Rotterdam to Venice by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 47m
  • Distance
    922 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Venice by train

Fast trains from Rotterdam to Venice take around 12 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 922 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Venice.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Venice?

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

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Rotterdam to Venice every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Rotterdam to Venice train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Venice is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 04:00 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 06:00, and the last at 21:14.

When to book Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Venice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Venice?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Euro City
  • EuroCity
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB
  • Schnellzug

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.