Carrentals.co.uk offers simple and straightforward car hire comparison services. We don't add a penny to your quotes!
Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable car for the lowest price. Below are a few examples from our selection in Venice Airport.
The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Venice Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.
Average daily rate per month
In addition to Venice Airport in Venice we can also compare car hire prices for you at the following locations:
Set on the Italian mainland adjacent to the Veneta Lagoon, Venice Airport hosts more than eight million travellers each year, many of whom are headed to catch a glimpse of timeless Venetian culture and the city’s one-of-a-kind floating geography. The facility is also known as Venice Marco Polo Airport and is only about 20 minutes from Venice proper and about 35 minutes from the sun-soaked beaches of Lido de Jesolo by car hire. However, passengers can also get away from the airport via taxi, bus services and to some destinations, by boat.
Who to Book With
Venice Airport offers a good range of car hire brands. These include Italian firms Locauto and Maggiore, in addition to global brands Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Hertz and Avis. Check-in areas can be found on the arrivals level.
Need to Know Essentials
Bring the following information to the rental check-in counter at Venice Airport:
- Your booking confirmation
- Your driver’s licence (check with your rental provider to see if an International Driver’s Permit is required)
- A valid credit card
- Your passport
Italian road rules are generally on par with the United Kingdom and places elsewhere in Europe. Italy drives on the right; speed limits are capped at 81mph (130kph) on motorways and 31mph (50kph) on city streets. Be prepared for a large number of motorbikes in some urban areas. Seatbelts are compulsory for all persons in the vehicle. Parking may be particularly difficult in Mestre and other areas surrounding the Via Liberta Bridge to Venice. Street parking regulations are strictly enforced.
Ground transport at Venice Airport is available in a number of different forms. Car rental may be particularly advantageous for those heading to Mestre and nearby beach destinations. Additionally, taxis are always available though fairly pricey, whilst scheduled bus departures provide connections to a handful of destinations including Venice and Mestre. Finally, shuttles can connect passengers to local rail stations and water taxi service is on offer to several points in Venice and elsewhere in the lagoon.
Rail service is not available directly from the airport. ATVO shuttle buses depart regularly for the Venice-Santa Lucia and Mestre Venice railway stations. The one-way fare is about £6 and return tickets are about £11. Visit the ATVO website for schedules.
Taxis are on offer 24 hours from the designated taxi ranks located outside the arrivals hall of the terminal building. Fares are metered; the trip to Venice rail station will cost about £25 and a trip into Mestre will cost about £20. Alternatively, private water taxis are available directly to hotels in Venice and Murano for about £77.
There are regular ATVO bus departures for Venice’s Piazzale Roma Square and a number of destinations in the region including Pordenone/Aviano and seaside resort areas. For full schedules and information head to the ATVO website or visit the ATVO sales counter in the Arrivals hall; opening hours are from 08:00 to 24:00.
All commercial flights to and from Venice Airport utilise the same terminal building. The terminal is located just off of route SS14 about five miles northeast of Mestre. The facility is separated into three floors, with the ground level dedicated to arrivals and the level above to departure facilities. The third floor is used largely for administrative purposes and only a few passenger services.
There are nearly 3,000 parking spaces available at Venice Airport spread across numerous car parks adjacent to the terminal building. Spaces can be booked in advance here. Rates in long-stay facilities vary heavily; the price is about £4 for a stay of up to two hours, £10.50 for a 12-hour stay and a weeklong stay will cost about £69. In the short-stay car parks, the price for a two-hour stay is around £5, whilst the daily rate is about £15 and a weeklong stay costs about £78.
Wireless internet access is available at Venice Airport free of charge. Connect via the Guglielmo Venice Airport network.
Arriving passengers can find a tourism information counter on the arrivals level outside of baggage claim, whilst a general information desk is located on the departures level near the check-in areas (reach by phone at the number below).
Airport information/PRM assistance: +39 41 260 9260
SPA Airports admin: +39 41 260 6111
Parking information: +39 41 2603060
The airport has been equipped in compliance with 2008 EU regulations to provide assistance to passengers with reduced mobility and special needs. Enquire with your airline 48 hours before departure or contact SAVE (Venice Airport PRM assistance) at: +39 41 260 9260.
Restaurants and Bars
Venice Airport offers a handful options for drinking and dining – nearly all are located on the departures level. Limited items are available at Café Marco Polo on the north end of the check-in area; head beyond security for a better selection at Bricco Café and another Café Marco Polo outlet. Items available include sandwiches, pizzas, salads and beverages. There are also several coffee shops dotted around the terminal.
Alitalia/Skyteam Club Lounge
Marco Polo VIP Club
Money and ATMs
Head to the arrivals level to find a good array of banking services at Banca di Roma (including ATMs). Additionally, Travelex currency exchange booths are located on all three floors of the terminal building.
Retail fare is somewhat limited at Venice Airport compared to other heavily travelled airports in Italy. However, a decent range of duty-free goods is on offer beyond the security checkpoint on the south side of the terminal (departure point for flights leaving the Schengen region). Other retailers represented (airside departures area) include Zoccai Jewels, the Football Club, Golden Point, Boggi, Stefenel and Swatch.
The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).