Venice Transportation

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  • 1. Vaporetto

    If you want to do something special with the vaporetto Linea 2 (replaced Linea 82 in 2011), embark at the third pontoon at San Zaccaria (facing the hotel Danieli *) direction Giudecca. Check well that...

  • 2. By plane (and then into Venice)

    The airport of Venice is located in Tessera; not far from Mestre. It is only 13 km far from the center of Venice. The arrivals area is situated on the ground floor. On the first floor there are the...

  • 3. Traghetto

    Before we went on your trip to Italy (Venice), our instructor mentioned that if we wanted to travel across the Grand Canal like the locals do, then we should use the traghetto (literally means...

  • 4. Gondola

    A gondola is a long narrow black boat you see in some canals in this city. Today it is used for weddings and for pleasure trips. This kind of boat requires a lot of time to be built. It is 10.85 long...

  • 5. By water taxi (& private boats)

    Officially the term "vaporetto" refers to flat-decked single level vessels, but it is often used to mean various kinds of water buses. You will travel by vaporetto if you want to go to some islands...

  • 6. By train (Santa Lucia station)

    There is only 1 direct train from Venice Mestre, leaving 1.30 am to Klagenfurt arriving 4.40 am, and on to Vienna arriving 8.34 am and 1 1rain from Venice St. Lucia at 9.05 pm via Salzburg arring at...

  • 7. Walking (incl. city maps)

    Venice is a city that's definitely best discovered on foot but unless you have some sort of supernatural sense of direction, chances are you'll get lost at least once during your trip. However, this...

  • 8. By cruise ship

    That cruise ships are getting bigger and bigger and becoming a problem for Venice not only because the cruise ships passing at San Marco contribute to the wake pollution called "Moto Ondoso" even if...

  • 9. By car (incl. parking)

    I would really reconsider renting a car. You will spend more time, energy, and money dealing with the logistics of "the car" than you will enjoying Italy. I have been to Venice then onto Rome 7 times...

  • 10. By bus (excl. airport bus)

    We got to Venice in the end of our bus-tour around Italy on the way from Ravenna to Vienna. We stayed for a night in Mestre which is a continental part of Venice. Early in the morning we went to...

  • 11. costs and times to Marco Polo airport

    Just found this summary and thought that it may help you.Port pier to airport = 10 miles = 20 minute car drive = 40-50 Euros one waycity centre to airport =...

  • 12. People Mover from the port to Piazzale Roma

    If you're trying to get into Venice from the cruise terminal/port then an easy way is to use the newish People Mover, a monorail system which links Tronchetto...

  • 13. Alilaguna Boats ~ Stazione Marittima to San Marco

    I have mentioned in a previous tip that on this trip we stayed in Venice before and after our Eastern Mediterranean cruise. One exceptional feature of the...

  • 14. The People Mover

    When I first heard of "The People Mover," I thought it was a sort of moving walkway such as you find in lots of airports. In reality, the People Mover is...

  • 15. Public transports in Venice

    Venice is easy to get around, there are no cars or trains in the historic city center. Most sights are easily accessible on foot, though. Far distances can be...

  • 16. Trains, Planes, Automobiles and Vaporettos

    We loved the Vaporettos! A single ride is 6 Euros. We got a 48 hour tourist card for 25 euros each because we were staying on the Lido for 2 days and had no...

  • 17. limousine and water taxi combined

    If you feel like splashing out and arriving in style, then how about a limousine to Piazzale Roma with a water taxi to your hotel(down the Grand Canal)combined....

  • 18. Next stop, Murano!

    If you are heading to Murano. The easiest way to getting there is catching the actv water bus. A return ticket cost 6 euros. You may catch water bus number 41...

  • 19. Vaporetto

    Vaporetto is the way of travelling in Venice.Take the 82 to go to Piazza de San Marco from the railway station. When you exit the station there should be a...

  • 20. Vaporetto routes & map

    The number 1 and 82 line take you through the Grand Canal within the interior of Venice. The number 1 runs throughout the year while the number 82 runs only...

  • 21. Take the Train!!

    We love the trains!! They are truly the way to travel in Italy. Venice is easily reachable from everywhere, and there are direct connections to and from Milan,...

  • 22. ACTV Vaporetto -- The best way...

    ACTV Vaporetto -- The best way to travel around Venice, besides your feet, is on the vaporetto. You can buy a multiple trip pass at the same ticket counter at...

  • 23. Left Luggage at Sant Lucia Station

    I've used the left luggage (DEPOSITO BAGAGLI) service here twice. Both times I'd checked out of my hotel, then left my bags here, so I could spend my last few...

  • 24. Baby strollers

    I visited Venice, like every year, last year with my parents, my husband AND my new baby girl, Sienna, who was one year at the time. We had her in a stroller,...


    I purchased the 72 hour ACTV pass right away at the MARCO POLO airport which gave me access to the bus from the airport to mestre railway station and then later...

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