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When it’s time to say 'arrivederci' to Venice, enjoy a hassle-free exit with this private departure transfer. A motorboat will pick you up at your Venice or Venice Lido hotel and transport you to either the Santa Lucia Station, if you’re traveling by train, or the Piazzale Roma bus terminal. It’s an easy and efficient way to continue on the next step of your journey.


  • Private departure transfer from Venice to Santa Lucia Station or Piazzale Roma
  • Relax with comfortable, air-conditioned transport by private water taxi
  • Receive assistance with your luggage from your professional, friendly driver
  • Enjoy a private transfer service that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Choose from a pickup in central Venice or Venice Lido

What You Can Expect

Private Departure Transfer: Venice Hotels to Venice Train or Bus Station

Finish your Venice vacation in style with a private transfer by water taxi

Skip the stress of catching a public water bus or waiting for a taxi with this easy, private departure transfer from Venice. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, you can schedule a pickup time that suits your travel needs. 

A professional motorboat driver will pick you up at your hotel in central Venice or the Venice Lido area. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you cruise along the canals to either Santa Lucia Station, if departing by train, or the Piazzale Roma bus terminal. 

Please provide hotel and departure details when booking your transfer. You will receive instant confirmation and a travel voucher to show the driver. You’ll be asked to reconfirm your pickup time and location 24-48 hours before your departure by contacting the number on your voucher. 

Price is per person, based on six adults per boat.

Please note: Guests staying at Venice’s Hotel Marriott (Isola delle Rose) will need to pay a surcharge of €20 at the time of service due to the hotel’s more distant location.

Customer Reviews

Lorna S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our private boat was right on time and picked us up in front of the apartment we rented for our stay in Venice. When we arrived at the train station we were greeted by a lady and gentleman. He carried our suitcases while she walked us to our train. Hassle free and worth every dime.

msbowie58 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our private water taxi picked us up promptly at our hotel in Venice and took us to the train station about 15 minutes away. Helped us with our bags and there was a guide that greeted us at the dock and led us inside the train station. Great experience!!

Francis T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Private boat picked us up at the hotel on time and dropped us at the train station. We were met by representative who brought us to our train and made sure we were in the correct car. Very nice service.

Ann S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The transfer boat arrived five minutes early, the driver was very polite and helpful. There was another gentleman awaiting us at the train station, who took us to our platform. He also was very polite and helpful. I would highly recommend this service to anyone.

Lisa L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Absoluely perfect. After your stay in Venice, you could easily make the trip alone. However, this duo actually deposited me in my train seat! Such a large terminal, i was grateful

Pamela K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

A hassle free way to be transferred from our hotel to the train station- our transfer ended up having to be at 6am and the hotel concierge arrange an earlier pickup with payment of a surcharge to the company. Would definitely recommend.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The guide was punctual, friendly and made sure we were on the train and so were our bags!

Cliff T

1 star rating: I do not recommend this September 2015

Had a private transfer, operator tried to put other people on our booking. I strongly informed them of my booking three times at which point they apologized. Then the wait for the boat began!

Gregory C

1 star rating: I do not recommend this May 2014

I was alittle disappointed in our departure guide. She never introduced herself to me. It wasn't until we were in the water taxi that I found out from my mother-in-law that the lady in the hotel lobby texting on her phone was the guide. Our pick-up time was 10:15am and we were ready by 10am. I had stored my luggage with the bell man earlier, so was trying to retrieve it at the front desk. The guide told my mother-in-law to get in taxi, and stood around tapping her foot. In the mean time my husband noticed he left something in the room, so he had to go back. We got all of our stuff together and boarded the taxi
and departed by 10:10am, before our confirmed departure time of 10:15am.
I guess what bothered me most was the unprofessional demeanor of the guide (no acknowledgement and texting, tapping of the foot like we were making her late for something more important) Obviously, we didn't give her a tip.
The water taxi guy on the other hand, was very nice and helpful. We did tip him!

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