EPS Conference on High Energy Physics

Travel information

Venice and Lido island are peculiar places to move around. In Venice the waterbus (vaporetto) is the main public transport around the city center and to the islands. At Lido public buses are available.

Important points:

How to get to the conference (Venezia lido)



Map travel information with Important points


Point 1: Venue PALAZZO DEL CINEMA – PALAZZO DEL CASINO’
Address: Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi 1861 - 30126 Lido di Venezia



Point 2: Lido Santa Maria Elisabetta - S.M.E.
Lido water bus terminal and connection with public buses



Point 3: Piazzale Roma
Venice centre bus and car terminal



Point 4: Venezia Santa Lucia railway station


Public transport companies are:

We strongly suggest you to visit the relevant sites before planning your stay in Venice and Lido as you can find all needed information on best means, prices, routes, touristic and cultural visits. Consider also the possibility to puchase tickets and/or cards on line in order to avoid queues and benefit of some discounts. Please visit the VENEZIA UNICA web site for all details.


See the complete map of waterbus routes here:  ACTV navigation service map .

Additional Dedicated Transport

Stay tuned for any further details and/or eventual possible changes.

How to get to the conference (Venezia lido)



Venice is served by one big airport, the Marco Polo International Airport and a smaller one, the Antonio Canova airport, located in the near town of Treviso.


Marco Polo International Airport

Web site: link


There are several services that run from the Marco Polo International Airport to Venice and Lido.

Upon arrival, exit the airport baggage claim area. At your left you can find a public transport tickets office for all kinds of transportation.

public transport tickets office

Should you find a long line at the ticket office, you can use the automatic tickets distributors, spread out around the arrival area of the airport

tickets office

Service Alilaguna (RECOMMENDED)

Water transport to Lido S.M.E and Venice. (Blue or Red Line to Lido S.M.E and Venice and Orange line to Venice).

  • Travelling time: ~1h 10mn
  • Frequency Line: 30 minutes
  • Ticket: ~ € 15,00

You can find other ticket offices close to docks, these are located at 7 minutes walk from the exit of the airport terminal, following the signs to the vaporetto dock (Vaporetto Water bus).

Vaporetto Water Bus
Walk vaporetto Bus
Ticket vaporetto


Find the appropriate departure dock for your waterbus according to your choices and embark yourself.

Departure dock list

Once reached Lido, the Conference venue (palazzo del Cinema and Palazzo del Casinò) can be reached:
  • by walk: about 15-20 minutes;
  • by bus Line V (every 20 mn) for a 10mn journey. Ticket ~€ 1,50 can be purchased at the ACTV ticket office in Lido S.M.E.
ACTV
Bus to Piazzale Roma (Line n. 5 orange and white bus) and then water transport ACTV line n. 5.1 (Landing stage E), n. 2 (landing stage D) or 6 (landing stage E) to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta)
  • Travelling time: 1h20 (20 mn by bus + 1h by boat)
  • Frequency Line: 15 minutes
  • Ticket: ~€ 14,00
ACTV tickets can be purchased on bus only at night.
ATVO
Bus to Piazzale Roma in Venice (blue bus) and then water transport ACTV line n. 5.1 (Landing stage E), n. 2 (landing stage D) or 6 (landing stage E) to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta)
  • Travelling time: 1h20 (20 mn by bus + 1h by boat)
  • Frequency Line: 30 minutes
  • Tickets: ~€ 6,00 (for the ATVO shuttle) + € 7,50 for the water bus
Schema Piazzale Roma

We suggest you to pay attention to the line number as well as the letter of the landing stage (dock) from which you will take your waterbus. Be aware that there are different docks and you should enter the right one, according to the line that you will choose ( timetable from “Piazzale Roma” to “Lido”).

Private Taxi Boat
Web site: Link
Private Taxi Boat to Lido and to Venice centre:
  • Travelling time: 40 minutes
  • Rates: approximate cost ~€ 120,00

Boat can accept up to 7 people according to number and size of luggage. Taxi can be booked at the stands in the arrivals lounge. You can get off directly at venue (Darsena del Casinò).


Treviso Airport


Treviso Airport is about 25 km from Venice. In order to reach Lido, one must reach Piazzale Roma first and, from there, take further connections to Lido. ATVO or flights companies ensure the transport to Piazzale Roma.

Once you get to the airport baggage claim area, you find the ATVO automatic ticket machine. There is also an ATVO ticket office in the arrival area (open from 7:30 to 22:30).

Tickets can also be bought on line: link .
ACTV
Water transport. From Piazzale Roma to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta): line n. 5.1 (Landing stage E), n. 2 (landing stage D) or 6 (landing stage E) to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta)
Schema Piazzale Roma

We suggest you to pay attention to the line number as well as the letter of the landing stage (dock) from which you will take your waterbus. Be aware that there are different docks and you should enter the right one, according to the line that you will choose ( timetable from “Piazzale Roma” to “Lido”).


Once reached Lido, the Conference venue (palazzo del Cinema and Palazzo del Casinò) can be reached:
  • by walk: about 15-20 minutes;
  • by bus Line V (every 20 mn) for a 10mn journey. Ticket ~€ 1,50 can be purchased at the ACTV ticket office in Lido S.M.E.

From Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Lido SME


Very important: REMEMBER TO GET OFF AT VENEZIA SANTA LUCIA, NOT AT VENEZIA MESTRE


For information on times and destinations please visit:

From the Santa Lucia railway station, take further connections to the conference venue, at Lido, using public waterbus.

Once you get out of the station, ACTV waterbus landing stages are just few feet away.


Point 4: Venezia Santa Lucia railway station
ACTV
Schema Train station S.Lucia Boat docks outside the train station.

From Venezia Santa Lucia to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta): n. 2 (landing stage D, only on summer), line n. 5.1 (landing stage A), or 1 (landing stage E) to Lido S.M.E. (Santa Maria Elisabetta).

Private Taxi Boat
Web site: Link
From Santa Lucia train station to Lido SME, you can also use a Private Taxi Boat
  • Travelling time: 30 minutes
  • Rates: approximate cost ~€ 90,00

The taxi can be booked at the stands outside the railway station. Boat can accept up to 7 people according to number and size of luggage. You can get off directly at venue (Darsena del Casinò).


Once reached Lido, the Conference venue (palazzo del Cinema and Palazzo del Casinò) can be reached:
  • by walk: about 15-20 minutes;
  • by bus Line V (every 20 mn) for a 10mn journey. Ticket ~€ 1,50 can be purchased at the ACTV ticket office in Lido S.M.E.

Information at hand

Where to buy tickets : ACTV bus and waterbus tickets can be purchased:
  • on line from VeneziaUnica website;
  • on site at the VeneziaUnica ticket offices at the Santa Lucia Railway station:
    • automatic ticket machine at the landing stages (check list); 
    • Venezia Unica ticket offices at the Ferrovia ‘S.Lucia’ and ‘Scalzi’ landing stages (check list); 
    • Temporary Info Point outside the main entrance to the railway station– during certain periods of the year.


If you are accommodated in Venice, it is not recommended to reach the city by car.
On the other hand, Lido has a car access through Ferry boat (Line 17) from Tronchetto ( timetable ).


Once at the Lido, the Conference venue (Palazzo del Cinema and Palazzo del Casinò) and most of the hotels can be reached by car.