We get quite a few e-mails from
readers who are worried about being late for morning departures from Venice. Our
advice is simple:
If you're leaving Venice early
in the morning, your best bet is to stay at a hotel near your departure point or ground
transportation so that you can make a quick getaway.
The articles listed below
may be helpful:
Early-Morning Flights from Venice
This article tells where to spend your last night in Venice (or in Mestre, on
the mainland) and how to reach
the airport quickly on the morning of your flight. It includes links to
information on ground transportation and the most convenient hotels.
Venice Railroad Station Hotels
The hotels listed in this article are within easy walking distance of Santa
Lucia railway station--even if you're burdened with luggage.
Our four-page article describes hotels near the Piazzale Roma (for
the main Marittima terminal), San Basilio (for smaller ships and river cruisers), and
San Marco-Vallaresso (which may have shuttle service to your ship, depending on
the cruise line).