Hello! I will be staying here in February 2017. What will be the best way to get to the hotel from the airport?
We took the Alilaguna at a cost of €15 each, yes a ten minute walk but well signposted, flat and easy to do. Buy ticket when you enter baggage hall. We boarded within minutes of arriving and the journey took one hour thirty five minutes and we really enjoyed it. Once at San Zaccaria cross the bridge to the left, more of a ramp than a bridge, then first right, hotel on the left. Have a fabulous holiday.
walk from airport to Vaporetto landing stage to get boat to Venice,
The easiest and fastest is a water taxi, but it is expensive!!
You'll find a discussion of other options in my post from March 30 2016 (yes, I asked the same question):
We arrived in the morning so time was not an issue and we went for the bus +Vaporetto combination to avoid the 10 minutes walk to the Alilaguna dock.
We took the bus to Piazzale Roma and the Vaporetto from there. There are several Vaporetto lines and you should make sure that your boat stops at S. Zaccaria (the other S. Marco stop is about 500m away).
Line 2 is the express line but only the S. Zaccaria direction stops near the hotel . It takes about 40 minutes.
Line 1 (Lido direction) takes about 50 minutes along the scenic part of the Grand Canal. You can start your sight seeing on your way to the hotel. And - you board the boat on its first stop which makes it easier with luggage.
Line 5.1 takes about 25 minutes but they use smaller boats which may be a problem with luggage.
If you go for the "sight seeing option" with line 1 (which I would do) you can follow Rick Steve's Grand Canal Cruise tour. Either get the book (it is good!!) or download his free Audio Europe app to your smartphone. Find a good seat on the boat and enjoy your time
Have a great trip
Have a great trip
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