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Travel from Venice to Ferrara by train in 47 minutes

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

The average journey time from Venice to Ferrara by train is 1 hour, although on the fastest services it can take just 47 minutes. You'll usually find 36 trains per day traveling the 87 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Ferrara. You're likely to be traveling with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Trenitalia to Ferrara. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Venice to Ferrara in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $6.65. 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.

Venice to Ferrara by train

It takes an average of 1h 0m to travel from Venice to Ferrara by train, over a distance of around 54 miles (87 km). There are normally 36 trains per day traveling from Venice to Ferrara and tickets for this journey start from $6.65 when you book in advance.

First train

05:53

Last train

22:38

Departure station

Venice

Arrival station

Ferrara

Journey time

47m

Distance

87 miles (54 km)

Frequency

36 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $6.65

Train and bus operators

Itabus, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Venice to Ferrara train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Ferrara for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:38 11:27 49m, direct
10:53 12:03 1h 10m, direct
11:17 12:09 52m, direct
11:38 12:27 49m, direct
11:53 13:03 1h 10m, direct
12:05 13:15 1h 10m, direct
12:17 13:09 52m, direct
12:53 14:03 1h 10m, direct
13:17 14:09 52m, direct
13:38 14:27 49m, direct

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Venice to Ferrara

You can travel from Venice to Ferrara on Frecciarossa, Italo, 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.

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).

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 Venice to Ferrara

The price of train tickets from Venice to Ferrara starts at $6.65 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 Venice to Ferrara 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 Venice to Ferrara

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

The average journey time by train between Venice and Ferrara is 1 hour and 0 minutes, with around 36 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 Venice and Ferrara by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Ferrara is 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Ferrara cost?

Train tickets from Venice to Ferrara can start from as little as $6.65 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 Venice to Ferrara?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Venice to Ferrara without having to change trains. There are 36 direct trains from Venice to Ferrara each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Venice to Ferrara leaves at 05:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Venice to Ferrara leaves at 22:38. 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 Venice and Ferrara by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Ferrara cover a distance of around 54 miles (87 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ferrara to Venice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Venice to Ferrara 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 02/22/2023 for travel on 02/22/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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