EXCEPTIONS - ZTL BUS

The following categories of coaches that enter the "ZTL BUS" area are obliged to display the "Exemption Service Pass" on their windscreen:

CAT. "E" - CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PORT/AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION:
Coaches that run services, including occasional ones with exclusive shuttle services to/from the Port of Venice and the other boarding points around the lagoon (only if boarding is for cruises and transfers outside the municipality across water), Marco Polo Airport and the Mestre railway station (in this case not including those who will use the train to/from Venice Santa Lucia railway station, for which the full tariff applies).

Validity 3 hours. The PASSES are valid for transfer only.
Documentation: Declaration by the travel agency stating the boarding/disembarkation details (date and time of arrival/departure - destination/origin).
Alternatively: A) copy of the service assignment to the transport company with indication of the journey details; or B) original ticket bearing out the existence of the journey.

CAT. “E-bis” - CONNECTIONS PORT OF VENICE
Coaches that run service, including occasional ones with exclusive shuttle service to Port Of Venice, only if boarding is for cruises and transfers outside the municipality across water

Validity 3 hours. The PASSES are valid for transfer only.
Documentation: Declaration by the travel agency stating the boarding/disembarkation details (date and time of arrival/departure - destination/origin).
Alternatively: A) copy of the service assignment to the transport company with indication of the journey details; or B) original ticket bearing out the existence of the journey.

CAT. "F" -  CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PORT/AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION:
Coaches that run services, including occasional ones with exclusive shuttle services to/from the Port of Venice and the other boarding points around the lagoon (only if boarding is for cruises and transfers outside the munic pality across water), Marco Polo Airport and the Mestre railway station (in this case not including those who will use the train to/from Venice Santa Lucia RW station, for which the full tariff applies).

Validity 10 hours. The PASSES can be used for multiple transfers.
Documentation: Declaration by the travel agency stating the boarding/disembarkation details (date and time of arrival/departure - destination/origin). Alternatively: A) copy of the service assignment to the transport company with indication of the journey details; or B) original ticket bearing out the existence of the journey

CAT. "G" -  NON-STANDARD SERVICES:
Coaches that make non-standard services authorised by the Venice City Council under Regional Law No. 46/94 except for of those indicated in paragraph f) of the exempt services (see exemptions ).

Validity 3 hours. The PASSES are valid for transfer only.
Documentation: Authorisation issued by the Venice City Council.

CAT. "H" -  SEASONAL SERVICES AS PER REGIONAL LAW 25/98:
Timetabled authorised seasonal coaches – commercial, tourism – as per Regional Law 25/98 Art. 4 sub-section 4, letters ) and c).

Validity 3 hours. The PASSES are valid for transfer only.
Documentation: Authorisation issued by the relevant body.

CAT. "I" -  INTERNATIONAL ROUTES:
Coaches used for international public transport. For this type of exemption, specific monthly, quarterly, six-monthly or annual concessions can be made (for information, contact with the ZTL BUS area office).

Validity 3 hours.
Documentation:
e1) FOR THE BUSES OF COMPANIES WITH OFFICES IN ONE OF THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EU: Authorisation by Ministry Transport services of the state of one of the two terminus and programme of journey from the which it results that: the route authorised, the dates and the days provision of the service and maturity date of the authorisation (Reg. EEC No. 684/92);

e2) FOR THE BUSES OF COMPANIES WITH OFFICES IN ONE OF THE STATES OUTSIDE THE EU: Authorisation by the Italian Ministry of Transport and journey schedule from which the following results: the authorised route, the dates and the days of service performance and authorisation expiry.

CAT. "J" -  TRAINING/ACADEMIC VISITS:
Coaches that transport those taking part in training visits to sites of public interest or cultural activities of school on Venice's mainland.

Validity 3 hours.
Documentation: To obtain this exemption pass it is necessary to submit a request at least 10 days in advance to the ZTL BUS office, enclosing the document of the host subject on headed notepaper, indicating the day and time of the visit.

EVENTS OF INTEREST PUBLIC
- ARTISTIC OR SPORTING GROUPS
- POLITICAL AND TRADE UNION RALLIES
- CONFERENCES AND EVENTS ORGANISED BY PUBLIC BODIES AND VISIT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE
   INSTITUTIONAL OFFICES
Validity until mid-night of the day of issuance.
Documentation: It is necessary to present the event programme indicating the date of performance.

CASES
For cases not foreseen here, requests for exemption can be considered but they must be authorised by the Venice municipal authority. Requests for authorisation for exemptions not for which no courrent provision is made must be drafted on headed notepaper of the applicant and lay out the grounds of the special case, the number and the arrival date of the coach/es. For special-case exemptions granted on request and not disciplined by the normal rules, the 100 to 140 euro rate applies with validity given on a case-by-case basis. 
 

 

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