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Venice railroad station Trenitalia ticket office

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.


  • You'll find ticket counters in the Biglietteria, but if want to avoid standing line, use the automated ticket-vending machines in the station.

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

  • Venice railroad station ticket readerBe 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.

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:
Wheelchair, stroller, and wheeled-luggage ramp
Venice railroad station hotels
Mestre to Venice by train
Mestre railroad station
Railroad Station to Marco Polo Airport
Marco Polo Airport to Railroad Station
Baggage Porters

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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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