Traveling by train from Florence to Venice is a great way to get from Tuscany to Veneto when you are visiting Italy.
Rail services between these cities are fast and comfortable, and are operated by Trenitalia. There are two types of trains that travel on this route: Frecciargento trains and InterCity trains. The former are faster and depart much more frequently than the latter, but the latter are less expensive.
Frecciargento trains depart from Florence Santa Maria Novella (SMN) station, and InterCity trains depart from Florence Rifredi (RIFR) station. All trains stop at both Venice Santa Lucia and Mestre train stations, so you can get off at the one that is more convenient for you.
Trains from Florence to Venice leave up to three times an hour, so you can travel whenever you need to.
The travel time on this route ranges from 2 hours and 5 minutes on Frecciargento trains to 3 hours and 10 minutes on InterCity trains. All trains are direct and require no connections en route.
The cost of a one-way ticket for a train from Florence to Venice varies depending on when you by it and what kind of train you travel on. Fares can be as low as 25.50 euros in second class and 34.00 euros in first class on InterCity services, and 45.00 euros in second class and 63.00 euros in first class on Frecciargento services if you book online well in advance. Tickets are more expensive if you book on or close to the day you travel to Venice.