Mestre Train Station is one of the main train stations in Venice. Every day about 85,000 passengers pass through. It's an important transfer station for passengers to and from the northeast of Italy, like Milan, Udine and Trieste, but also for international trains from for example Slovenia and Austria. The other large station is Venezia Santa Lucia in the city center. Mestre Station is situated on the mainland, outside the center. The two stations are linked by the Ponte della Libertà (Liberty Bridge), but there's also a shuttle bus running between the stations.
Do you want to stay in the surroundings of Venice? Taxis are available at the taxi stand, but you can also continue your journey from Venezia Mestre Station by city or regional buses. Do you want to rent a car? On the ground floor you'll find the car rental company Maggiore. There are two parking garages nearby the station.
Do you need assistance or do you have a question? There's an information desk for all your questions related to arrivals and departures, reservations, and the timetable. At platform 1 you can get information about hotels in the neighborhood. You can store your luggage and there's a lost-and-found desk. The station also has a railroad police, a bank, ATMs, a waiting room, and all facilities for the disabled.
There are snack and soft-drink dispensers on all the platforms, but there are also a cafeteria and a buffet restaurant. You can buy magazines and other reading materials at the kiosk, but there are also a bookstore and a tobacconist.