Aviation & Aerospace

Published: July 27, 2022 | Updated: July 28, 2022

All year-round flights to Venice with Ryanair to take off from Bournemouth Airport this winter

By Andrew Diprose, editor

Europe’s largest airline group, Ryanair, is to start new flights to Venice from Bournemouth Airport.

A twice-weekly service will begin operating from December 22 this year.

Passengers will be able to get away to the Italian city all year-round.

Flights to Marco Polo Airport will leave Bournemouth every Thursday and Sunday.

They’re now available to book at ryanair.com.

Venice is one of the most visited cities in Italy.

It boasts some of the country’s best known tourist attractions, including St Mark’s Square, the Basilica, Doge’s Palace and the world-renowned Grand Canal with its gondolas.

The announcement of the new flights is an addition to Ryanair’s existing programme of 16 destinations available from Bournemouth Airport.

They include Zadar (Croatia), Bergerac (France), Budapest (Hungary), Dublin (Ireland), Malta, Krakow, and Wroclaw (Poland), Faro (Portugal), Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, and Tenerife (Spain).

Passengers flying from Bournemouth Airport are now able to choose from a total of 34 destinations in 17 countries during 2022/23.

Steve Gill, Managing Director of Bournemouth Airport, said: “We’re absolutely delighted that our customers will now be able to fly to this beautiful Italian destination, Venice, from Bournemouth with Ryanair.

“We warmly welcome the announcement which will give passengers even more choice when flying from their local airport.

“Venice is a stunning city with so much to do, whether you’re planning a weekend break or longer holiday, so this is great news and a fantastic addition to our schedule.”

The full list of destinations available from Bournemouth Airport in 2022/23 is:

  • Cyprus: Paphos
  • Croatia: Zadar (new for 2022)
  • France: Bergerac
  • Greece: Corfu, Crete, Kefalonia, Rhodes, Zante
  • Hungary: Budapest (new for 2022)
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • Italy: Venice
  • Lapland: Enontekiö, Ivalo, Pajala
  • Malta (new for 2022)
  • Poland: Krakow, Wroclaw (new for 2022)
  • Portugal: Faro
  • Spain: Alicante, Girona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Majorca, Malaga, Menorca, Murcia, Tenerife
  • Switzerland: Geneva
  • Turkey: Antalya, Dalaman
  • Special Departures: Barbados (fly/cruise), Fjords (fly/cruise), Bergamo (Italian Lakes), Arctic Circle