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There are 16 daily trains from Munich to Venice. Traveling by train from Munich to Venice usually takes around 8 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest DB Eurocity train can make the trip in 6 hours and 51 minutes.
|Distance||189 mi (305 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 51m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Venice?
In the last month, £65.99 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich to Venice. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 9 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £69.53 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Munich to Venice by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £53 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Venice in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £85 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 9 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Venice from Munich will be about £69.53 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Munich to Venice?
There are 4 train lines with service from Munich to Venice. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Eurocity||1||7h 14m||£75.70|
|DB Intercity-Express||4||7h 41m||£105.97|
|Deutsche Bahn||12||7h 58m||£72.42|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||7||8h 37m||£108.78|
DB Eurocity train tickets from Munich to Venice start from £52, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Venice. DB Eurocity in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 2 other stations. And in Venice trains arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia .
From Munich to Venice train travel on DB Eurocity takes 7 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Venice faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 51 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Venice.
DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Munich to Venice start from £104, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Venice. DB Intercity-Express in Munich leaves from München-Neuperlach Süd and one other station. And in Venice trains arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia .
From Munich to Venice train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 7 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Venice faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 51 minutes.
Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Venice start from £41, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Venice. Deutsche Bahn in Munich leaves from München-Lochhausen and 35 other stations. And in Venice trains arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia .
From Munich to Venice train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 7 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Venice faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 51 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Venice.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Venice start from £41, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Venice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München-Lochhausen and 36 other stations. And in Venice trains arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia .
From Munich to Venice train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Venice faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 51 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Venice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Venice during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Munich to Venice?
The distance between Munich and Venice is approximately 189 miles, or 305 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 51 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Munich to Venice are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Munich at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Venice?
There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Munich to Venice. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Venice to Munich.
Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.
Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.
München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.
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A city like no other, Venice is one of the most beautiful places in the world. With historical significance during both the Middle Ages and the Italian Renaissance, Venice's culture is as deep and complex as the system of islands it is built upon.
It would be impossible to visit Venice without taking a boat trip along one of its 177 canals, lined with ornate palaces. The city of Venice has no streets, and traffic comes instead in the form of gondolas and other boats navigating through the scenic canals. The largest of these is the Grand Canal, which bisects the city.
To experience the heart of Venice, visit St. Mark's square, dominated by the sublime Byzantine architecture of St. Mark's Basilica. Tours of the famous building take place daily. Then, spend the day wandering through Venice's romantic streets and discovering the many gelaterias, souvenir shops, local boutiques, and authentic cafes, the most famous of which is Caffe Florian. This legendary cafe has hosted many celebrities over the centuries, and the original 18th-century decor remains as inviting as ever.
Venice's southern-central location in Europe makes it easily accessible from far and wide. The city's primary airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport. Venice also has two main train stations, and direct trains are available from many European cities, even all the way to Munich. In addition, coach services connect Venice to various international destinations, with the added benefit of an eye-level view of the Northern Italian landscapes.
Where is the train station in Munich?
Main departure station: München-Lochhausen
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Munich where you can board the train.
All train stations in Munich:
München Train Station
Where is the train station in Venice?
Main arrival station: Venezia Santa Lucia
Venice has one train station.
Train stations in Venice:
Venezia Santa Lucia
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