Compare offers of car hire companies in Rome and easily book a hired car online through Car hire Rome. You can discover the city of Rome and its surroundings independently by hired car. With its almost 3 million inhabitants, Rome is not only Italy's most populous city, but also the country's cultural capital - one could almost say: the cultural capital of Europe. In addition to Rome, the small villages of Italy, less than 200 kilometres from the coast and the adjacent sea, are particularly suitable for exploring with a hired car.
Couple in love in front of the Colosseum
In springtime, the rush of flowers and spring fever await you in Rome. Visit the Eternal City, which has a very special charm especially in the spring months. Stroll across the piazzas of the Italian capital and feel the spring sun on your skin. Gradually life comes back to the city and the street cafés fill up. This is pure springtime in Rome! Be sure to visit these highlights in Rome if you spend your spring there:
The azaleas on the Spanish Steps are a very popular photo motif, especially in spring.
Car rentals in Rome
Choose what suits your plans best: a rental in the city or at one of the two airports. If you arrive by plane at the airport of Fiumicino (FCO) or Ciampino (CIA), you can hire a car directly at the airport at a reasonable price. Learn more about the different categories for rental cars: For example, treat yourself to a convertible and enjoy the Italian Dolce Vita "topless". Experience the price comparison and get a detailed overview with the suppliers and available vehicles!
Yes, for cars (Category A) one pays an average of approx. 0.07 EUR toll per kilometre. Toll charges may vary per route segment or operating company. The procedure is quite simple. When you enter the motorway, you will receive a ticket from the vending machine and when you leave the motorway, you will submit your ticket and pay for the section of the road.
You should always have cash ready for payment. Credit card payments are not accepted on all routes.
All the motorways in Sicily and Sardinia as well as the section from Salerno to Reggio Calabria on the A4 are toll-free.
In general, the following applies:
Even if there are free parking spaces in theory, car parks in Italy and especially Rome are often scarce. Fines are very expensive, and illegal parking in Rome is quickly stopped and your hired car is towed. You can also park your hired car in one of the numerous multi-storey car parks for around 2.20 euros per hour to see the city centre of Rome on foot.
|Inner city||50 km/h|
|Out of town||90 km/h|
Rome is one of the most historic cities in Europe and a popular tourist destination. The city on the Tiber has everything from culture and good food to a varied nightlife. Immerse yourself in the bustle of this unique city and be enchanted by the roman flair.
Colosseum in Rome
Follow the course of the Tiber to the sea, enjoy a day on the beach or go on various day trips around Rome. How about a delicious glass of Frascati at a wine tasting tour or a day trip to the buried city of Pompeii? All this is possible with your hired car, meaning you can enjoy your stay in and around Rome to the fullest. Other attractions in the surrounding area of Rome are listed below:
|Destination||Distance with a hired car||Time|
|Catacombe di Priscilla||4 km||13 min|
|Parco degli Acquedotti||8.4 km||23 min|
|Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo||24.4 km||42 min|
|Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare||48.3 km||55 min|
|Monastero di San Benedetto||91.3 km||89 min|