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Car hire at Olbia Airport

Car hire at Olbia Airport

Olbia Airport, also known as Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB), is located in the north-east of the island of Sardinia. off the coast of Italy It is at the opposite end of the island to the capital Cagliari, but located close to the E25 motorway which runs the length of the island.

What I need to know

Many providers offer Olbia Airport car hire, meaning prices will be competitive. Holiday Autos compare car hire prices from 1,500 suppliers to ensure customers are getting a good deal, and there are also no credit card charges and free cancellation.

Where to pick up my car

Many Olbia Airport car hire operators are located in the arrivals hall, but some will be based off site. Check with your supplier and follow signs in the airport to help you locate your chosen supplier and be on your way as soon as possible.

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Where to go

Olbia Airport car rental enables you to explore the whole island of Sardinia. Head to a sandy beach, enjoy a picturesque coastal drive, explore a historical city or go for a stroll in the countryside.

Nearby Olbia Airport

The city of Olbia is just a short drive from Olbia Airport. Famed for its San Simplicio basilica, it is also home to many picturesque squares lined with cafes, and a waterfront lined with palm trees.

Longer drives

The city of Sassari is 100km away and home to many museums, showcasing the city's considerable collection of art and other historical items. Cagliari, the capital of the island that boasts a 13th-century cathedral, is around 270 km away. If you want to travel a little further, consider taking a ferry over to Italy and visiting cities such as Rome and Milan

Eating and drinking

Restaurants in Olbia, like much of Sardinia, tend to specialise in seafood, so expect to see lots of fish on the menu. While on the island, consider trying some local wine, made from grapes grown on the island.

Things to do

Head to Olbia's old town to enjoy its plethora of cafes, bars, shops and piazzas, where you can sit with a drink and watch the world go by. Alternatively, spend some time at the harbour, where it is also possible to arrange boat trips.


Olbia's National Archaeology Museum is worth a visit to learn more about the history of the local area, and it offers excellent views from the roof terrace. The Romanesque former cathedral of San Simplicio is also worth a visit.