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Venice Marco Polo Airport Bus


Situated at Viale Galileo Galilei in the city of Venice, this is the third busiest airport in Italy. It is more commonly referred to as the VCE and has one terminal.

Air France, British Airways, Alitalia, Air Canada, Lufthansa, Qatar, Emirates, Delta, and United Airlines are the major commercial airlines that operate here. Ryanair, Vueling and Easyjet are the low-cost airlines that operate domestically as well as internationally.

Table of contents:

1.How to Check-in and Baggage Allowance
2.Bus Service from the Airport
3.Taking a Taxi
4.Taking a Train
5.Useful Information

How to check-in and baggage allowance

There are 70 check-in points at the departure area but although the number is high it can be a bit crowded depending on the season. The check-in is easy to make and it is user-friendly.

You should contact your travel agency or airline for information which refers to the size and weight restrictions for carry-on and hold baggage. If your baggage exceeds the size or weight limits, you may be charged an excess baggage fee depending on how many kilograms you exceeded.

Bus service from the airport

Bus service from venice airport

Bus line no. 5: Marco Polo - Piazzale Roma (Center): 8 € one- way and 15 € for a round trip.

You can reach the regional destinations i.e. the areas within the city through Autostradale buses. These destinations include Padua and Treviso. The buses operate from 00:20 to 23:50 at an interval of every 20 minutes.

Book your bus ticket from Marco Polo Airport to Venice Piazzale Roma here

Alilaguna is a private company that operates 36 water buses under three lines, and you can avail them on a walking distance from the airport itself. You can buy the tickets to all types of public transport online. This alternative should be preferred, especially if you are travelling in a group.

Red Line: stops at Murano and Lido Islands: 15 € one way and 27 € for a round trip

Blue Line & Orange Line: multiple stops in Venice: 15 € one way and 27 € for a round trip. So if you are expecting to roam around the city of Venice, you should opt either of these lines.

Marco Polo Airport to Ljubljana

There are more than fifty daily buses operating throughout the day from Venice Marco Polo Airport to Ljubljana. Popular carriers are Nomago, GoOpti and DRD Turizem. The price of an average ticket is 20 EUR one way.

Book your bus tickets here to go from Marco Polo Airport to Ljubljana

Taking a taxi

Water taxis cost around 100 € to 150 €, subject to your destination and the amount of luggage that you are carrying.

You can avail a regular taxi from the airport to get to Piazzale Roma. It will take you about fifteen minutes and will cost around 50 €. These charges will include your carriage charges as well.

Taking a train

To get to the Mestre train station, you would need to take a bus from Marco Polo that will cost you 3 €. From the station, it will cost you 1 € for a short train ride to the Santa Lucia Train Station in Venice.

Useful information

useful information venice airport

The VIP lounge at the Marco Polo airport in Venice is open daily from 5 am to 11 pm. You can buy the combined ticket including both access to the VIP Lounge and Fast Track at SAVE Ticket Office, 1st floor or at the lounge reception; price: 40 € per passenger.

You can benefit the following complimentary services:

  • Hot and cold snacks
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Shower, towel and hygiene products (available on request)
  • Wi-fi internet connection
  • A selection of Italian and international magazines
  • +7000 digital magazines downloadable via PressReader app
  • Real-time flight status information
  • Satellite TV
  • Free Wi-fi TV with international channels on your smartphone, tablet and personal computer
  • Mobile phone charging points.


How many terminals does the Venice Marco Polo Airport have?

The airport has only one terminal divided into three levels- ground floor for arrivals, first floor for departures and second floor exclusively for the staff.

Does the Airport have internet connectivity?

Free WiFi is available at the airport for up to 6 hours. Connect to the “Venice Airport Free WiFi” network. No password required, you just need to register.

What other services does the Venice Marco Polo Airport have?

The airport has ATMs, baby care facilities, a chapel, a business centre, duty free & shopping, food concessions, premium lounges, observation decks, postal services, pharmacy, travel agencies and a prayer room.

Can I sleep at the airport?

Airport staff generally tolerate the many overnight sleepers, as long as you arrive before the airport technically closes at 12:00 AM. There are four hotels within 3 minutes from the airport, all providing to-and-fro shuttle service:

  • Annia Park Hotel
  • Bella Onda Courtyard Venice Airport
  • Best Western Titian Inn Hotel Venice Airport

What are some nearby places?

  • Piazza San Marco (7.8 km)
  • Rialto Bridge (7.3 km)
  • Grand Canal (7 km)
  • Basilica di San Marco (7.7 km)
  • Pallazo Ducale (7.8 km)
  • Burano ( 5.3 km)
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