Marco Polo Airport

The closest international airport to Venice is Marco Polo, which is located around 12 km from the city. Most flights that land here are from European countries. On arrival at the airport, you can find many modes of transportation such as buses, trains, and taxis. These are the fastest ways to get to the city. However, to get the most out of the city's exploration, most travellers choose motorboats that will drop them off at Saint Mark's Square. Although it takes more than an hour, it is a relaxing and fun way to enter Venice.

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Airport Hours

Marco Polo Airport offers round-the-clock arrivals and departures.

Terminal Information

Venice’s Marco Polo Airport (VCE) is an international airport that handles both domestic and international flights. The Arrivals section is on the ground floor, which is the main area. It gives access to services like restaurants, shopping, baggage claim, a welcome and help desk, travel agents, mobile SIM card shops, and more. The first floor has the Departures and check-in counters. Here you can also find changing rooms, ATMs, internet points, power charging points, flight information, ticket desks, restaurants, and tour operators. The second floor is smaller, and has a smoking lounge and VIP lounges.

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Airport Facilities

Lost and found
Travel agency
Duty free
Mobile charging points
Help desk
Vending machines

Things to do

These are some of the things you can do at Marco Polo Airport while waiting for your flight to begin boarding:

  • Shop at the duty-free stores
  • Dine at the restaurants at the airport
  • Unwind in the lounge area

Visa and Immigration

You will require a visa to travel to Venice, Italy, from India. Since Italy is a member of the European Union (EU), you will require a Schengen visa. Make sure that your passport is valid for a minimum of three months and that you have sufficient funds to cover the cost of your Italian trip. Tourists are permitted to stay for up to 90 days from the date of entry, which is a short stay. If your stay exceeds 90 days, you will need to apply for a long-stay visa. Multiple-entry visas for Italy are also available for those who travel regularly to the EU

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Hotels near Marco Polo Airports

There are several hotels near the airport in Venice. If you have a layover, you can check-in at one of the following hotels:

  • Courtyard by Marriott Venice Airport
  • Venice Lagoon House
  • Annia Park Hotel
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