You can get from Venice Airport to Venice by city bus, express shuttle, water bus, or taxi. The trip by bus will take about 30 minutes, the bus fare is EUR 8. The shuttle will reach the destination in 20 minutes, and you will have to pay EUR 6 for such a trip. Travel by Venice Airport water bus (or water taxi) takes 1 hour 22 minutes, the journey cost is EUR 8. Transfers will get to the city in 20 minutes, the trip cost starts from EUR 42. The distance from Venice Airport to city is 12 km.
There is no room for large luggage on the bus from Venice Airport to Venice. Bus tickets need to be punched before the trip, in a special yellow machine at the stop. They are valid for 75 minutes. Shuttles are equipped with spacious luggage compartments. The pier from which the Venice Airport water taxi departs is 200 m from the airport, and you will have to cover this distance on foot. Each passenger is entitled to carry 1 suitcase and 1 item of hand luggage. For any additional item, you will have to pay EUR 3. Public transport doesn't operate at night. However, transfers from Venice Airport are available 24/7.
It is better to start your acquaintance with the city from a stroll through the St Mark's Square, ideally early in the morning when it is empty. Then, go to the waterfront of the Grand Canal, and go across the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge. Also, you should definitely visit the St Mark’s Basilica built in 1063. Besides, don't forget to visit Burano District which is famous for its multicoloured houses, as well as the world-famous Venetian lace. Don't deny yourself the pleasure of taking a gondola ride through the water canals of the city. Gondola is not only the symbol of Venice, but also a comfortable and romantic mode of travel across the city.
The Venice Airport bus ACTV №5 runs from the airport to the Piazzale Roma stop in Venice. The trip takes 30 minutes and costs EUR 8. Tickets can be bought from special ticket machines in the luggage claim area, at the ticket office in the arrivals area, and from ticket machines at the bus stop. Tickets for the bus from Venice Airport to Venice need to be punched before the trip.
bus to Venice ACTV №5
from 04:08 a.m. to 01:10 a.m.
Airport – Tessera – Orlanda – Passo Campalto – Sabbadino – S.Giuliano – Venezia
Low: non-adjustable seats, roomy cabin, no room for large luggage.
EUR 8 (one-way trip)/EUR 15 (round trip). Children under 6 travel for free.
travellers without children, young tourists, travellers with hand luggage, those who want to save money.
The bus stop is located on the left side of the exit В of the arrivals terminal.
The Venice Airport shuttle ATVO will take you to Piazzale Roma in Venice in 20 minutes. The journey cost is EUR 6. Tickets can be bought from the driver when boarding, from the ticket machine at the stop, or at the stands 79 and 80 in the arrivals hall.
blue express shuttle ATVO
from 07:50 a.m. to 00:20 a.m.
Airport – Piazzale Roma
Medium: comfortable seats, roomy cabin, spacious boot.
EUR 6 (one-way trip)/EUR 11 (round trip)
travellers without children, young tourists, travellers with large luggage.
The shuttle stop is located on the left side of exit B of the arrivals terminal.
The Venice Airport water bus Alilaguna (or water taxi) departs from the pier which is located not far from the airport. There are two lines connecting the terminal building and Venice - blue and red. The blue line operates all year round, while the red one – from April till October only. The journey by Venice Airport water taxi takes 1 hour 15 minutes and costs EUR 8. Tickets can be bought at Alilaguna ticket office at the airport, at the ticket office in the pier, or online.
water taxi Alilaguna to Venice
from 06:15 a.m. to 00:30 a.m.
Airport – Murano – Ospedale – Certosa – Arsenale – San Marco
1h 22min (10min – getting to the pier on foot, 1h 15min – water bus to Venice)
Low: firm seats, roomy cabin, no room for large luggage
EUR 8 (one-way trip)/EUR 15 (round trip)
travellers without children, young tourists, travellers with hand luggage, those who have no problems with seasickness.
To find the pier, turn left after leaving the terminal and then go straight following special signs.
If you have lots of luggage, are travelling with children, aged relatives, or a group of friends, then the perfect travel option for you is private Venice Airport transfers. You just need to book a vehicle in advance - on the website or via phone. Transfers will reach Venice in 20 minutes, the journey cost will be EUR 42 for an Economy-class car and EUR 48 for a minibus up to 7 passengers.
to your hotel in Venice or private address
You will have to spend about 5min looking for a taxi at Venice Airport.
There is no need to wait for a pre-booked transfer: the driver will meet you at the exit from the arrivals area with a nameplate at specified time.
Taxi on the spot: air-conditioning, journey without stops and other passengers
Pre-booked transfer: child seats, fresh water, request stops, operator supervising the trip, if you like - paying online, Comfort-class transfers and spacious minibuses
from €42 for a Micro- or Economy-class car, from €48 - for a minibus up to 7 passengers
businessmen, families with children, groups of tourists, travellers with large luggage, those who arrive at night, aged tourists, those who are in Venice for the first time.
The taxi rank is located on the left side of exit А of the arrivals terminal, behind the bus stop.
To get from Venice Airport to Venice, use public transport (bus, shuttle, or water bus) or book a private transfer. You can reach your hotel by car even at night when all public transport is not available. Besides, travel by car is often cheaper than that by public transport, especially when you are travelling with a group of friends, small children, or lots of luggage.