Wordtravels

Wordtravels

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

Train: The Mestre-Venice and Venice-Santa Lucia stations are easily accessible from the airport by buses that leave from the airport at 20-minute intervals.

Taxis: Taxis leave from outside the arrivals level of the terminal. The fare for a trip into Venice will not be less than €30.

Bus: Buses going to the Venice-Santa Lucia railways station via Piazzale Roma. The ATVO FlyBus leave roughly every three hours from 6am until 11:40pm daily. Tickets cost €7 each and depart from Stand Three. ACTV buses leave the airport far more regularly. Bus Nos. 4 and 5 operate between Marco Polo Airport and central Venice. Bus No. 4 is the night bus and leaves the airport at 10:07pm, 11:07pm and 11:47pm from Monday to Saturday. Bus No. 5 operates between 4:08am and 11:10 at 10-20 minute intervals from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays bus service operates between 4:08am and 11:10pm at 40-minute intervals.

Boat: The Alilaguna boats are a faster way into central Venice. There are four different lines: red, blue, orange and yellow. Prices range from €7-15 depending upon your destination. View the Alilaguna website for specific stops and to buy discounted tickets online. The dock is a 5-10 minute walk from the airport.

Time

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

Contacts

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

see full airport guide


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

see full airport guide


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

Become our Venice Travel Expert

We are looking for contributors for our Venice travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Venice or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.

iExplore

iExplore designs made-to-order, privately-guided adventure tours to Italy and over 200 other world wonders. Come Back Different!

ADVERTISEMENT