Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
Travel and Ground Transport
Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) offers travellers to Venice, Italy a wide range of ground transportation and travel options to suit all passengers' needs in Italy.
Serving Venice and the surrounding area of Italy, travel and transport facilities at Marco Polo VCE include trains, buses, car rental, limousine, taxi, boats and water taxis (motoscafo).
Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) features two trains, connecting VCE Airport with downtown Venice. There are direct links to and from many of Venice's train stations, including the main Venice central station.
- Leonardo Express Airport Trains - travel to Termini every 30 minutes during the day
- Metropolitan Train FM1 Service - travel to Fara Sabina, Poggio Mirteto and Orte
Tel: +39 (0)4 1541 5180
Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) is served by many regular ATVP public buses that travel from VCE Airport's terminal buildings into central Venice, from Piazzale Roma via Mestre train station. Buses at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) run daily at regular intervals and are an inexpensive and useful way to travel into the city, with the journey from VCE Marco Polo Airport into central Venice lasting around 30 minutes.
There is also a reliable ACTV bus service that serves Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) from Piazzale Roma, which makes more stops and takes slightly longer to reach Venice city centre, stopping at Mestre and Padua. This airport bus service departs every 30 minutes and runs between 04:40 and 00:40.
Tel: +39 (0)4 1541 5180
Travelling by boat from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) is probably the best way to reach the city centre from the airport. The Venice Alilaguna hydrofoil runs a regular daily airport service until midnight, stopping off at Murano and Lido en route, with particularly scenic views along the way. The direct journey from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) to the landing near the Piazza San Marco (San Marco Square) takes around one hour.
Sleek, modern water taxis (motoscafo) are a popular alternative way to travel into Venice from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), although the journey can prove expensive. Fares on Venice water taxis should always be agreed before departing and it is sensible to avoid travelling on private boats close to Marco Polo Airport (VCE).
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Taxis are plentiful at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) are can be found outside the main arrivals gateway areas, providing a convenient and easy way to travel into nearby Venice city centre and other nearby suburban destinations in Italy. The journey from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) into central Venice will take around 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic. Official yellow Venice VCE airport taxi cabs should be used at all times to ensure safety and also to avoid possible overcharging.
The airport taxi meters in Venice start at a basic fare, but additional charges are often included for luggage, late-night driving and travel on public holidays in Venice, so it can prove useful to ask the taxi driver about these before leaving Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE).