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13 trains operate daily from Munich to Venice. The train trip from Munich to Venice is usually about 7 hours and 51 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest DB Eurocity train can get you there in as little as 6 hours and 53 minutes.
|Distance||189 mi (305 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 53m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
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Which train should you take from Munich to Venice?
There are 3 train lines with service from Munich to Venice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Eurocity||1||6h 54m||€78.50|
|Deutsche Bahn||5||7h 29m||€85.19|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||8||8h 18m||€87.40|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Venice start from €74, and on average cost . Daily there are 8 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Venice. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München-Neuaubing and 9 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 18 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 53 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Venice.
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The distance between Munich and Venice is approximately 189 miles, or 305 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 53 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.
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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
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.
There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Venice. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
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, bus 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-Aubing
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 10 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
Venezia Santa Lucia is Venice's central railway station and one of two important transport hubs for the city. The large gray building has stone steps, a winged icon, and Venetian lions, and the forecourt has shops, restaurants, cafes, luggage storage, and ticket desks. The station is served by high-speed and domestic trains to cities such as Naples, Rome, and Milan, while domestic trains go to Bologna and Trieste. There are also international services to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the UK. The station is located on the west side of Venice, closest to the mainland. From here, there are many waterbuses you can catch to the city centre as well as buses to Venice Marco Polo Airport.
Train stations in Venice:
Venezia Santa Lucia
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