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How to travel from Ancona to Venice by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Ancona to Venice? Look no further.

There are around 26 trains per day running between Ancona and Venice, which usually take 4 hours 17 minutes to complete the 139 miles (223 km) journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 30 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Hop on a train operated by either Frecciabianca or Trenitalia to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Ancona to Venice if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €12.70. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Ancona to Venice by train

It takes an average of 4h 17m to travel from Ancona to Venice by train, over a distance of around 139 miles (223 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Ancona to Venice and tickets for this journey start from €12.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 30m
PriceFrom €12.70
Distance139 miles (223 km)
Frequency26 trains per day
First train03:17
Last train20:25
Departure stationAncona
Arrival stationVenice
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus

Ancona to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ancona to Venice for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:28 13:34 4h 6m, 1 change
09:38 13:55 4h 17m, 1 change
09:45 14:55 5h 10m, 1 change
10:25 14:23 3h 58m, 1 change
10:25 14:34 4h 9m, 1 change
11:25 14:56 3h 31m, direct
11:25 14:55 3h 30m, 1 change
11:25 15:08 3h 43m, direct
12:25 16:23 3h 58m, 1 change
13:25 17:23 3h 58m, 1 change

Trenitalia and Frecciabianca trains from Ancona to Venice

You can travel from Ancona to Venice on Trenitalia and Frecciabianca 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.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Ancona to Venice

The price of train tickets from Ancona to Venice starts at €12.70 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 Ancona 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Ancona and Venice is 4 hours and 17 minutes, with around 26 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 Ancona and Venice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ancona to Venice is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Ancona to Venice cost?

Train ticket prices from Ancona to Venice can start from as little as €12.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Ancona to Venice?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ancona to Venice without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Ancona 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 Ancona to Venice leave?

The first train from Ancona to Venice leaves at 03:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ancona to Venice leaves at 20:25. 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 Ancona and Venice by train?

Trains travelling from Ancona to Venice cover a distance of around 139 miles (223 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Venice to Ancona. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Ancona to Venice.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ancona to Venice for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 12/11/2021 for travel on 12/11/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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