Cruises from Venice, Italy

Cruises departing from the port of Venice

The magical island of Venice, thanks to its port, has always been a crossroads for populations and goods. At the tip of the Adriatic Sea, the port of Venice unites the main European and Asian corridors and enjoys a strategic geographical position. The ideal departure point for cruises from Italy

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Reach the port

Port of Venice

See how to get to the port of Venice and parking information.

Cruise Terminal:

VTP (Venezia terminal Passeggeri)

Reach the port by

  • Car

    Leave the motorway to Venice at the Venezia-Porto exit and follow the signs for Venezia - Stazione Marittima - Terminal Passeggeri.  
    Venice Passenger Terminal website for useful information:

    Parking Information

    PARCHEGGIO VTP  (Venezia Terminal Passeggeri)
    Address: Port of Venice - Cruise Terminal
    Tel. +39 041 2403090
    • MSC Parking is bookable online up to 48 hours before your cruise departure. Bookings after the 48 hour deadline can be made directly with MSC Parking, and the same reduced rates will be applied when presenting your cruise travel documents
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    Car 8 € 99
    Van 8 € 198
  • Train

    Santa Lucia Station St. Lucia Railway station is just a short walk from Piazzale Roma (approx.600 metres), where you can take the People Mover train to the Marittima terminal entrance for a modest fare.  
    Società Cooperativa Venezia 1907 provides a luggage transport service in the railway station, which will take your luggage directly to your cruise ship. Designated staff on Platform 1 will collect your labelled luggage (labels are provided with your cruise tickets or alternatively provided by the “Società Cooperativa Venezia 1907) and deliver them to the ship.  MSC Cruises cannot be held responsible for any problems with the service and any complaints should be addressed to the service provider. 

    Venezia-Mestre Station
    The railway station is approximately 10 km from the Cruise Terminal. Taxi service available.
  • Plane

    A taxi service is available to take you from Marco Polo airport to the Stazione Marittima cruise terminal. The journey takes approximately 20 minutes, depending on the traffic.  
    Alternatively, you can take a taxi boat. An MSC shuttle service is also available. 
    Please go to the MSC booth just outside the arrivals hall on your right.

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