Venice Marco Polo Airport Departures VCE

Venice Marco Polo International Airport

Address: Viale Galileo Galilei, 30, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy
Elevation: 7 ft
Phone: +39 041 260 9260
Province: Venice
IATA airport code: VCE
ICAO airport code: LIPZ
Alias: Venice Marco Polo Airport and Venice Tessera Airport

VCE Departures today

About Venice Marco Polo International Airport departures

Foreign tourists often prefer opting for a ticket to Rome or Milan when it comes to landing in Italy. Unfortunately, they remain unaware of Italy’s most convenient gateway, Venice’s Marco Polo International Airport (VCE). It is located on the mainland, roughly 13 kilometres away from Venice. It’s also known as Venice-Tessera Airport. There are Venice airport departures with a bus shuttle service between Venice and the airport and vice-versa. Visitors who wish to enjoy a boat ride can opt for a water boat or taxi boat service.

Venice Marco Polo Airport is one of two airports serving the island of Venice. The other airport is a little further away and it’s location is near the city of Treviso with the name Treviso Airport.

Transport at Marco Polo Airport

There are no Venice Marco Polo departures by train from the airport. When you want to travel by train to Venice you first have to take a taxi or bus to Venezia Mestre train station.

You can, however, travel to the city center by bus or by boat in style. Renting a car is also possible.

  • By bus you should take bus line 5 or 35. These buses drive to the location Venezia Piazzale Roma. If you want to travel further you can go by the canals for example.
  • By taxi is quicker but more expensive. It is more convenient to travel to  your end destination
  • By water taxi is another options.
    • Travel by private boat to your destination from Venice airport to your hotel. It will cost on average 10-150 euro for a couple with luggage. It is a bit cheaper if you take the shared option
    • Travel by bus boat to the island. This is even more cheaper and run by the company Alilaguna.
  • Car rental companies have offices in the building of Parking P1 at the third floor.
Flight routes Venice Marco Polo Airport

There are 2 runways where all VCE departures take place. The airport enjoys significance as a primary choice for travelers visiting Venice. Airlines operate seasonal flights from the Middle East, South Korea, Canada, and the United States due to popular demand. There are VCE airport departures to several European metropolitan areas as well.

There are many flights with Volotea that are mainly domestic. There are also many flights to most major European cities as Venice is an interesting holiday destination. Therefore, there are many Venice departures to

Many of these flights are also operated by low cost airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet. There are also long haul Venice flight departures to destinations such as:

Venice Marco Polo flight departures check-in at first floor of the terminal

The airport’s only terminal has three floors. The check-in counters are located on the First floor. Depending on your destination, you will have to go through a different security for flights to the US. Then you will enter the Venice Marco Polo departures area for boarding.


Marco Polo airport passenger statistics

Before the corona-virus pandemic disaster struck the world, VCE had thousands of Marco Polo flight departures each day. The single passenger terminal airport handled 11,184,608 travelers in 2019  in the pre-COVID-19 era. In 2020 there were 2,799,688 Venice airport departures. During the weekend, it often appeared like a third-world airport. However, administrators claim it is more manageable compared to airports in Rome and Milan.

Available airlines that fly to Venice Airport

Airlines that fly from and to Venice Airport are:

  • EasyJet
  • Lufthansa
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Luxair
  • Iberia
  • Wizz Air
  • KLM
  • Air France
  • Swiss, and Alitalia operate Venice Marco Polo departures.
  • Volotea and EasyJet are dominant players at VCE but also Ryanair pre-corona.

The airport has received ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation for its safety initiatives. It goes without saying that the airport offers all the basic facilities like toilets, public phones, luggage carts, hand sanitizers, baby care facilities, restaurants, ATM’s, and lounges. Some of these facilities remain partially open or unavailable due to restrictions.

Number of flights at Marco Polo Airport

Currently, there are Venezia airport departures to destinations like:

It’s always advisable to keep track of Venice Marco Polo Airport departures as flights are added, canceled as per the country’s response to the pandemic.  In the last two decades, the airport has grown from 4 to more than 11 million passengers per year. Due to the pandemic, it has fallen to 3-4 million in recent years. Most of these passengers are transported by low cost airlines such as Ryanair, Volotea, Easyjet and Wizz Air.

Hotels near the airport
  • Courtyard by Marriott Venice Airport 4*
  • Dolce Laguna Bed and Breakfast
  • Annia Park Hotel Venice Airport
  • Titian Inn Hotel Venice Airport