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Day Trip to Venice by High Speed Train from Rome

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Day Trip to Venice by High Speed Train from Rome

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome
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From US$ 235.59 per person

Take the high-speed train from Rome to Venice and spend the day touring the Byzantine architecture and canals of the famous “Serenissima”. Relax on board of the train during the 3.5-hour journey, use your free ferry pass to visit the best parts of Venice.

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Duration 1 day
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English, Spanish


  • Catch the high speed train to the center of Venice and be back in Rome by the evening
  • Follow suggested itineraries in Venice with your free map
  • Skip the long lines to St. Mark's Basilica
Full description
Catch the train from Rome to Venice to enjoy seven hours in the famous lagoon city. Your full-day pass includes return tickets on the high-speed train from central Rome to the center of Venice and a ferry pass with a validity of 12 hours for the public transport system along on the Canal Grande. You will be accompanied to Rome's train station to make sure you catch the right train, but the day will be yours to explore at leisure. The 3.5-hour journey to Santa Lucia Station in Venice takes you to the mainland, but a tour coordinator will meet you there to give you tips on how to easily get to places of interest. With your complimentary maps and suggested itineraries at hand, wander through the labyrinthine calli (streets) and across mythical bridges. Head for San Marco to use your skip-the-line ticket to the Basilica. Go next door to the Doge's Palace and stand on the Bridge of Sighs for unforgettable moments and photo shots. Another route follows the Sestiere, from Piazza San Marco to the Palazzo Grassi. Admire the Church of San Moise and Teatro La Fenice, as well as the Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, Campo Santo Stefano and Accademia Bridge. If you want to explore a more local neighborhood, go to San Polo, characterized by homes that also function as shops. This is a great area to taste food specialties of Veneto in one of the many taverns or typical 'bàcari', where you can try some authentic 'cicheti' (small tapas-like snacks). With your 12-hour ferry pass, all areas of Venice are easy to reach. You could even relax on a cruise along the Canal Grande, watching close-to-water Byzantine buildings and villas passing by. Enjoy some time to shop, or try a gelato or Italian coffee before you make your way back to the train station, where a group coordinator will be waiting to help you catch the train back to Rome.
  • Tour leader
  • Group coordinator assistance
  • Return train tickets (Rome-Venice-Rome)
  • Complimentary city map of Venice
  • Skip-the-line ticket to St Mark's Basilica
  • Ferry boat pass (12-hour validity)
  • Transfers to the stations
  • Meals
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point is Via Marsala, in front of the Bar Caffè Trombetta (Via Marsala, 46/48) at 7:00 AM. In case of emergency please contact: +39 06 474 2501 (6:30 AM – 8 PM 365 days) +39 348 8112027 (WhatsApp only)

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Know before you go

  • The operator is not responsible for any delays due to the state railways and suppliers of rail service in the event of sudden strikes, natural disasters, and any event which might cause delays during the day
  •  Please wear comfortable shoes and be ready for any weather conditions
  • You are strongly advised to bring a packed lunch for the train journey to Venice. There are food and drink facilities on board the train for your convenience (own expense)
  • Please note, the train's timetable may change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 73 reviews

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OMG! I don't even know where to begin as it was an amazing trip!!! Rossella Ruscio was our guide and she was fun, informative, attentive and knew so much about Venice and the surrounding areas it was like having our own private guide! She even recommended a great place for lunch and that didn't disappoint either! She checked so often to make sure that we were all present and accounted for and she even took the time to care for those of us who couldn't walk as fast as the group. She made this trip worry free and super fun!!!! This was our 4th trip with you folks and we LOVE 'Get Your Guide' all of your guides are super so thank you so much for offering this great service!!!

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April 29, 2022

Who doesn't love Venice ! Super helpful for the company to have handled bookings for the trains and ferry. This was my second time in Venice, but I enjoyed it much more than the first because there was more structure and help getting around. Another amazing tour with excellent tips and facts about Venice.

March 6, 2022

Very good!

What I did not like that to find the person who took us to Vaneceia was difficult and I almost lost the tour. They should have a pink jacket to identify him and be more exact in the meeting area that the square where he stays is large. For everything else, I loved it. Mariel very attentive, pleasant, was always at all times guiding us and answering doubts. Very professional . Thanks Mariel

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October 19, 2019

Product ID: 44418