In Venice, there are two airports to choose from, which are of course more or less distant from the city center. One of them – Venice Marco Polo airport, is an international airport. The second object is the Venice Treviso airport, which mostly operates low-cost airlines.
Both are well connected to the city itself, so you should reach the center without major problems.
Venice Marco Polo airport
Venice Marco Polo Airport (IATA code: VCE, ICAO code: LIPZ) – this airport is located about 12 kilometers north of the center of Venice.
Every year, it serves over 11 million passengers, and the number of landings and departures has exceeded over 95,000. Venice Marco Polo airport is one of the nicer airports.
When landing, in good weather, you can admire the historic part of the city on the water in miniature.
Facilities for passengers at the airport
When it comes to passenger amenities at Venice Marco Polo airport, there is only one terminal here. However, it is so big and modern that it is not a problem yet.
The arrivals hall is located on the ground floor. Departures and passenger check-in desks are on the first floor. Duty-free shops, restaurants and cafes are also located there.
In turn, the second floor is a VIP area and offices. At the Marco Polo airport there are several car rental companies and various parking lots. Two of them are multi-level, and one is partially exposed. There is also a short and long-term car park, of which a special bus transports passengers to the latter.
Flights to Venice
Venice Marco Polo Airport serves both international airlines and charter flights. Among the first ones we can mention such airlines as: Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Aer Lingus, Alitalia, Alpi Eagles, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, easyJet, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Swiss International Air Lines and TUIfly.
As for charter airlines, Marco Polo airport serves, among others: AMC Airlines, Atlasjet, Croatia Airlines, Skyservice, Swiftair, Titan Airways, Tunisair, as well as XL Airways France.
How to get from Venice Marco Polo airport to Venice?
Venice Marco Polo airport is well connected to the city. The most expensive option to reach the center is a taxi ride, which should roughly cost you around 20-25 euro for this course. Buses (line 5 ACTV or line 35 ATVO VENEZIA EXPRESS) will be a much cheaper means of transport, whose stops are located just after leaving the airport.
A ticket purchased from the driver for a ride to the city will cost 8 euro.
Buses arrive at stops every 20-30 minutes. The third and probably the most attractive way to get to the center of Venice is by vaporetto.
You can still buy a ticket for this means of transport at the airport in the arrivals hall at the vending machine or at the marina where the second machine is located. A single one-way ticket costs 15 euro (27 euro return) per person, including one large baggage and one hand luggage. You will pay 3 euro per item for all additional packages.
If you want to reach St. Mark, you have to choose the red or blue line, but if your goal is the Rialto Bridge then you will choose the orange line. The vaporetto transport takes about an hour and 10 minutes.
Interestingly, at the Marco Polo airport you can also rent a helicopter with a pilot as a means of transport. However, it is expensive pleasure, but you will reach any part of the city in about 10 minutes.
Map of Marco Polo Venice airport / How to get there?
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The address and telephone numbers of the Marco Polo airport
Airport address: Viale Galileo Galilei, 30, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy
Telephone numbers for information: +39 041 2609260. For more numbers, please visit veniceairport.it/en/at-the-airport/useful-phone-numbers.html
See how the Venice Marco Polo airport looks from the inside:
Treviso airport in Venice
Treviso Airport – (IATA code: TSF, ICAO code: LIPH) is a second airport located 20 kilometers from Venice, located about 3 kilometers from Treviso, in the Veneto region.
In 2007, the newly built terminal got the name Antonio Canova – Italian sculptor, painter and architect creating in the classical style. Every year, Treviso airport serves over 3 million passengers. It is especially popular with passengers choosing low cost airlines to reach north Italy.
Facilities at Treviso airport
As for the amenities at Treviso airport, just like at Marco Polo airport, there is one terminal here, divided into the arrivals and departures hall. In addition to check-in desks, there are also shops and food outlets – restaurants, cafes and bars.
At Treviso airport there is also an ATM, currency exchange and tourist information point. You can also rent a car at one of the rental companies. It also has facilities for the disabled and families with children.
A special place to wait for the flight has been prepared for VIPs.
On the other hand, when it comes to parking spaces, there are two car parks at Treviso airport, one short-term and the other long-term. The first one has space for 60 cars, while the second one is a bit further away (about 200 meters), but larger because there are 350 parking spaces.
Who flies to Treviso airport?
Treviso airport serves airlines such as: Blue Air, Germanwings, Ryanair and Wizz Air as well as charters Aegean Airlines, Lotus Air and Tunisair.
How to get from Treviso airport to Venice?
Treviso airport is well connected to Venice. As for the means of transport, you can choose mainly buses, and of course a taxi. The last variant will of course be the most expensive, because you will pay a minimum of 100 euro for the course. In turn, city bus travel will cost much less. You can choose a direct connection with the ATVO bus to the Venezia P.le Roma stop, where the ticket will cost you around 12 euro. There is also a bus number 6, which will take you to the train station in Treviso, for 1.3 euro (you buy from a vending machine, because it is twice as expensive with the driver!). From there, you will reach Venice by train Treviso – Venezia Santa Lucia route, and the ticket will cost you 3.55 euro. At Treviso airport there are still private bus operators: Terravision and Barzi Servizi, who also directly take interested persons to Mestre or to the parking lot in Tronchetto. The ticket for both costs 11 euro per person, and the journey itself takes about 40 minutes.
Address and telephone numbers for Treviso Airport
Airport address: Via Noalese, 63E, 31100 Treviso TV, Italy
The helpline number is +39 0422 315111. You can find more useful phone numbers here https://www.trevisoairport.it/en/at-the-airport/useful-phone-numbers.html.
Where is the Treviso airport / Map
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See how Treviso airport looks from the inside:
Tickets to Venice are the cheapest from mid-September to mid-June. Then the so-called high season begins.
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