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Side door (wheelchairs, strollers, wheeled luggage)

From: Venice Railroad Station


photo1 The side door is on the left side of Venice Santa Lucia Station's train shed as you're coming from the platforms.

When you go through the archway (above), you'll see a blue sign on the brick wall. The sign has baggage and wheelchair icons, and an arrow shows the way to the Grand Canal.


2 A gently sloping, relatively smooth stone path leads past the station building (right) toward the Grand Canal.


3 The bottom of the path widens out into a small square, with a bookstore to your left and the ACTV vaporetto ticket office straight ahead. (Most water buses are wheelchair-accessible; for more information, see  our Vaporetto Routes and Accessible Venice articles.)

Note: Santa Lucia now has a ramp in front as well: It's to the right of the stone steps as you leave the station by the front entrance. We prefer the side exit, however, because it saves having to fight your way through crowds in the station hall.

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

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