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Enjoy a stress-free arrival to Venice with this one-way, shared water taxi transfer service. You’ll be picked up at the Santa Lucia Station if arriving by train or the Piazzale Roma bus terminal, and then taken by a shared water taxi to your hotel in Venice or Venice Lido. It’s a convenient, customizable option to start your stay in Venice on the right track!


  • Shared arrival transfer service from Santa Lucia Station or Piazzale Roma to Venice
  • Relax aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned water taxi and travel along the canals of Venice
  • Avoid the hassle of long taxi lines at the start of a vacation
  • Enjoy a service that’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the Venice area
  • Choose from a drop-off at a hotel in central Venice or Venice Lido

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What You Can Expect

Shared Arrival Transfer: Venice Train or Bus Station to Venice Hotels

Travel by water taxi to your Venice hotel!

Arriving in Venice can be a hectic experience, with an awaiting array of private motorboats, water taxis, gondolas, and public vaporettos. Skip the stress by pre-booking this shared water taxi service. 

Depending on whether you arrive by train or bus, your boat will be waiting at either the Santa Lucia Station or the Piazzale Roma bus terminal. Your professional driver will take you and any other passengers to your hotels, including accommodations in the Venice Lido area. Relax and enjoy the ride across the Venetian lagoon and through the city’s famed canals.

Please provide hotel and arrival 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 arrival by contacting the number on your voucher. 

Customer Reviews

Aileen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Loved our personal water taxi to our hotel! This was one of my favorite time in Venice. Leaving Venice we enjoyed our water taxi back to Santa Lucia. Glad to have made these connections with Viator.

David A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016


Christian H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Perfect transfer to the hotel! Very friendly staff and well organized welcome at the station. Much more convenient, compared to the public transportation at the arrival at the first day.

Adriana D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The boat picked us up at the specified time in front of the train station. The office is very easy to find as it is right next to the train station as soon as you walk outside. The driver left us within walking distance of our hotel. Very nice start to our Venice trip!

Evelia T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

excellent tour and highly recommended. Enjoyed the off-the-beaten path experience.

RITA C United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

quick way to get to the Hotel

John Ford B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Was waiting for us at the train station, friendly, courteous. Did what was promised.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

On time and hassle free !

Janet S G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was amazing!

Joyce B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Once we found the building, the girl walked us to the boat to make sure we didn't get lost. She was very professional and sweet. It made our first impression of Venice pleasant. The boat ride was fun and it dropped us close to our Hotel. I would highly recommend taking this transfer.

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