How to reach Venice

All major airlines fly into Venice Marco Polo Airport (airport code: VCE).  
The airport is connected to Piazzale Roma Bus Station by scheduled bus services operated by ACTV and ATVO. ACTV line 5 connects the airport to Piazzale Roma in approximately 25 minutes; tickets cost € 6 for a single journey or € 11 for a return trip. You may also opt to purchase a combined 90-minute bus + vaporetto boat ticket for € 12. ATVO Express Service will take you to Piazzale Roma in just 20 minutes; tickets cost € 6 for a single journey or € 11 for a return trip (return tickets must be used within 7 days of purchase). ACTV/ATVO tickets can be purchased at the ticket office in the arrivals lounge or the ticket machines in the baggage claim area and at the bus stops. ATVO tickets may also be purchased on board or online.

Connection via sea from the airport to San Marco / San Zaccaria is provided by Alilaguna BLUE, ORANGE and RED (via Murano) lines. A detailed timetable can be downloaded from the Alilaguna website. Tickets cost € 15 for a single journey and € 27 for a return trip and are on sale from the Alilaguna Stand in the arrivals lounge, at the ticket machines in the baggage claim area, at the ticket office at the dock and on board the water bus. Discounted advance tickets can be bought online from the Alilaguna shop.

A taxi service operated by Radiotaxi connects Venice Marco Polo airport to Piazzale Roma. The journey lasts approximately 15 minutes and costs € 40. You may contact RadioTaxi on: +39 041 5964. You may also opt to catch a water taxi from the airport to Venice city centre. The total cost of the journey is approximately € 100, which could be particularly convenient for large groups as water taxis can carry up to 10 people and 10 suitcases. For further information and online bookings please visit: Consorzio Motoscafi VeneziaVenice WaterTaxi.

If you decide to get to Venice by train, you’ll be taken straight into historical centre.Indeed, it is the eastiest way to reach the Canal Grande. When you get off you can eirther decide to walk, get a vaporetto (water bus) or a water taxi.

You can easily get to Venice by car through motorway (A4 from Trieste and Turin, A27 from Belluno, and A13 from Bologna) and road links (highway SS309 Romea from the Adriatic coast, SS14 from Trieste, SS13 from Treviso, SS11 from Padua). Once you have reached the lagoon take the Ponte della libertà, the bridge that literally links Venice to the mainland. If you follow the signs to Venice you’ll find yourself in Piazzale Roma, which is as far as you can go by car. The following parking areas are avaiable: Autorimessa Comunale, Garage S. Marco and S. Andrea Tronchetto.