Venice airport: Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)

Venice Marco Polo Airport

Like most Italian airports this airport is also named after a hero from history, explorer Marco Polo lived in Venice from 1254 to 1324. The distance from the airport to Venice depends on your mode of transport, by land - 12 kilometers, by water - 10 kilometers. The airport handled almost 9 million passengers in 2015.

There is also a second, much smaller airport by Venice in Treviso, 40 kilometers from the city, that is used by budget airlines Transavia and Ryanair.

Address

Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo
Viale G. Galilei, 30/1
30030 Tessera-Venezia
Italy

Airport codes

IATA airport code: VCE
ICAO airport code: LIPZ

Transport

Local transport

Train

There is no train connection with the airport, but the FlyBus goes to Venezia-Mestre Train Station from the terminal. There is also a bus connection with the Venezia-Santa Lucia Station.

Car and bus

The airport is 12 kilometers outside of Venice along the SS14 to Trieste, the airport is clearly indicated on the traffic signs. From the Tangenziale ring road, Venezia-Mestre you go right to the SS14, after about 300 meters there is a left exit to the airport.

In front of the Arrivals Hall there are buses from two companies: ACTV (tel: +39(0)41 2722111) and ATVO (tel: +39(0)421 383672), both take you to the center of Venice, there are also regular buses to Mestre Train Station, Padua and the beach resorts by Venice.

Of course there are possibilities to go to Venice by water, for example with Alilaguna (tel: +39(0)4 1541 5180) or ATVO (tel: +39(0)4 1541 6555), for both water bus companies tickets are available in the Arrivals Hall.

Car rental - Venice Marco Polo Airport

You can find counters in the Arrivals Hall for 10 car rental companies: AutoEuropa, Avis, Easy Car, Hertz, Europcar, Locauto Tirreno, Maggiore, Targa Rent, Travelcar and Thrifty. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are in front of the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)41 5952080). Private water taxis (tel: +39(0)4 1541 5084) can be reserved online.

Airport Parking

There are two short-term parking areas in front of the new terminal, P5 costs €2.00 per hour and P6 costs €5.00 per hour. There are two parking garages in front of the old terminal, P1 and P4, with a large parking area, P2, behind them, you pay €5.00 for 2 hours parking or €13.50 for 24 hours. Long-term parking is in P7, for 2 days you pay €21.00, one week €58.50, this lies some distance from the terminal, but there is a shuttle bus connection. For information about parking at the airport (tel: +39(0)41 5415913).

Services

Services

Hotels

There are not hotels at the airport. The nearest hotels are in the suburbs, Mestre and Tessera, but Venice is also very close to the airport. Most visitors choose a hotel in Venice, especially around the Piazzale Roma, where the road from the mainland comes in, in this district you are 20 minutes from the airport. For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

There is a large range of shops, including a few specialized in local products. Snack bars, cafes and restaurants are also largely present. Of course there are a lot of coffee shops that serve real Italian espresso or cappuccino.

Baggage

There is a counter for lost and found items in the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)41 713719).

Information

In the Departures Hall there is a counter where you can get information about the airport, arrival and departure times and delays (tel: +39(0)4 1260 9260). There is also a computer system that you can call for arrival times (tel: +39(0)4 1260 9240) and departure times (tel: +39(0)4 1260 9250).

There is also a tourist counter in the Arrivals Hall (tel: +39(0)4 1541 5887).

Business

The Travelex Business Center (tel: +39(0)4 1269 8191) has meeting rooms and facilities for conferences, there are small office spaces to rent and the Center also offers secretarial support, including translation services. Meeting rooms with telephone, fax, video and slide projector are also available in the VIP Lounge (tel: +39(0)4 1260 6285).

Disabled facilities

The whole airport is accessible for the disabled, there are wheelchair ramps, adapted restrooms, telephones and elevators, wheelchairs are also available.

Other services

The airport offers the customary services such as banks, money exchange offices, ATM's and a post office, where you can send faxes. There is wireless internet (Wi-Fi) available at various points in the terminal. Venice Airport has a prayer room, a First Aid post (tel: +39(0)41 2606335) and a sauna/massage salon.

Contact

Contact

Address

Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo
Viale G. Galilei, 30/1
30030 Tessera-Venezia
Italy

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +39(0)41 2606111
Fax: +39(0)41 2606260
Email: quality@veniceairport.it

Airport codes

IATA airport code: VCE
ICAO airport code: LIPZ

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