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Venice People Mover

Modern elevated shuttle trains connect Venice's historic center with the Marittima cruise terminals and the Tronchetto parking garage.

People Mover train in Venice

ABOVE: A Venice People Mover train exits one of the system's three elevated stations. INSET BELOW: A station wall mural and entrance sign at Pthe iazzale Roma.

Venice's People Mover elevated shuttle trains offer quick (and wheelchair-accessible) connections between three points on the edge of the city's historic center:

  • The Piazzale Roma, where locals and visitors arrive in the city by public bus, airport bus, taxi, or car.

  • The Marittima cruise basin, where passengers for large ships often check in before being bused to mainland ports such as Marghera, Fusina, and Chioggia. (Caveat: The Marittima station is located just outside the Marittima port entrance, which means that passengers need to walk to or from the cruise facilities.)

  • The Tronchetto parking island, which has indoor and outdoor parking for thousands of cars and is also the arrival point for most tour buses.

Venice People Mover imageThe People Mover is a cable-operated train system that's similar to the automated trams in many large airports.

In this article, we'll tell you how to use the People Mover, and we'll show you captioned photos and videos so you'll know what to expect.

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Venice People Mover
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About the author:

Durant Imboden photo.Durant Imboden has written about Venice, Italy since 1996. He covered Venice and European travel at for 4-1/2 years before launching Europe for Visitors (including Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl Imboden in 2001.

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