Venice Marco Polo Airport
Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo
(code: VCE) is only 6 km or 4 miles from Venice's
historic center. It's located on the Italian mainland or
terrafirma, alongside the Venetian Lagoon.
airport bus or
land taxi, the trip between
Marco Polo Airport and
Venice's Piazzale Roma vehicle gateway
takes about 20 minutes. The trip into the city takes longer by boat,
but (unless you're staying near the Piazzale Roma) traveling by water
will bring you closer to your hotel.
In the top satellite image below, you can see the
airport's general layout. All airlines use the single white-roofed
arrivals and departures terminal just to the left of the runways.
The lower photo shows the piers for
water taxis (left) and
(right) which are a seven-minute walk from the arrivals area via the
covered walkway that you can see on the top left side of the photo.
for illustrated step-by-step walking directions from the terminal.)
For more information about Venice
Marco Polo Airport and ground transportation, see "Arriving
in Venice by Air."