GETTING TO AND AROUND VENICE

Arriving by Air

Marco Polo, Venice’s main airport, is 10 km (6.5 miles) north of the city. It is served by many European airlines, including British Airways and low-cost carriers easyJet and Jet2, as well as the national carrier Alitalia. London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris are also transport hubs for Venice. From the US, Delta Airlines flies direct from New York, and American Airlines flies direct from Philadelphia.

The most exciting way to reach Venice from the airport is by water. The public Alilaguna water bus (vaporetto) leaves every 15 minutes and takes about an hour. Tickets (€15) ...

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