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Taking the train from Cannes to Venice in 8 hours 22 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Cannes to Venice? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 12 hours 55 minutes to travel the 471 km from Cannes to Venice by train, although you can get there in as little as 8 hours 22 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 13 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca or Frecciargento. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Cannes to Venice start from $45.79 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Venice? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Cannes to Venice by train

It takes an average of 12h 55m to travel from Cannes to Venice by train, over a distance of around 292 miles (471 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Cannes to Venice and tickets for this journey start from $45.79 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

8h 22m


471 miles (292 km)


13 trains per day


2 changes


From $45.79

Train and bus operators

Itabus, Trenitalia, SNCF, Flixbus, Italo, Trenord, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino

Cannes to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cannes to Venice for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:08 17:00 8h 52m, 2 changes
08:38 18:56 10h 18m, 4 changes
09:46 19:30 9h 44m, 3 changes
12:08 20:30 8h 22m, 2 changes
14:08 04:43 14h 35m, 3 changes
16:08 05:24 13h 16m, 3 changes
16:39 08:30 15h 51m, 3 changes
17:08 09:23 16h 15m, 4 changes
17:08 09:30 16h 22m, 3 changes
18:38 09:30 14h 52m, 4 changes

Trenitalia, TER, SNCF and Italo trains from Cannes to Venice

You can travel from Cannes to Venice on Trenitalia, TER, SNCF and Italo trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Cheap train tickets from Cannes to Venice

The price of train tickets from Cannes to Venice starts at $45.79 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Cannes to Venice by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Cannes to Venice

Want to know more about your journey from Cannes to Venice? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cannes to Venice take?

The average journey time by train between Cannes and Venice is 12 hours and 55 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cannes and Venice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cannes to Venice is 8 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Cannes to Venice cost?

Train tickets from Cannes to Venice can start from as little as $45.79 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Cannes to Venice?

No, there are no direct train services from Cannes to Venice. Travelling from Cannes to Venice by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Cannes to Venice leave?

The first train from Cannes to Venice leaves at 07:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cannes to Venice leave?

The last train from Cannes to Venice leaves at 22:37. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cannes and Venice by train?

Trains travelling from Cannes to Venice cover a distance of around 292 miles (471 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Venice to Cannes.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cannes to Venice for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/24/2023 for travel on 01/24/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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