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Getting to Venice by car is easy: the
directions to reach the city are clearly marked with road
- the A4 from Trieste and from Turin
- the A27 from Belluno
- the A13 from Bologna
- state road ss309 Romea from the
- state road ss14 from Trieste
- state road ss13 from Treviso
- state road ss11 from Padua
The only car access road to Venice is the
Ponte della Libert?(4 km long).
Parking areas in Venice are located in
Piazzale Roma and Tronchetto.
Venice?s airport is ?Marco Polo Airport?,
located 12 km overland land and 10 km over water from
Venice. The airport is well connected to the city by public
transportation lines (water and land) and to the rail
station in Mestre.
The slip road opened in 1991 connects the
Marco Polo airport directly to the roadway network.
The airport serves Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and
Trentino Alto Adige. Distances in
25 Km from Treviso
32 Km from Padua
45 Km from Jesolo
65 Km from Vicenza
Venice can be accessed by sea by entering
into its harbour: the Port Channel of Lido and the Port
Channel of Malamocco.
Currently there are three harbour
entrances that give access to the lagoon of Venice:
the inlet of Chioggia allows access from
the inlet of Malamocco, located at the
centre of the lagoon
the inlet of Lido allows access from the
Passenger ships dock in the area of San
Basilio where Venezia Terminal Passeggeri (VTP) is located.
Private boats can dock at dockyards operated by local
sailing organizations or private companies.
There is not free circulation in the
canals due to restrictions imposed by their inherent
structure and by city regulations.
There are 3 parking lots accessible to
The Tronchetto is easily reached
by the Ponte della Libert? before Piazzale Roma. Venice can
be reached by taking the public water transportation, ACTV
line 82 to the heart of the city or by taking ACTV line 6/
by bus to Piazzale Roma.
(operated by ASM) is located just a few km from Venice that
can be reached to Piazzale Roma using the ACTV bus.
From Fusina Venice be reached by taking
the ACTV public transportation, stopping at the "Zattere"
nearby the Accademia bridge, Rialto or St. Mark's Square.
Usually bicycles are not permitted in the
lanes and squares but bike are allowed on the lagoon
islands, Lido, Pellestrina, Sant'Erasmo, Marghera.
Mestre has a splendid cycle lane from
near Mestre rail station to Venice-Piazzale Roma along the
two pathways on the Ponte della Libert?
Usually during the summer period ACTV
promote a special service called "Bicinbarca" through which
visitors can reach the most beautiful places on the lagoon
Venice has two rail stations: Venice-Mestre
Rail Station which does not bring the visitor to Venice, but
rather Mestre, mainland Venice and at the next stop of the
train, after the cross of the lagoon, Santa Lucia Station in
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