Set off on a full-day independent trip to Venice from Rome on a high-speed train. Once you get there, sail along its charming canals in a vaporetto and explore the city center at your own pace during approximately 7 hours.
Venice by High Speed Train Day Trip Itinerary
At 7:30 am on the day of your excursion, make your way to Piazza dei Cinquecento, where you'll be given a map of Venice, the train tickets, skip the line tickets to St Mark’s Basilica and an unlimited travel card for the city’s vaporettos.
You will be accompanied to the railway station, which leaves at 7:50am. Relax and enjoy the picturesque landscape during the high speed train journey, which takes just 3 hours 45 minutes to reach Santa Lucia train station.
Upon arrival, you’ll have around 6 hours to discover this magical city at your own leisure. Don’t miss taking a water bus, so you can enjoy the magnificent views of Venice from a different perspective. This activity includes an unlimited travel card for this type of transportation.
A good option is to take the vaporetto nº1 directly at Santa Lucia railway station and sail along the Grand Canal to Piazza San Marco, the city’s main square. The Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica are both located in this impressive square, and are two of the most-visited attractions. The day trip includes skip the line admission to the Basilica.
Another remarkable sight is the Rialto Bridge and Santa Maria della Salute Basilica, the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Santi Giovanni e Paolo.
After a fascinating day discovering Venice, head back to the train station, which departs at 6:30 pm and arrives in Rome at 10:30 pm.
This activity does not include a tour guide. It only includes high speed train tickets, a travel card for the city’s water buses, skip the line tickets to St Mark’s Basilica and a group assistant in Rome before leaving.
The train schedule is subject to change
The excursion to Venice includes a multilingual escort, who will come with you on the train and take you to St. Mark's Basilica. The rest of the time, you can either choose to explore Venice on your own, or do so with the escort, who will give brief explanations about the city.
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Full day trip to Venice
Children less than 3 years oldFree
The tour includes a multilingual escort that speaks English.
Transport from the meeting point to the train station.
Transportation to Venice from Rome on a high speed train.
Unlimited ferry boat pass in Venice.
Complimentary map and timetable of the vaporettos.
Skip the line access to St Mark’s Basilica.
English speaking escort.
Map of Venice.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Rome local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Piazza dei Cinquecento