Edinburgh to Venice by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    22hr 28m
  • Distance
    1,594 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    29hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Venice by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Venice take around 22 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,594 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Venice.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Venice?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Venice usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Venice every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Venice?

The Edinburgh to Venice train travel time is normally about 22 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Venice train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Venice is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:30, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Edinburgh to Venice train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Venice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Venice?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Venice, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Italo
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Lyria
  • Regionale Veloce
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.