Ahead of your trip to the Floating City, here’s everything you should know before booking your cheap flights from Manchester to Venice.
How to get to Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport (MAN) is one of the busiest airports in the UK – and consequently you’ll find plenty of transport options. There are a number of ways to get to Manchester airport using public transport. The Manchester Metrolink leaves Cornbrook station every 12 minutes and will bring you to the airport in 35 minutes. Alternatively, a train from Manchester Piccadilly station takes under half an hour to reach the airport. A 24-hour bus service is available too. The number 43 leaves central Manchester every 10 minutes throughout the day and every 30 minutes at night. The airport is also accessible using the M56 motorway and there are short-stay and long-stay parking options available at the airport ahead of your flights from Manchester to Venice.
Manchester Airport: Overview
Once you pass through security you’ll find that there are plenty of shops to browse in before you fly from Manchester to Venice. Of the three terminals, Ryanair flies from Terminal 3, where you’ll find lots of cafés, restaurants and bars to refuel before boarding your flight.
Venice Treviso Airport: Overview
Once your flights from Manchester to Venice arrive you will have your pick of ways to get to your destination. Mobilità di Marca, the public bus service, connects to the Treviso Centrale railway station which provides a link to central Venice. Barzi Bus Service operates a direct coach to Venice. A return ticket costs €22 and the journey is just 40 minutes long. You can also drive to Venice using the A27 and the Via della Libertà or the A27 and Raccordo Marco Polo in around 40 minutes. If you are looking to hire a car during your stay, check out Ryanair Car Hire for some great deals.
What to expect on arrival in Venice
The so-called Floating City is a dream location for a city break. The emerald canals surrounded by stunning gothic architecture make this Italian city a must-see.
One of the first items on your to-do-list should be to take a trip in a gondola down the canals. You’ll see all the marvellous buildings from a different angle. Visiting Piazza San Marco is an absolute must. It’s the hub of Venice, home to a buzzing atmosphere and spectacular buildings. Rialto footbridge provides an incredible view of the city and is something that has to be seen to be believed. Discover more things to do in Venice on Try Somewhere New.
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From Manchester to Venice: Practical Information
Walking is probably the best way to get around Venice. Most of the main attractions are within walking distance of each other. Although, as mentioned above, taking a gondola trip through the canals is a great way to see Venice. Trips can cost around €80, so it might be worth your while to find a group of people to split the fare with.
Venice has varied weather. If you visit the city in summer, you can expect the sun to be shining for the majority of your stay. Temperatures usually reach around 28°C during the day between June and August. Rain is expected year round in Venice so we recommend packing a rain jacket for your flights from Manchester to Venice to be on the safe side. Winters can get as cold as they are in Manchester and spring is comfortable enough, with temperatures of 13°C to 17°C between February and April. You’ll also get to see the world famous Carnivale festival if you fly from Manchester to Venice in the spring.
If you’re planning to use electronic devices during your trip, make sure to pack a travel adaptor. Also, before making the trip to Italy you will need to change your sterling into euros.
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Now that you have a better idea of what Venice has to offer, have a look at Ryanair’s huge selection of Manchester to Venice cheap flights.