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ACTV Maps and Timetables

View schedules or download PDF files to your computer, tablet, or smartphone from the Venice public-transportation network's Web site.


ABOVE: This thumbnail shows ACTV's easy-to-read route map, which you can download as a large, scalable PDF file from ACTV's Web site. (See "Water Bus Service" link below.)

Also see:
Venice Vaporetto Water Buses
Venice Vaporetto Routes
Venice Vaporetto Fares
Venice Transportation Index

ACTV, Venice's public-transit agency, has published a number of useful documents that you can view on your computer, tablet, or smartphone or print before leaving for Venice.

To save you the hassle of trying to find the maps and timebables on ACTV's confusing Web site, we've provided links to the relevant pages below.

"" Water Bus Service

Click the link above, then scroll down for ACTV internal links to three PDF documents:

  • A "Map of waterborne routes," which shows vaporetto and other waterbus routes in Venice and the Venetian Lagoon.

  • A "Lido urban bus services" page, which shows where to catch land and water buses at the Lido's Santa Maria Elisabetta ACTV station.

  • A "Timetable Water-Buses ACTV," which has timetables for ACTV's numbered waterbus routes in Venice and the Lagoon. (Use this in combination with the map above.) Note: This timetable changes twice a year--usually in April and November--so exact routes and times may be slightly different at the time of your visit if you're planning ahead.

"" Land Bus Timetables

Click the link above to find land buses from the mainland districts of Mestre and Marghera to Venice's Piazzale Roma, for travel within Mestre's urban bus network on the Venetian mainland, and for suburban/exurban bus routes.

"" Tram

ACTV operates trams in Mestre and Marghera, and also a new Line 1 tram between Mestre and Venice's Piazzale Roma. This page is in Italian, but the maps and diagrams don't require translation.

"" People Mover

The People Mover elevated tram runs between Piazzale Roma (the car, bus, and taxi gateway to central Venice), the Marittima cruise terminals, and the Tronchetto parking garage. For detailed information with photos, see our Venice People Mover article.


  • See our Venice Travel Blog post about official ACTV published timetables that aren't always up to date.

  • ACTV's Web site can be flaky, and URLs have a nasty habit of changing without warning. If any of the ACTV links above don't work, try navigating to  the home page at and drill down from there.

Also see:
Venice Vaporetto Water Buses
Venice Vaporetto Routes
Venice Vaporetto Fares
Venice Transportation Index