Venice Marco Polo AirportMarco Polo Airport is the main airport in Venice and 8km from the city centre. It has 115 international destinations and flights to Europe, Canada, USA, Russia and the Middle-East.
bus & train
There are no trains from Marco Polo Airport to the train stations in Venice. Two companies have scheduled bus services to the city: ATVO and ACTV. The journey takes 30 minutes. The ATVO bus is preferable for the comfort: it's a tour bus with plenty of luggage storage under the bus and rides non-stop to Piazzale Roma. ACTV bus (line 5) is more a city bus and you have to take your luggage on-board of the bus. The very usefull ACTV Tourist Travel Card include the public water bus in Venice and the airport transfer (at additional cost). The Tourist Travel Card and bus tickets can be purchased at the airport. From Piazzale Roma passengers can take the public water bus to their hotel or to walk. Busses to the airport operate from the bus station at Piazzale Roma.
ATVO bus Airport to Venice
The departure times from Marco Polo Airport to Piazzale Roma are: 7.50, 8.20, 8.50, 9.20, 9.50........till last bus at 0.20 at night. The bus to Piazzale Roma is driving daily and cost €5 single and €9 return.
ATVO bus Venice to Airport
The departure times from Piazzale Roma to Marco Polo Airport are: 5.00, 5.40, 6.20, 6.50, 7.20, 7.50, 8.20, 8.50, 9.20, 9.50........till last bus at 20.50.
ACTV bus Airport to Venice
The departure times from Marco Polo Airport to Piazzale Roma are: 4.08, 5.10, 5.40, 6.10, 6.40, 6.55........21.40, 22.10, 22.40, 23.10, 00.10, 01.10 at night.
ACTV bus Venice to Airport
The departure times from Piazzale Roma to Marco Polo Airport are: 4.40, 5.40, 6.10, 6.40, 7.10, 7.25, 7.40, 7.55.......22.10, 22.40, 23.10, 23.40, 00.40 at night
Private water taxi
Water taxi's connect Marco Polo Airport with Venice historic centre and the islands in the lagoon. Tickets for the water taxi can be purchased in the arriving hall or at the boat pier. A private water taxi transer to the historic centre is about €90 - €100. The boats can carry up to 10 persons with suitcases. It's also possible to take a water taxi boat to the airport; price is the same. The journey takes 20-25 minutes. It's the most convenient way of travelling to your hotel but also the most expensive.
Public & shared water taxi
Much cheaper is the Alilaguna public water taxi between Marco Polo Airport and Venice. Alilaguna has 5 different water taxi lines from Marco Polo Airport. An one-way ticket for the public water taxi from the airport to the historic centre is only €13/€15; a return ticket cost €24/€26 (the online price is cheaper). The journey to St. Mark's Square goes along the islands Murano, Lido and takes 80 minutes. Line Blue connects the airport via St. Mark's Square with the Venice cruise port.
An one-way ticket shared water taxi transfer cost €27 per person (2 persons in a boat is the minimum). A shared transfer return cost €50 per person. Tickets for the public water taxi can be purchased from the Alilaguna office in the arrival hall.
The most easy way to travel, certainly if you have lots of luggage. The land taxi drives directly from Marco Polo Airport to the terminals at the Marittima & San Basilio cruise port. Because the historic centre of Venice is car-free, land taxi's can't drive to the hotels but stop at Piazzale Roma. Passengers have to take from Piazzale Roma the water bus or to walk to the accommodation. Taxi fare to the city is about €30-€40. To Mestre district (on the mainland) has a cheaper fare.
bus station 'Piazzale Roma' in Venice
Taxi station at Marco Polo Airport
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