Articles: Getting around town

City transit, public and private: taxis, the vaporetto water bus, airport buses, and more

Hop-on, Hop-off Vaporetto dell’Arte eliminated.

The Vaporetto dell’Arte debuts June 1, and with any luck will allow curious ticket holders to travel more comfortably, and more informed.

Take a Number: Venice Vaporetti regroup

The new numbering system for vaporetto lines could, should help newcomers find the landing they’re looking for more quickly. Speriamo bene.

Venice Transit News: Aerobus & Rialto Landing

Venice ACTV revises fares, revitalizes buses, and adds a convenient combo land-boat entrance fare to the city; Rialto Line 2 boarding separates non-subscription from CartaVenezia iMob card holders (from 4pm to 8:30, anyway).

Automated Ticketing replaces booths at selected Vap stops

Automatic ticketing machines replace manned booths at a number of handy vaporetto stops, making ticket, pass purchase and pickup with a PNR even handier.

VeniceConnected: purchase up to 4 days in advance

Getting discounts is even more convenient: get organized up to four days in advance of your arrival and they’re yours.