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Bologna Car Hire

Bologna Car Hire

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Pick-up location Bologna
Rental locations 78
Airport locations 39

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Rated no. 1
Alamo
alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,473 reviews)
2 locations in Bologna
Alamo
Locations in Bologna
Via Del Triumvirato 84
+39 051 647 2128
Via Pietramellara 35/i
+39 051 243 995
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
enterprise
8.5 Excellent (12,804 reviews)
2 locations in Bologna
Enterprise
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Centrale Rail Station
+39 051 243 995
Via Del Triumvirato 84
+39 051 647 2128
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Rated no. 3
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,250 reviews)
2 locations in Bologna
Avis
Locations in Bologna
Via Nicolo Dall Arca 2/D
+39 051 634 1632
Via Triumvirato 84
+39 051 647 2032
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car smelled
Rated no. 4
Hertz
hertz
7.4 Good (3,841 reviews)
6 locations in Bologna
Hertz
Locations in Bologna
Funo Di Argelato (bo)
+39 051 864 063
Millenn Hotel
+39 344 190 8587
Via A. De Curtis Zona B
+39 051 864 063
Via Del Triumviriato, 84
+39 051 382 758
Via Marco Emillio Lepido 203 B
+39 051 641 4132
Via Poli 3
+39 034 2126 2953
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location was closed
rented a car
friendly staff
great experience
Rated no. 5
Thrifty
thrifty
7.1 Good (2,726 reviews)
1 location in Bologna
Thrifty
Locations in Bologna
Via Del Triumviriato 84
+39 051 382 758
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car smelled
long line
great experience
Rated no. 6
GREEN MOTION
greenmotion
7.7 Good (23 reviews)
2 locations in Bologna
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Bologna
Via Bruschetti 20A, Bologna
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
39 (0)510828732 / 39 3440664428
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Rated no. 8
SICILY BY CAR
sicilybycar
6.7 Good (3 reviews)
3 locations in Bologna
SICILY BY CAR
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Railway Station
Viale Pietramellara 37
+39 345 786 4508
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
+39 051 647 2006 / +340/0627390
Rated no. 10
Budget
budget
4.9 Okay (12 reviews)
2 locations in Bologna
Budget
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Apt Borgo Panigale
+39 051 647 2032
Via Nicolo Dall Arca 2/D
+39 051 634 1632
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Sunnycars
sunnycars
9 locations in Bologna
Sunnycars
Locations in Bologna
Guglielmo Marconi Airport
Via Boldrini 22 B
Via Boldrini 4
Via Giovanni Amendola 9/c
Via Jacopo Barozzi 11b
Via Pietro Pietramellara 35/i
Via Provinciale Galliera 4
Via del Triumvirato 83
Viale Pietramellara 37
Ecovia
ecovia
5 locations in Bologna
Ecovia
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
Via Jacopo Barozzi 11/B
+39 320 770 6717
Via Mattei 46,
+39 051 532 338
Via Persicetana 6/a, Calderara Di Reno
+39 051 727 439
Viale Masini 4 Bologna, BO
+39 320 770 6717
Autovia
autovia
3 locations in Bologna
Autovia
Locations in Bologna
11/B, Via Jacopo Barozzi
46, Via Enrico Mattei
Bologna airport
+39 051 647 2452
Europcar
europcar
3 locations in Bologna
Europcar
Locations in Bologna
Guglielmo Marconi Apt
+39 051 647 2111
Via Boldrini 22 B
+39 051 353 665
Viale Alcide De Gasperi,40/a
+39 051 093 5960
keddy by Europcar
keddy
3 locations in Bologna
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
516472007
Via Boldrini 22 B
+39 051 353 665
Viale Alcide De Gasperi,40/A
JoyRent
joyrent
2 locations in Bologna
JoyRent
Locations in Bologna
Via Galliera 56 Funo di Argelato, BO
+39 051 454 478
Via Maccabreccia 19/a Calderara Di Reno, BO
+39 334 666 1075
LOCAUTO
locauto
2 locations in Bologna
LOCAUTO
Locations in Bologna
Via Pietro Pietramellara N° 35/i
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
+39 51 6472128
MAGGIORE
maggiore
2 locations in Bologna
MAGGIORE
Locations in Bologna
Via Cairoli, 4
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
0039 051 647 2007
National
national
2 locations in Bologna
National
Locations in Bologna
Via Del Triumvirato 84
+39 051 647 2128
Via Pietramellara 35/i
+39 051 243 995
OptimoRent
optimorent
2 locations in Bologna
OptimoRent
Locations in Bologna
Guglielmo Marconi Apt
+39 327 080 3350
Via Barozzi 11B
+39 051 244 164
Sixt
sixtrentacar
2 locations in Bologna
Sixt
Locations in Bologna
Piazza delle Medaglie d'Oro 4
+39 029 475 7979
Via del Triumvirato 84
+39 029 475 7979
Win Rent
winrent
2 locations in Bologna
Win Rent
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Train Station
Bologna airport
YourRent
yourrent
2 locations in Bologna
YourRent
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
Bologna Train Station
Ace
ace
1 location in Bologna
Ace
Locations in Bologna
Via Del Triumvirato 84
+39 051 647 2452
Autoclick Rent A Car
autoclickrent
1 location in Bologna
Autoclick Rent A Car
Locations in Bologna
Via Serra,4 - Calderara Di Reno
B-Rent
brent
1 location in Bologna
B-Rent
Locations in Bologna
Via De' Carracci snc (Station interior)
+39 334 859 3840
Elite Rent A Car
eliterent
1 location in Bologna
Elite Rent A Car
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
Firefly
firefly
1 location in Bologna
Firefly
Locations in Bologna
Aeroporto Marconi
+39 655 429 4522
FLIZZR
flizzr
1 location in Bologna
FLIZZR
Locations in Bologna
Guglielmo Marconi Apt
+39 029 475 7979
Holiday Autos
holidayautos
1 location in Bologna
Holiday Autos
Locations in Bologna
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
Morini Rent
morinirent
1 location in Bologna
Morini Rent
Locations in Bologna
Via Marco Polo 91A
+39 051 638 8560
NOLEGGIARE
noleggiare
1 location in Bologna
NOLEGGIARE
Locations in Bologna
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
(+39) 0516472242
NU Car
nucar
1 location in Bologna
NU Car
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
+39 051 647 2242
Ofran Holiday Autos
ofran
1 location in Bologna
Ofran Holiday Autos
Locations in Bologna
Borgo Panigale Apt
Prime Rent Exclusive
primerent
1 location in Bologna
Prime Rent Exclusive
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
Rhodium
rhodium
1 location in Bologna
Rhodium
Locations in Bologna
c/o Aeroporto G. Marconi
+39 051 6472188
Right Cars
rightcars
1 location in Bologna
Right Cars
Locations in Bologna
Via Maccabreccia 19/B Calderara Di Reno
Smile Rent
smilerent
1 location in Bologna
Smile Rent
Locations in Bologna
Guglielmo Marconi Airport
Target Italy
targetitaly
1 location in Bologna
Target Italy
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport
+39 093 5186 5791
Target Rent a Car
target
1 location in Bologna
Target Rent a Car
Locations in Bologna
Bologna Airport

Car hire locations in Bologna

When to book a hire car in Bologna

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Top tips for renting a car in Bologna

  • The beautiful city of Bologna has plenty to offer, from museums to the scenic Old Town and the breathtaking Italian landscape. With a hire car, you will have the great opportunity to explore every dream destination without having to rely on unpredictable and often delayed public transport or expensive cabs. Also bear in mind that the attractions in Bologna are spread out all over the city and, therefore, are most conveniently reached by car.
  • Head directly to the hire car agencies located at Bologna Airport to pick up a car upon arrival in the Italian city. The desks are located in the terminal at ground floor level and include international companies like Europcar, Hertz, or Sixt, plus multiple Italian agencies. Driving via the Tangenziale Nord di Bologna, travelers will be inside the city in about 20 minutes.
  • Italians have a reputation for driving rather aggressively and not adhering to street regulations, but by driving defensively and paying extra attention when entering the city, there should be no problems. Always adhere to the speed limits, as the police specifically like to fish out tourists and fines can be hefty. Turn signals are sparingly used in Italy; in roundabouts, drivers often do not signal when leaving it, but rather use their left blinker to indicate they are still staying inside, which can be confusing at first.
  • Bologna is among the cities which operate ZTL (zona traffico limitato), which means traffic is regulated in some areas and cars may not enter at specific times, usually between 7 am and 8 pm every day. There are traffic cameras in place that scan all cars, and entering a zone at the wrong time without a registered plate can lead to fines. Ask your hotel or hire car provider about the limited zones and make sure not to enter them.
  • Book your rental car in Bologna at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Bologna

What is the best hire car agency in Bologna?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Bologna are Alamo (8.7, 6473 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12804 reviews), and National (8.2, 3678 reviews).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Bologna?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Bologna?

Italian cities are very old and have many narrow lanes, which is why a compact car like a Fiat 500 is a good choice for cruising through the city when not so much space is needed. Such a small car will also require less gas, which is quite expensive in Europe, and will also fit into more parking spaces.

What's the speed limit in Bologna?

Speed limits are in km/h and must be adhered to at all times – even if other cars go faster. 50 km/h (31 mph) is allowed inside the city, unless otherwise indicated, and 90 km/h (56 mph) is allowed on rural roads (unless the road conditions are not good). On the highways, drivers can speed up to 130 km/h (80 mph) -- and remember to stay in the right lane, as the left one is used only for passing.

How are gas prices in Bologna?

Petrol is quite pricey in Italy and the average liter of petrol costs around €1.63 (or $1.86, which is $7.44 per gallon). Petrolstations alongside the highway tend to be more expensive and stations inside the city often close at 10pm, so bear that in mind and refill ahead of time. Also note that usually you pay inside the station at the counter after the refill, and cards are widely accepted.

Where are the best places to park in Bologna?

Street parking in Bologna is possible around the historic center (which is a ZTL and only people with a permit can enter) and is metered by the hour. It is advised to either choose from parking lots close to the historic center or ones further outside of the city.