Mestre Venice bus connections

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In order to reach Venice from Mestre with the public transport you can use train or bus. It is said that the most convenient way is to take a train. From Mestre to Venice leave direct trains, the average journey time is just 10 minutes. The tickets cost 1,25 EUR. The tickets can be bought in the ticket vending machines at the train station, in tabaccherie or in kiosk.

Mestre is also well connected with Venice by buses of the ACTV company. All buses stop in Venice at Piazzale Roma, that is situated near Venice train station Santa Lucia. The average journey time is 15-30 minutes depending on where you take a bus in Mestre. 

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Piazzale Roma in Venice

 

Several ACTV buses timetable (updated on 01.07.16)

1. Line 2 VeniceMESTRE train station – VIA PIAVE – CARPENEDO – VIALE DON STURZO

2. Line  4 Venice – CORSO DEL POPOLO – Mestre center – VIA CA’ ROSSA – VIA SAN DONA’ – FAVARO VIA ALTINIA

3. Line  4L  VENEZIA – CORSO DEL POPOLO – MESTRE CENTRO

3. Line  80 Venice – MESTRE center – TRIVIGNANO – MAERNE – MARTELLAGO

4. Line  N1 Venice – V.LE S. MARCO – PIAZZA 27 OTTOBRE – VIA PIAVE – MESTRE train station –Venice (night line)

You can also be interested on how to get to Mestre from Venice airport or how to get to Lido di Jesolo.

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Port of Piombino: how to reach

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Port of Piombino is well known as a point of departure to the Island of Elba. During the summer period buses are one of the conveniest ways to reach the port of Piombino from Italian cities.

  • Florence — Piombino

The most convenient way to reach Piombino from Florence is by buses of BusItalia SITA and TIEMME Piombin. Buses go directly to the port.  After the port, buses stop at the train station of Piombino. Tickets can be booked online on the official website of the company or in the authorised selling points.  Also it is possible to buy tickets on the bus. Tickets for adults cost around 13 EURO. The average journey time is 2 h 30 minutes. Buses leave from the bus terminal at Via Santa Caterina da Siena, that is situated near Florence train station Santa Maria Noovella.

You can check the timetable here: Florence – Piombino

  • Bologna, Venezia – Florence – Piombino

If you travel from Bologna or Venice it is more convenient to reach first  Florence train station Santa Maria Novella and then take the direct  bus  Florence – Piombino. Buses leave from the bus terminal at Via Santa Caterina da Siena, that is situated near Florence train station Santa Maria Noovella. 

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  • Milan — Piombino

-Arzillibus

From Milan to Piombino go the direct bus Arzillibus. In Milan the bus leaves from the Terminal Bus Lampugnano, that is situated on Giulio Natta street. The tickets cost 40 euros. Average journey time is 5 hours. You can check the timetable here:

from 01/10/2015 to  27/05/2016: on Monday, Wednesday and Friday the bus leaves from Milan at 15:00, the arrival time at the port of Piombino is at  20:30.

from 28/05/2016 to 30/09/2016: on Saturady, Monday,  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the bus leaves from Milan at 14.00, the arrival time at the port of Piombino is at 19:45

from 17/06/2016 to  19/09/2016:  on Saturday, Sunday and Monday the bus leaves from Milan at  07:30, the arrival time at the port of Piombino is at 12:30.

-Autostradale

During the summer Autostradale offers connection Milan-port of Piombino – Milan. Average journey time is 7 hours. From Milan buses leave from Terminal Bus Lampugnano, that is situated on Giulio Natta street. Tickets cost 40 euros. The bus stops in the port of Piombino just in front of the ticket office. The bus leaves from Milan at 7.15. The company offers this connection on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday depending on the concrete date.

You can check the timetable here (the timetable is valid for the summer 2016)  Autostradale: Milano – Piombino

Also you can reach Piombino by train. The closest train station to the port of Piombino is Piombino Marittim, a small train station just in front of the docks. More often people arrive at Campiglia Marittima train station where arrive the majority of trains from the south and north of the country. From Campiglia Marittima you can reach Piombino Marittim by train or by bus in 20 minutes.

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How to reach Island of Elba: overview

How to reach Island of Elba: sea connections

 

Venice Marco Polo Airport connections

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In this article different bus connections from/to the airport of Venice Marco Polo are presented. In addition to this, we are going to talk about how to get to the most famous beaches in Veneto.

  • Venice Airport – Veneto beaches (summer 2016)

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Buses  ATVO provide summer connections between Treviso airport and Venice airport to the most popular beaches in Veneto: Jesolo*, Litorale del Cavallino, Eraclea, Bibione.

You can download timetables in a pdf format here:
ATVO: Airports Venezia e Treviso – Jesolo 2016 (from 14/05/2016 till 11/09/2016)
ATVO Airports Venezia e Treviso Cavallino 2016 (from 14/05/2016 till 11/09/2016)

ATVO Airports Venezia e Treviso, Mestre FS – Eraclea2016 (from 14/05/2016 till 11/09/2016)

ATVO Airports Venezia e Treviso, Mestre FS Bibione 2016 (from 14/05/2016 till 11/09/2016)

* For more information about how to get to Lido of Jesolo, please see here: how to get to Jesolo

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Jesolo beaches
  • Venice Airport – Venice

 ACTV buses
City buses number 5 of  ACTV company connect Venice airport Marco Polo with the city of Venice, stopping at Piazzale Roma, that is the entrance to the city. The journey time is 23 minutes.

Download timetable in a pdf format:
ACTV linea 5 – Venezia – San Giuliano – Villaggio Laguna – Tessera – Aeroporto (updated 7th january 2016)

ATVO Venice Express

The buses number 35 of  the ATVO bus company connect Venice airport Marco Polo with Venice city, stopping at Piazzale Roma. (journey time is 20 min).

Download timetable in pdf:
ATVO 35 Aeroporto Marco Polo – Venezia Piazzale Roma(valid from 1/05/2016 to 29 /10/2016)

Vaporetto
Vaporetto, that is Venice waterbuses, belong to Alilaguna company. They are situated in the docks near the airport. When you leave the arrival zone, turn left and go under the roofed shelter for around 7 min until you see the docks.

Vaporetto stоp in Venice at San Marco, Rialto, Fondamenta Nuove, Le Guglie.
Journey time is rather long: F. Nove (38 min), Lido (58 min), San Marco (1 hour and 12 min), Rialto (57 min), Guglie (42 min)

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  • Venice Airoport – Mestre

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Urban buses 15 and 45 that belong to the ACTV company connect Venice airport with the train station of Mestre. The bus also goes through Trento.

You can download a timetable here in a pdf format (valid from 1st of April 2016):
Linea 15 Aeroporto M.Polo-Tessera – Orlanda – Forte Marghera – P.zza 27 Ottobre – Olivi – Carducci – Miranese – Trento – Mestre FS

Linea 45 Monte Cervino S.Donà P.zza Pastrello Triestina Tessera Aeroporto M.Polo Ca’Noghera

ATVO  Mestre
The buses 25, that belong to the ATVO company, connect Venice airport with Mestre.

You can download a timetable here in a pdf format:

ATVO 25A San Donà di Piave – Marco Polo airport – Mestre – Venice (from 16.06.16 to 31.08.16)

ATVO 25A working days (MON- SAT): San Donà di Piave – Marco Polo airport – Mestre – Venice  (from 01.09.2016 to 15.06.2017)

ATVO 25A holidays and Sundays:  San Donà di Piave – Marco Polo airport – Mestre – Venice from 01.09.2016 to 04.09.2017)

In addition to this, buses number 35B connect Marco Polo airport and the train station of Mestre in only 17 minutes. You can check the timetable here:

ATVO 35B Marco Polo airport – Mestre FS (from 16.06 to 31.08.16)

 

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Mestre
  • Venice Airport Treviso

– Buses ATVO connect Marco Polo Venice Airport with Treviso. You can see the timetable here: ATVO linea_35 TREVISO – VENEZIA Aeroporto Marco Polo

The timetable is valid from 16/06/2015 till 31/12/2017

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  • Venice Airport – Padova, Abano, Montegrotto

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Companies FsBusItalia and Sita Nord connect the Marco Polo Venice airport with Padova, Abano and Montegrotto.

You can find a timetable here: Timetables of Sita buses

More infromation about Padova connections are here: how to get to Padova.

  • Venice Airport-PordenoneAviano

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You can find more detailed information here:
Venezia Pordenone

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Pordenone

 

Tickets

You can buy tickets:

  • In the ticket offices “Public Transport” at the arrivals zone;
  • In the ticket machines that are situated in the baggage claim zone near the baggage carousel 3 and 5 or at the bus stops;
  • On board of the buses ATVO;
  • On board of the buses FSBusitalia (but with some extra charges).

*special buses for the Venice Carnival 2016

Buses  of the ACTV company organize special bus routes for the Venice Carnival: ACTV Carnevale 2016 (30 January – 9 February 2016)

 

Milan Venice: connections

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Buses that provide connections Milan – Venice leave from Milan from the bus station Milano Lampugnano that is situated near the similarly named metro  station  Lampugnano (line M1).

Buses that provide connections Venice – Milan, in their turn, leave Venice from the bus station in Tronchetto island in Venice on Piazzale Isola Nuova, that is situated just near so called minimetro People Mover. (Minimetro — is an atomized type of transport in Venice that looks a lot like a funicular).

  • Flixbus

Buses Flixbus offer direct connection 400 Milan – Venice – Milan. Average journey time is 4 hours. Tickets cost from 9 EUR and above. It is possible to buy tickets online, in travel agencies and in different ticket offices at the bus station.

From Milan buses leave from the bus station Milano Lampugnano  at 8.30, 13.30 and 17.00 from Monday till Thursday. In Venice the buses also stop in Mestre. The final stop is Tronchetto, where buses arrive at 12.45, 17.45 and 21.15 accordingly.

From Friday till Sunday buses leave from the bus station Milano Lampugnano also at 20.00 and arrive in Troncetto at  00.10.

From Venice buses start their route in Troncetto at 8.00, 11.00 and 15.00 from Monday till Thursday. The bus stops in Mestre at 8.25, 11.25 and 11.25. In Milan the bus arrives at 12:20, 15.20 and 19.20 accordingly.

From Friday till Sunday the bus leaves Troncetto at 8.00, 11.00, 14.00, 18.30. The bus arrives in Milan at 12.20, 15,20, 18.20, 22.50 accordingly.

 

  • Baltour

Also  gruppo Baltour offers connections Milan – Venice – Milan but there are no direct buses. The bus goes the whole way through Brescia, Verona, Mantova, Padova and Mestre. The average journey time is 7 hours. The average cost is 33 EUROES.

It is possible to buy tickets online, in travel agencies and in different ticket offices.

Bus timetable in pdf: Milano Venezia 2015

 

  • BusCenter

Buses BusCenter offer connection Milan – Venice twice a day: at  7:00 a.m. and at 5 p.m. From Venice to Milan the bus leaves at  8:00 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The tickets cost 3 EUROES if they are booked online beforehand. It is possible to buy tickets online, in travel agencies and in different ticket offices in the bus station.

From Milan the buses leave from the bus station Lampugnano, bus stop B3  (line M1).

 

  • Megabus

Megabus offers connection Milan-Venice that goes through Verona and Padova. Average journey time is 4 hours and 20 minutes. Tickets cost 9 EUROES and more. It is possible to buy tickets online, in travel agencies and in ticket offices in the bus station.

The bus from Milan leaves the bus station Lampugnano at 1.45 a.m. and at 13.45. In Troccetto the bus arrives at 6.05 and 18.05 accordingly.

From Venice to Milan the bus leaves at 12.00 and at 23.59. The bus arrives in Milan at 16:20 and at 4.20.

 

  • Trenitalia

It is also possible to take a train . The average cost for the train Trenitalia costs around 38 EUROES. From the train station Milano Centrale  the train passes Venezia Mestre and Venezia S. Lucia.