ACTV Ticket Machines
How to buy vaporetto tickets in Venice
A, Venice's public-transportation authority, has installed multilingual ticket-vending machines at many vaporetto and motoscafo stops. Some of the machines are replacing manned ticket booths, while others are being used to supplement human ticket vendors.
From a traveler's point of view, the new ticket machines have two benefits:
Although the machines look intimidating, they're fairly simple to use if you know what kind of ticket you want to buy. (One annoyance: As far as we can tell, there's no way to buy more than one ticket per transaction.)
On the following pages, we offer step-by-step instructions on how to use the new machines. To get started, go to Step 1 now.
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