Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights every day from Venice to Istanbul. Flights take off from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within nearly two and a half hours. Ongoing all year round on a regular basis, flights remain quite the same throughout the year; no changes occur seasonally.
One of the reasons of high demand in the flights between Venice and Istanbul is that Istanbul serves as a hub for Turkish Airlines flights. Therefore, you may travel from Venice to all over the world with a connecting flight over Istanbul as well. Take a look at the flights from Venice to see all the destinations you can reach from here and set your travel plan.
Situated on the Adriatic Sea over 120 islands, this pretty Italian town is among the top popular destinations countrywide. As a city with Mediterranean climate by its location, Venice can be visited all year round, regardless of the season. The Doge’s Palace, a noteworthy icon in the city full of extremely glorious artifacts, provides an insight into the past luxurious life of the Venetians who became rich via merchandizing. San Marco Basilica bearing the traces of the Byzantine period, together with San Marco Square where the basilica is located, is another popular attention-grabbing spot in the city. The Grand Canal as the major channel and the famous Ca' d'Oro (House of Gold) along are both worth-seeing as one of the most crowd-pulling spots in beautiful Venice.
There are three different airports serving in the city to meet the demand: Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), Treviso Airport (TSF) and San Nicolo Airport (ATC). Flights from Venice to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines take off from Marco Polo Airport (VCE).
The most preferred means of transport for reaching the airport situated in the mainland in Venice is the watercourse vehicles providing transport over the canals. Water buses serve in three different routes. Departing from Murano and San Marco, these vehicles reach the sea bus station which is within walking distance to the airport. Moreover, it is also possible to get to the airport from Piazzale Roma, San Marco and Rido via the water taxis operating on the canals.
There are two alternatives for road transport: buses and airport shuttles. Buses numbered 5 set off from Piazzale Roma and reach the airport within nearly 20 to 25 minutes. Airport shuttles also depart from the same point. Shuttles called Express Bus35 reach the airport within 10 to 15 minutes in average.
The major metropolis of Turkey, Istanbul is a historical city owning a culture of thousands of years and bearing the traces of a large number of civilizations. This enchanting city which had been under the domination of utterly powerful states like the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans is in high demand today just like in the past, thanks to its strategic location and fascinating natural gems.
As a peerless harmony of Anatolia and Europe, Istanbul has maintained a unique lifestyle on its lands extending over the two continents. Being distinctive by its populous and vigorous presence, this charming metropolis with high touristic popularity promises an unforgettable experience to all its guests by its historical artifacts, cultural diversity, utterly valuable social and cultural activities and of course by its heavenly nature.
There are two airports in Istanbul to meet the high demand in the busy air traffic: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Passengers booking their flights to Istanbul from Venice with Turkish Airlines land at Istanbul Airport (IST).
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. You can reach the city from Istanbul Airport by both TEM and E5 roads. For those without a vehicle there are many ways that you can reach the airport. A taxi to the city center costs around 100-110 TL. You can also reach many places in the city, such as: Taksim, Yenikapı, Beşiktaş, Kadıköy and Kozyatağı, almost any hour of the day with IETT buses or Havaist services. Another option is to rent a car at the airport. It is only 35 km from the city center to Istanbul airport. For a cheaper alternative, you can check IETT schedules on our transport information page.