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Buses from Venice to Rome

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Venice to Rome. Traveling by bus from Venice to Rome usually takes around 7 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Marino bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance245 mi (394 km)
Shortest duration6h 55m
Cheapest price$11.44
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceItabus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Venice to Rome?

$21.08 is the average price of a bus ticket from Venice to Rome. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $26 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Venice to Rome in February, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $75 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

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. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 22 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $26.94 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Venice to Rome?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Venice to Rome. Of these two carriers, Itabus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Itabus67h 37m$36.52
Marino16h 57m$63.90

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a direct bus line from Rome to Venice?

Yes, there are several direct bus lines between Rome and Venice. Flixbus usually has the most, with 6 direct buses from Rome to Venice per day, ranging from approximately 6 to 8 hours of travel time depending on the time of day.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Venice to Rome 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?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 245 miles from Venice to Rome. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Venice?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Venice to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Venice to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Venice to Province of Rome without transferring.

City Information

Rome

Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.

Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.

The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Venice?

Departure stations

Buses to Rome leave from 3 stations in Venice.

Bus stations in Venice:

  • Tronchetto

  • Mestre (fermata ATVO)

Where does the bus arrive in Rome?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Rome.

Bus stations in Rome:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

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