Venice: Waterbus and Mainland Bus Pass

If you are visiting Venice, you may want to consider purchasing a Waterbus and Mainland Bus Pass. This pass allows you to travel around the city and its islands, as well as to and from the mainland. The Waterbus pass is valid for unlimited rides on the city’s vaporetti, which are the public water buses that travel along the Grand Canal and around the city. The Mainland Bus Pass is valid for unlimited rides on the ATVO buses that travel to and from the mainland. Both passes are available for purchase at the ACTV ticket offices, which are located at the major vaporetti stops throughout the city. The Waterbus and Mainland Bus Passes are great value for money and can save you time and money if you plan on travelling around Venice and its islands.

Frequently asked questions

How can I use the Waterbus and Mainland Bus Pass in Venice?

You can use this pass to travel unlimitedly on ACTV Vaporetti and buses throughout the city and mainland. Simply validate your ticket at the start of each journey.

Where can I pick up my pass?

Upon purchasing your pass online, you can pick it up at one of the many ticketing offices located around the city.

Does the pass cover night services?

Yes, the pass does include travel on night services. However, do remember to check the schedules as they might be different.

Can I share my pass with someone else?

No, the pass is non-transferable. It can only be used by the person whose name is listed on the pass.

What do I do if I lose my pass?

Unfortunately, if you lose your pass, it cannot be replaced. You would need to purchase a new one.

Is there a discounted pass for children?

Yes, there is a discounted pass available for children. However, the discount may vary, so it's recommended to check online or at the ticket office.

Are the buses and waterbuses accessible to people with disabilities?

Most routes have buses and waterbuses equipped with facilities for people with disabilities. However, it's advised to check the specific route beforehand.

Do I need to book the pass in advance?

While it's not necessary to book in advance, it is recommended, especially during peak seasons, to ensure availability.

Can I cancel my pass and get a refund?

The cancellation policy varies and may depend on how much in advance you cancel. Please check the terms and conditions online.

How long is the pass valid for?

The pass will be valid for a specified length of time, starting from the time of first validation, ranging from 24 hours to a week.