Coming to Venice Italy by Air

The Marco Polo Airport of Venice italy distance from Marco Polo airport to Venice train station
The Marco Polo Airport of Venice
The airport of Venice “Marco Polo” is on Terra Firma or as the Venetians say: on the firm earth.

The distance from Marco Polo airport to Venice train station: It is precisely 12 kilometers from Venice by the road and 10 kilometers by boat across the lagoon .

Marco Polo Venice is 25 kilometers from Radicchio/Treviso, 35 kilometers from Padua, 45 kilometers from Jesolo and 65 kilometers from Vicenza.

It is important to know these distances in kilometers because some airlines do not serve Venice Marco Polo, which can moreover be useful in practical terms.

Companies and Fares Prices

One Company which offer direct flights from Paris is Air France

But you have many other companies offering flights to Venice from other European countries:

From London, Easyjet have direct flights to Venice Marco Polo Airport from Gatwick, East Midlands and Bristol.

British Airways has a direct flight from London to Venice Marco Polo Airport.

From Spain, you can come to Venice with Iberia.

Apart it, from Europ, plan for a round trip ticket to cost between 100€ and 250€ per person in economy class.

Air France has promotions from Paris of about 165€ round trip ticket if you reserve your trip more than a month in advance and stay up to a maximum of 14 days

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Sites and Useful Addresses

The Website (in English) of the Airport Marco Polo, with the complete list of all companies flying to Venice Italy from all over the world.

Airport Marco Polo
30030, Tessera
Phone: +39 041 260 92 60
Fax: +39 0412606260

Aiport Lost Baggage Luggage
Phone: +39 041 260 92 22

Information on Arrivals
Phone: +39 041 609 240

Information on Departures
Phone: +39 041 260 92 50

To get to Venice from the Airport

There are several possible solutions:

The Bus

distance from marco polo airport Diagram of Buses ATVO by leaving Venice
Diagram of Buses ATVO by leaving Venice
Less romantic but quick, the bus will drop you at Piazzale Roma, the bus station located in the northern part of the city of Venice.

Two solutions for bus travel are at your disposal:

ACTV bus take line number 5.

The trip lasts a little less than half an hour and it departs on average every half hour.

From the Airport-Venice, the first bus is at 4:08 AM, the last at 1: 10 AM.

From Venice - Airport, the first is at 4:40 AM and the last at 12:40 AM.

The exact schedules are available on the site ACTV.

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ATVO Buses: take Airport Shuttle.

The quicker (about 20 minutes) of the two because, unlike the bus ACTV, the driver does not stop between the airport and Piazzale Roma.

You can buy your ticket at the baggage collection area of the airport. The bus stop is right at the exit of the airport.

Roughly every half an hour, from 5 am until 8:40 pm from Venice - Airport and from 8:20 AM to 12: 10 AM from Airport to Venice.

The exact schedules are available on their site: ATVO

Arrival by the Lagoon

Boats Alilaguna Venice Italy
Boats Alilaguna Venice
Otherwise, if you prefer to arrive by the sea, you can take a boat from the company Alilaguna (On average 20€ from the airport in Venice.

The Blue Line Alilaguna takes around 30 minutes to arrive at Fondamenta Nuove and one hour for San Marco. Red line takes a little more than one hour to the Armory, then another five minutes to San Marco and finally arrives at Zattere in Dorsoduro another 10 minutes later. Frequency is only of a boat every hour; consult the Internet site Alilaguna for the exact schedules.

Road Taxi or Motoscafo

Motoscafo in front of the Bridge of Rialto Venice Italy
Motoscafo in front of the Bridge of Rialto
You can also go to Venice by road, by way of the taxi (a 15 minute trip for 35€).

On the contrary, distinctly better but rather extravagant, you can arrive in 30 minutes at Venice via the motoscafo, or the boat taxi.

It is necessary you to foresee an expense of around 100 Euros to rent a Motoscafo to Venice. Make sure you also ask for total price (all passengers and lugguage included) before taking the Motoscafo, some boat taxi display tempting rates of only per passenger.

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