Venice airport (VCE)

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Venice airport (VCE)

Venice Marco Polo Airport, opened on July 31, 1961, is the largest in the Veneto region and one of the busiest in Italy. It serves the area of Venice-Mestre-Padua and operates with domestic flights and international destinations within Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Official Website: veniceairport.it
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:45 am to 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 10.3 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +39 412 609 260. Information desks in the public area of the first and second level. In the Arrivals Hall there is also a tourist office, open from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm (Tel +39 415 298 711).

Location

Venice airport is located 12 km (7.5 miles) away by land and 10 km (6 miles) away by water from the city.

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Offices are found on the third floor of car park P1.

Auto Europa (Tel +39 415 416 638 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Autovia (Tel +39 412 698 405)
Avis (Tel +39 415 415 030 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +39 415 415 654 - 7:00 am to 1:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +39 415 416 075 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Locauto/Enterprise (Tel +39 415 416 737 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore (Tel +39 415 415 040 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +39 199 291 929 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Win Rent (Tel +39 415 415 032 - Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

 

Car rental search

Most accommodations nearby are located in the city centre and some of them operate shuttle buses to and from the airport. Annia Park Hotel Venice Airport (Tel +39 415 415 200), Bed & Breakfast Bella Onda (Tel +39 334 920 4554), Courtyard Venice Airport (Tel +39 415 416 567), Best Western Titian Inn Hotel Venice Airport (Tel +39 415 416 846), Dolce Laguna B&B (Tel +39 334 181 7894), Hotel Gronda Lagunare (Tel +39 346 852 1308), Venice Lagoon House (Tel +39 388 906 3779), Hotel Venice Resort (Tel +39 415 416 826), B&B Airport Venice Diego (Tel +39 392 347 5114), Villa ai Tigli (Tel +39 415 415 564).

 

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Bus - ACTV (Tel +39 412 424) operates line 5 to Tessera, San Giuliano and Piazzale Roma (25 minutes trip), in downtown Venice; route 15 to Tessera, Orlanda, Corso del Popolo and Mestre train station; and bus 45 to Tessera, Triestina, Favaro and Mestre city centre (20-30 min.) Tickets have a cost of €1.50.
ATVO (Tel +39 421 594 672) has the Venezia Express service to Piazzale Roma (€8.00), the Mestre Express to Mestre train station (€8.00), and it also provides transportation to Treviso (€9.00; 45 min.), Portogruaro (€10.80; 50 min.), Pordenone, Aviano (€13.50; 2 hours) and the main seaside resorts in the Veneto region (Jesolo, Cavallino, Eraclea, Bibione, Lignano), in addition to Cortina, Alpago, Val Zoldana and Val Pusteria.
Buses from FSBusitalia (Tel +39 498 206 811) run to Padua, Abano and Montegrotto (€6.10), while Cortina Express (Tel +39 436 867 350) travels to the ski stations of Longarone, Tai and Cortina.
Dolomiti Ski Shuttle (Tel +39 437 523 642) links the enclosure with Arabba, Marmolada, Alleghe, Falcade, Canale D'Agordo, Selva di Cadore and Val di Zoldo.
On the other hand, GoOpti (Tel +39 457 861 515) offers door-to-door transportation.

Train - The closest stations are located in Mestre and Santa Lucia and are accessible through the bus services. Trains depart from there to different locations in Italy and surrounding countries.

Ferry - Water buses from Alilaguna (Tel +39 412 401 701) leave from the port, located 7 minutes away from the terminal, to Venice (€15.00; 1 hour and 15 minutes) and the nearby islands of Murano (€8.00; 30 min.) and Lido (€15.00; 60 min.) Also to Bacini, Certosa, Arsenale, San Marco, Rialto and Sant'Angelo.

Taxi - Cabs from Cooperativa Artigiana Radiotaxi (Tel +39 415 964) available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals area. The fare to downtown Venice is €40.00, while to the port is €45.00, and the journey takes 20-30 minutes.

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There are several parking options inside the enclosure. The first 10 minutes are free. More information: Tel +39 412 603 060. Rates

For short stays:
Short Term, Il Milione - Uncovered areas located in front of the main building.
Speedy Park - Adjacent to the terminal, partially covered.

For long stays:
P1 - Multi-storey facility with covered and outdoor spaces.
P2 - Uncovered lot in the center of the grounds.
P3, P4, P5, P7 - Outdoor car parks, further away from the terminal.

 

Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their particular needs at the time of their booking or at least 48 hours in advance. Inside the enclosure there are tactile pathways for the visually-impaired, free spaces in all car parks, a special waiting room, wheelchairs, an ambulift to board and disembark from the aircraft, and minivans for people transfer throughout the airport.