The history of Padova extends to the Middle Ages. A large city in northern Italy, in the province of Veneto, is full of old historic buildings, cathedrals, churches. Among the city's many attractions, Padova is also known for the University of Padova, the second-oldest in Italy and the world's fifth-oldest university.
There are several transportation options if you are headed to Padova from Venice Marco Polo airport.
When you decide to take public transportation from Venice Marco Polo airport to Padova, you need to be prepared for some waiting and changing from bus to train. There is no direct bus or train on this route. First, take ACTV bus, line 15, or ATVO Mestre Express from the airport to Mestre station.
Then you need to walk to the train station to catch the train, line REG form Trenitalia. The one-way tickets for this journey start from €3.60, for advance booking. The bus one-way tickets cost 8.00€.
You have an FS Bus Italia Veneto available from Marco Polo airport to Padova daily. The bus departs every hour from 7:40h to 22:40h. You will pay a one-way ticket 8.50€ or a little bit more if you buy it on board from a driver, 10.00€.
In this price, one luggage per person is included. Before you reach Padova, the bus stops at Piazzale Roma. The approximate transfer duration is 1 hour, on the normal road and weather conditions.
If you decide just to hop on into a local taxi at the airport, they are easy to spot at the Venice Marco Polo airport. Here is some useful information that may be good to know. Taxi price is around 120€, with additional charge for night transfer.
Price are not fixed and will be different on holidays as well. Final price is always calculated according to taximeter, so if you are stuck in traffic – you will pay for that too.
Although public transportation is relatively inexpensive, it is convenient mostly if you are traveling alone. When traveling with family or friends - costs can add up significantly. You also lose comfort because you depend on timetables that you cannot influence. How is a private taxi different from other modes of transport? You manage your own time and money because the transfer is tailored to your wishes and needs.
We are only here to provide superior service. In this case, you are not the one waiting for transport - we are waiting for you. The drivers are English-speaking professionals, kind and above all - reliable. Air-conditioned new vehicles and free wi-fi will make your trip even shorter and more enjoyable. What is important, you will know the costs from the very beginning, without unpleasant surprises.