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Fondamenta Santa Lucia, 30121 Venice, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Santa Lucia Station is a medium size train station inside Venice. There are loads of trains running from S.L. station and they reach almost every city (i.e. Rome, Milan, Florence) across the country. It is located next to Piazzale Roma (the furtherest point where all...More

3  Thank Snowball23514
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This modern station sits on the site of an ancient church dedicated to St. Lucy (she now shares quarters with Saint Jerome further in town), This station is an efficient transport system moving the multitudes of tourists into and out of the Venice area. It's...More

3  Thank on_the_go_98765
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here from Florence by train. The station is very big, with trains running to several destinations. There is information counter available, but would advice to read through before in case there is no one available to guide. One of the problems I faced...More

1  Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We you arrive it is not as easy to know where to go. But there not much where to go anyway. They have a couple of shop.

Thank Jenny_7801
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I have never experienced such an impolite place for left-luggage. The people working there are very rude and the price is far too high!! € 6,-- for each piece of luggage for 5 hours. Unfortunately there are no key-boxes at the station. You have to...More

1  Thank AngelikafromTirol
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Nice station, however I was very unimpressed that it is 1 euro to use the toilets. The machine didnt accept 2euro coins either Good location overall though

Thank rjhewitt1
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is the main station if not the only station you will use to get to Venice by train. Just down the road you will have a bus terminal as will (Corsia 2) to travel to mainland by public transport (€1.5 for a 75 minute...More

Thank softwhite
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The train service runs on time. Upon arrival AVOID the men in yellow vests that indicate that they are hotel porters. They will attempt to charge you 15 euros for moving your bags 50 feet to a water taxi. There are steps (but to your...More

1  Thank Nancy55travels
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This was a really tough review to write. The reason for that is because my wife and I do like this hotel because of its closeness to the train station,the room is a good size and the air conditioning works well. With that said there...More

3  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Quick and easy to access. Easy to find trains and a place to sit and eat. Trains run right on schedule.

1  Thank Shane R
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The station is clean and safe, based on my visit and experience. No beggars or homeless spotted. But it has a great flaw - it is half open. Which is troubling especially in the summer, when dozens of travellers pack the shaded areas, if you...More

Thank LukasO38
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Probably the cheapest cuppa in town. Pay at the kiosk in the middle then take the ticket to the baristas. Really nice sandwiches too. Lots of locals buying. I had an amazing caprese for only €4.50. Quite nice tables upstairs to see the grand canal....More

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Kirsty T
24 September 2018|
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Response from LukasO38 | Reviewed this property |
Vaporetto tickets can be purchased at the stop, just downstairs from the train station. However, you may want to consider Piazza San Marco (St Marks Square) can be accessed by foot too and the walk through the narrow... More
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sigs99
27 January 2018|
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Response from swansfromBoston | Reviewed this property |
20 to 30 minutes before. There is no point in arriving early because there are very few seats and you are just standing around because they announce the boarding platform 15 to 20 minutes prior to boarding. They board trains... More
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Kevin J
2 October 2017|
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Response from Pesta1963 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is possible....more difficult if there are a lot of tourists around :))) but Venice is amazingly beautiful
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