If you arrive at Venice Santa Lucia Rail Station
The ACTV boat landings are about 50 meters from the station exit.
On the right there is the “S. Lucia” landing stage (marked with letter “E”), where the line 1, which, after travelling along the Grand Canal and through the S. Mark’s Basin ends its journey on Venice Lido. The journey on Line 1 takes about one hour.
From the nearby landing stage “D”, the circular lines 4.1, 5.1 (via the Giudecca Canal) and 3 for Murano all leave.
To the left you can find the Scalzi landing stages (marked with letters “B” and “C”), where line 2 leaves from. From landing stage “B”, the line travels along the Grand Canal towards Rialto and S. Mark’s, and then goes to Lido during the summer (from 00:12 to 04:52 there is the night service, marked with letter N in front of the number).
From landing stage “C”, the line travels along the Giudecca Canal and then goes to St. Mark’s/S. Zaccaria (from 00:07 to 04:47 there is the night “N” service).
Finally, from the nearby “Bar Roma” rail landing stage, marked with letter “A”, the circular lines 4.2, 5.2 and 3 leave, and travel to various parts of the town through to the island of Murano (where the 4.1 line can be taken to go to Burano, Torcello and Sant’Erasmo) and finally the 5.2 line travels to the Lido.
For a complete view of the lines and itineraries, see the ACTV sailing map
The price for any ordinary line is €7.00, and can be used on any line (except the Alilaguna lines, and the ACTV 16, 19, and Casino), and is valid for 60 minutes from when it is first punched, and can be used to change with other lines along the same route. Luggage is included in the price that overall does not measure more than 150 cm by adding the three sides.
Special tourist tickets are also available at a very advantageous price, which are valid from between 12 hours up to 7 days. The young (up to 29 years of age inclusive) can buy the Rolling Venice ticket, which also gives a rich carnet of discounts.
For more information on the ACTV tourist ticket prices
All the ACTV bus and boat tickets can be bought:
1) Online website www.veneziaunica.it
2) On site from the Venezia Unica ticket office in the Rail Station:
- Automatic ticket machines on the “S. Lucia” and “Scalzi” landing stages
- Venezia Unica ticket offices on the “S. Lucia” and “Scalzi” landing stages (see the map);
- At certain times of the year from the Information Gazebo on the Station Square.
Group tickets can be bought by contacting the Vela Spa Tourist Office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org (payment by bank transfer or credit card).