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Enjoy an easy, stress-free arrival to Venice with this one-way private motorboat transfer from one of Venice’s cruise ports (Venezia Marittima or San Basilio) to your Venice hotel. A representative will greet you at the cruise arrival terminal and assist you with all your baggage. Then, take in the spectacular sites of the Venetian Lagoon and canals as you speed along the water in your private ride.


  • Private arrival transfer from Venice cruise terminal to Venice city center
  • One way private transfer
  • Be met and assisted when you arrive in Venice
  • Private vehicle can fit up to 6 passengers
  • See the sights of Venice from a private motorboat

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What You Can Expect

Venice Private Arrival Transfer by Water Taxi: Cruise Port to Central Venice

Venice Arrival Transfer: Cruise Terminal to Central Venice

Choose from two different options with this transfer service. With meet and greet service, a representative will greet you at the cruise arrival terminal (either Venezia Marittima or San Basilio)  and escort you to the pier, where you’ll board your private motorboat. With the full-service option, a representative will stay with you from the arrival terminal all the way to the door of your hotel.

Motorboats can accommodate up to six people and six pieces of luggage. Transfer service is available 7 days a week. Please provide cruise and hotel details when making your booking. You’ll receive confirmation within 24 hours and a voucher to present to the transfer representative.

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

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.

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great job she was fantastic and took the time to ensure twenty we got there safely

msbowie58 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We were personally greeted by an English speaking guide with our name on a board. She escorted us to the awaiting private water taxi that took us directly to our hotel in Venice. Wonderful experience. Viator is a fabulous site to use. I have never used it before, this was my first time. I used them for my entire trip in Europe and it was a fabulous experience. I recommend them to everyone. Will always use them in the future.

Nicola B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

same as the Private Departure Transfer from Venice to Marco Polo Airport this is a great service. well worth paying for. takes away any worries you have of getting to where you want on time. would use again.

Bobby J. L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

on time and easy

Gale L E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We really appreciated the assistance we received on this transfer. Well worth the money to have assistance. She saw to it that we were dropped close to our apartment and called the housekeeper so she could meet us. A very pleasant and gracious individual who we also had two years ago. Would definitely use again.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

rather expensive, but we didn't have to try to figure anything out...just hopped in boat and were delivered very close to our hotel...

Linda B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We were met promptly at the airport by a gentleman who helped us with our luggage and he was the same man who collected us and took us to the cruise port. The gentleman had a great demeanor and was very professional. This definitely was a 5 star.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

After collecting our lugge, the representative was there waiting for us. Guided out of the dock area to our private water taxi. Took us right to our hotel and went with us while we checked in. We'll worth booking the private arrival transfer, no stress at all.

Bonnie C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Took us privately to our hotel. No complaints.

John B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Best way to get to your hotel from a cruise. Nice people who do a great job. Highly recommend!

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