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Travel from Genoa to Venice by train in 3 hours 55 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Genoa to Venice by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Genoa to Venice by train is 5 hours 47 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 55 minutes. You'll usually find 38 trains per day traveling the 292 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Venice. You're likely to be traveling with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Trenitalia to Venice. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Genoa to Venice in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $16.03. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Genoa to Venice by train

It takes an average of 5h 47m to travel from Genoa to Venice by train, over a distance of around 181 miles (292 km). There are normally 38 trains per day traveling from Genoa to Venice and tickets for this journey start from $16.03 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 55m
PriceFrom $16.03
Distance181 miles (292 km)
Frequency38 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train22:05
Departure stationGenoa
Arrival stationVenice
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Trenitalia, Flixbus

Genoa to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genoa to Venice for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:19 15:00 4h 41m, 1 change
10:19 14:42 4h 23m, 2 changes
11:19 16:00 4h 41m, 1 change
11:19 15:42 4h 23m, 2 changes
12:19 17:00 4h 41m, 1 change
12:44 17:23 4h 39m, 2 changes
12:44 17:30 4h 46m, 1 change
13:19 18:00 4h 41m, 1 change
13:19 17:30 4h 11m, 2 changes
14:44 19:30 4h 46m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Genoa to Venice

You can travel from Genoa to Venice on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento 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). From December 2021, you can also travel with Frecciarossa from Milan to Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The trains are operated by Trenitalia France and have 4 levels of service - Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room - and two types of carriages: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

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.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Venice

The price of train tickets from Genoa to Venice starts at $16.03 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.
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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 47 minutes, with around 38 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 3 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Genoa to Venice cost?

Train tickets from Genoa to Venice can start from as little as $16.03 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?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Genoa to Venice without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Genoa to Venice each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Genoa to Venice leaves at 00:02. 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 22:05. 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 10/11/2022. 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 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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