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Getting By plane

The closest commercial airport is Marco Polo Airport, on the mainland near Mestre (a more typical Italian city, without Venice's unique structure). The Treviso Airport trevisoairport.it (ICAO: LIPH, IATA: ...

Getting by boat

The main ferry port in Venice is the Port of Venice (tel: 041 533 4111; www.port.venice.it) which operates ferries out of the Venice Passenger Terminal (tel: (041) 240 3000; www.vtp.it) located to the west of ...

Getting By train

The first thing you need to know is that there are two Venices—and two Venice train stations. The first station you come to arriving by train is "Venezia-Mestre." Do not get off here! Mestre is ...

Getting by road

The main road route into Venice is the A4, although once travellers arrive in Venice, driving is no longer possible. Most vehicles taken as far as the city are parked at a car park in Piazzale Roma or ...

Getting around

First-time visitors may at first be surprised that the main way of getting around Venice is on foot. It is not a large city, and it is quite possible to walk from one end to the other in an hour. In fact, one ...