Discover the medieval town of Bergamo with an airport rental car
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Get lost in a winding medieval city on the northern Lombardy region of Italy. Hire a cheap rental car to cruise through Bergamo and explore this enchanting city.
Not only is Bergamo rich with Renaissance architecture and stunning views of the Bergamo Alps, its hilltop neighborhood is like stepping into the past. Take the funicular up to Citta Alta to find cobblestone streets, Venetian walls and Duomo di Bergamo, the city’s main cathedral. Climb the Torre (tower) del Campanone for the best city vista in Piazza Vecchia.
Bergamo is in prime location to drive your hired car to other top spots in Italy. Head over to Milan and into the mountains to Lake Como or travel across to Verona and Venice. Anything is possible with an airport rental car.
Use Airport Rentals to book your rental car at Bergamo Airport with ease. Simply type in your travel details and click ‘search’ to access rental deals on a wide variety of vehicles. Select from trusted local and international brands that include benefits such as theft protection and unlimited mileage. Use the handy preference filters to find the perfect rental car for your upcoming trip. Complete your reservation on our secure site without worrying about hidden fees, and enjoy 24-hour customer service should you need it.
Orio al Serio International Airport (Bergamo Airport BGY)
Orio al Serio International Airport, also known as II Caravaggio Airport is the third busiest Italian airport serving over 11 million passengers each year. Find a mix of souvenir shops and high-end retailers, plus craft beer bars, wine bars, cafes, fast food restaurants and endless italian eateries. Access the complimentary WiFi to look up reservations or browse the web and visit the tourist office for any additional guidance.
Head to the arrivals hall to find your rental car kiosk. If you’re picking up your car hire in downtown Bergamo, hail a taxi or take the Airport Bus directly into the city.
Find directions, driving tips and parking information for Bergamo.
Driving from the airport to downtown Bergamo
Reach Bergamo in under 15 minutes with your airport rental car. For the simplest route, exit the airport turning right on SP116 and follow the ramp to Bergamo, merging onto SP591. Turn right on SS42, followed by a left on Viale Papa Giovanni and a right on Largo Porta Nuova to arrive in the city centre.
Driving tips for your Bergamo rental car
Driving around the Bergamo city centre is allowed, but it pays to be wary of lawbreaking Italian drivers. Read on for more Italian driving tips:
• Drive on the right side of the road, overtake on the left side.
• Italians love tailgating, keep to your safe speed and let thb pass when the opportunity arrives.
Parking options at Bergamo Airport and in the city
As the airport says, ‘park and relax’ when you reserve your parking space online as cheap as €4 a day. Use ViaMilano if you prefer to keep your car in a secured place next to the airport or park in P1 for short-term at €2 for the first hour. P2 and P3 are great for multi-day use at a rate of €4.5 to €9 per day. Off-site parking is available for cheaper daily rates, but requires a transfer service.
Find parking lots and garages across the city and in central locations. Free parking is available in certain locations with bus stops nearby. Make sure to abide by signs and if you are unsure, ask a local or your accommodation provider.