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Welcome to Venice Marco Polo Airport

The airport is located 5 miles (8km) north of Venice.

Information & Facts

Airport Taxis

Both regular and water taxis are available from the airport. An authorised (yellow) taxi cab to the city centre takes between 40 minutes and an hour, and costs upwards of EUR30.

Car Parking

There are loads of parking options at Venice Marco Polo Airport, and there's even a place where passengers can park their motorboats. A Stop & Go area is located in front of the terminal and is free for the first ten minutes, EUR2 for 30 minutes and EUR12 for an hour. Car Parks 3, 4, and 5 are long-stay options. Park 3 costs EUR7.50 per day in the winter (EUR9 in summer). Park 4 is EUR5 per day (EUR6.50 in summer). Park 5 is EUR9 (EUR11 in summer). P1 and P2 are short-stay lots and charges start at EUR5 for two hours, EUR8 for six hours and EUR16 for the first day; EUR29 for two days and EUR83 for a week. All the car parks are within walking distance of the terminal. However, the long-term lots are slightly further away from the terminal than the short-term ones.

Car Rental

The car rental car park is just after the short-term car park in front of the terminal building. Rental desks are in the arrivals hall. Car hire companies with offices at the airport include Europa, Maggiore, Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Locauto and Budget.

City Transfers

Train: The Mestre-Venice and Venice-Santa Lucia stations are easily accessible from the airport by buses that leave from the airport at 20-minute intervals.

Taxis: Taxis leave from outside the arrivals level of the terminal. The fare for a trip into Venice will not be less than EUR30.

Bus: Buses going to the Venice-Santa Lucia railways station via Piazzale Roma. The ATVO FlyBus leave roughly every three hours from 6am until 11:40pm daily. Tickets cost EUR7 each and depart from Stand Three. ACTV buses leave the airport far more regularly. Bus Nos. 4 and 5 operate between Marco Polo Airport and central Venice. Bus No. 4 is the night bus and leaves the airport at 10:07pm, 11:07pm and 11:47pm from Monday to Saturday. Bus No. 5 operates between 4:08am and 11:10 at 10-20 minute intervals from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays bus service operates between 4:08am and 11:10pm at 40-minute intervals.

Boat: The Alilaguna boats are a faster way into central Venice. There are four different lines: red, blue, orange and yellow. Prices range from EUR7-15 depending upon your destination. View the Alilaguna website for specific stops and to buy discounted tickets online. The dock is a 5-10 minute walk from the airport.


+39 041 260 6111 or +39 041 260 6400.

Departure Tax

Money and communications: ATMs, currency exchange facilities, a post office, banks and a tax-free customs service are all available at the airport.

Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available in the terminal. Lost and found is located on the ground floor of the terminal and is open from 8am until 12:30am daily.

Conference and business: Business services are available on the second floor at the Marco Polo Club. Entrance is currently EUR22 per person and the facility is open from 5am until 10pm, daily. The Marco Polo Club is equipped with telephone, internet, TVs, video and fax facilities, as well as workstations and a bar. The Travalax business centre, also on the second floor, has meeting rooms, conference facilities and business services such as faxing, photocopying, filing, telephones, work stations, audiovisual equipment and translation services available.

Other facilities: Prayer room, VIP lounges, travel agencies, baby-changing facilities, a family area, a spa and first aid facilities are all available.

Wi-Fi: Wi-fi is only provided at certain areas within the terminal. The Schengen departures area, VIP Lounge, check-in area and Brek Restaurant all currently have wi-fi availability. Passengers wishing to use the service will need to buy a prepaid card from the Linkem shopping website and enter a prepaid username and pin. Packages start at EUR6.50 for an hour.

Information: Information points and hospitality desks are all available at the airport. Staff are more comfortable speaking Italian, but most understand English as well.

Shopping: With shops like La Perla, Swatch, Vittorio and Raggi di Seta, shopping at Venice Marco Polo Airport is designed to encourage passengers to part with those last few holiday euros. The Elite duty-free shop is well-stocked and there are plenty more tempting gift, souvenir, fashion and food shopping opportunities throughout the airport.

Food and Drink: There are plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés at the airport both before and after check-in. The departures area has Bricco Café and de Canto Wine Bar as well as many other options, while the has Café Marco Polo, which is perfect for a quick coffee or sandwich before going through all the security checks.

The official language of Italy is Italian. English is understood in the larger cities but not in the more remote parts of the country.

The Euro (EUR) is the official currency, which is divided into 100 cents. Those arriving in Italy with foreign currency can obtain Euros through any bank, ATM or bureaux de change. ATMs are widespread. Travellers cheques can be exchanged with ease in the large cities, not so in the smaller towns. Credit cards are accepted in upmarket establishments and shops around the cities. Banks are closed on weekends, but tend to have better rates than casas de cambios.

Terminal Transfers

Not applicable, as there is only one terminal building.

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