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By water: Airport boats and water taxis

Alilaguna photo

ABOVE: Passengers board an Alilaguna boat at Marco Polo Airport.

Alilaguna airport boat

Alilaguna ticket booth photoAlilaguna runs public water buses year-round from Venice's Marco Polo Airport to several locations--including the main cruise basin at Marittima, which is served by the Blue Line. Boats stop at San Marco and nine other landings along the way.

If you're departing from the pier at San Basilio, which handles small- to medium-size ships, you can take Alilaguna's Blue Line to Zattere, which is a short, level walk (with two one small bridges) from the San Basilio cruise terminal.

For more information, see our Venice Airport Boats article. Because Alilaguna's schedules change from time to time, we suggest double-checking the Alilaguna timetable at www.alilaguna.it immediately before your trip.

Water taxis

Water taxi interior photoIt's possible to hire a water taxi at the airport, but the fare can easily reach 100 euros or more, depending on your ship's location and how many people are traveling with you.

For more information, read our Venice Water Taxis article and heed the Warning About Water Taxis in our Venice Travel Blog if you're elderly, infirm, or unable to lift your luggage into a boat from the pier.

Finding the boat piers at the airport

Alilaguna water buses and water taxis leave from piers on the Venetian Lagoon, not far from the airport. A moving sidewalk will take you to the piers in about 10 minutes.

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Getting to the port - Introduction
By land - Airport buses, taxis
By water - Airport boats, water taxis

Also see:
Transportation from the Venice Cruise Port
Venice for Cruisers

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