Venice Marco Polo Airport VCE is gateway for millions of tourists heading to the famous city of Venice, Italy.
VCE Airport is located in Tessera on the Italian mainland and is only 8 km north of the City of Venice, which is surrounded by the Laguna Venata and is connected via the causeway Ponte de la Liberta (SR11) to the main land. On the mainland the airport can be reached via two main arteries, the A27 and the SS14.
Venice Airport is connected to the close-by railway station of Venice-Mestre and the Bus Terminal of Venice-Piazzale Roma by scheduled buses, and to Piazza San Marco by water taxi.
With two long runways and 9.6M passengers in 2016, Venice Marco Polo Airport is served by a large number of domestic and international airlines (including Delta, United & .S. Airways), as well as charters, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
NOTE: Venice Airport borders on the shoreline of the marshy Venetian Lagoon - a unique eco-system. In consideration thereof, the Airport management SAVE Group has, and will further continue, to undertake steps in making the Airport facilities eco-friendly. It received from ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation its Level 3+ Neutrality Certification (the highest level). Marco Polo Airport now continues working towards its ultimate goal: cutting cut its CO2 emissions further by reducing CO2 kg per passenger by 20% by 2020.
The passenger terminal at Venice Airport has three levels. Each level has its own services & amenities:
Shopping facilities range from the souvenir shop to the most upscale establishments with brand names known all over the world, and restaurants offeringa taste of Italy. To make your stay in Venice most enjoyable, a selection of travel agencies will point you to the right direction. Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal. Arrivals exit at door C.
The ground level is for arrivals and includes the Hospitality Desk 2, Venezia Tourist counter, baggage claim, lost baggage desk, lost baggage storage room, bank ATMs, currency exchange, post office, rental car counters, Café Marco Polo (and acces to check-in area A, desks 63-91 through door A, and check-in Area E desks 92-99 through door E. Transportation desks (public ticket, automatic ticket, Venice water-taxi consortium), Delta Customer Care & ticket desk, EasyJet customer office; a Hospitality desk, travel agents, Lost & Found, Left baggage, and a food store.
Level 1 is the check-in level, with check-in counters C1-62 (divided into those east and west of the centralized security checkpoint, and another one at the south-west area. From entrances F - L, you can reach Flight Information, ticket desk /tour opeator; Bank & ATM, tax refund, mailbox, internet points, charging points, a Hub Magzine & Gift shop. For food there is L'Orto & Culto Caffe.
After security check you find an abundance stores and duty-frees, and some restaurants, and access to the boarding area.
Level 2 houses offices for airlines and SAVE (the airport operator) and the Tintoretto (Alitalia) VIP Lounge for Sky Team passengers, the Marco Polo Club, and 3 restaurants and s 4 stores (Hub's Mega, Media & Book) stores, & Camicissima.
NOTE: Rental Car offices are in the Parking Garage P1 on level 3. For rental car returns take your entry ticket and proceed to level 3.
Important Telephone Numbers:
Airport Ground Services:
AviaPartner - 041 2603531
GH Venecia - 41 2603553
ATA Handling - -041 2603610
State Agencies: Border Police - 41 2692411; Police - 041.5415086
Customs - 041 2699311
Security: Triveneto Sicurezza - 041.2603711-2603712.
Current and future Aiport developments: Marco Polo Airport's ongoing redevelopment - part of its €500 million investment program - includes expansion & renovation of its airport-wide facilities - scheduled to be completed by 2020.