Venice Airport Transportation
ABOVE: The Alilaguna airport boat offers
frequent service between Venice's Marco Polo International Airport and the city.
Venice, Italy has
become a major airline gateway to Italy, thanks to budget carriers such as
Ryanair and nonstop transatlantic flights by Delta and US Airways. If you're
arriving by air, you have several options for getting into the city. Click the
links under each airport's name below for information on Venice airport ground transportation.
Most major carriers use
Marco Polo International Airport, which is located in Tessera, just 6 km (4 miles)
from the historic center.
Ryanair and Transavia use the much
smaller Treviso Airport, which
is 30 km or 19 miles from Venice.
If you have an early flight, see our
Venice Airport Hotels article for
listings of hotels that are convenient to airport ground transportation.
For information on vaporetti, traghetti, and other local
transport, see our index of Venice transportation articles.
If you prefer taxis to public transportation, you can easily
grab a land taxi (€30-40) or a water taxi (€110 and up)
at Marco Polo Airport. It isn't practical to take a taxi from Treviso
Airport because of the distance and cost.
Marco Polo International Airport
Alilaguna Airport Boat
Henry James said Venice was best approached by sea. You can follow
his advice for the price of a local boat ticket. Also see
Water Taxis and our illustrated
step-by-step directions to the
boat piers at Marco Polo Airport.
Venice Airport Buses
Here's how to take ATVO coach or ACTV city bus from Venice's Marco Polo
International Airport to the Piazzale Roma.
Venice Marco Polo
VCE has a new terminal and flights to cities on four continents. Here's what
you need to know before arriving at (or departing from) the airport.
Treviso Airport (Budget
If you're flying to Venice on Ryanair, Transavia, Wizzair, or several other
low-cost carriers, you'll be
arriving at Treviso Airport. Special buses serve passengers on arriving or
Maps: Hotels near Alilaguna Airport Boat Stops
Most of our
featured hotels are no more than one small bridge away from an Alilaguna boat
stop--and some are right next to the pier.
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