Venice Railroad Station
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ABOVE: The main station hall has ticket windows
with clerks; just to the right, on the way to the trains, you'll find
Departing by train
To reach the trains, enter the station via the main stairs
or the wheelchair- and stroller-friendly side entrance (see
travelers) and go through the lobby to the doors which lead to the
You'll find ticket counters staffed by clerks at the left end of the station
hall, but if you're taking a commuter train or don't want to stand in line,
use the automated ticket-vending machines on the way to the trains. (For
national trains, see
How to Buy Tickets from Trenitalia Vending Machines at
Rome for Visitors.)
left side of the black electronic sign in the station hall (labeled
"Partenze") shows train departure times and tracks.
In the train shed, yellow Partenze signboards indicate track
numbers for departing trains. Just find your hour of departure (1000, 1400,
etc.), then locate your train and platform. (White Arrivi
signboards show train arrivals.
sure to validate your ticket by time-stamping it in one of the small yellow
machines in the train shed. (Look for the machines on columns next to the
If your train is departing from platform 15 to 23, bear left as you leave
the station hall and go to the second train shed, which is through a passage
beyond the deposito bagagli or left-luggage office.
Need to use the WC? Read our
FAQ: Toilets page.
Do you want to eat in the station or buy a snack for the train? See our
FAQ: Food and shopping page.
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