Cheap Flights to Venice

Venice overview

When is the best time to fly to Venice?

Peak Season:

Flights to Venice are usually packed between April and October, so book as early as you can to grab the cheapest flights to Venice that you can. Eastern and June time are extremely popular times of the year so prepare for huge crowds. Secure your flight tickets well in advance if you're planning to visit the Carnival in February as the price of flights to Venice will skyrocket. In August you can expect movie stars to visit for the Venice International Film Festival. Early spring is a great time to visit with pleasant weather and fewer crowds.

Off Season

November and December bring lots of rain which can cause flooding. This means you could find yourself cheap flights to Venice with very few people obscuring your view. Due to the dampness, the winters can often cover the romantic city with snow, making it a perfect time to find the cheapest flights to Venice and also discounts on hotels.

When is the best time to book a flight to Venice?

Venice is a popular destination pretty much all year round, although flights are drastically cheaper in November than the rest of the year. That said, the weather will be a lot cooler and wet so if you're hoping to chase the sun, going earlier in the year is suggested. Flights to Venice should be booked at least 4 weeks before you want to travel, especially if you're hoping to catch a festival or special event. Flexibility will help you save some money, although other than November the price of flights to Venice aren't too different. Sit on the right side of the plane and providing the weather isn't bad you'll have fantastic views of the city as you approach.

How long is the flight to Venice?

Flights from London (All airports) to Venice - 2 hours 10 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Venice - 2 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Venice - 3 hours 50 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Venice - 4 hours 40 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Venice?

A few of the airlines that operate flights to Venice are Ryanair, easyjet, Norwegian Air International and Monarch. You will probably find the cheapest flights to Venice with Ryanair although during the summer time they severely overprice on checked in luggage, so weigh up your options. Norwegian are a fantastic airline that also offer reasonable prices on flights and offer free on-board WiFi.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is located just 5km away, so once you've completed your flight to Venice, there won't be much of a problem travelling to Central Venice. Every 20 minute there are buses that leave from the airport and go to the Mestre-Venice and Venice-Santa Lucia train stations. From there you can quickly and easily travel to the centre of Venice and check in to whatever accommodation you've sorted out. If you're not too worried about costs then another option is to choose one of the boat routes that operate to the city. After all, how often can you sail over into Venice? On average the price of the boats range from €7 - €15. You can grab a taxi from right outside the terminal and that will set you back about €30, so depending on if there are a few of you that can contribute to the price, this could be either the cheapest option or cost you even more.

Venice insider information

If you find yourself in Venice late January or early February then check out the annual Venice carnival.

Venice is notoriously expensive, but that doesn't mean you can't find cheap food. Here's a guide to some great out of the way restaurants.

Fall in love with Venice and all of it's magic by going on one of these tours around Venice.

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How much do things cost in Venice?

Loaf of white bread
£ 1.08
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
£ 3.51
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
£ 1.41
A dozen eggs
£ 1.99
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
£ 1.02
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
£ 1.67
£ 1.12
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
£ 3.51
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
£ 49.19
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 54.46
How much does transport cost in Venice?
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 1
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 7
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 1
1 mile taxi journey
£ 2

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More information about Venice

  • Make the most of the local Venetian cuisine and wines in the city’s unique and idyllic restaurants
  • Explore the city’s architectural wonders including Saint Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and the Torre dell’Orologio
  • Travel up the Campanile of Saint Mark’s Basilica for an amazing view of the square and the rest of the ‘City of Water’
  • Enjoy an unforgettable spectacle in Venice’s La Fenice opera house by some world-famous operatic societies
  • Take a tour of Venice’s Grand Canal on a vaporetto or travel around the smaller waterways on a gondola
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  • Discover Venice’s musical and artistic heritage as well as the stunning architecture of the ‘Floating City’
  • Journey to some of Italy’s other cities that are close to Venice including Milan, Verona and Bologna
  • Book one way flights to Venice and use the city as a base from which to travel down the Italian Peninsula

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