As well as being a tour of Burano, this excursion will also allow you to visit Murano and Torcello, its nearest islands. During the boat trip to the Venice islands a tourist guide will provide multilingual explanations carried out with a microphone.
From this year we have expanded the list of our Venice islands excursions introducing a tour limited to two places, focusing the 4 hours to visit Burano and Murano only (this last option is available only starting from the 1st April until the 31st October).
However below we list all the various options for reaching Burano.
Getting to Burano by plane: International Airport Marco Polo
The international airport Marco Polo of Tessera is connected to Venice and Murano (the island of glass) by pubblic and private transportation (water taxi).
Alilaguna is the direct passenger waterbus service between Murano, Venice and its airport.
The ticket's cost is about € 10, but you can also buy it directly on board with a little supplement.
You can download the timetable of links to/from the Marco Polo Airport and the Venetian lagoon's islands, by clicking on the following link:
Once arrived to Murano, if you're going to get to Burano or Torcello, you have to proceed to the "Murano Faro" stop and take the ACTV line 12 water bus which bring to Burano island. Otherwise, if you want to get to Venice or Venice Lido, you can continue your journey on board.
Getting to Burano by train: Railway Station Venezia S. Lucia
The Railway Station Venezia S. Lucia is situated in Cannaregio, near Piazzale Roma.
The boarding is in front of the Railway Station every 10 minutes.
ACTV's lines (Venetian public transport company) that bring to "Fondamente Nove":
Lines 1 e N (Nocturne): get off at Ca' D'oro stop and proceed to Fondamente Nove (5 minutes) at the boarding for the 12 line, which connects Venice to Burano
Lines 4.2 e 5.2: get off at Fondamente Nove stop and go to the 12 line's boarding beyond Donà Bridge. This line connects Venice to Burano in about 40 minutes.
Line 3 (Murano Direct): get off at "Murano Faro" stop and take the waterbus to Burano at the 12 Boarding.
From Railway Station to Fondamente Nove or Murano you will take about 25 minutes; from here to Burano others 45 minutes.
Getting to Burano by car: Treporti or Punta Sabbioni
Simply take the boarding to Burano, Torcello, Murano and Fondamente Nove.
Purchasing Venice public transport travel cards
The ACTV public service ferries tickets can be purchased on the various ticket office close to the boardings, in the tobacco shops, or easily online at this page: purchasing Venice transport travel cards.
Visiting Burano from San Marco Square
To visit Burano from Piazza San Marco in Venice, you can use an organized boat tour.
The boat trip to Burano takes about half a day, it's cheap, and it will take you through the various islands of the lagoon near Burano, as Murano and Torcello.
The half day excursion by boat can be booked online at this page: boat tour to Burano, Murano and Torcello.
Reaching Burano with a typical Venetian boat
If you love the sea and alternative ways to achieve your goals, you probably would like to visit Burano, Murano, Torcello, Mazzorbo and San Francesco del Deserto sailing a boat typical of the Venice Lagoon.
For this reason we have created a section of the site that collects a brief review of our places and some tours to the islands of Venice with typical Venetian boats.
Enjoy a little taste of the timeless atmosphere that you breathe in these places through a convenient and economic boat trip to the islands of the Venice Lagoon.
Departing from Venice, can be complicated for a tourist reaching Murano, Burano and Torcello by public transport, so we thought about comfortable tours of the islands which depart from the Santa Lucia train station in Venice, from Piazza San Marco and, in summer, also from Punta Sabbioni, the end of the Cavallino-Treporti coastline.
In our catalog there are various boat tours options: starting from the classic excursion to Burano, Murano and Torcello, up to the excursion to Murano and Burano with a fish-based lunch in a typical restaurant in Burano.
A novelty are also the tour of Burano, Murano and Venice starting from Punta Sabbioni and the daily excursion to Venice and its islands starting from Jesolo Lido.
In short, if you want to visit Murano and Burano, as well as Torcello and Venice, without sacrificing comfort, seating, explanation on board .... book online the boat trip that's right for you.
Choose the visit to the islands that you prefer, by pressing the button below to have access to our online catalog.
If you are a "DIY tourist", who prefer to move freely without the comfort of our tours, you can get to Burano with the public vaporetto (Line 12). You can skip the line at the ticket offices buying the water bus tickets online.
In our section about the gondola tours in Venice, you can book the gondola ride you like directly online, starting from 31,00 €. If you are looking for a romantic evening in Venice and unforgettable, we recommend you the Venice Redentore in private gondola, the Historical Regatta in private gondola, or the gondola serenade.
Plan your weekend in Venice: take a ride in our section dedicated to museums, events, tours, attractions and hotels in Venice and lagoon islands.
Compose online your holiday package in Venice, adding to cart individual services and booking them all at once!
A stone's throw from the island of Burano, crossing the long bridge, you reach the Venissa estate: an agricultural paradise open to the public, formed by vegetable gardens, vineyards and two restaurants.