WHERE TO FIND THE BEST COSENZA CAR RENTAL DEALS?
The nearest airport is Lamezia Terme Airport, also called Sant’Eufemia. There are daily connections from Milan (Milan Linate Airport) and Rome (Rome Fiumicino Airport) to Lamezia Terme. This airport is one hour from Cosenza, and can be reached by taxi (for an approximate cost of €50) or by bus (for a cost of approximately €5).
At Cosenza Airport you also have a car rental service without a driver where you can hire a vehicle or passenger van at a very cheap price, make your reservation through our search engine.
COSENZA TRAIN STATION
Traveling by train: The railway stations of Cosenza and Castiglione Cosentino are well connected with the main railway station of Paola (about 20 minutes away), these in turn are linked to Rome and Milan by intercity trains and the Eurostar. Some intercity trains also connect Rome with Cosenza and Castiglione Cosentino directly, without the need to go through the Paola train station. To find out the schedules, visit the trenitalia website.
COSENZA, COME AND DISCOVER THIS CITY IN THE SOUTH OF ITALY, REGION OF CALABRIA
Cosenza is a city with more than one hundred thousand inhabitants in the province of Calabria, it is located at the confluence of two rivers. The old town, dwarfed by its castle, slopes down to the Crati River, while the growth of the modern city is in the northern area, beyond the Busento, on flat terrain. The city’s historic center is crossed by the winding Corso Telesio. You will not need a rental car in Cosenza to get around the city, but it is very useful if you intend to explore the Calabria region
In the 16th century, Cosenza was the birthplace of the philosopher Bernardino Telesio, whose ideas were instrumental in freeing scientific inquiry and theological constraints. Cosenza was damaged by the earthquakes of 1783, 1854, 1870 and 1905, it was frequently bombarded in 1943. Today it is an important commercial and agricultural center. The University of Calabria, in Civitavecchia is one of the most modern in Italy, it is located on the outskirts in the north.
The most important monuments are, Romanesque Duomo, Cathedral, from the 12th century, the church of San Domenico from the 15th century, the church of San Francesco di Paola from the 16th century. If you don’t want to stay alone in Cosenza and you have hired a cheap rental car on our web portal, you can go to the settlement known as Rocca Imperiale, founded around the year 1000 at the wish of Frederick II of Swabia, a castle built on a rock.
TRAVELING BY ROAD WITH A RENTAL VEHICLE FROM COSENZA
Traveling by car: if you travel by car, the most important road connection to travel to Cosenza is via the A3 Salerno–Reggio Calabria motorway, the center is less than 1 km away via the “Cosenza Nord” exit. Arriving by bus: There are daily connections, from Monday to Saturday, from Rome (Tiburtina station) to Cosenza (bus station), they are carried out by private companies.