Riva del Garda travel guide

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You're Going to Love Riva del Garda

With a population of 14,727, Riva del Garda is a must-see destination in Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Riva del Garda has to offer.

When to visit Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda in November
Estimated hotel price
$183
1 night at 3-star hotel
Riva del Garda in November
Estimated hotel price
$183
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Riva del Garda

Plane

Although Riva del Garda doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Verona Airport (VRN), which is located 55 km from Riva del Garda. The shortest flight to Riva del Garda from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 30h.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Riva del Garda, followed by ÖBB. The train journey from Riva del Garda to Venice takes 1h 00m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bologna, expect to pay about $20 for a 1h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Riva del Garda is to pick up a car hire from Milan, which is about 137 km from Riva del Garda. You’ll find branches of LOCAUTO and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Milan.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Riva del Garda, including FlixBus, Itabus and MarinoBus. From Venice, the bus ride to Riva del Garda takes 137 km and will cost you around $26. From Bologna, the ticket costs about $31 for a journey of 169 km.

Plane

Although Riva del Garda doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Verona Airport (VRN), which is located 55 km from Riva del Garda. The shortest flight to Riva del Garda from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 30h.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Riva del Garda, followed by ÖBB. The train journey from Riva del Garda to Venice takes 1h 00m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bologna, expect to pay about $20 for a 1h 25m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Riva del Garda is to pick up a car hire from Milan, which is about 137 km from Riva del Garda. You’ll find branches of LOCAUTO and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Milan.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Riva del Garda, including FlixBus, Itabus and MarinoBus. From Venice, the bus ride to Riva del Garda takes 137 km and will cost you around $26. From Bologna, the ticket costs about $31 for a journey of 169 km.

Airports near Riva del Garda

Airlines serving Riva del Garda

Lufthansa
Good (3,986 reviews)
KLM
Good (759 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,776 reviews)
SWISS
Good (861 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,136 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,446 reviews)
Air France
Good (882 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,375 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (1,983 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,466 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,629 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (446 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (4,609 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (944 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (731 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (777 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,053 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (313 reviews)
LOT
Good (647 reviews)
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Where to stay in Riva del Garda

Average rates range from around $189 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $301 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Riva del Garda

Most booked hotels in Riva del Garda

Casa Alla Lega
Excellent (9.6, Excellent reviews)
$182+
Hotel Lago di Garda
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
$145+
Du Lac Et Du Parc Grand Resort
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$240+
Grand Hotel Liberty
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$127+
Hotel Piccolo Mondo
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$113+
Bellavista Hotel Deluxe Apartments
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$149+

Hiring a car in Riva del Garda

Expect to pay $3.27 per litre in Riva del Garda (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $39.24 and $52.31. The most frequently booked car type in Riva del Garda is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Citroen C1 or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.27 per litre in Riva del Garda (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $39.24 and $52.31. The most frequently booked car type in Riva del Garda is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Citroen C1 or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.