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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Florence Airport Car Rental
Mini
Peugeot 108 or similar
Peugeot 108
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Interrent
$20.64 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Interrent
$21.29 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$21.32 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$22.02 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Florence Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Interrent
$22.38 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Economy
Opel Corsa or similar
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$23.15 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
$24.34 / per day
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Florence Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$24.61 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 22:14 on 2019-12-07. 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
4 days
Economy car rental price
$36.89 / 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
9.4

Why rent a car in Florence?

Florence is a great destination to visit by car. Not only one of the most beautiful cities in Italy (and indeed, Europe), it also serves as a great base for exploring the surrounding Tuscany region of which it is a capital.

Florence Car Rental

Top ways to enter Florence

  • Florence Airport: Located near city center, Florence Airport serves such varied European destinations as Spain, the United Kingdom, Albania, Moldova, and many others.
  • Pisa Airport: Just a bit more than an hour’s drive from Florence and popular with low-cost carriers, flying to nearby Pisa Airport is another great way to reach Florence. 
  • Bologna Airport: An hour and a half’s drive north of Florence, Bologna Airport is one of the largest and busiest in Italy.
  • Livorno Port: Around an hour and a half's drive west of Florence, Livorno Port also has car rental facilities. Ferries from Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, and Barcelona arrive at the port. 

Useful city facts

  • The capital of Tuscany province, Florence has more than 1,500,000 inhabitants living in its metropolitan area.
  • The hottest months in Florence are July and August when the average temperature reaches around 25 °C (77 °F), although it can get much warmer during the day. The coldest months are December and January when the average temperature is about 6.5 °C (44 °F).

Top destinations and activities

  • Uffizi Gallery. First established in the 16th Century, the Uffizi Gallery is perhaps the most important renaissance art museum in the world. The nearby Bargello Museum with its sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello, and others is also very much worth a visit.
  • Palazzo Vecchio. Once a city hall, this impressive palace is an architectural monument and a home of art exhibitions. It is also famous for the replica of Michelangelo's "David" that’s placed right outside it, in the original location of the statue.
  • Boboli Gardens. The visitors to this green area that’s next to Pitti Palace can observe both interesting sculptures and great views of the rest of Florence.

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

  • Pisa. The main attraction of this nearby Tuscan city is, of course, its leaning tower, but it offers so much more in architecture, arts, and cuisine.
  • Tuscany countryside. For many visitors, a trip to Chianti wineries is a highlight of their Italian travels. The surrounding farmers villages are just idyllic. 
  • Perugia. About 2 hours drive south of Florence and the capital of the Umbria Region, this medieval city often gets overlooked because of its more fabled neighbors, but is a great place to visit because of its underground labyrinths, historic landmarks, and youthful atmosphere.
  • La Spezia. Just a two hour drive from Florence, La Spezia is beuatiful city on the coast. The Cinque Terre National Park is also nearby. 
  • Arezzo. Just over an hours drive south of Florence lies Arezzo, a former Etruscan town. it is home to a lovely old town dereft of crowds. It also hosts an interesting antique market in the main square once a month. 
  • Viareggio. About an hour drive west of Florence on the coast is Viareggio. This small town is home to one of the most famous Carnival celebrartions in Europe. It also hosts beach resorts and old walls which have a bike trail on top of them. 

Most popular rental types and cars

The most popular rental car in Italy is the Fiat Panda, followed by the Ford Fiesta and the Fiat 500. The most popular rental car types are economy, mini, and compact. 

Further destinations

  • Northern Italy. Cities like Milan, Ravenna, Venice and others each warrant a travel to Italy in their own right, but if you’re already in Florence, all of them are just a couple of hours drive north.
  • Rome. Italy’s timeless capital can be explored for weeks, and its contemporary arts scene and amazing cuisine can very nearly rival its countless historic landmark.
  • Southern Italy. Different in atmosphere, Southern Italy’s impressive nature and hospitable locals are just a couple of reasons why some travelers like it even more than the north.

Car Rental Prices in Florence

  • Station wagons - from $53 per day
  • Large cars - from $70 per day
  • Medium cars - from $57 per day
  • People Carriers / Vans - from $51 per day
  • Premium cars - from $141 per day
  • Small cars - from $39 per day
  • SUVs - from $90 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

There are things you can do to get a good rental deal in Florence:

  • 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 Florence is the cheapest in April when renting a car is about 44% cheaper than the yearly average and a whopping 60% cheaper than renting a car in June.

Top 20 Cities near Florence

  1. Milan Car Rentals from $9.12 per day
    281.5 km / 174.9 miles away
  2. Rome Car Rentals from $7.52 per day
    250.7 km / 155.8 miles away
  3. Naples Car Rentals from $32.49 per day
    412.3 km / 256.2 miles away
  4. Venice Car Rentals from $24.00 per day
    209.2 km / 130.0 miles away
  5. Turin Car Rentals from $20.85 per day
    321.5 km / 199.8 miles away
  6. Bergamo Car Rentals from $14.35 per day
    238.8 km / 148.4 miles away
  7. Bologna Car Rentals from $22.12 per day
    80.9 km / 50.3 miles away
  8. Verona Car Rentals from $15.65 per day
    178.1 km / 110.7 miles away
  9. Bari Car Rentals from $42.93 per day
    543.9 km / 338.0 miles away
  10. Pisa Car Rentals from $21.00 per day
    66.7 km / 41.5 miles away
  11. Brindisi Car Rentals from $31.21 per day
    656.1 km / 407.7 miles away
  12. Lamezia Terme Car Rentals from $24.61 per day
    688.3 km / 427.7 miles away
  13. Treviso Car Rentals from $24.61 per day
    218.9 km / 136.0 miles away
  14. Pescara Car Rentals from $19.05 per day
    286.0 km / 177.7 miles away
  15. Genoa Car Rentals from $25.98 per day
    200.6 km / 124.6 miles away
  16. Padua Car Rentals from $32.46 per day
    186.6 km / 115.9 miles away
  17. 739.1 km / 459.3 miles away
  18. Trieste Car Rentals from $10.59 per day
    286.9 km / 178.2 miles away
  19. Rimini Car Rentals from $23.25 per day
    115.1 km / 71.5 miles away
  20. Ancona Car Rentals from $19.05 per day
    174.7 km / 108.6 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Florence

  1. Florence Airport Car Rentals from $20.64 per day
  2. Pisa Airport Car Rentals from $21.00 per day
    66.7 km / 41.5 miles away
  3. 78.1 km / 48.5 miles away
  4. Bologna Airport Car Rentals from $22.12 per day
    80.9 km / 50.3 miles away
  5. 108.4 km / 67.4 miles away
  6. Rimini Airport Car Rentals from $23.25 per day
    115.1 km / 71.5 miles away
  7. Perugia Airport Car Rentals from $32.83 per day
    132.1 km / 82.1 miles away
  8. Ancona Airport Car Rentals from $19.05 per day
    174.7 km / 108.6 miles away
  9. Verona Airport Car Rentals from $15.65 per day
    178.1 km / 110.7 miles away
  10. 180.9 km / 112.4 miles away
  11. 186.6 km / 115.9 miles away
  12. Genova Airport Car Rentals from $25.98 per day
    200.6 km / 124.6 miles away
  13. 201.7 km / 125.3 miles away
  14. 207.0 km / 128.6 miles away
  15. Venice Airport Car Rentals from $24.00 per day
    209.2 km / 130.0 miles away
  16. Treviso Airport Car Rentals from $24.61 per day
    218.9 km / 136.0 miles away
  17. 237.4 km / 147.5 miles away
  18. 238.8 km / 148.4 miles away
  19. Bergamo Airport Car Rentals from $14.35 per day
    238.8 km / 148.4 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Florence 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 Florence
$67.30
January
$31.12
February
$32.30
March
$46.78
April
$58.33
May
$85.13
June
$56.62
July
$65.51
August
$54.64
September
$54.38
October
$75.73
November
$75.73
December
The best month to rent a car in Florence is February (when prices for an Economy class start from $31.12). This is 47% cheaper than the yearly average and 63% cheaper than renting in June (when rental prices start at $85.13 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Florence?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in October, travelers rent a car for an average of 10 days in July, the average rental period is 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Florence
5
January
5
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
5
June
4
July
4
August
7
September
10
October
6
November
6
December

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

While travelers visit Florence year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is December, and the least popular is January.
Florence Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
47%
January
50%
February
57%
March
66%
April
82%
May
65%
June
79%
July
72%
August
58%
September
104%
October
65%
November
455%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agent Make / Model Doors Luggage Type
Sicily By Car Opel Crossland X 5 3 Medium cars
Sicily By Car Ford Fiesta 4 1 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Locauto Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Fiat 500 L 5 1 Medium cars
Sicily By Car Ford Kuga 5 3 Large cars
Sicily By Car Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat 500 2 doors 3 1 Small cars
Rhodium Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Optimo Rent Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Australia
Ford C Max
October 7, 2019
Florence and the Chianty region are great places to drive around in. All road signs are very clear and easy to follow. Get lost will never be a problem
United States of America (USA)
Fiat Tipo
July 18, 2019
If you're planning to explore the Tuscan countryside, it's definitely worth renting a car, so that you're in control of your time and destinations. I highly recommend paying extra for the GPS, mostly for navigating to and from Florence airport and getting into the countryside. This was my first time driving in a foreign country and it was much less stressful than I anticipated.
United States of America (USA)
Opel Crossland X
May 30, 2019
Florence is a beautiful city with a rich and vibrant history. It’s should be on everyone’s bucket list.
United States of America (USA)
Ford Fiesta
April 9, 2019
Most cars are 5 speed, be aware of ton of motorcycles, hard to find parking.
Finland
VW Golf
August 3, 2018
Florence is lovely but the surroundings offer marvellous location to the direction of Chianti, where you can find numerous small towns and villages that are different in atmosphere from each other as well as the lovely mountain routes there that offer spectacular views! Poppi around 50-60 km east of Florence is worth a visit and the rout there as well is just amazing! Remember to eat before 2:30 pm or otherwise you might starve...!

Top 20 Suppliers for Florence in 2019

Interrent
Interrent
Exceptional 9.5
+390645229545
Via Palagio degli Spini, 50145 Firenze FI
Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.2
+39055310150
AEROPORTO AMERIGO VESPUCCI, VIA PALAGIO DEGLI SPINI SNC
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+39055285456
Via Maso Finiguerra, 31, 50123 Firenze FI
Locauto
Locauto
Exceptional 9
+39055310150
Via Palagio degli Spini, 50145 Firenze
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Exceptional 9
+39055373933 / +393207706697
Via Palagio degli Spini, Firenze FI
Sicily By Car
Sicily By Car
Excellent 8.8
+390553436031 / +393457462661
Via Palagio degli Spini, 50145 Firenze FI
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.7
+39055310150
Via del Termine, 11, 50127 Firenze
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+390553438754
Via del Palagio degli Spini
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+39055318609
Via Palagio degli Spini, snc, 50145 Firenze FI
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+39055318609
VIA DEL PALAGIO DEGLI SPINI SNC
JoyRent
JoyRent
Excellent 8.6
+390550154160 / +393938945913
Florence Airport, Peretola, Via del Termine, 11, 50121 Firenze FI
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+39055315588
Aeroporto Di Firenze Peretola, Via Palagio Degli Spini, 50127 Firenze FI
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+39055315588
Firenze Aeroporto PeretolaVia Palagio Degli Spini
Ecovia
Ecovia
Excellent 8.1
+393207706697
Via Palagio degli Spini snc, 50145 Firenze
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 7.8
+393429769300
Via Palagio Degli Spini, snc, 50127 Firenze FI
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.8
+390689830777
Via Francesco Basili 23
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+390645209634 / +34965233425
On-Airport. Via Palagio Degli Spini s/n
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.4
+34965233425 / 390645229545
On-Airport. Via Palagio Degli Spini s/n
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7
+39199151151
Via del Termine 11
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7
+34965233425 / 390645229545
On-Airport. Via Palagio Degli Spini s/n

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