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Genoa to Venice by train

It takes an average of 5h 55m to travel from Genoa to Venice by train, over a distance of around 181 miles (292 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Genoa to Venice and tickets for this journey start from $36.96 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 53m
PriceFrom $36.96
Distance181 miles (292 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:19
Last train20:44
Departure stationGenoa
Arrival stationVenice
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus

Genoa to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genoa to Venice for Thursday Jun 17th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
20:35 Genova Piazza Principe05:23 Venezia MestreRegionale 3046 Trenitalia Get tickets8h 48m, 2 changes
21:44 Genova Piazza Principe09:07 Venezia MestreRegionale 3048 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 23m, 2 changes
21:44 Genova Piazza Principe10:00 Venezia MestreRegionale 3048 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 16m, 1 change
00:02 Genova Brignole10:07 Venezia MestreInterCityNight 35299 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 5m, 3 changes
05:44 Genova Piazza Principe10:30 Venezia MestreRegionale 3016 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 46m, 1 change
07:05 Genova Piazza Principe11:00 Venezia MestreFrecciarossa 9710 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 55m, direct
07:19 Genova Piazza Principe12:26 Venezia MestreIntercity 656 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 7m, 2 changes
07:50 Genova Piazza Principe13:26 Venezia MestreRegionale 3020 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 36m, 2 changes
08:19 Genova Piazza Principe13:26 Venezia MestreIntercity 658 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 7m, 3 changes
09:18 Genova Piazza Principe14:00 Venezia MestreIntercity 662 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 42m, 1 change

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains from Genova to Venezia

You can travel from Genova to Venezia on Frecciarossa and Trenitalia 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

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.

Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Venice

The price of train tickets from Genoa to Venice starts at $36.96 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 Genoa 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 Genoa to Venice

Want to know more about your journey from Genoa 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 Genoa to Venice take?

The average journey time by train between Genoa and Venice is 5 hours and 55 minutes, with around 15 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 Genoa and Venice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Genoa to Venice is 4 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Genoa to Venice cost?

Train tickets from Genoa to Venice can start from as little as $36.96 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 Genoa to Venice?

No, there are no direct train services from Genoa to Venice. Travelling from Genoa to Venice by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Genoa to Venice leaves at 06:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Genoa to Venice leaves at 20:44. 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 Genoa and Venice by train?

Trains travelling from Genoa to Venice cover a distance of around 181 miles (292 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Venice to Genoa.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Genoa to Venice for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/17/2021. 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 05/21/2021 for travel on 05/21/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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