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Ferrovia (Railroad Station)

From: Venice Waterbus Stops

Ferrovia is the public waterbus stop for Santa Lucia Railroad Station.

It has five platforms or pontili: four near the train station on the Grand Canal, and the other just beyond the Scalzi Bridge (the large white stone bridge crossing the Grand Canal in the satellite map above).

Ferrovia has several ACTV booths and vending machines where you can buy tickets or Tourist Travel Cards.

Ferrovia ACTV stop

The station is served by:

 Look for your boat's route number before boarding. (Click the thumbnail for a larger platform map.)

Ferrovia platform mapYou'll find plenty of reliable hotels near the station, and many are accessible without crossing any footbridges. For information and advice, see our illustrated Venice Railroad Station Hotels article.

  • Tip: To avoid having to carry your luggage up or down the station's front steps, use the side door next to the train platforms. (It's just up a gentle slope from a baggage-storage shop.)

Back to: Index of Venice ACTV and Alilaguna waterbus stops

Also see:
Introduction to ACTV & Alilaguna boat stops
Types of Venice waterbus stations
What to do if you don't have a ticket

Related articles:
Venice water buses (what you need to know)
Vaporetto routes
Vaporetto Line 1 (Grand Canal)
Vaporetto fares
ACTV ticket machines
ACTV 24-hour to 7-day travel passes
ACTV maps and timetables
Alilaguna airport boats
More Venice transportation articles

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