Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to Venice. Flights in this route take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) within nearly three and a half to four hours. The number of flights remains the same throughout the year; however there may be some differences on the hours of departure from time to time.
The most populous city in Turkey located in the northwestern part of the country, Istanbul ranks among the top remarkable destinations worldwide, enthralling every visitor by its magnificent charm. As the top favorite city especially for cultural and historical tours, Istanbul is in high demand all year round by its historical background and natural gems. Offering great opportunities by its favorable climate and geographical location as well, Istanbul hosts numerous events at all seasons and evokes admiration by its one of a kind museums, countless art galleries, historical palaces and wooden mansions.
This charming metropolis flooded by millions of visitors all over the world hosts two airports to manage the city’s extremely busy air traffic: Istanbul Airport (IST) in the European side and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in the Anatolian side. Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul to Venice take off from Atatürk Airport (IST).
Istanbul city center is 35 km from Istanbul Airport (IST). Istanbul Airport is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages.
If you are looking for an affordable, quick transport option then you can benefit from the Havaist and IETT bus services. Travel comfortably with the airport shuttles that run day and night from many places in the city. In addition, you could pay 100-110 TL for a 30-minute taxi drive from the city center. For more information on transportation to Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page.
A city settled on 118 islands on the Adriatic Sea, Venice ranks among the top popular destinations in Italy. Standing out by the canals connecting these splendid islands, the city is an ideal destination for romantic holidays by its pretty gondolas used for transport, as well as its glorious artifacts built with the Renaissance style.
The Doge’s Palace, the most attractive historical icon in Venice provides an insight into the glorious background of the Venetians who became rich merchants thanks to the advantages of the port. San Marco Basilica remaining from the Byzantines and the square with the same name are other noteworthy spots in Venice. The Grand Canal, the largest and the most popular canal connecting the islands and Ca' d'Oro (Golden House) along, get credit by the visitors as well.
There are three airports serving to the air traffic in Venice famous for its spectacular canals: Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), Treviso Airport (TSF) and San Nicolo Airport (ATC). Passengers booking their flights to Venice with Turkish Airlines land at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE).
You may prefer the water buses using the canals for reaching the central spots in the city from Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in the mainland. Water buses serve to different routes, departing from the water bus station within walking distance to the airport. It is possible to reach Murano and San Marco districts by these water buses. Moreover, you may use the water taxis to get to Piazale Roma, San Marco and Rido.
Passengers preferring to use the land route may consider two different alternatives: Buses numbered 5 reach Piazzale Roma within twenty to twenty five minutes in average; whereas the express buses numbered 35 get to the center within approximately ten to fifteen minutes.