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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Smart For Four or similar
Smart For Four
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$22.88 / per day
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Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$23.39 / per day
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Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$26.11 / per day
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Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$27.72 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Compact
Peugeot 308 Sw or similar
Peugeot 308 Sw
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$31.31 / per day
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Bergamo Airport Car Rental
Mini
Citroën C1 or similar
Citroën C1
  • 2x
  • x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$35.49 / per day
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Bergamo, Downtown Car Rental
Intermediate
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$36.04 / per day
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Bergamo Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$36.60 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 12:26 on 2020-02-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Italian
Currency
EUR
Country code
39
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$41.92 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
70 - 90 km/h
43 - 56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.1

Why rent a car in Bergamo?

Bergamo is a great place for renting a car. Historic and cozy, it is also close to the Alps, many other famous Italian cities, and the Adriatic Sea which you can all easily reach if you have your own wheels.

Bergamo Car Rental

Top ways to enter Bergamo

  • Bergamo Airport: Located just 6 km (3.6 mi) from the city center, Bergamo Airport is served by more than 30 airlines. It sometimes also called Orio al Serio Airport and Il Caravaggio Airport.
  • Milan Linate Airport: Located about 50 km (31 mi) from Bergamo and the one closest to Milan, Linate Airport is a hub for Alitalia and is also served by many other airlines like British Airways, Lufthansa, and KLM. 
  • Milan Malpensa Airport: Second busiest in Italy, Malpensa Airport is by far the largest one in the Lombardy region. Driving from there to Bergamo takes about 90 minutes.

Useful city facts

  • The average temperature in Bergamo is 22.8 °C (73 °F) in July and 2.7 °C  (36.9 °F) in January. Due to its rather high elevation, the city quite often experiences snow in winter.
  • Bergamo is built on the site of Bergomum, an ancient town built by Cenomani, a Celtic tribe. The city has been part of many different domains like the Roman Empire, the Ostrogothic Kingdom, the Republic of Venice and many others.

Top destinations and activities

  • Città Alta. Most of Bergamo’s landmarks are located in the walled Upper City, such as Torre di Gombito Tower House and the fabled Bergamo Cathedral. Piazza Vecchia, the city’s main square, features some beautiful examples of both medieval and renaissance architecture, such as Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Nuovo, and the Contarini fountain. The Upper City’s many museums are also very much worth exploring.
  • The Venetian Walls. Having kept the upper city safe for centuries, the walls that enclose it are a World Heritage Site and a great place to explore.
  • Città Bassa. Lower city main attraction is perhaps Accademia Carrara, one of Italy’s largest collections of medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art.

Traffic and parking tips

  • The speed limit in cities is 50 km/h, although in certain areas the speed limit may be reduced to 30 km/h. 
  • Main highways are limited to 130 km/h, non-major highways to 110 km/h, and local roads to 90 km/h. During the rain the limits are respectively lowered to 110 km/h, 100 km/h, and 80 km/h. The general speed limit is lowered to 50 km/h during heavy fog or other cases of bad visibility.
  • The insurance and car documentation needs to be in the car whenever you’re driving.
  • If you’re the driver, you need to have your passport or ID card with you at all times.
  • The legal alcohol limit is 0.05% for experienced drivers and 0.00% for novice drivers. Being over the allowed limit can result in hefty fines and even imprisonment. 
  • The emergency number, like elsewhere in the EU, is 112.

Toll roads

There are numerous toll roads in Italy. The exact fee depends on the route of your choice and the type of a vehicle. See the official Italian toll road website for more information. Use the website’s toll road calculator to find out exactly how much you’ll have to pay for using the toll roads on your planned route. 

Ideas for a day-trip

  • Milan. Bergamo’s much larger neighbor is the capital of Lombardy and one of Europe’s most famous cities. Roaming its streets, interacting with locals and eating in small side-street restaurants is just as fun as seeing the incredible architecture, museums and art the city has to offer.
  • Lake Garda. Slightly less than an hour and half’s drive east of Bergamo, Lago di Garda is located on the foothills of the Dolomite Mountains and is considered one of the most picturesque lakes in Europe.
  • Adamello Brenta Nature Park. About 2 hours drive northeast of Bergamo, this mountainous nature park is home many lakes, forests, a glacier, and wildlife species like bears and ibex. 

Most popular rental types and cars

The most popular rental car in Italy is the Fiat Panda, although travelers also like the Ford Fiesta and the Fiat 500. The most often picked rental car types are economy, mini, and compact. 

Further destinations

  • Switzerland. Just an hour’s drive north of Bergamo, the Switzerland’s beautiful, Italian-speaking Ticino region offers interesting cities like Lugano and Locarno, stunning landscapes, and the food that’s as delicious as on the other side of the border. From here, you can continue to explore the rest of Switzerland. Note that if you’re coming from Bergamo to Switzerland, you’ll have to cross a national border, so check with your car rental provider first to make sure they allow it.
  • Venice. This famous city, made up of 118 islands and countless canals, can be explored for days and weeks. It is just a bit over 2 hours drive east of Bergamo, and you can stop at other historically important places like Brescia, Verona, and Padua, on the way.
  • Tuscany. The most Italian part of Italy, Tuscany is just a three hour drive south of Lombardy and has world-famous cities like Pisa and Florence, the Chianti wine region, the coast of Ligurian Sea, and the most picturesque countryside. 

Car Rental Prices in Bergamo

  • Station wagons - from $74 per day
  • Large cars - from $86 per day
  • Medium cars - from $54 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $213 per day
  • Premium cars - from $115 per day
  • Small cars - from $42 per day
  • SUVs - from $173 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

Follow these tips to get a good rental car deal in in Bergamo:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Bergamo is the cheapest in February when renting a car is about 47% cheaper than the yearly average.

Top 20 Cities near Bergamo

  1. Milan Car Rentals from $55.07 per day
    76.0 km / 47.2 miles away
  2. Rome Car Rentals from $25.46 per day
    489.4 km / 304.1 miles away
  3. Naples Car Rentals from $26.36 per day
    648.8 km / 403.2 miles away
  4. Venice Car Rentals from $41.37 per day
    206.9 km / 128.5 miles away
  5. Turin Car Rentals from $32.35 per day
    168.7 km / 104.8 miles away
  6. Bologna Car Rentals from $26.36 per day
    177.4 km / 110.3 miles away
  7. Bari Car Rentals from $18.54 per day
    760.8 km / 472.7 miles away
  8. Pisa Car Rentals from $23.46 per day
    227.9 km / 141.6 miles away
  9. Florence Car Rentals from $18.63 per day
    238.8 km / 148.4 miles away
  10. Verona Car Rentals from $38.06 per day
    97.3 km / 60.5 miles away
  11. Brindisi Car Rentals from $20.23 per day
    869.9 km / 540.5 miles away
  12. Lamezia Terme Car Rentals from $21.63 per day
    924.3 km / 574.3 miles away
  13. Genoa Car Rentals from $17.93 per day
    155.8 km / 96.8 miles away
  14. Treviso Car Rentals from $29.21 per day
    193.5 km / 120.3 miles away
  15. Rimini Car Rentals from $20.10 per day
    293.8 km / 182.6 miles away
  16. Pescara Car Rentals from $24.46 per day
    507.8 km / 315.5 miles away
  17. Ancona Car Rentals from $24.46 per day
    368.8 km / 229.2 miles away
  18. Perugia Car Rentals from $29.57 per day
    363.3 km / 225.7 miles away
  19. Trieste Car Rentals from $19.06 per day
    292.8 km / 182.0 miles away
  20. 977.7 km / 607.5 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Bergamo

  1. Bergamo Airport Car Rentals from $35.49 per day
  2. 41.9 km / 26.0 miles away
  3. 42.6 km / 26.5 miles away
  4. 76.0 km / 47.2 miles away
  5. Verona Airport Car Rentals from $38.06 per day
    97.3 km / 60.5 miles away
  6. 103.2 km / 64.1 miles away
  7. 127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  8. 148.7 km / 92.4 miles away
  9. Bolzano Airport Car Rentals from $18.42 per day
    152.7 km / 94.9 miles away
  10. Genova Airport Car Rentals from $17.93 per day
    155.8 km / 96.8 miles away
  11. 157.0 km / 97.5 miles away
  12. Turin Airport Car Rentals from $32.35 per day
    168.7 km / 104.8 miles away
  13. 171.9 km / 106.8 miles away
  14. 172.2 km / 107.0 miles away
  15. Bologna Airport Car Rentals from $26.36 per day
    177.4 km / 110.3 miles away
  16. 182.9 km / 113.6 miles away
  17. Treviso Airport Car Rentals from $29.21 per day
    193.5 km / 120.3 miles away
  18. 205.4 km / 127.6 miles away
  19. Cuneo Airport Car Rentals from $47.59 per day
    205.8 km / 127.9 miles away

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Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Bergamo?

Car rental prices in Bergamo vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Bergamo
$27.21
January
$24.43
February
$31.34
March
$29.16
April
$35.08
May
$35.00
June
$40.88
July
$44.73
August
$52.14
September
$35.26
October
$102.47
November
$102.47
December
The best month to rent a car in Bergamo is February (when prices for an Economy class start from $24.43). This is 48% cheaper than the yearly average and 76% cheaper than renting in November (when rental prices start at $102.47 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Bergamo?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in October, travelers rent a car for an average of 8 days in January, the average rental period is 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Bergamo
5
January
6
February
5
March
7
April
5
May
7
June
7
July
6
August
6
September
8
October
5
November
8
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Bergamo?

While travelers visit Bergamo year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is February, and the least popular is September.
Bergamo Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
116%
January
415%
February
34%
March
33%
April
43%
May
36%
June
39%
July
29%
August
26%
September
57%
October
53%
November
319%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Centauro Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Sicily By Car Ford Fiesta 4 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Opel Crossland X 5 3 Medium cars
Centauro Ford Focus 5 3 Medium cars
Firefly Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Goldcar Opel Corsa 5 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Citroen Berlingo 5 3 Large cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
JoyRent Fiat Panda 4 2 Small cars

FAQ

Should I rent a car in Bergamo?
A majority of the ratings and reviews left by Discover Cars’ customers recommend renting a car (9.1 from 8 reviews).
What do you need to rent a car in Bergamo?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in Italy?
Drivers must drive on the right side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in Italy?
No, you can not rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bergamo?
You must be between 25 and 99 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars in Bergamo?
Yes, automatic cars are available from Europcar, GreenMotion and Sicily By Car in Bergamo.
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars, Station wagons, SUVs, People Carriers/Vans and Premium cars vehicle types are available in Bergamo.
Can I rent a car in Bergamo with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Bergamo.
Do I need an International Driving Permit in Bergamo?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in in Bergamo without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Bergamo.
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company in Bergamo offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Bergamo?
A rental car costs $57 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $23 at SIXT and Europcar.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental in Bergamo is $397. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental in Bergamo was $160.
What car rental companies are located in Bergamo?
Europcar, GreenMotion and Sicily By Car can be found in Bergamo.
What is the best car rental company in Bergamo?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are Locauto (8.9, 11 reviews), SIXT (8.8, 18 reviews) and Alamo (8.5, 9 reviews).

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Renault Megane
July 5, 2019
Good signage as you leave the car park . Easy to find your route
Israel
Citroen C3
March 16, 2019
Abbiamo viaggiato in tutti i tipi di luoghi oltre a Bergamo e abbiamo anche raggiunto il nostro obiettivo di giocare a Yuba contro l'Atletico Madrid
United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
January 24, 2019
We drove from the airport in Bergamo up to the ski resort in Livigno in January if you hire you really need winter tyres and a set of snow chains in the boot just in case
United Kingdom
Ford Focus STW
June 5, 2018
We visited Bergamo old town before dropping off the car. We found it easy to park in the lower town and used the funicular railway to climb the hill to the beautiful old town. Wish we had had more time to explore.

Top 20 Suppliers for Bergamo in 2020

Interrent
Interrent
Exceptional 9.5
+390645229545
24050 Orio al Serio Province of Bergamo
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+390354596283
Il Caravaggio Orio al Serio International Airport, Via Aeroporto, 13, 24050 Orio al Serio BG
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Exceptional 9
+39035312940
Via Aeroporto, 13, 24050 Orio al Serio
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+390354596283
VIA AEROPORTO 13, ORIO AL SERIO
Locauto
Locauto
Excellent 8.7
+390354596283
Via Aeroporto 13, 24050 Orio al Serio, Bergamo
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+39035318862
Sala Arivi
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+39035318622
VIA AEROPORTO 13
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+39035318622
VIA AEROPORTO 13
Target Rent
Target Rent
Excellent 8.6
+3909351865791 / 15
Via dell Aeroporto, 13
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+39035330699
Via Orio Al Serio, 13, 24050 Orio al Serio BG
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+39035330699
Bergamo Aeroporto Orio Al Serio
Sicily By Car
Sicily By Car
Excellent 8.4
+390354596267 / +393486539054
Via Orio al Serio, 24050 Orio al Serio BG
Centauro
Centauro
Excellent 8.3
+390350033655 / +390683662959
Via Cremasca, 96, 24052 Zanica BG
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Excellent 8.1
+34902360636
Via Industria, 3, 24050 Zanica BG
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
+393240104609 / +3903519966698 / +3903519834646
Via G. Galilei, 2, 24050 Orio al Serio BG
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.7
+390689830777
Aeroporto Orio Al Serio Via dell'Aeroporto 13
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+0
VIA AEROPORTO 13
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+34965233425 / +390645229545
Via Aeroporto, 13, 24050 Orio al Serio BG, Italy
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
39035330398
13 Via Aeroporto

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