Airport in Venice
Marco Polo - the airport in Venice, named after the great traveler, occupies one of the leading places among the largest airports in Europe.
More than fifty airlines around the world cooperate with Marco Polo. Every year, charter flights are served here in more than 20 directions and air cargo is carried out..
The area of the three-storey passenger terminal of the airport in Venice is fifty-three thousand square meters.
The airport in Venice, in terms of comfort, does not differ from European ones. Simple navigation scheme. Everywhere there are signs, information posters, traffic patterns.
The first floor of the passenger terminal is intended for arriving passengers; transporters for baggage claim and exit from the terminal are also installed here..
Passenger check-in is carried out on the second floor, two comfortable waiting rooms are located there. At the disposal of passengers is an arcade of shops, ATMs, ticket offices, a currency exchange office, many small cafes, a restaurant.
The third floor is occupied by the offices of representatives of air carriers and various companies. For example, here you can use the so-called Tax Free system - value added tax refund..
Getting from the airport to the center of Venice is easy enough.
- Blue and orange buses from Atvo and Actv run every 30 minutes to the bus station on the west side of Venice. The bus parking is located to the right of the terminal exit. Public transport starts at 08.00 am and ends at 01.00 am. A ticket can be purchased from the driver for $ 6, or at a kiosk (it is cheaper there). From the bus station to the hotel you can walk or get by water transport.
- Taxi. The fare is about 30 USD. + surcharge for each piece of baggage 1 cu, travel time is about 30 minutes. You can order a taxi in advance, on the website of the carrier company
- Water transport is the most popular among tourists. A ferry runs every half hour. The fare is 8 euros to the island of San Marco and 16 euros to the center of Venice. Additional payment for one piece of baggage is 3 USD. Children under six years old travel free.
Here, at the pier, you can use such an unusual type of transport for Russians as a water taxi. Up to ten people can fit in such a boat. The journey costs about one hundred euros. The ticket is purchased at the box office at the pier, or also booked in advance through the carrier's website.