Venice Water Buses

Linea Blu, Linea Arancio, Linea Rossa and Linea Verde water buses tour Venice's canals and waterways. At Venice International Airport the water bus leaves from its own dock, linking to Venice and the main islands Murano, Burano and Lido, where the famous beach is located.

Alilaguna are the operators of these lines and tickets can be purchased in the Public Transport Ticket Office in the Arrivals Hall, at ticket machines near the baggage reclaim carousels 3 or 5 and at the dock itself. You can also buy tickets onboard water buses. Follow the light blue signs for “Water Transport” at the terminal to Level 1, where the Moving Walkway is located, an elevated pedestrian people mover system that leads to the landing stage.

Returning to the airport, you can take the water bus from Alilaguna water bus stops at San Marco, Rialto, Fondamenta Nuove and Guglie, as well as from stops on Murano, Burano and Lido islands.

Linea Blue travels from the airport to Murano Colonna, F. TE Nuove, Ospedale, Bacini, Certosa, Lido S.M.E., Arsenale, San Zaccaria, San Marco, Zattere, Guidecca Stucky and the Cruise Terminal. The first water bus leaves the airport dock at 6.15 am, going only to Lido, arriving at 7.20 am. After that, Linea Blu leaves the airport every 30 minutes until 00.30 am, covering all the aforementioned stops.

From the Cruise Terminal Linea Blu leaves at 07.56 am, 08.56 and 09.56 and at the same intervals until 03.56 pm. From Guidecca Stucky the water bus leaves every 30 minutes throughout the day until 10.40 pm.

Linea Arancio leaves the airport for F. TE Nuove, Madonna Dell' Orto, Guglie, San Stae, Rialto, Sant' Angelo, Ca'Rezzionico and Santa Maria del Giglio.

Linea Rossa travels between the airport, Murano Muso, Certosa, Lido S.M.E., Arsenale, San Marco, Guidecca Zitelle, Guidecca Stucky and the Cruise Terminal.

Linea Verde cruises the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. It also goes past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, S Elena Gardens and Lido. Tickets for the 4.5-hour tour cost 20.00 euros per person.

Other Tickets:

24-hour tourist tickets cost 30.00 euros; 48-hour tickets cost 50.00 euros and 72-hour tickets cost 65.00 euros per person.

Airport to Lido or Venice or Cruise Terminal cost 15.00 euros one way when bought at ticket offices or machines and 27.00 euros for a round-trip. Bought online tickets cost 14.00 euros one way and 25.00 euros for a round-trip.

Airport to Murano tickets cost 8.00 euros one way and 15.00 euros for a round-trip. Buying online saves 1.00 euro on one way tickets and 2.00 euros on round-trips.

Tickets from San Marco, to Lido or Murano cost 10.00 euros one way, 18.00 euros per person for a round-trip. Buying online saves 1.00 euro on one way tickets and 2.00 euros on round-trips.

For more information, please visit You can also make savings with Venice City Pass on public transport: Passes also give discounted admission to many tourist attractions in Venice.

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