Venice Marco Polo is one of Italy’s main airports, serviced by world class airlines from Emirates to Alitalia – the national carrier, flights are available to over 60 international and domestic destinations. Marco Polo is also popular with budget travellers with Easyjet offering numerous domestic and European connections. Marco Polo airport is just across the lagoon from the floating city with water taxis and waterbuses shuttling back and forth between Venice and the airport. Regular taxis and buses also connect the airport with Venice and Mestre.
There are a wide range of shops at the airport offering airport standards from perfume and electronics to international newspapers whilst the regional delicacies on offer including excellent local wines and grappa make for excellent gifts. Foodwise there are a couple of places offering quick pizza and pasta meals whilst there are also a number of cafes and bars perfect for grabbing a sandwich and that last espresso/Campari of your trip to Venice.