When holidaying at Lake Garda, a trip to Venice is often on the cards. However, some of the train fares have gone up a lot in recent years. That said, there are a couple of options for getting hold of Cheap train tickets Lake Garda to Venice.
The first thing to look at is the train operators website. Timetables and fares for Cheap train tickets Lake Garda to Venice are available here. The website is available in English and covers all other destinations too.
If you are able to book in advance, you will find cheaper fares. The problem with booking too far in advance is the weather. Book two weeks in advance and then on the day – it’s pouring down!
Trenitalia do however run a regular promotion on Saturdays. This allows you to purchase two tickets for the price of one. The title says it all. However, during our recent stay in Italy, the best fare for two people was 150 euro! Consequently, we looked for a better deal – and found it!
Train tickets from Verona to Venice cost just 8.70 euro, per person, one way. Two returns therefore for two people costs just 34.80 euro! You can purchase these tickets at ticket machines at stations. At Peschiera station for example, use the machine but change your departure station to Verona. The machine will then sell you a ticket starting at Verona. The next step of course is getting from Lake Garda to Verona. Most train fares cost about 9.00 euro per person each way, but the bus is only three euro per person, single. The bus station in Verona is next to the train station. So for a total outlay of under fifty euro, two people can make the return trip from Lake Garda to Venice.
Cheap train tickets Lake Garda to Venice – why so cheap?
The tickets from Verona to Venice are for the regional train rather than the express. The journey takes about twenty minutes longer on the regional service than the express. A couple of the regional trains pass through Garda, but not many. The majority of services to Venice start and terminate at Verona.