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Sleeper trains from Venice to Paris

Did you know that there is a direct train service from Venice to Paris every day? Thello trains are sleeper trains with three service levels on offer. A premium cabin fits up to two people and includes a private bathroom with a shower, while standard compartments offer shared berths fitting up to six people. Take the sleeper train and you’ll be in the heart of the City of Light in 14 hours.

Sleeper trains not your thing? There are also regular trains available which get you from Venice to Paris in nine and a half hours, with one change along the way. Either way, travelling between these two iconic cities by train is an experience in itself. It offers so much more than simply getting on a flight. Sit back and relax or mingle with friendly locals and get to know where to find Paris’ hidden gems.

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Venice to Paris by train

It takes an average of 14h 4m to travel from Venice to Paris by train, over a distance of around 525 miles (844 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Venice to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €49.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 24m
PriceFrom €49.70
Distance525 miles (844 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train23:04
Last train20:05
Departure stationVenice
Arrival stationParis
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus

Venice to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Paris for Tuesday 22nd June 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
17:30 Venezia Mestre09:06 Paris Gare de l’EstEurocity 326 Trenitalia Get tickets15h 36m, 3 changes
19:00 Venezia Mestre11:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9758 Trenitalia Get tickets16h 38m, 4 changes
21:17 Venezia Mestre12:33 Paris Gare de l’EstNightjet 40236 ÖBB Get tickets15h 16m, 2 changes
00:17 Venezia Mestre15:42 Paris Gare de LyonRegionale 16866 Trenitalia Get tickets15h 25m, 3 changes
06:30 Venezia Mestre17:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9702 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 8m, 3 changes
08:00 Venezia Mestre20:04 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9714 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 4m, 3 changes
08:00 Venezia Mestre20:47 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9714 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 47m, 2 changes
08:30 Venezia Mestre20:47 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9716 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 17m, 4 changes
08:40 Venezia Mestre20:47 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 35509 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 7m, 5 changes
10:38 Venezia Mestre21:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 35513 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 0m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Paris

The price of train tickets from Venice to Paris starts at €49.70 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 Venice to Paris 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 Venice to Paris? 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 Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Paris is 14 hours and 4 minutes, with around 14 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 Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Paris is 10 hours and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Venice to Paris can start from as little as €49.70 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 Venice to Paris?

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

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

The first train from Venice to Paris leaves at 23:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Venice to Paris leaves at 20:05. 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 Venice and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Paris cover a distance of around 525 miles (844 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Venice. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Venice to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Venice to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. 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 06/05/2021 for travel on 06/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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