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Venice: Waterbus and Mainland Bus Pass

1. Venice: Waterbus and Mainland Bus Pass

With this transportation pass, bypass the ticket lines and ride on Venice's public transport services. Climb aboard the public ship, known as the vaporetto, and explore the city by waterway. The ticket is valid for nearby areas and for buses in Mestre and Marghera. Begin traveling around Venice with your pass by first pausing at a vaporetto stop. Once you've acquired your ticket, head out with one of the unique water buses to your destinations. Cruise around the city and take in the sights for an hour or up to a full week, depending on your ticket. Make the most out of your ticket by journeying to area destinations, including Venice's surrounding islands. Experience the magic of Lido, Murano, Burano, and Torcello Island with the handy ticket that has you covered at every step of the way. Zip over to Mestre and Marghera with a bus.

Treviso Airport to Mestre and Venice by Express Bus

2. Treviso Airport to Mestre and Venice by Express Bus

Save money on expensive taxis or the hassle of navigating complicated public transport systems on arrival at Antonio Canova Treviso Airport, and enjoy a direct transfer to Venice and Mestre by express bus. Upon landing, make your way to the bus station outside the arrivals hall where the driver will be waiting to take you and your luggage. Sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort and let your friends and family back home know you have arrived safely with the free Wi-Fi. Also available for departure transfers (or as a round-trip ticket), the journey to the airport from Mestre takes 50 minutes from Corso del Popolo and 55 minutes from Mestre Railway Station, while the journey from Venice takes 70 minutes from Piazzale Roma. Please see the complete bus schedules in the photo section.

Marco Polo Airport to/from Mestre Train Station: Express Bus

3. Marco Polo Airport to/from Mestre Train Station: Express Bus

Transfer from Marco Polo Airport to Mestre Train Station with ease on the express bus service, and arrive at your destination in approximately 20 minutes. Benefit from drop offs at the main railway station of the area, with easy access to Venice and its surroundings. Experience the quickest and cheapest way to get to Mestre from the airport, without any sacrifice to your comfort. On request the bus can drop you off at scheduled stops via Forte Marghera and Corso del Popolo, making it convenient for several hotels en route.  Purchase a return or round-trip transfer to Marco Polo Airport from Mestre to save both time and money. Buses from Mestre depart from the same place as your drop off, or from the ATVO bus platforms outside Mestre Train Station if more convenient. Dedicated staff are at your disposal to give you assistance and information along the way. 

Express Bus Service: Venice to Cortina

4. Express Bus Service: Venice to Cortina

Head to the Pearl of the Dolomites directly from Venice with this comfortable coach transfer. Leave directly from Piazzale Roma and reach Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2 hours and 45 minutes. The transfer is quick, comfortable, and economical. A return transfer from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice Piazzale Roma is available as well. Once you have loaded your luggage in the compartment underneath, board the bus and enjoy the comfortable, air-conditioned ride to Cortina D'Ampezzo with some stops along the way.

Direct Coach Mestre Train Station to Cortina

5. Direct Coach Mestre Train Station to Cortina

Are you arriving by train to Mestre and looking for a direct connection to Cortina d'Ampezzo, known as the Queen of the Dolomites? Then, this is the right service for you: quick, comfortable and available immediately outside the train station. Or are you in the beautiful Cortina D’Ampezzo and need to reach another national or international destination by train from Venezia-Mestre railway hub? This is the right service for you as well. You can reach the bus pick-up point easily walking along train platform nr. 1 and following directions to “Bus”. You will get out directly to the atvo bus departure lanes and find our atvo staff for information and assistance. If you are already in Mestre instead, you can easily find the pick up point, 250 mt. from the main entrance of the train station, on your left facing the station. Once you have loaded your luggage underneath, you can get on and enjoy a comfortable trip on-board of an air-conditioned coach.

Direct Coach Venice Airport to Cortina

6. Direct Coach Venice Airport to Cortina

Are you landing at Marco Polo Airport and looking for a direct connection to Cortina d'Ampezzo? Then, this is the right service for you: quick, comfortable and immediately available at the airport. If you are landing at Marco Polo Airport, exit from the main arrivals hall and go to the right following directions for the Tour Bus Park. There, you will find the ATVO Express bus to Cortina. Once you have loaded your luggage underneath, you can get on and enjoy a comfortable trip on-board of an air-conditioned coach.

Venice airport to Mestre Hotels or viceversa

7. Venice airport to Mestre Hotels or viceversa

Enjoy Venice and its Area (Mestre) and the Land of Venice so don't waste your time at the Airport waiting for a Land Taxi but choice our Limousine Service, it's Private, so only for you and your Guests, with this kind of travel you will be driven in Style & Comfort to your final destination without surprices. Our Professional Limousine Driver (Fully Licensed) will wait for you and your Party inside the Arrival Hall at the Airport of Venice with a sign/Board with your name printed on it. Our Company will check your Flight Arrival time in order to provide always the transfer in time and without extra costs. Our Limousine Driver will assist you and your Guests with your luggage and he will help you to fill all your bags in our Luxury Vehicle. Usually our Limousine Drivers speak in English so for us it's easy to provide information during your transfer service.

Best of Italy: 5-Day Escorted Tour from Rome

8. Best of Italy: 5-Day Escorted Tour from Rome

Over the course of five days, visit the most enchanting locations of Italy, soaking up art, culture, cuisine and the famous Italian romance. Led by a friendly guide, depart from Rome and visit Assisi, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Padova, Venice and Montepulciano. See masterpieces from the likes of Michelangelo, Giotto, and Cimabue. Roam ancient cobbled streets, marvel at magnificent cathedrals, and taste delightful wines. This tour aims to inform and entertain you at the same time. Staying in comfy accommodation and traveling by deluxe bus, touring Italy couldn’t be easier. With 4 meals provided for you, plus an excellent itinerary and knowledgeable guides, sit back, relax and "get Italian". Day 1 Depart from Rome at 7:15 AM heading towards Assisi. Explore this tiny town dating back to the Middle Ages. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis and see works by Giotto and Cimabue. Afterwards drive towards Siena, whose highlight is Piazza del Campo. Continue to Florence where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner (included) and a well-deserved night of rest. Day 2: Florence After breakfast, spend the day exploring Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the Duomo, the Campanile Tower, Palazzo Vecchio and the Basilica of Santa Croce. Lunch (for free) in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. In the afternoon, wander the cobbled streets or take a short, optional trip to Pisa where you could enjoy a tour of the Square of Miracles, the Leaning Tower and the Duomo. Dinner is at your leisure. Back in Florence rest in your hotel and recharge your batteries for the next day. Day 3 Depart for Bologna after breakfast in Florence. Wander through the city’s 38 kilometers' worth of elegant arcades, for which it is famous. From Piazza Malpighi, walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in the heart of the city. In the afternoon, continue towards Padova, with its original Sant’Antonio Basilica. Later, you will arrive in Venice, famous for its quaint gondola boats and intricate architecture. Check in at your hotel and enjoy your first Venetian dinner (included until 23/03/2024 ) and overnight stay. Day 4: Venice Hit the water and board a private waterbus to enjoy a cruise through the canals of Venice. Stop off at Murano to learn about the ancient art of glass blowing. Continue on to St. Mark’s Square for an exterior visit of the splendid cathedral. See the Doge Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy a spritz or Prosecco (until 23/03/2024. From 25/03/2024 a light lunch will be included) with your guide to cap off a day of discovery. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice’s canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel and overnight. Day 5 After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches, castles and its delicious wines. Proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Noble” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also hosts an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Lunch in a typical restaurant included! Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying free wine tastings in many wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome, where the tour ends.

Private Transfer: Venice Airport to Venice Mestre

9. Private Transfer: Venice Airport to Venice Mestre

Enjoy the ease of door-to-door service with a private transfer from Venice Marco Polo Airport to hotels located in Mestre Venice. Your driver will meet you at the arrivals area inside the Venice Marco Polo Airport, in front of the lost and found office which you will find after passing through the baggage claim zone. The driver will be holding a sign with your name on it for easy recognition and a swift departure to your hotel. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the start of your stay in Venice.

From Treviso Airport to Venezia Airport or Mestre station

10. From Treviso Airport to Venezia Airport or Mestre station

Hello, my name is Sergio, and I am a professional driver with extensive experience in the Venice and Padua areas. I have been working in this field for fifteen years, and during this time, I have had the pleasure of serving clients from around the world. The areas that I particularly enjoy and would recommend to my clients between Venice and Padua include: - **Venezia**: The magical atmosphere of Piazza San Marco, the charming canals, and the picturesque alleys make it an unforgettable experience for visitors. I also recommend a visit to the islands of the lagoon, such as Murano and Burano, famous for glassmaking and colorful lace. - **Padua**: The lively ambiance of Piazza delle Erbe and the grandeur of the Basilica of Saint Anthony are must-see attractions. Additionally, the tranquility of the Giardini dell'Arena and the impressive Prato della Valle offer a relaxing and culturally enriching experience. I am ready to provide professional and polait service, ensuring that clients have a comfortable and memorable journey in these beautiful cities. I hope to have the opportunity to collaborate with you and to share my passion and local knowledge . Thank you for your attention.

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What people are saying about Mestre

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Compared to individually purchased tickets, a multi-day ticket for the vaporetti is definitely worth it. Redeeming the voucher for the tickets at the machine also worked well. Not at the airport, however, but at Piazzale Roma, where we arrived by bus transfer. But maybe I just didn't find the right machine...

Better to buy the pass in order not to waste time there. You scan the barcode on the machine and once you're done... they give you the tickets and you're off. 100x100 recommended.

Everything worked without any problems. Purchased online and then printed out at the machine on site. Absolutely recommended as you don't have to queue anywhere to get on a water bus.

Everything worked out great. You can see the timetable online or simply on Google Maps.

time respected. lack of information about stops on the boat