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Which Venice Airport is best to fly?

Treviso Airport or Marco Polo Airport

Venice Marco Polo Airport vs Treviso Airport

Overview of Venice Airports

You have two choices when flying to or from the beautiful city of Venice, and we summarise here all you need to know about both of them!

Marco Polo airport is the more central one, just a short distance from the city. It's right on the water and, as well as regular and cheap buses, you can take a boat right into the canals! Treviso is further but is still linked with good transport options.

Venice Marco Polo Airport

Treviso Airport

    Venice Marco Polo Airport Treviso Airport

Options for getting the centre of Venice from the airport and vice versa

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Distance from Venice 12.7 km = 7.9 miles 36.6 km = 22.7 miles
Public transport general operating hours ACTV bus from 4:08 a.m. to 1:10 a.m. from the airport. ATVO bus from 8:35 a.m. to 10:05 p.m. from the airport
Water Bus Water bus service from the Marco Polo Airport to Venice is provided by the company Alilaguna. Journey time varies from 40 minutes to 75 minutes depending on where you want to get off at Venice. Fare: €13 for one-way ticket and €25 for return ticket. N/a
Bus - ACTV urb an line 5 Journey time: 23 minutes Ticket Fare: €6 Running Time: 4:40 a.m. to 1:40 a.m. from Piazzale Roma 4:08 a.m. to 1:10 a.m. from the airport - ATVO buses Journey time: 20 minutes Ticket Fare: €8; €15 round trip Running Time: 4:20 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. from Piazzale Roma 5:20 a.m. to 00:10 p.m. from the airport Timetable: http://www.atvo.it/allegati/aeroporti
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- ATVO buses Journey time: 60-70 minutes Ticket Fare: €12 one-way; €22 round trip Running Time: 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. from Piazzale Roma 8:35 a.m. to 10:05 p.m. from the airport Timetable: From the airport: http://www.atvo.it/allegati/aeroporti/aeroporto _treviso_- _venezia_dal_9.01.17_al_25.03.17.pdf From Piazzale Roma : http://www.atvo.it/allegati/aeroporti/venezia_- _treviso_aeroporto_dal_9.01.17_al_25.03.1 7.pdf - Barzi Bus (to Tronchetto Island) Journey time: 40 minutes Ticket Fare: €12 one-way; €22 round trip Timetable: http://www.barziservice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/dal-09.01.2018- al-28.02.2018-andate-verso-il- Tronchetto-_.pdf
Train N/a Nearest station is Mestre Train Station. You have to take a bus to reach Mestre Train Station and from there, take the ATVO Venice Express to Santa Lucia Train Station in Venice. N/a
Airport Shuttle (hotel pick up and drop off at central Venice) Operated by Shu ttleDirect and A irportShuttles Fares starting from €30 per person. Operated by FoxTransfer, Shu tleDirect and other services. Fares starting from €33 per person.
Water Taxi Available from the port near the airport. Journey time: 25-30 minutes Fares: €100 - €150 for a private taxi. N/a
Taxi / Cab Services Taxi fares to Piazzale Roma, Venice are around €40. Takes around 20 minutes. You can avail the taxi service by Cooperativa Artigiana Radiotaxi. Taxi fares to Piazzale Roma, Venice are around €85. Takes around 40 minutes. You can avail the taxi service by Cooperativa Artigiana Radiotaxi.
On demand taxis N/a N/a
   

Which airport is most suitable for me?

How close to Venice city center and main tourist attractions? Marco Polo Venice Airport is located almost 13 km away from the city center. It takes 20-70 minutes to reach the city center depending on the mode of transport. Along with buses and taxis, the airport can also be reached by water buses or water taxis. At a distance of 37 km from central Venice, Treviso Airport is situated very far from the major attractions of Venice. Depending on the chosen transportation, you can reach the Piazzale Roma in 40-70 minutes.
Cost factor Marco Polo Airport is the most prominent airport of both the airports of Venice. It handles both flights from Europe and intercontinental flights. Hence, flight fares are higher than the Treviso Airport. The airport is situated very near to Venice city center and takes less time to reach than the Treviso airport. Car hire prices are 15-20% lower and hotel prices are 25-30% lower than the Treviso Airport. Marco Polo airport is best suited for business and luxury travellers as the airport is nearer to Venice and offers a lot more facilities than the Treviso Airport. Treviso Airport mostly handles flights from within Europe. It is used by low cost airlines like Ryan Air and Wizz Air. Flight fares are significantly lower (as much as 50% less) than the Marco Polo Airport. Treviso Airport has limited facilities- only a handful of shops and restaurants, and no lounge or Wi-Fi. But car rentals and hotel tariffs are much higher than the Marco Polo airport. Treviso airport is only suited for those budget travellers who would take a hotel and hire a car from Venice instead of Treviso Airport.
Airport delays Overall, delay index for this airport is low. Usually, the arrival and departure delays don't exceed 15 minutes. Overall, delay index for this airport is low. Usually, the arrival and departure delays don't exceed 10 minutes.
Flight fares Prices taken for 12th April 2018 (searched on 08-02-2018). London: €72 Berlin: €70 Barcelona: €105 London: €40 Berlin: €33 Barcelona: €48

Car hire Prices taken from 1-03-2018 to 07-03-2018 (searched on 08-03-2018)

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Budget Cars (Fiat 500, Peugeot 107, Citoren C1, Toyota Aygo): €57-€102 Intermediate Cars (Audi A3, Opel Zafira, Citoren C4, Opel Insignia, Ford S Max, VW Touran): €189-€231 Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Bmw 5 Series, Audi A6): €570-€691 Budget Cars (Fiat 500, Peugeot 107, Opel Adam): €70-€118 Intermediate Cars (Audi A3, Opel Zafira, Citoren C4, Peugeot 3008, Toyota Avensis): €207-€267 Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Bmw 5 Series, Audi A6): €570-€691
Car Hire companies Hertz, EuropCar, Autoeuropa, Locauto Rent, Maggiore, Sixt Hertz, EuropCar, Autoeuropa, Locauto Rent, Maggiore, Sixt, Firefly
Online car hire Deals Car hire Venice Marco Polo Airport Car hire Treviso Airport

Hotel costs per night from 1-03-2018 to 2-03-2018 (Searched on 08-02-2018)

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3-star Hotel Marco Polo- €56 4-star Hotel Venice Resort- €69 3-star Al Fogher- €74 4-star Hotel Continental- €85
Airport facilities
Shopping Aeronautica Militare, Best Buy, Burberry, Diesel, Best Buy, Hugo Boss, Bulgari, Montblanc, Elite Travel Retail, Discover Venice, World Of Venice, Hub Book Store, Hub Partenze, Hub Arrivi, Sunglass Hut, and many more. Elite Travel Retail, Hub, Hub Mega, World Of Venice, and World of Venice
Eating & drinking Bricco Bar&Pizza, Bricco Restaurant, Culto Cafe', Decanto, Decanto Wine Bar, Gelato Di Natura, and L'orto Bricco and Culto Cafe'
Lounges Vip Lounge Marco Polo Club, Alitalia VIP Lounge, Cisalpina Tours, and South Terrace N/a
Wi-Fi 6 hours of free Wi-Fi. N/a
Terminal information. How many? How to transfer? Minimum connection time. Venice Marco Polo Airport has a large terminal complex which is divided into three levels: Ground floor- Arrivals 1st floor: Departures and check-in 2nd floor: VIP lounges and offices. Terminal map: http://www.veniceairport.it/en/
at-the-airport/terminal-maps.html
Treviso Airport has a large terminal complex which is divided into two levels: Ground floor- Arrivals 1st floor: Departures and check-in Terminal map: http://www.trevisoairport.it/en/
at-the-airport/terminal-map.html
Currency exchange & cash points ATMs and currency exchange offices (Travelex Currency Exchange and Best & Fast) are located in all floors of the terminal. Banca Monte Paschi Siena has a branch in the airport. ATMs and currency exchange offices (Travelex Currency Exchange) are located in all floors of the terminal. Veneto Banca has a branch in the airport.
Important phone numbers Airport: 041 2609226 Police: 041 2605770 First Aid: 041 2605385 Flight information: 041 2609260 Airport: 0422 315111 Police: 041 299611 First Aid: 041 2605385 Flight information: 041 2609260
Major airlines and destinations
Major operating airlines Aeroflot, EasyJet, British Airways, Swiss, Norwegian, Australian Airways, Alitalia, TunisAir, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Emirates, Vueling, Iberia, American Airlines Ryan Air, Albawings and Wizz Air
Major destinations London, Paris, Vienna, Frankfurt, Budapest, Rome, Moscow, Madrid, Rome, Dublin, Copenhagen, Porto, Amsterdam, Brussels, Barcelona, Istanbul, Barcelona, Lisbon, Munich, Dubai, Doha Berlin, London, Barcelona, Bucharest, Budapest, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Prague
Tourist information
Official airport website http://www.veniceairport.it/en http://www.trevisoairport.it/en/

Venice Airports

Which Venice airport is closest to central Venice?

Venice Marco Polo Airport is theclosest to central Venice located7.9 miles (12.7 km) and the fastest public transport service is the ACTV bus line 5 which runs from the airport to central Venice in 23 minutes, there is also ferry and taxi services available. Treviso airport is the furthest from central Venice located 22.7 miles (36.6 km), the fastest public transport from the airport to the city centre is the TerraVision IT bus which will get you to central Venice in 40 minutes.

Compare airport distances and transfer times to the center of Venice by public transport below.

Distance to Central Venice:

Venice Marco Polo Airport:7.9 miles / 12.7 km 

Treviso Airport:22.7 miles / 36.6 km

Venice Marco Polo Airport to Central Venice Journey Times:

By Bus (ACTV line 5): 23 minutes

By Water Bus: 40 minutes

By Water Taxi: 25-30 minutes

By Taxi: 20 minutes

Treviso Airport to Central Venice Journey Times:

By Bus (TerraVision): 40 minutes

By Taxi: 40 minutes

What is the best airport to fly into in Venice?

If you are planning a business trip or going for a vacation to this amazing city, Venice Marco Polo airport is the best airport to fly into in Venice. It has efficient and fast public transport links that will get you into the city centre in a short time. The ACTV bus line 5 will get you to central Venice in 23 minutes, you can also use the Alilaguna ferry lines to central Venice taking 40 minutes for the trip. This airport handles both domestic and international flights operated by top airlines such as Aeroflot, EasyJet, British Airways, Swiss, Norwegian, Australian Airways, Alitalia, TunisAir, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Emirates, Vueling, Iberia, American Airlines and many other airlines. This is Venice's main airport so expect some queues at immigration/security, some crowd and flight delays.

Treviso airport is the farthest to central Venice, it serves mostly low-cost airlines with flights to Europe. The airport has limited facilities such as shops and restaurants, no lounges or Wi-Fi. Airlines includes Ryan Air, Albawings and Wizz Air, the airport is 36.6 km away from the city and is served by fast Terravision buses which take 40 minutes to central city. This airport is suitable for backpackers, tourists and students.

Is Venice Marco Polo airport better than Treviso?

Venice is an attraction as a city built on water, most of the transport links within the city are waterways. Marco Polo is the main airport serving Venice and also the closest to the city's top attractions. The airport is served by fast public transport services like the ACTV buses and Alilaguna ferry to the city, taxis, car hire and shared rides are also available at the airport for passenger transfer to central Venice. It takes 23 minutes using the ACTV bus line 5 from the airport and 40-70 minutes by ferry depending on your destination. The airport has a large terminal building divided into three levels ground floor: arrivals, 1st floor: departures and 2nd floor: VIP lounges and offices which can easily be covered on foot. Business travellers will most likely use Venice Marco Polo airport to fly because of its close proximity to the city and its top attractions.

Which airport is closest to San Marco in Venice, Italy?

Venice Marco Polo airport is the closest to San Marco just 14.7 km away. San Marco is the heart of tourist attraction in Venice where you will find iconic places like the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark's Basilica. This area in Venice is always filled with people, a lot of restaurants are located around the St Mark's Square with multilingual menus for tourists/international crowd. You will also find fashion boutiques, selling glass art and gift item shops, snacks and many more around this area. To get there, you can take the ACTV bus line 5 from the airport for $2 which will get you to Venezia in 24 minutes from where you will take a 24 minute walk to San Marco. Alternatively, you can take a Alilaguna ferry lines for $10 which will get you to Rialto stop in 56 minutes, where you can walk 5 minutes to the area. Other places to see in Venice include Doge's Palace, Saint Mark's Basilica, Rialto Bridge, Grand Canal, Bridge of Sighs, Burano, Murano, St Mark's Campanile, Lido di Venezia, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Torcello, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Teatro la Fenice, Ca' d'Oro, San Giorgio Maggiore, Giudecca, Museo Correr, Ca' Rezzonico, Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, St Mark's Clocktower, Dorsoduro, Museum of Glass, Punta della Dogana,San Polo, Venetian Arsenal, Ponte dell'Accademia, Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, Ca' Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art, Sant'Erasmo, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, and many more.

How much it Cost from Venice Marco Polo or Treviso to Central Venice?

From Venice Marco Polo Airport by:

Bus (ACTV line 5): €6 - http://actv.avmspa.it/it Bus runs every 20 minutes from 4:40 a.m. to 1:40 a.m.

Water Bus (Alilaguna ferry): €13 - http://www.alilaguna.it/en Ferry runs every hourly daily.

Water taxi/Taxi: €40 - €150 - http://www.venicetaxiairport.com/Available 24/7.

Uber: Not Available.
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From Treviso Airport by:

Bus (TerraVision): €11- https://www.terravision.eu/airport_transfer/bus-treviso-airport-venice-city-center/ Bus runs every 2 hours daily from 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Taxi: €85 - http://www.venicetaxiairport.com/ Available 24/7 at the airport.

Uber:Not Available.
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How much are Hotels at Venice Marco Polo and Treviso Airports?

Hotel prices can vary greatly depending on how far in advance you book, the demand for rooms, and which hotel you book but the prices below will give you a rough idea and you can do further research and hotel booking at http://www.tripindicator.com/hotel.html

Venice Marco Polo Airport Hotels: From €56per night

Treviso Airport Hotels: From €74per night

How much doe car hire cost at Venice Marco Polo or Treviso Airports?

All of the airports mentioned offer competitive prices and a range of cars to suit your needs. Prices are based on the type of car, driver age, length of hire, and demand but you can get a rough idea for each airport below.

Venice Marco Polo Airport Car Rental:

Budget Cars (Fiat 500, Peugeot 107, etc): Prices starting at €57 per week

Intermediate Cars (Audi A3, Opel Zafira, etc): Prices starting at €189 per week

Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Bmw 5 Series, etc): Prices starting at €570 per week.

Compare prices here - http://www.tripindicator.com/car-hire/venice-international-airport.html

Treviso Airport Car Rental:

Budget Cars (Fiat 500, Peugeot 107, etc): Prices starting at €70 per week

Intermediate Cars (Audi A3, Opel Zafira, etc): Prices starting at €207 per week

Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Bmw 5 Series, etc): Prices starting at €570 per week.

Compare Prices here - http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html

 

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