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Most popular cities to hire a car in Italy

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£15 - £26 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN ITALY Cagliari 25% cheaper Car hire in Cagliari is usually the cheapest in Italy at £15 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN ITALY Florence 34% more expensive Florence usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Italy, with rentals averaging £26 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN ITALY Rome 77% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Rome than any other region in Italy.

Car hire companies in Italy

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
278 locations
Rome £24/day
Milan £24/day
Naples £19/day
Turin £20/day
Bari £39/day
keddy by Europcar
247 locations
Rome £22/day
Milan £29/day
Turin £14/day
Catania £18/day
Bari £23/day
Avis
221 locations
Rome £25/day
Milan £30/day
Bari £28/day
Genoa £26/day
Venice £34/day
MAGGIORE
202 locations
Milan £20/day
Rome £21/day
Naples £21/day
Genoa £18/day
Florence £28/day
Europcar
201 locations
Rome £23/day
Milan £47/day
Bari £27/day
Naples £27/day
Bologna £39/day
Win Rent
176 locations
Rome £20/day
Milan £35/day
Bari £23/day
Bologna £24/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Italy and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Palermo

£18/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Olbia

£23/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Grosseto

£29/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Ferrara

£26/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Viterbo

£35/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Perugia

£26/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Grosseto

£36/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Olbia

£40/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Turin

£52/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Brescia

£43/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Perugia

£61/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Palermo

£57/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Rome

£21/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Olbia

£35/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Perugia

£78/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Palermo

£42/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Turin

£56/day
SUV

No. 5 most popular

Naples

£45/day
Large
Large

Best value

Palermo

£77/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Olbia

£80/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Bari

£104/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Naples

£91/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Turin

£108/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Pescara

£103/day
Convertible
Convertible

Best value

Palermo

£39/day
Convertible

No. 1 most popular

Olbia

£48/day
Convertible

No. 2 most popular

Alghero

£124/day

Hiring a car in Italy

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Italy

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Italy?

The cheapest rental cars in Italy are generally found through INTERRENT . When booking with INTERRENT , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £8/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in Italy is £25/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Italy?

According to our data, SICILY BY CAR is the most popular car hire company in Italy. In the past month, 11% of users selected SICILY BY CAR for their rental car needs. 38 of our users have reviewed their experience with SICILY BY CAR during their stay in Italy, giving the agency an average review of 7.4 out of 10.

What car hire company in Italy has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Italy and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 663 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Italy, consider Rome, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Sunnycars has 48 locations throughout the area.

What side of the road do people in Italy drive on?

In Italy, drivers are required to drive on the right at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in Italy?

The road network in Italy has been scored 4.4 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 49 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.

What is the drink driving limit in Italy?

2.38 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Italy. Both residents and visitors of Italy can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 18 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Italy?

The most popular type of car to hire in Italy is a Mini. 33% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Italy. If a Mini fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around £12 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

How much does petrol cost in Italy?

Last week, the price of petrol in Italy was £1.23 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. According to our data, Italy has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at £0.26 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at £1.70 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.

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