WHERE TO FIND THE BEST DEALS FOR CAR RENTAL PALERMO?
In Sicily you will find a wide range of car rental companies with various branches in Palermo perfectly located in the arrivals terminal of Palermo Airport, or in the train station in Palermo. Possibly the station office is the most convenient if you intend to reserve a rental car in downtown Palermo.
PALERMO PUNTA RAISI AIRPORT
Compare the best car rental deals at Palermo Airport (PMO). It is very likely that if you travel to Sicily you fly into Palermo International Airport, it is about 32 km west of the city of Punta Raisi, it receives flights from the main Italian and European airports. There is a bus service that runs every hour and a half, offering cheap transportation to the city center.
To pick up your rental car at the Palermo airport, you must follow the indications from the arrivals terminal, you will instantly find the counters of the car rental agencies: Avis/Budget, Hertz, Sixt and Dollar Rent a Car. You also have of a wide range of car rental agencies that will deliver you outside the airport. For this reason, before landing, prepare your car rental voucher and read it quickly to find out where you must pick up the vehicle, inside or outside the Palermo airport.
Means of transportation: 2 trains per hour to Punta Raisi, a taxi service, and several car rental companies available at the airport.
You can book a transfer from the airport, there are several companies that offer this service in Palermo.
PALERMO CENTRAL TRAIN STATION
If you want to hire a cheap rental car in Palermo Train Station, check in our search engine the exact location of the main car rental companies that are in the same station or in its immediate vicinity.
From the train station in Palermo there are several local lines that connect the main cities of the island. If your idea is to travel to Sicily by train from the Italian peninsula, you can take it easy now, because you will have to make several rail connections: a trip from Milan to Palermo can last 17 hours and from Rome almost 12 hours.
PALERMO PORT / CRUISE SHIP STATION
You can rent a car in the port of Palermo or in its surroundings, from these facilities you can start your own tour with a vehicle without having to depend on public transport, check our search engine for the exact location or contact us at the Customer Support.
Ferries from the port of Palermo depart permanently to various destinations on a regular basis: Salerno, Genoa, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Naples, Malta (Valletta), Cagliari (Sardinia) and even Tunisia.
PALERMO, VISIT THE CAPITAL OF THE ITALIAN ISLAND OF SICILY
Palermo is the economic, cultural and tourist capital of Sicily. It is a city rich in history, culture, art, music and food. Many tourists are attracted by its good Mediterranean climate, its renowned gastronomy and restaurants, its palaces and Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque buildings, its nightlife turns out to be very interesting.
Palermo is a totally maritime city, it has an important port that connects it with the cities of Naples, Genoa, Cagliari, Civitavecchia and Tunis. It is also the largest city in Sicily and culturally one of the richest in the entire Mediterranean, since a large number of civilizations have passed through its history.
Palermo is a city with little urban planning, with narrow cobbled streets, driving a rental car in Palermo can be somewhat more complicated. Come and learn about its ancient legends, discover the true story that describes the environment and the identity of Palermo. If you have rented a car, you can go to the center to start a tour of the main churches, palaces or the most famous squares where you can learn everything about Palermo and its surroundings.
MAIN ACCESSES TO TRAVEL BY ROAD WITH A RENTAL VEHICLE FROM PALERMO
Some clients travel from Italy by ferry with a rental car, the entrance to the island is through the port of Palermo. If, on the contrary, you want to come driving by road, then you will have to travel by car to Reggio Calabria and take a half-hour ferry to reach Sicily. To move to other cities in Sicily you can use various local roads and highways.
A19: highway that connects the cities of Palermo and Catania, distance about 200 km, it is fast and safe.
A20: highway that connects Palermo and Messina, distance of about 215 km, this section of road has many tunnels and quite a few heavy vehicles.
A29: motorway that connects the city of Palermo-Trapani-Mazara del Vallo, distance 115 kilometers is a very fast road, you can reach Trapani in an hour. Remember that if you want to travel with a rental car from Palermo to other nearby cities, these are the distances to travel: Trapani at 109 Kilometers, Agrigento at 128 Kilometers, Catania at 209 Kilometers, Messina at 225 Kilometers If you want to enjoy an unforgettable trip With a rental car, we recommend you travel from Palermo to Messina, during the journey there is an impressive view of the Tyrrhenian Sea.