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Airports in Venice

Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)

Overview

Holidaymakers looking for a romantic getaway in Venice will find Venice Marco Polo Airport to be the best introduction to the iconic city with its narrow streets, canals, piazzas and gondolas. The airport is just five miles (8km) from central Venice and is connected to the magical city via normal means of transportation as well as water taxis - the perfect start to a holiday in this Italian city of romance.

The single terminal at Venice Airport houses plenty of souvenir and gift shops as well as a range of restaurants. The airport is well connected to cities across Europe and others worldwide, while cheap flights to Venice are available on many low-cost carriers. The South Terrace on the second floor of the terminal offers great views of the airport and wonderful photo opportunities of the Venice skyline.

Location

The airport is located 5 miles (8km) north of Venice.

Getting to the city

Buses go to the Venice-Santa Lucia railway station, via Piazzale Roma, every 20 minutes. The ATVO FlyBus and ACTV buses leave regularly for the Piazzale Roma and Mestre Railroad station, including a few night buses. The Alilaguna boats are a faster way into central Venice. The dock is a 5-10 minute walk from the airport.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

+39 041 260 6111 or +39 041 260 6400.

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Rimini-Miramare Airport (RMI)

Location

5 miles (8km) southeast of Rimini

Getting to the city

There is regular bus and train service to the airport from the downtown Rimini Railway Station.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Contacts

+39 0541 715 755

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Venice Marco Polo Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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