Directions

Arriving to Venice by car

Map of Venice parking options

Parking Options and ways to San Marco

There are three parking options if you are arriving by car to Venice:

Venezia Tronchetto Parking:

Convenient parking in Venice. Reservations recommended in high season.

Located at the entrance of Venice, at the end of the Liberty bridge follow signs to "Tronchetto". Park at Venezia Tronchetto Parking. After parking walk to the ACTV waterbus vaporetto dock.

The ACTV waterbus vaporetto is helpful public transportation getting to and from Tronchetto as well as in and around Venice and surrounding islands. It is available day and night. The ACTV vaporetto tickets are time based. The shortest time is 75 minutes from validation for 7.50 Euro per person. There are also available 1, 2, 3 and 7 day passes from ACTV for use all over the city and the islands around. Buy your ACTV vaporetto tickets at the vaporetto dock. If the ticket booth is closed, try the nearby Tabacchi shop, or purchase tickets (cash only) on board.

At Tronchetto, the main dock is divided into two sides. Facing the water, the dock on the left, have boats arriving from the Grand Canal and going towards San Marco around the outside of Venice. Facing the water, the dock on the right, have boats arriving from outside of Venice and going in the direction of the Grand Canal. Depending on which boat you take the duration of the ride can either be 18min, 30min or 43min.

Long & Scenic - Line 2 (Facing water, dock on the Right): (Hours 08:44 - 19:32) 43 min
From the dock on the right side, take line 2 down the Grand Canal to San Marco-Giardinetti stop (9 stops). Once you arrive to San Marco-Giardinetti, follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana

Quick - Line 2 (Facing water, dock on the Left): (Hours 05:12 - 23:59) 30 min
From the dock on the left side, take line 2 around the outside of Venice to San Marco-Zaccaria stop (8 stops). Once you arrive at the San Marco-San Zaccaria stop, follow this San Zaccaria step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana

Quickest but Less Frequent - Line 2/ (Facing water, dock on the Left): (Hours 13:19 - 18:55) 18 min
From the dock on the left side, take line 2/ around the outside of Venice to San Marco-Giardinetti stop (1 stop, end of the line). Once you arrive to San Marco-Giardinetti, follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana

  • ACTV Vaporetto - 75 min Ticket / 7.50 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 1 Day Ticket / 20 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 2 Day Ticket / 30 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 3 Day Ticket / 40 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 7 Day Ticket / 60 €

AVM City Parking garage in Piazzale Roma:

Expensive & Crowded. Reserve ahead. Avoid on holidays, weekends and during high season.

Located at the entrance of Venice, continue straight to the end of the Liberty bridge following signs for parking to the AVM City parking garage at Piazzale Roma in Venezia. Then use the ACTV waterbus vaporetto, a helpful public transportation getting to and from Piazzale Roma as well as in and around the islands. It is available day and night. From Piazzale Roma find the ACTV waterbus vaporetto docks just left of the modern bridge, take line 2, 1, or 5.1 to the San Marco stop.

Quick & Scenic - Line 2: (Hours 08:50 - 19:42) 33 min
From dock F take line 2 down the Grand Canal in the direction of Rialto direct to San Marco Giardinetti stop (Note: Do not take line 2/ it ends at Rialto and does not continue to San Marco, if this happens and you are told to get off at Rialto, just get off and wait there for the next line 2 to continue your trip). Once you arrive to San Marco-Giardinetti, follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana

Quick - Line 5.1: (Hours 05:15 - 00:18) 22 min
From dock E take line 5.1 around the outside of Venice direct to San Marco-San Zaccaria stop. (Note: the 5.1 boats may be smaller and more difficult with lots of luggage). Once you arrive at the San Marco-San Zaccaria stop, follow this San Zaccaria step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana

Long & Scenic - Line 1: (Hours 05:01 - 23:41) 44 min
From dock D take line 1 down the Grand Canal in the direction of Rialto direct to San Marco Vallaresso stop. (Note: Do not take line 1/ it ends at Rialto and does not continue to San Marco, if you do take it and you are told to get off at Rialto, just get off and wait there for the next line 1 to continue your trip). Once you arrive to Piazza San Marco, follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana. If you have a lot of luggage, stay on until the next stop San Marco-San Zaccaria then follow the San Zaccaria step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana with no bridges.

Late Night - Line N: (Hours 00:09 - 04:39) 30 min
From dock F take line N down the Grand Canal in the direction of Rialto direct to San Marco Vallaresso stop. Once you arrive to Piazza San Marco, follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana. If you have a lot of luggage, stay on until the next stop San Marco-San Zaccaria then follow the San Zaccaria step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana with no bridges.

  • ACTV Vaporetto - 75 min Ticket / 7.50 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 1 Day Ticket / 20 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 2 Day Ticket / 30 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 3 Day Ticket / 40 €
    ACTV Vaporetto - 7 Day Ticket / 60 €

Parking at the airport:

Cheaper option but further away. Use for car rental drop off.

After parking take the free shuttle service in connection with the waterbus Alilaguna. Take the Alilaguna boat Blue Line Linea Blu (All Year 1:28 min), Red line Linea Rossa (Apr-Nov 1:12 min) or Orange Line Linea Arancia (Dec-Mar or night hours 1:15min) to either the San Marco-San Zaccaria stop or the San Marco-Giardinetti stop. If you arrive at San Marco-San Zaccaria follow this San Zaccaria step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana. If you arrive at San Marco-Giardinetti follow this San Marco step by step guide to B&B Corte Campana. For transportation alternatives to Venice from the Marco Polo airport please see our page "Arriving by plane".

  • Alilaguna One Way - 15.00 €
    Alilaguna Round Trip - 27.00 €