Car Hire at Bergamo Airport
Car hire at Bergamo Airport
Bergamo Airport (BGY) is an international airport located 4km away from Bergamo in Italy, via the SP591 road. It is also 45km away from Milan, which you can get to on the E64. A gateway to northern Italy, car hire at Bergamo Airport can open up the region for you to explore.
What I need to know
Bergamo Airport is one of the most visited in Italy so there is a lot of competition between rental companies. We can compare car hire for you and make sure you get a great deal. We can provide fantastic customer support and have helped over five million customers in more than 170 countries.
Where to pick up my car
Car rental at Bergamo Airport is simple, with most companies operating desks within the arrivals terminal. If you book with a company operating outside the terminal, there is a free shuttle bus that will get you where you need to be quickly and without any hassle.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Italy is full of glorious architecture, incredible scenery and inspiring history. Once you’ve picked up your car, you can head off to explore the beauty of the country. If you’re looking for glamour during your stay, Milan is known around the world for its fashion excellence and shopping.
Nearby Bergamo Airport
Milan is just 60km away from Bergamo Airport, which makes it a must-see once you’ve landed. You could also head down the A4 to Lake Iseo, where you can admire the still waters and the lakeside towns. If it’s skiing you prefer, the Bergamasque Alps are under an hour’s drive away on the Strada Provinciale 49.
Drive down the A7 and you will end up in the coastal city of Genoa, where you can see the colourful seaside houses. Or set off on the E70 and you can get to the ancient canal city of Venice, where you can explore the history by gondola.
Eating and drinking
Italy is famous for its food so when you land at Bergamo Airport, you will likely find somewhere appealing to sit down for a bite. Whether it’s pasta or haute cuisine you’re looking for, you’ll find it nearby. You’ll also have countless options for an after-dinner espresso, with Italy fully embracing cafe culture.
Things to do
Whether it’s wandering the historic streets and finding a bustling piazza or taking in the culture at a museum or gallery, Bergamo boasts a number of things to do. You can visit the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, a beautiful old church, or the Accademia Carrara, a museum showcasing Italian art history from the 15th century onwards.
You can visit the Piazza Vecchia for hypnotic people-watching and a beautiful place to sit down and enjoy a coffee. You can also see the Duomo di Bergamo, a gorgeous cathedral and the main place of catholic worship in the city of Bergamo. Head to the Fontana Contarini to see a lovely old fountain with real charm.