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Venice attractions

Reaching Venice

Venice hotels

Venice Airports
The closest airport is Marco Polo in Mestre, 12km from the city. A second airport is Treviso's San Giuseppe airport, located 30km from Venice. Both airports have bus connections to Venice. Marco Polo Airport(041 260 9260).San Giuseppe Airport (042 231 5331).

Bus from Airports
The orange city bus will take you directly to Venice, it takes 30mins and is the cheapest way to get there. There is also a Shuttle bus, that takes only 20 minutes but costs a bit more.These buses will take you directly to Piazzale Roma, from there you can walk or take water transportation to your hotel. A Eurobus will transport you from Treviso's airport.

Boat from Airport

A ferry runs from Marco polo airport into Venice and takes one and a half hours, it also stops at Lido and Murano. A water Taxi runs from this airport as well but is more expensive, it transports four people and takes 30 minutes.


A land taxi also travels from Marco Polo airport to Piazzale Roma and takes approx. 15minutes.

The main bus service to Venice from other cities in Italy is Eurolines. They also service other parts of Venice and can be located at Piazzale Roma. (041 520 5530).

Trains from most Italian cities connect to Venice as well as some International trains. Venice has two train stations with the main one being Venezia Santa Lucia. This station runs along side the Grand Canal, so you can transfer to water travel from here. Travel tickets can be purchased at the station. Trenitalia (892 021).

venice train

The popular ferry trip from Greece to Venice runs regularly, and all year round. The passenger ferry port in Venice is Stazione Marittima

The best tip here is maybe not to drive to Venice, as it can be a frustrating procedure. You cannot drive any further than Piazzale Roma once in Venice, so you need to find parking. There are several parking garages, that charge per day but, are often always full, so making a reservation prior to arrival is the best way to go. Garage San Marco (041 523 2213).Isola del Tronchetto (041 520 7555).

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