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Transportation to Lido

The Lido can be easily reached by car with the Ferry-boat leaving from Tronchetto, or on foot with public water buses from Piazzale Roma and from Venice Santa Lucia train station. From Marco Polo Airport it is possible to reach the Lido through a convenient and direct service of boats.

Congress travel cards

Buy your travel ticket and save money! Five day tickets for delegates allow an unlimited number of trips and can be used on all transport means, both navigation and land, included Lido Buses, Tram and People Movers.

Furthermore, this card gives you the opportunity to use all sorts of water busses and other public transport facillities in Venice in order to guarantee the best possible travell.
Please note that this card is not usuble for transport to and from the Airport. All other routes are included. 

The ticket is available in the registration module at a delegate discount rate of € 35,-*

*Before the start of the congress, all delegates that booked the travel card, will receive their personal PNR code.  Upon arrival in Venice, you can use the code to print a paper thicket in one of the thicket machines.

By plane

From Marco Polo Airport

Alilaguna provides a boat service connecting the airport to Venice Lido in just 50 minutes.

For further information and timetables visit

From Canova Airport – Treviso

ATVO provides a shuttle bus service departing from Treviso Airport to Venice – Piazzale Roma every hour. Once in Piazzale Roma you can reach the Lido with ACTV public service Line 6 or 5.1.

To purchase ATVO tickets and consult timetables
For timetables and ACTV lines
To purchase ACTV tickets

By car to your hotel

Ferry Boat

If you arrive in Venice by car and want to get to Lido, you can catch the Ferry-boat. The line 17 is departing from Tronchetto every 50 minutes.

By train

The public service ACTV number 5.1 will take you from Venice Santa Lucia train station to Lido in about 40 minutes. If you want to pass through the Grand Canal you can catch line number 1 instead and the journey will take about 70 minutes.

For timetables and ACTV lines visit

From Piazzale Roma

The ACTV line number 6 will take you to Lido in about 30 minutes, otherwise you can catch the line number 5.1 that takes 40 minutes. If you want to pass through the Grand Canal and admire its magnificent palaces you can catch  line number 1: the journey is about 70 minutes.

By car and park in Venice

Piazzale Roma
If you come to Venice by car, you can park in Piazzale Roma. Then you can easily reach the ACTV stop and get to the Lido by catching lines number 6 or 5.1.

If you decide to park your car in the Tronchetto island, it is possible to catch the People Mover to get to Piazzale Roma in less than 5 minutes. Here you can take ACTV public service number 6 or 5.1 that will lead you to the Lido.

We suggest you to catch the Ferry-boat service departing from Tronchetto so that you can easily reach the Lido with your car.

If you park in Fusina, it is possible to get to the Lido with the Fusina-Alberoni line.

For timetables and information visit

Punta Sabbioni
From Punta Sabbioni you can easily reach the Lido by line number 14.


If you want to reach the Lido, you can catch line number 11 (bus + water bus).


Transportation in Lido

To move around in the island there are several bus lines of ACTV public service linking all major points of the island.

If you want to go from Piazzale Santa Maria Elisabetta to the Palazzo del Cinema, you can take bus CO, CA or V and stop “Lion’s Bar”. 

To get to Pellestrina: catch bus 11 departing from Piazzale Santa Maria Elisabetta.

From Piazzale Santa Maria Elisabetta a taxi service is available.
For taxi service call
Cooperativa Taxi
Tel. 0039 041 5265974

Cycling is the easiest way to discover and enjoy the island. You can rent bicycles and rickshaws in different stores located in Piazzale Santa Maria Elisabetta to move around the island on your own or with your family and friends.

Lido on Bike
Gran Viale Santa Maria Elisabetta 21/B
30126 Venice Lido
Tel. 0039 0415268019
Open everyday from 9.00 to 19.00

Venice Bike Rental
Gran Viale Santa Maria Elisabetta,79/A
30126 Venice Lido
Tel. 0039 041 5261490
Mobile 0039 393 6850183

Bicycles rental and sale Gardin&Strozzi
Piazzale Santa Maria Elisabetta
30126 Venice Lido
Tel. 0039 041 2760005
Open everyday from 9.00 to 19.00 (from May to October)