It'll be me and my family and we're traveling fairly light. I hear that there's a ferry that we could take. Does anyone know the name of the company and exactly what line I should take and the cost? Also, I'd like to leave directly from Venice if we can and not the mainland of Italy. Thanks!!!
I have never heard of a ferry serving that route and I would suggest that you take the train.
They run very frequently and are cheap and easy to use.
You will need to change trains in Mestre but that is usually very easy and straight forward.
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I know that there's a train from Venezia to Trieste Centrale, maybe only some days is direct and not the whole week. You can find further information on trenitalia.it
claus andersen, that's not true! The train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Trieste Centrale is direct.