Getting to Venice

Arriving by plane

Venice’s Marco Polo airport is connected to the historic centre both by land (by bus or taxi) and water (by public transport boats called “vaporetti” or private-hire water taxis).

Venice airport (Marco Polo Tessera)

Treviso airport

Public transport from the airport:

Arriving by Train

Venice’s Santa Lucia Station is set right on the Grand Canal. In front of the station exit, you will find both public transport boats (vaporetti) and private-hire water taxis.

For further information on train timetables and prices you can consult the websites of the main Italian railway companies

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Arriving by ship

Venice has two different ports, both operated by Venice Terminal Passeggeri.

The Stazione Marittima is Venice’s main port offering extensive facilities for cruise ships. It is located close to Tronchetto island and you can reach the centre of Venice by private water taxi or public transport boats operated by Alilaguna.

San Basilio is located close to the Zattere and offers services to smaller cruise ships, private yachts and ferries to Croatia and Slovenia.

Arriving by car

You can park in one of the several public or private car parks situated in Piazzale Roma or on Tronchetto island.

Piazzale Roma car parks:

Tronchetto car parks :

The People Mover is a shuttle connecting the car parks at Tronchetto and the port at Marittima with Piazzale Roma. For further information, see:

ACTV has managed public transport in Venice since 1978. The company also operates services to Chioggia and bus and tram services in the suburban areas around Venice.