Transfer to/from - Venice airport (VCE)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Venice airport (VCE)

Transportation

Bus

ACTV (Tel +39 412 424) operates line 5 to Tessera, Villaggio Laguna, Orlanda, San Giuliano and Piazzale Roma (25 min. trip), in the centre of Venice; route 15 to Tessera, Orlanda, Forte Marghera, Piazza 27 Ottobre, Corso del Popolo, Vempa and Mestre train station; and bus 45 to Ca' Noghera, Tessera, Triestina, Favaro, Monte Cervino and the centre of Mestre (20-30 min. trip). Tickets cost €3.00.

ATVO (Tel +39 421 594 672) operates the Venezia Express service to Piazzale Roma (€10.00), the Mestre Express to Mestre train station (€10.00), and also provides transport to Treviso, Portogruaro (€11.60; 50 min.), Pordenone, Aviano (€14.50; 2 hours) and the main tourist destinations on the coast of the Veneto region (Jesolo, Cavallino, Eraclea, Bibione, Lignano), as well as Cortina, Alpago, Val Zoldana and Val Pusteria.

Buses from FSBusitalia (Tel +39 498 206 811) go to Padua, Abano and Montegrotto, while the Cortina Express (Tel +39 436 867 350) travels to the ski resorts of Longarone, Tai and Cortina.

Dolomiti Ski Shuttle (Tel +39 437 523 642) connects the enclosure with Arabba, Marmolada, Alleghe, Falcade, Canale D'Agordo, Selva di Cadore and Val di Zoldo during the winter season, while Fly Ski Shuttle (Tel +39 461 391 111) travels on Saturdays and Sundays to Val di Fassa, Val di Fiemme and San Martino di Castrozza.

NOMAGO (Tel +386 1431 7777) offers transfers to Ljubljana for a fare of €28.00.

Alternatively, GoOpti (Tel +39 457 861 515) offers door-to-door transfers.

Train

The nearest stations are located in Mestre and Santa Lucia and are accessible by bus services. Trains run from there to various locations in Italy and neighbouring countries.

Ferry

From the port, located 7 minutes from the terminal, boats leave from Alilaguna (Tel +39 412 401 701).

The Blu and Rossa lines go to Venice (€15.00; 1 hour and 15 min.) and the nearby islands of Murano (€8.00; 30 min.) and Lido (€15.00; 60 min.)

The Arancio line goes to Madonna dell'Orto, Guglie, San Stae, Rialto, Sant'Angelo, Ca'Rezzonico and Santa Maria del Giglio.

 

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Taxi

Cooperativa Artigiana Radiotaxi (Tel +39 415 964) has 24-hour vehicles outside the Arrivals area. The fare to the centre of Venice is €40.00, while the fare to the port is €45.00, and the journey takes 20-30 minutes.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
 
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
 
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
 
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
 
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
 
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
 
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
 
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