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If you want to obtain the most competitive price from the main car rental agencies without a driver, do not hesitate to use our online comparator. Remember that you can rent a car in Messina for days, weeks or long term and include comprehensive insurance without excess to cover any accident.

It is very likely that the best means of transport to get around Sicily is a rental car. A vehicle will give you great freedom of movement to explore the small towns of the Sicilian coast, forget about waiting for the bus or bothering with long train journeys. If you are looking for a car rental agency in Messina that can offer you a cheap price, we are your search engine in Italy. We compare the best deals of all car rental agencies in Sicily.

If during the reservation process you need to include some optional extras, you can do it easily on our web portal, we offer you the possibility of hiring a second driver, a GPS navigator or a child seat. Remember that you can also insure your car without excess, a good excess reimbursement insurance allows you to drive a car in Messina without worries.

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Depending on which destination you want to travel to, the best solution in terms of time and money would be to fly to any airport in Sicily, most of the flights arriving from Italy and Europe land at the airports of Catania (CTA), Palermo (TMO) and Trapani (TPS) .


We have several offices in the vicinity of the train station so you can easily hire a cheap rental car in Messina. Before starting your trip, check the condition of the vehicle, you must make sure that it has no damage and if it does notify the employee who is going to formalize the contract, in this way you will avoid possible claims.

Messina is the connection center between Sicily and the rail network on the mainland. If you are traveling by long-distance train from Rome or Naples, you must cross the Strait of Messina by ferry and continue towards Palermo or Catania. Regional trains also have routes to Milazzo, Cefal├╣, Taormina and Siracusa.


In the vicinity of the Port of Messina you can hire a rental car. From the port ferries leave every hour to and from Villa San Giovanni in Calabria and also several hydrofoils that arrive and depart from Reggio Calabria every day.

Cruise ships arrive more frequently during the summer season. The boats often dock in the center of the port, from there there is a nice walk, you can visit the square, dominated by the clock tower, if you wish you can get on a tourist bus, these double-decker buses offer you the possibility of get panoramic views of the coast.


Messina is a very attractive small city that surrounds the northeastern region of Sicily, it is located at a distance of 5 kilometers from the famous Strait of Messina. The city was devastated by an earthquake at the beginning of the 20th century, leaving an indelible mark of the damage suffered that is still remembered today. Messina was rebuilt during the Second World War, suffered severe bombing, today it is a modern city, open above all to tourism with a great offer in a growing sector.

The history of Messina has passed through the waters of the Strait that separates it from Italy. Different cultures and peoples came to its shores from the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Normans, Spanish and French, it is the perfect destination to book a rental car in Messina and start a tourist route through the rest of Sicily.


If you decide to come from any part of the Italian peninsula with a rental car, we suggest you take a boat that takes you to Sicily to board the vehicle, the closest point is Villa San Giovanni from where you can travel in less than one hour.

SS 113: highway that runs along the northern coast of Sicily, connecting Messina with Trapani and Palermo.

SS 114: highway that connects Messina with Syracuse, through Catania. Its route is carried out around the towns of the coast.

A20: toll road, connects Messina with Palermo, before reaching the capital of Sicily it connects with the A19.