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Efficient travel in Venice: public transport is included in your Venice City Pass

Family-friendly travel on the Venice Vaporetto View of a vaporetto stop View of a moving vaporetto Sufficient seats in a vaporetto in Venice

Experience Venice without any additional costs for buses, trains, and vaporettos, thanks to the Venice City Pass!

Explore the beauty and diversity of Venice without worrying about public transportation. With the Venice City Pass, you have the freedom to discover the city at your own pace while saving money. Enjoy the numerous attractions, cultural highlights, and culinary delights that Venice has to offer without the need for separate tickets or passes for land and water transportation – the Venice City Pass makes it all possible!

Optional local transport ticket - free travel by bus, streetcar and vaporetto

Period of validity

If you choose to add the optional public transportation ticket, you can conveniently explore the city. You will have unlimited access to buses, trams, and Vaporettos (water buses). This ticket allows you to quickly and easily reach various attractions in Venice. You can optionally add the public transportation ticket for 1 to 7 days and receive a pickup voucher along with your Venice City Pass, which you can redeem at various pickup locations. The tickets are valid from the moment they are validated for precisely:

for the 1-day Venice Pass you get a day ticket (24h) for public transport,
for the 2-day Venice Pass you get a 2-day ticket (48h) for public transport,
for the 3-day Venice Pass you get a 3-day ticket (72h) for public transport,
for the 4-5-6-7-day Venice Pass you get a 7-day ticket (168h) for public transport.

Area of validity

With the optional public transportation ticket, you can make the following journeys:

Bus, tram, and Vaporettos within Venice Trips to Lido di Venezia

Journeys from Punta Sabbioni to Venice and back

Trips to Murano, Burano, and Torcello using the Vaporetto (all lines within Venice)

Bus and tram rides to and from Mestre (excluding line 5)

Bus line 11

Please note that the public transportation ticket is not valid for airport transfers.


Highlights of your local transport ticket

  • Vaporetto Journeys: With the public transportation ticket, tourists can utilize the famous water buses, known as Vaporettos, to navigate the canals of Venice. This not only provides a unique perspective of the city but also offers convenient connections to major attractions.
  • Island Hopping: Venice boasts numerous captivating islands within the lagoon, including Murano (renowned for glassblowing), Burano (known for its colorful houses and lace production), and Torcello (featuring historical landmarks). The public transportation ticket allows tourists to easily visit these islands.
  • Lido di Venezia: The public transportation ticket also enables journeys to Lido di Venezia, an island famous for its beaches, cafes, and the Venice Film Festival.
  • Exploring Mestre: With the public transportation ticket, tourists can conveniently travel from Venice to Mestre on the mainland, facilitating exploration of the eastern parts of the city and its diverse attractions.
  • Buses and Trams: Tourists can also utilize buses and trams in Venice to travel both on the mainland and within the city.


The vaporetto lines

The Vaporettos operate from 6:00 AM until midnight, with some night lines available as well.

The Vaporetto Linea N, with stops at Piazzale Roma, Santa Lucia train station, S. Zaccaria, Canale Giudecca, Canal Grande, and Lido S.M.E., runs every 30 minutes during the night.

Vaporetto Line 1 is ideal for crossing the Canal Grande, serving nearly every stop along the Canal Grande between Piazzale Roma and Lido.

Vaporetto Line 2 follows a similar route but does not make stops at all of the same stations.


Booking your local transport ticket

 You have the option to add the public transportation ticket to your Venice City Pass.Afterward, we will send you a pickup voucher that you can redeem at various pickup locations (both at the airport and within the city).


Terms of use

  • Schedules: Vaporetto schedules can vary depending on the time of day and the season. It is advisable to check the current schedules to ensure you arrive on time.
  • Luggage: Vaporettos typically provide designated areas for carrying luggage. Larger pieces of luggage may require additional fees.
  • Onboard Behavior: Passengers should adhere to the rules and behavior guidelines while onboard Vaporettos. In most cases, eating and drinking may be prohibited.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Vaporettos: Some Vaporettos are specially designed to accommodate wheelchair users and feature ramps or platforms to facilitate boarding and disembarking.       




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