Venice airport to Venice express bus service



How to get to Venice from Venice Marco Polo airport

How to get to Venice from Venice Marco Polo airport quickly and cheaply. Even though we Venetians are people of the sea and boats, we choose the bus too!
The bus is very comfortable and has unlimited free WI – FI on board.The ATVO Airport Bus Express is the only bus from the airport to Venice that will take you directly to the Piazzale Roma in just 25 minutes, without making any other stops. The Piazzale Roma is the central station for all ACTV urban transport lines so you will be able to get to your accommodation easily from there.

The ATVO bus transfer is definitely the fastest way to travel from Venice airport to Venice. Buses start at 5.20am from the Marco Polo airport to Venezia Piazzale Roma, and run until until 00:20 (1:20 am in high season), with departures every 20 minutes. Early in the morning and late in the evening they are a bit less frequent. Check the ATVO timetable from Venice airport to Venice online before leaving!

From Venice airport to Venice – how much does it cost?

The price of a single fare on the ATVO bus is only 8 euros while the return ticket costs 15 euro. These rates include a regular size suitcase. To save time we can offer you a combined ticket that already includes a timed ACTV ticket. The Venice public transportation system is a fleet of motorised bus-boats called vaporetti. ACTV timed tickets allow you unlimited use of the water buses – vaporetti – within a 24 hour time period from your arrival  so you can continue your onward journey to your hotel once you reach Piazalle Roma. Enjoy your stay in Venice!

A vaporetto – water taxi


Venice airport to Venice – buy tickets online to save time

Buying tickets online saves time and there is no additional cost, At the airport there are often long queues at the ticket office and the ticket machines so you easily avoid this by buying online through the Vivovenetia website. You can buy tickets for the whole family or a large group with a single click! And we are always open online  … (in the office we rest every now and then!), so you can make the purchase at any time of the day, even last minute, when you are in the arrivals hall or at baggage reclaim!
Online we will ask you to select the travel date, but not the actual departure time as you cannot book seats in advance for particular buses.


How does the online ticket work?

You will receive an email confirming the online payment and you will also receive a QR code attached to each ticket purchased. The driver will ask you to scan this code and so you can get on and go straight to your seat!
You can print out the QR Code or, if you want to be more green you can show it directly to the conductor/driver directly from your smartphone or tablet!

Frequently asked questions

The bus terminal is located in the second lane outside the airport (the first is the land taxi rank) just outside the arrivals area. Once you are outside go across the road for about 20 metres.
The bus does not stop at the Santa Lucia train station as the station is actually on the island of Venice. The train station is a 2-minute walk from Piazzale Roma across the large modern bridge and has regular departures throughout the day.

For more information find out;
How to reach Mestre from Marco Polo airport 
Information on the taxis service from Venice airport 
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