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There are 6 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco by bus, train, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Aeroporto MARCO POLO to Venezia 5 / ...

8€ - 11€

5 alternative options

Line 35 bus, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Aeroporto Marco Polo to Mestre Autostazione 35 / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

9€ - 35€

Bus, line 1 ferry  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Aeroporto MARCO POLO to Venezia 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 ferry from P.le Roma "F" to San Marco Vallaresso "B" 1 / ...

16€ - 19€

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco 14.8 km

40€ - 55€

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco 14.8 km

1€ - 3€

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Venice Airport to Piazza San Marco 14.8 km

Venice Airport (VCE) → Piazza San Marco
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The cheapest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco is to taxi which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aeroporto MARCO POLO and arriving at Venezia. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Venice Airport (VCE) and Piazza San Marco is 8 km. The road distance is 14.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco without a car is to bus which takes 49 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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The bus from Aeroporto MARCO POLO to Venezia takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco bus services, operated by ACTV S.p.a, depart from Aeroporto MARCO POLO station.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco bus services, operated by ACTV S.p.a, arrive at Venezia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco.

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There are 5209+ hotels available in Piazza San Marco. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco.
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  • Distance: 7.9 km
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Venice Airport (VCE), Italy and Piazza San Marco, Veneto, Italy?

ACTV S.p.a operates a bus from Aeroporto MARCO POLO to Venezia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 8€ and the journey takes 24 min. ATVO S.p.A. also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
2€ - 3€
Sistemi Territoriali S.p.A.
Phone
049.774999
Email
info@sistemiterritorialispa.it
Website
sistemiterritorialispa.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
sistemiterritorialispa.it
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 27€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
11€ - 16€
Smart Low Cost
8€ - 13€
Smart Flex
19€ - 27€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Aeroporto Marco Polo to Venezia Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from Aeroporto Marco Polo to Mestre Autostazione
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from P.le Roma "F" to San Marco Vallaresso "B"
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
8€
Website
ACTV S.p.a
Other operators
Taxi from Venice Airport (VCE) to Piazza San Marco
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Venice Taxi Airport
Phone
+39 346 313 8337
Website
venicetransferairport.com
Radio Taxi Venezia
Phone
+39 041 5964
Website
radiotaxivenezia.com
Diamond Ncc
Phone
+39 388 881 8140
Website
diamondnccve.it
Consorzio Venezia Taxi
Phone
+39 041 723009
Website
veneziataxi.it
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Venice Airport to Piazza San Marco

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