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Venice Railroad Station

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ABOVE: You can buy tickets in the Trenitalia Biglietteria or from easy-to-use, multilingual vending machines (shown below).

Departing from Venice by train

image - Trenitalia ticket machinesTo reach the trains, enter the station via the main stairs or the wheelchair- and stroller-friendly side entrance (see FAQ: Disabled travelers) and go through the lobby to the doors which lead to the platforms.

Tips:

  • image - regional ticket machineYou'll find ticket counters in the Biglietteria, but if want to avoid standing line, use the automated ticket-vending machines in the station. (You'll see two types: green "Regionale" machines for trains to Mestre and other locations near Venice, and red Trenitalia machines for destinations throughout the country.

  • Electronic signboards and screens show train departure times and tracks.

  • photoBe sure to validate your ticket at the entrance to the train platform before boarding your train. If you forget, you'll be subject to a large fine.

  • If your train is departing from platform 15 to 23, bear left as you leave the station hall and go throught the passage to the second train shed.

  • 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.

  • Are you arriving by plane and connecting to the station for a train departure? See: Marco Polo Airport to Railroad Station.

Next page: Local transportation


In this article:
Venice railroad station
Arriving by train
Departing by train
Local transportation

Frequently asked questions (FAQ):
Where can I store baggage?
Where are the toilets (WCs)?
Does the station have food and shopping?
Does the station have facilities for disabled travelers?
How do I contact the police or the lost-and-found?

Also see:
Aerial Venice: Railroad station satellite photo maps
Wheelchair, stroller, and wheeled-luggage ramp
Venice railroad station hotels
Mestre to Venice by train
Mestre railroad station
How to use regional ticket machines
How to buy train tickets from Trenitalia vending machines (Rome for Visitors)
Railroad Station to Marco Polo Airport
Marco Polo Airport to Railroad Station