Parking in Venice is the biggest problem when visiting this beautiful place. It is quite expensive and also quite limited. But we bring you a lot of useful advice. You can save a lot of money on parking! You can find out how to park in Venice smartly and cheaply in this article. So read on.
Parking in Venice
Parking in Venice centre - Garages
Tronchetto is a parking lot on a small island near Piazzale Roma. It is the cheapest alternative in Venice. The price per day is €22. There is a vaporetto and a tram right next to the parking lot. There are around 4,000 parking lots. You can find the current prices on this web and here is a map with location.
Parking in Mestre
And how to save a lot on parking? The answer is simple! Park on land in Mestre! Mestre is a huge city that offers countless parking options. Some more expensive, some cheaper. We found probably the cheapest guarded parking lot in the city. The advantage is that the parking lot is about a 5 minute walk from the bus stop. From there you can reach Venice in less than 10 minutes. Sounds great? Parking cost only €5.5/24h. A bus ticket costs €1. However, if you bought an all-day vaporetto ticket for €20, this ride is already included in the price!
How to get from Mestre to Venice
Trains from Mestre to Venice run approximately every 15 minutes. The ticket price is from €1.35 and the ride takes 15 minutes. You can find the current timetable on the website www.trenitalia.it.
ACTV lines 2, 4L, 5 run from Mestre to Piazzale Roma. The price is €1.50 or you can use an all-day ticket. You can also use ATVO lines 10A and 25 for €3.50.
Line number 1 runs from Mestre to Venice. This journey will take around 22 minutes. A one-way ticket will cost you €1.50. If you have an all-day ticket, you can use it for all ACTV modes of transport – vaporetto, tram or bus. For us it was the best option! Really convenient.
Of course, you can also use taxi service for transportation. From the center of Mestre to Venice is about 20-25€. You can take a taxi from Venice to Marco Polo airport for €30-40.