Antonio Canova airport in Treviso is on the mainland and Venice is an island city surrounded by water. In Venice city itself, there is no access to any kind of motor vehicles, so once you reach the city entrance you must go by foot or by water! So how do you get to your accommodation? The best thing to do when you visit venice is to get to Piazzale Roma first and from there all the vaporetto (water taxi) lines leave for the historic center and the other major islands, and you can get to your accommodation easily.
From Treviso airport to Venice: how to get there by taxi
You may think that the quickest and most convenient travel solution is to take a private taxi but this is an expensive option. The price to Treviso airport in Venice from the Piazzale Roma is about € 76 fo up to 4 people (and their respective luggage) during the day. The Treviso Taxi company arranges for taxis to coincide with the arrival of flights, but in order not to risk long waits, we always recommend reserving your travel in advance (tel: +39 0422 432022) or at the internal information desk at the airport.
Special solutions for small groups such as minivans or luxury options such as limousines, are only available if requested in advance
Car rental at Treviso airport
Car Hire at Venice Treviso Airport. There’s more to Veneto than the city of Venice. When you hire a car at Venice Treviso Airport you can explore the shores of Lake Garda, the vineyards of Valpolicella, and the beautiful seaside towns along the Adriatic coast. All of the major car rental companies are represented here -it best to book in adance online.
The airport shuttle – the best value option
A cheaper, solution for the journey from Treviso airport to Venice is to choose the Treviso airport express bus, from ATVO. The atvo bus service is available from 8 am to 11 pm with departures every 40 minutes. Departures are coordinated with flight arrivals and so even if you arrive on the last plane of the evening, and even if it’s late, the ATVO bus is waiting for you!
This bus is also the only direct connection to Piazzale Roma with two short stops in Mestre. The first bus stop is at the Corsi Di Popolo and the second is at Mestre Railway station. The price is 12 € for a single fare and 22 € for a return ticket. Wi – Fi is free and unlimited on board.
Other companies provide transfer services from Treviso airport to Venice city center but all stop at Isola Nuova del Tronchetto, from where only vaporetto line 2 runs which will extend your journey even more.
How to reach Mestre from Treviso airport
When we talk about Venice, more and more we include Mestre in that..
Mestre is the last city on the mainland before the Freedom Bridge going into Venice.
From Treviso airport there are two ways to get to Mestre
Private Taxi: in 30 minutes you will be at your hotel; prices starting from € 65
ATVO airport shuttle to Mestre: the same bus that goes to Venice makes an intermediate stop in Corso del Popolo (in front of the Corso theater and at the BNL bank) and one at the Venezia – Mestre station. From both stops you can easily reach your hotel on foot. The price is always € 12 per ride while the journey time is about 15 -20 minutes shorter than the trip to Piazzale Roma.
How much time will it take to get to your accommodation?
Especially if you have booked a B & B or an apartment for your stay in Venice, you might want to leave a good couple of hours for the transfer depending on the traffic and whether it is rush hour or not. Going to the airport make sure you allow time so that you are there an hour before domestic flights and two hours before international departures,
If you have already decided to choose an airport shuttle, there is more information here.
The express bus from Treviso airport to Venice and Mestre
The express bus from Venice and Mestre to Treviso airport
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