Compare offers of car rental companies in Rome and easily book a rental car online through Car rental Rome. You can discover the city of Rome and its surroundings independently by rental 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 rental car.
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 rent 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!
Most cars in Italy can be rented at the age of 21. The renter must be in possession of a driving licence for at least one year. Only for some vehicle groups an age of 25 years is required.
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 rental car is towed. You can also park your rental 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|
|Exceeding in km/h||Fine|
|up to 10 km/h||30-140 euros|
|up to 20 km/h||from 150 euros|
|from 21 km/h||from 155 euros|
|from 40 km/h||from 357 euros|
|from 41 km/h||from 344 to 1.376 euros|
Even in Italy sooner or later you will not be spared the trip to a petrol station. In principle, there is a very dense network of petrol stations in Italy. It is only important to note that carrying a spare canister of more than 10 litres is not permitted in Italy and will be punished accordingly.
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A trip to Rome is especially worthwhile in autumn and spring, when the city shines in its fresh splendour. In the summer months of July and August it can get unpleasantly hot in Rome. Even the Italians "flee" to the cooler mountain regions. Why don't you do it after them?
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.
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 rental 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 rental 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|