How to get from Venice Airport (VCE) ✈️ to the City & Cruise Port
Venice Airport (VCE), also known as “Aeroporto di Venezia-Tessera” or “Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo”, is the largest international airport in Venice and is located about 8 km north of main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Venice by Public Bus, Express Bus, (Shared) Water Taxi, (Private) Water Taxi, Taxi or Welcome Pickups (Private Car Transfer).
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Venice Airport (VCE) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Venice Airport to the City Center & Cruise Port
|Public Bus||40 Min.||10 €||Details|
|Express Bus||25 Min.||10 €||Details|
|50‑100 Min.||35 €||Details|
|30 Min.||205 €||Details|
|Taxi||20 Min.||40‑45 €||Details|
|20 Min.||56 €||Details|
• Due to Venice transportation regulations, all motorized traffic (Bus, Taxi, Private Car Transfer) must stop at the Piazzale Roma terminal. From here you can then take the public water bus „Vaporetto” or enjoy the scenic walk to your hotel.
• The cheapest ticket with the Water Bus “Vaporetto” costs about 14 € (75-minute-ticket)
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable option.
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
Venice Travel Tips (AD)
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