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Piazzale Roma: Tours & Tickets


Piazzale Roma: Our most recommended tours and activities

Express Bus: Marco Polo Airport to/from Venice City Center

1. Express Bus: Marco Polo Airport to/from Venice City Center

The airport express bus provides a non-stop service to central Venice and in just 20 minutes you’ll be dropped off at Piazzale Roma. This is the quickest and cheapest way to reach Venice from the airport, without sacrificing comfort. From Piazzale Roma you can continue to your final destination on foot, or by water-bus or water-taxi. If you will eventually be heading back to the Marco Polo Airport you can purchase a round-trip ticket, saving money and time. Buses from Piazzale Roma depart from the same place you were dropped off, at the ATVO bus platforms in the middle of the square. Dedicated staff are at your disposal to provide assistance and information.

Treviso Airport to Mestre and Venice by Express Bus

2. Treviso Airport to Mestre and Venice by Express Bus

Save money on expensive taxis or the hassle of navigating complicated public transport systems on arrival at Antonio Canova Treviso Airport, and enjoy a direct transfer to Venice and Mestre by express bus. Upon landing, make your way to the bus station outside the arrivals hall where the driver will be waiting to take you and your luggage. Sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort and let your friends and family back home know you have arrived safely with the free Wi-Fi. Also available for departure transfers (or as a round-trip ticket), the journey to the airport from Mestre takes 50 minutes from Corso del Popolo and 55 minutes from Mestre Railway Station, while the journey from Venice takes 70 minutes from Piazzale Roma. Please see the complete bus schedules in the photo section.

Venice: 24-Hour Parking Ticket at Piazzale Roma

3. Venice: 24-Hour Parking Ticket at Piazzale Roma

Book a stress-free 24-hour parking reservation in the center of Venice and avoid the hassle of parking far away from your destination. Enjoy a smoother, worry-free way of parking your vehicle. The daily rate allows you to park for 24 hours from the time you enter the garage and is accessible between 5:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Reservations may be made for 1 or more days.

Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Lagoon Trip

4. Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Lagoon Trip

Depart from the railway station on Piazzale Roma and journey to Murano, famous for its glass-blowing industry. Dating back to the Middle Ages, the still-thriving tradition has been passed down over generations and each glass blower has developed their own personal style. Watch a glass-blowing demonstration and learn to recognize the difference between the various artisans and brands during your 1-hour stay on the island. Then, continue to the island of Burano, known for its crochet work and brightly colored houses. Get picture-perfect views of the landmarks of Burano, such as the leaning bell tower and the main square of Piazza Baldassarre Galuppi, named after a major 18th-century Venetian composer. Look in some of the lace shops during your 1.5-hour visit to the island. Then, conclude your travels on Piazza San Marco and see sights such as the Doge's Palace and Campanile as you stroll around the famous colonnades.

Venice: Prosecco Wine Tasting Tour

5. Venice: Prosecco Wine Tasting Tour

Discover the origins and history of the most famous sparkling Italian wine, Prosecco, on this full-day tour. Meet your wine expert guide in Piazzale Roma, close to the historical center of Venice, and enjoy the drive towards region where prosecco is produced in a comfortable van. During your trip, you will pass by the original region of prosecco, Conegliano Valdobbiadene, a complex of small towns and expanses of vineyards. Visit 2 traditional wineries to learn all the secrets of Prosecco production and have 2 wine tasting sessions. First, stop at a family-run winery for a guided tour of the vineyards. Enjoy a tasting session paired with a light lunch with local products like cheese, salami, bread, and seasonal vegetables. After lunch with a view, head to the second winery to meet the winemaker for a guided tour of the production. Learn more about the Charmat method and a second wine tasting session. At the end of this trip to the magical world of Prosecco land, return to the starting point.

Venice: Panoramic Boat Trip to Murano and Burano

6. Venice: Panoramic Boat Trip to Murano and Burano

Climb aboard for a half-day tour of Murano and Burano, and discover 2 of the more traditional islands of Venice. Enjoy the 30-minute panoramic boat ride, from which you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and the lagoon, as you journey towards Murano. Murano is world famous for its glassmaking art. Discover how these unique glass products are made in a furnace, and get the opportunity to buy a piece on site. Continue towards Burano, known for its lacemaking traditions and brightly colored fishermen's houses. Disembark the boat to take a short stroll to the main square and admire the Church of San Martino with its “Crucifixion” painting by Tiepolo. Get the chance to learn more about the history of lace at the Museo del Merletto. Alternatively, wander the tiny streets and picturesque canals to purchase lace products at your own pace. Arrive on Burano in time for lunch, eating at a picturesque location with a relaxing atmosphere. Opt to go into a pastry store to try some of the local sweets, such as the typical cookies of bussolà and essi, unique to the island.

Bus Transfer between Lido di Jesolo and Venice

7. Bus Transfer between Lido di Jesolo and Venice

Ride in an air-conditioned bus from Lido di Jesolo to Venice. Take a quick trip to Venice while on your beach vacation. Or if your visiting Venice, add a splash of sun with a visit to Lido di Jesolo. The bus runs between the Lido Jesolo bus station and the Venice city center every half-hour, from early morning to late at night.  Book your tickets in advance and you can catch the bus at any point during the day. The ride takes about one hour. Enjoy comfortable and hassle-free travel.

Santa Lucia Railway to Central Venice Shared Water Taxi

8. Santa Lucia Railway to Central Venice Shared Water Taxi

Get where you need to be in Venice with a shared water taxi boat service from Venice Santa Lucia Railway Station to the city center. The trip takes 20 minutes in total, and along the way you will get a feel for the pace of the Venetian lifestyle as you cruise along the waterways. After meeting at the Alilaguna Desk outside the station, you will be taken to your boat. Enjoy a water taxi transfer to easily reach your hotel or wherever else you want to go in the city center. 

From Venice: Half-Day Prosecco Winery Tour

9. From Venice: Half-Day Prosecco Winery Tour

Travel from Venice to the Prosecco wine region. Enjoy the beautiful views of the region as you drive through its rolling hills filled with vineyards and charming local villages.  Visit a winery in the heart of the region, and take a cellar tour with your guide. After the tour, taste 4 different types of Prosecco, brut, extra dry, millesimato, and extra brut. Enjoy a light lunch of local cheese and salami to complement the tastings. After the tour, visit the famous Osteria Senz’Oste with its wonderful views of the surrounding region. Afterwards, be returned to Venice.

Venice: Off the Beaten Path Private Gondola Ride

10. Venice: Off the Beaten Path Private Gondola Ride

Climb aboard a gondola to experience Venice from the water on a private ride down some of the city's hidden canals. Journey back in time as you explore Venice on its most traditional mode of transport. It's estimated that in the 17th and 18th centuries, there were as many as 8 to 10,000 of the unique boats plying the waterways of the lagoon. Today, there are just 400 still in active service (mainly for tourism), but they maintain a strong bond with the history of the city. Depart close to the train station, and then travel down some of the hidden canals. Marvel at beautiful buildings, such as the Palazzo Gaffaro, Palazzo Zenobio, church of Santa Maria dei Carmini and many more. Sit back and relax as your gondolier punts you gently back to Piazzale Roma (next to the train station) at the end of the ride.

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What people are saying about Piazzale Roma

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 10,354 reviews

Booked on line prior to arriving in Venice for return journey as already booked a speed boat taxi to arrive - also worth the experience although expensive. Coach station is easy to find, coaches are very clean and left on time. The journey is through pretty countryside and drops you off at the departure gate. Price is good - what's not too like!

I highly recommend this perfect trip to Murano and Burano. It was beautiful, informative, and a shopping extravaganza! I wish I had done the full day tour to spend more time! One negative was the meeting place!!! Give yourself extra time. 8 of us waited with no guide meeting us!

It could not have been easier to board the bus and arrive at the airport. Be warned it's a bit awkward to stow and remove your luggage.

host was great! only negative was we were dropped off 30 minutes walk from where we boarded

Quick and easy way to get from airport into Venice