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Buses from Milan to Venice

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Journey Information

There are 51 intercity buses per day from Milan to Venice. Traveling by bus from Milan to Venice usually takes around 4 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance152 mi (244 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$4.51
Trips per day45
Most frequent serviceGoOpti
Bus lines4

How much is a bus ticket from Milan to Venice?

Typically $24.87 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Venice. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Milan to Venice. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance is the best way to find cheap bus tickets.

What bus companies travel from Milan to Venice?

There are 4 bus lines from Milan to Venice available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 38 daily trips, GoOpti usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus14h 15m$12.10
FlixBus234h 14m$18.24
GoOpti384h 19m$255.89
Itabus24h 0m$11.29
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Milan to Venice from $8. Typically there is one BlaBlaCar Bus schedule per day from Milan to Venice and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Venice. In Milan, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Venice from Lampugnano . In Venice, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Isola Nova del Tronchetto, 500 .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Milan to Venice takes 4 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Venice in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Venice.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Milan to Venice from $8. There are 23 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Milan to Venice and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Venice. In Milan, FlixBus departs to Venice from Lampugnano and 2 other stations. In Venice, FlixBus arrives at Mestre Train Station and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Milan to Venice takes 4 hours and 14 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Venice in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 29 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Venice.

  • GoOpti

    GoOpti

    Book GoOpti from Milan to Venice from $60. There are 38 trips per day offered by GoOpti from Milan to Venice and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Venice. In Milan, GoOpti departs to Venice from Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta . In Venice, GoOpti arrives at Aeroporto ATVO Station and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on GoOpti from Milan to Venice takes 4 hours and 19 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Venice in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, GoOpti offers 37 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Venice.

  • Itabus

    Itabus

    Book Itabus from Milan to Venice from $5. There are 2 trips per day offered by Itabus from Milan to Venice and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Venice. In Milan, Itabus departs to Venice from Lampugnano . In Venice, Itabus arrives at Mestre Train Station and one other station.

    An average trip on Itabus from Milan to Venice takes 4 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Venice in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Itabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Venice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Milan to Venice during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride from Milan to Venice?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 152 miles from Milan to Venice. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Milan to Venice for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milan?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Venice, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Venice each day?

There are 51 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Venice every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 45 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Milan

The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.

For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.

Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.

Venice

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Venice - ITVNE-1

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

Main departure station: Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta

Buses to Venice leave from 5 stations in Milan.

All bus stations in Milan:

  • Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta

  • Lampugnano

  • Piazza Luigi Di Savoia

  • Lampugnano

  • Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D

Where does the bus arrive in Venice?

Main arrival station: Mestre Train Station

Buses arrive in Venice at 7 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Venice:

  • Mestre Train Station

  • Aeroporto ATVO Station

  • Piazzale Pietro Favretti 1

  • Venice Marittima

  • Marco Polo Airport Park 7

  • Isola Nova del Tronchetto

  • Isola Nova del Tronchetto, 500

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