Choose the perfect type of vehicle to drive in Bergamo, the most requested categories to rent a car in Bergamo are mini/small, economic and compact/medium. Thanks to their small size, economy hatchbacks are easier to park. The economic range guarantees customers a cheap rental car in Bergamo with all the benefits. Finally, the compact models are known for their good maneuverability and if you travel with your family you should opt for the minivans or 9-seater vans.
WHERE CAN I BOOK A RENTAL CAR IN BERGAMO?
Now it’s time to choose an office, depending on the time of year, the demand for car rental in Bergamo may be more or less important. The high season runs from April to the end of August, it is advisable to rent a car in Bergamo in advance. While the months of May and October are the ones with the lowest demand, which means that car prices are cheaper during that period of the year.
BERGAMO AIRPORT “ORIO AL SERIO”
Do you intend to book a rental car at Bergamo airport? Renowned rental companies with which we collaborate are located at the Bergamo Airport facilities: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Centauro, Ecovia, Enterprise, Europcar, Goldcar, Green Motion, Hertz, Interrent, Leasys, Locauto, Maggiore, Noleggiare, Ok Mobility, Sicily By Car, Sixt and Surprice.
Rental counters are located on the ground floor of the only airport terminal, right next to the arrivals hall. You just have to go to the car rental companies without a driver to formalize the contract. Bergamo Airport is just over 15 minutes by car from the center (about 5 km away). From the airport there is a shuttle service that will take you to the Bergamo Station (FS Stazione).
BERGAMO TRAIN STATION
You can carry out a search in our search engine to find out where the different car rental companies are located in the Bergamo train station or in its vicinity. You will need a driver’s license and a credit card to deposit the deposit for the duration of the rental.
The station is located in Piazza Guglielmo Marconi in the center. From the train station you can take an ATB bus (line 1) every ten minutes, which takes you to the lower station of the funicular, that way you can reach the Bergamo Alta area. Bergamo is very accessible by train. Every hour there are direct trains leaving Milan, it is also connected by train with Lecco and Brescia. The trip to Milan and Brescia is about 50 minutes and about 40 to Lecco.
CAR RENTAL TO VISIT BERGAMO, NORTH ITALY
If you have decided to visit Bergamo and you travel during the summer months you will find a very generous climate, with an average of 35º C, on the contrary, if you decide to visit Bergamo during the winter, you should bundle up because temperatures can reach -5ºC, with many possibilities of finding the city with snow.
In any case, the time of year does not matter, because you can rent a car in Bergamo so you can enjoy the city at any time of the year, come and visit some of its most representative tourist attractions:
Torre del Gombito built in the 12th century as a defense of the city, it is the tallest stone tower in Bergamo.
Bergamo is surrounded by walls, built during the Venetian rule.
La Rocca, also a defensive construction from the 14th century, in the same complex as La Rocca you can enjoy a visit to the church of Santa Eufemia.
In the area of Bergamo Alto, considered the historic center, we find the Palazzo del Podestá and Piazza del Duomo, where there are monuments such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Baptistery and the Colleoni Chapel.
MAIN ROAD ACCESSES TO TRAVEL WITH A RENTAL VEHICLE TO BERGAMO
Bergamo is easily accessible by car via the A4 Milan–Venice motorway (Bergamo exit). You will enter through the lower city where it is advisable to park your car and use the funicular to reach the upper city, which is mostly pedestrianized. If you have previously rented a vehicle in Bergamo and want to travel to other cities, the distances by road are as follows:
Monza 44 kilometers
Milan at 50 Kilometers
Brescia at 55 Kilometers
About 92 kilometers
Cremona at 101 Kilometers
Piacenza at 113 Kilometers
Thanks to excellent road connections, the capital is connected to other Italian, European and non-European cities through a dense network of bus lines.
From Milan Lampugnano, Cadorna and Piazza Castello to the Bergamo bus station with: Autostradale buses and Northeast transports.
Transport in the province of Bergamo: with the company (Bergamo Trasporti)
Transportation in the Lombardy Region: (Muoversi Regione Lombardia)