you want to save some money and you don’t mind taking a bit more time.
- Flixbus: Helping travelers move around since 2013, Flixbus is a very convenient way to move around Italy. Prices vary according to availability, time, and stops along the way. With free Wi-Fi on board and an e-ticketing system, all you’ll need is your smartphone to plan your trip!
- Blablacar: Another cheap alternative to the train is this car sharing system in which you can choose who you want to travel with. And of course, traveling with a local is always a good idea!
Can I take a plane from Rome to Venice?
In just one hour and five minutes, you could find yourself at the International Airport Marco Polo in Venice. The cheapest flights from Roma Fiumicino to Venezia Marco Polo are run by EasyJet. From Airport Marco Polo, you can check out the airport website and make sure you have a Prontopia local ready to help you get to the hotel or to any other destination you have in mind!
When should I plan on taking the train from Rome to Venice?
Since the hot summer months are the most crowded with tourists, you would do better to visit Rome and Venice either in the spring or in the fall. You will be met by a pleasant temperature and the little streets will be less swarmed by wanderers.