The stunning  San Simeone Piccolo church is across the Grand Canal from Venezia S. Lucia

How to take the rail journey from Bologna to Venice / Venezia

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Bologna to Venezia / Venice / Venedig by train

There isn't a high speed railway between Bologna and Venice/Venezia, but high speed Frecce and Italo trains which have travelled from destinations further south, provide the fastest express train services on this route.
Though as is typical, the faster a train, the more expensive it is likely to be; but the difference between journey times isn't particularly extreme on this route.

Two of the daily departures are the Frecciabianca trains, which will have travelled up from Lecce; and if you can book ahead; and the timings suit, these trains can be cheapest option of all.

However, if you will be booking tickets last minute at the station, taking the slowest Regionale Veloce trains will be a money saver.

Routes you can take to go from Bologna to Venezia / Venice / Venedig

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking the slower but cheaper RV trains
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 58 min



Travel Info

1 x train per hour

(There is a departure at 19:12 and then the final departure of the day leaves at 21:12).

Route Information

Option 2: taking a Frecce train
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 30min approx (most departures)



Travel Info

1 -2 x trains per hour

Route Information

Option 3: taking the Italo trains
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