WHERE TO FIND THE BEST DEALS FOR CAR RENTAL OLBIA?
So that you can organize your trip perfectly, we are going to indicate the main options you have: How to get there? By plane, boat, move around the island by train or with a rental car by road.
OLBIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT “COSTA SMERALDA”
Passengers arriving at Olbia Airport in Sardinia will find a wide variety of Rent a Car companies: Avis/Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Goldcar and Maggiore Rent a Car are just some of the many car rental providers in the Olbia Airport operating inside and outside the premises.
Olbia Airport is located about 11 km from the city center. Getting to the airport by public transport is not a problem for tourists staying in Olbia, but if you are traveling to inland towns then bus services are a bit more complicated.
OLBIA TRAIN STATION
There are several car rental companies at the Olbia train station or in the immediate vicinity that offer their service for all customers who wish to hire a rental vehicle in the center of Olbia, check the exact location through our search engine. If you are on the island you can use the two options you have with the state railway and the Sardinian railway, both form a huge Y. The main route starts in Cagliari towards Oristano, in Chilivani it separates into two parts : one goes to Sassari and Porto Torres and the other line goes to Olbia and Golfo Aranci.
The train station is located in the center of Olbia, it can be easily reached from the airport thanks to the bus number 2 or 10 (in service from 6:00 am every 1/4 hour) has the end of the line in Via Gabriele D’Annunzio in front of the train station.
OLBIA PORT / CRUISE SHIP STATION
The seaport of Olbia Isola Bianca offers daily connections to the Italian peninsula, it is the first Italian port for passenger traffic, consult Economy.Rentals which car rental companies are located in the port of Olbia.
Due to its geographical location, it is the main connection point with the Italian peninsula, it is less than 300 km away, this distance is covered by high-speed ships in five hours. The main connected ports are: Civitavecchia, Piombino, Genoa, Livorno and Naples.
OLBIA, COME AND EXPLORE THE NORTHEASTERN SARDINIA
Rent a car in Olbia to visit the northeast of the island of Sardinia and the capital of the province of Olbia-Tempio. Like all the Mediterranean islands, it has a great thousand-year-old cultural richness, forged by the many cultures that have passed through the island.
Olbia is the main “port of entry” for tourists in Sardinia, it has a large port where ferries arrive from the Italian peninsula and a small airport, it is the perfect destination to hire an affordable rental car in Olbia that allows you to move at your pace.
The historic center of Olbia offers you very interesting monuments, where the following stand out: the Church of San Pablo, the Humbertino Palace or the Romanesque-style Church of San Simplicio. The variety of the landscape is very rich, the beaches are accessible both to the north and the south of Olbia, if you do not have a rental car some of these beaches are connected to the city by public bus services of lines 4 and 5.
If you have a rental car during your stay in Sardinia you should visit Costa Smeralda, it is considered one of the best resorts in Olbia, a paradise of exclusive hotels, designer shops and some of the best white sand beaches in Sardinia.
RENTAL CARS: MAIN ACCESSES TO TRAVEL BY ROAD FROM OLBIA
There are no highways in Sardinia, if you travel with a rental car from Olbia you will find that roads can be somewhat scarce in some parts of the island. It is not uncommon to find accommodation in the interior of Sardinia, which does not even have adequate road access. For this reason, we recommend you hire a car with fully comprehensive insurance without excess that covers accident damage, theft, glass breakage and tire punctures.
The speed limit in urban centers is 50 km, while on the highway it is 90 km. The distances with the main cities of the island are: Nuoro at 103 Kilometers, Sassari at 105 Kilometers, Alghero at 137 Kilometers and Cagliari at 274 Kilometers
SS131 / E25: highway that connects the city of Olbia with the south of the island, Sassari-Porto Torres and Cagliari.
SS 125: road that runs through the eastern part of Sardinia, reaching Palau in the north and Cagliari in the south
SS 127: transversal road that connects the north of Sardinia, starts in Olbia towards the west passing through Sassari and ending in Alghero
SS 199: local road, connection from Olbia heading west to Sassari, before reaching this population connects with the SS 127.