By Train from London (United Kingdom) to Venezia / Venice / Venedig (Italy) - Option 1: travelling overnight from Paris to Milano

Journey Summary

Depart London (United Kingdom)

London St Pancras International

Arrive Venezia / Venice / Venedig (Italy)

Venezia Santa Lucia/Venice S. L.
Journey Time
16hr 13min
1 x connection per night

Changing trains in:

The Eurostar will arrive in Paris at the Gare Du Nord, but the Thello train to Venezia will depart from the Gare De Lyon.

This guide explains how to make the transfer between the two stations by RER train.

On Mon-Fridays only it will be possible to make the London - Venice/Venezia journey by high speed trains in a single day - see Option 2.

Though if you depart from London on Saturday or Sunday, this overnight routing is the only viable end2end journey option.

Booking Tickets:

Splitting the ticket bookings between the London To Paris and Paris to Venezia/Venice journeys is the only option for this overnight journey.

So take care when booking the London to Paris journey that you're allowing sufficient time to make the connection into the train on to Venezia/Venice

Take the daily 14:22 Eurostar from London and you'll have around 1hr 30min to make the transfer across Paris from the Gare Du Nord to the Gare De Lyon,

The train on to Venezia will depart from the Gare De Lyon daily at 19:14 (usually).

The Thello website has easy access to booking the couchettes or different types of sleeping cabin on the overnight train.

The alternative daytime option:

Outside of the summer months* you don't have to travel overnight if you want to take the train from London to Venice/Venezia.

We explain how you make the train journey by day HERE.

*During the summer months the departure times of the TGV on from Paris is alterered, so this overnight train does become the only viable option at certain times of year.

Train 1

  • Depart: London (United Kingdom)
  • Arrive: Paris (France)
  • Journey time: 2hr 16min - 2hr 25min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Paris (France)
  • Arrive: Venezia / Venice / Venedig (Italy)
  • Journey time: 13hr 21min

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Ticket information

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