WHERE TO FIND THE BEST RAGUSA CAR RENTAL DEALS?
There are different means of communication to get to the city of Ragusa, mainly by road, by rental car or by bus. Remember that Ragusa is located in the southwest of the island of Sicily, it is very close to several important airports. You can fly to the Airport called Vincenzo Magliocco, it is 5 km from Comiso and only 15 km from Ragusa, it has gone from being a military airport to a civil one.
Catania Airport is 97 km from Ragusa.
Comiso Airport “Pio La Torre” is located 18 km from the city and has been in operation since March 2009.
Palermo Airport is located 274 km from Ragusa
A few kilometers from Ragusa is the Giubiliana airport.
RAGUSA, COME AND EXPLORE THE SOUTHWEST OF THE ISLAND OF SICILY
The most beautiful part of Ragusa, are its old buildings and labyrinthine streets that are located on a steep hill called Ragusa Ibla, perhaps it is the most touristy part of this Sicilian city. Keep in mind that if you hire a rental car in Ragusa you will not be able to use it in the old part of the city, since it is made up of narrow streets, with stairs, it will be impossible for you to drive a car.
In the lower part of Ragusa Ibla there is a large park with panoramic views. In front of this park there is a small parking lot where you can leave your vehicle to visit the city: we recommend you visit the spectacular Baroque cathedral of San Giorgio, which It is located in the center of Ibla, behind it there is a large square where you can do some shopping or taste a unique ice cream, it is made with wine. Like all other cities in Sicily, Ragusa can offer many interesting and tasty dishes for tourists, the dishes are characterized by being unique with ingredients that stand out from the rest of Italian cuisine.
GETTING AROUND WITH A RENTAL VEHICLE FROM / TO RAGUSA
Ragusa is very well connected by land through several roads, if you decide to hire a rental car, you can quickly drive to the most important cities in Sicily.
SS115: highway that connects the cities of Trapani and Syracuse through Agrigento, Ragusa and Gela. It crosses the entire south of the island transversally.
SS 194: road connecting the cities of Catania and Ragusa (distance 110 km) through the provinces of Catania, Syracuse and Ragusa.
SS 514: main rapid connection road without urban crossings between Ragusa, where it starts, and the SS 194 road to Ragusa-Catania, it crosses near Vizzini.
How to get there by bus: you can get to Ragusa by public transport from different cities, these are the most important bus lines:
From Syracuse to Ragusa (journey between 1.5-3 hours) an average of 12 daily buses, two on Sunday, from the city of Noto it takes almost 2 hours.
From Agrigento there are several buses a day (except Sundays), from Gela it takes 90 minutes.
From Catania, you can take a bus every hour, approximately 115 minutes.
From Palermo, there are up to 4 buses a day, the journey lasts 4 hours.