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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Comiso Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$19.62 per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SKARENT
$36.66 per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Compact
Fiat 500X or similar
Fiat 500X
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
ACARENT
$48.12 per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$80.51 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Comiso Airport Car Rental
Compact Elite
Fiat 500X or similar
Fiat 500X
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$33.86 / per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Jeep Renegade or similar
Jeep Renegade
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
ACARENT
$84.78 / per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Intermediate Elite
Jeep Renegade or similar
Jeep Renegade
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$104.62 / per day
Comiso Airport Car Rental
Minivan
Fiat Talento or similar
Fiat Talento
  • 9
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SKARENT
$136.33 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 13:25 on 2023-02-07. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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Why rent a car in Comiso?

The province of Ragusa is an enchanting place to visit. The area is home to the city of Ragusa, attractive small towns like Scicli and Modica, and a great number of historical and natural attractions. The rest of Sicily with its beautiful beaches, cities like Palermo and Catania, and the famous Mount Etna are within your reach with a rental car.

Comiso Car Rental

Top ways to enter Comiso

  • Comiso Airport (CIY): Also known as Vincenzo Magliocco Airport and Comiso-Pio La Torre Airport, it is the main airport serving the Province of Ragusa. In addition to a number of domestic flights, it also hosts flights to and from Germany, Belgium, and nearby Malta. The airport is located 10 km (6.2 miles) north of Comiso and 27 km (16.7 miles) northwest of Ragusa.
  • Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA): Also known as Vincenzo Bellini Airport, it the busiest airport on the island of Sicily. The airport is a focus city for ITA Airways (formerly Alitalia), Mistral Air, and Ryanair, and is served by a number of other airlines. The airport is 100 km (62 miles) northeast of Ragusa and can be reached in about 1 hour and 25 minutes.
  • Palermo Airport (PMO): Serving the capital city of Sicily, Falcone Borsellino-Palermo hosts more than 20 different airlines, although some only offer flights seasonally. Located 280 km (174 miles) northwest of Ragusa, Palermo Airport can be reached in 3 hours and 40 minutes.
  • Trapani Airport (TPS): Also known by its full name, Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani–Birgi is served by the low-cost carrier Ryanair as well as four other airlines. Trapani Airport is 360 km (223 miles) northwest of Ragusa and can be reached in about 4 hours and 30 minutes.
  • By Sea: If arriving in the province of Ragusa by ferry, you can pick up your rental car  in the town of Pozzallo, which is 35 km (22 miles) southeast of Ragusa and can be reached in about 40 minutes.

City facts

  • Like the rest of Sicily, the Province of Ragusa has a typically Mediterranean climate with very hot summers and mild winters. The average high temperature is 32°C (90°F) in August, the hottest month, and 16°C (61°F) in January, the coldest. The summers are extremely dry, with practically no precipitation from June to August, but there’s a significant increase from October to mid-February.
  • Inhabited since antiquity, the Province of Ragusa has been home to many different civilizations like the Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs, and Norman Vikings. The city of Ragusa and most Val di Noto towns were devastated by a strong earthquake in the late 17th century, but many sites of these earlier cultures survive in the smaller towns and now-abandoned settlements of the province. 
  • The city and the province of Ragusa should not be confused with the Republic of Ragusa, a maritime city-state that was once the name of Dubrovnik, a coastal town in modern Croatia that is also a popular travel destination. 
  • The inhabitants of Ragusa are known as ragusani.

Top destinations and activities

  • Ragusa. Sitting spectacularly on a hill between two valleys, Ragusa is one of the eight Sicilian cities of Val di Noto, a region that has the UNESCO World Heritage designation. Made up of the lower (and older) townn and the upper, more modern part of town, Ragusa is famous for its stunning Baroque and Gothic-Catalan architecture. Exploring the city involves a lot of climbing as the streets are very steep and many are not accessible by car, but the beauty of the place makes it worth it.
  • Modica.  Home to Sicily’s best chocolate, Modica is an essential stop for anyone with a sweet tooth.  The narrow, characteristic streets and memorable churches round out a visit.
  • Comiso. A little, tranquil town to the northwest of Ragusa, Comiso has its fair share of attractions. These include the nearly 2000-year-old Roman hot springs, the San Francesco dell’Immacolata church, and even a large Buddhist pagoda. Just 18 km (11 miles) from Ragusa, Comiso can be reached in about 25 minutes.
  • Kamarina. Settled more than 2600 years ago by Corinthian Greeks, Kamarina was one of the first cities in Sicily. It suffered heavily during a number of invasions and was eventually abandoned, but the remains of the ancient settlement can still be seen at the Kamarina Archaeological Park. Located some 32 km (19 miles) west of Ragusa and reached in about 35 minutes, Kamarina is well worth a visit.

Traffic and parking

  • The speed limit in cities is 50 km/h, although in certain areas the speed limit may be reduced to 30 km/h. 
  • The speed limit on the Autostrada (toll road) is 130 km/h, reduced to 110 km/h if it’s raining.  The speed limit on highways ranges from 90-110 km/h.  
  • If you’re the driver, you need to have your driver’s license and International Driving Permit (if required for you) 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. 
  • The emergency number, like elsewhere in the EU, is 112.
  • It’s easiest to park outside the city walls and walk or take public transport or a taxi into the historic center.  Blue lines are pay parking.
  • Be careful not to enter the ZTL (zona traffico limitato - limited traffic zone) if you don’t have permission.

Toll roads

There are numerous toll roads in Italy, including a few in Sicily: A20 between Messina and Palermo, A18 between Messina and Catania, and a new Autostrada route between Catania and Ragusa (although the toll booths were not yet active at the beginning of 2023). 

The toll fee depends on the route of your choice and the type of 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 day trips

  • Beaches. A visit to Sicily is not complete without enjoying its long, beautiful beaches, and luckily there are plenty of them just a short ride from Ragusa. The nearby Marina da Ragusa (24 km / 15 mi from Ragusa) is a popular coastal town, but travelers also love the blue flag beaches in Pozzallo, the picturesque Punta Secca, and family-friendlySampieri. 
  • Modica. Another beautiful little town famous for its chocolate and its baroque architecture, Modica is home to such gems as the Duomo di San Giorgio Cathedral, Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem Church, and the Castle of the Counts. Located just 16 km (10 miles) southeast of Ragusa, Modica takes 15 minutes to reach.
  • Agrigento. The capital of a neighboring province, Agrigento is best known for its Valley of Temples. Five classical Doric Greek places of worship are located in this town, each of them unique and all in relatively good condition. There is also an archaeological museum and the remains of the ancient city of Akragas is nearby. Agrigento is 132 km (82 miles) northwest of Ragusa and can be reached in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Most popular cars

The most popular rental car in Comiso is the Peugeot 308, although many travelers also go for the Opel Crossland X and the Fiat Panda. The most popular rental car types are compact, economy, and intermediate.

Further destinations

  • Syracuse. Nowadays Syracuse is a cozy mid-sized city on the eastern coast of Sicily, but 2,500 years ago it rivaled Athens for wealth and beauty. An absolute wealth of landmarks has survived (albeit some only as ruins), such as the Temple of Apollo, the Font of Arethusa, and a number of amphitheaters. Other attractions, like the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Santa Lucia alla Badia Church, are slightly younger, but just as impressive. The lively market and dreamy Piazza del Duomo are highlights of the city’s island of Ortigia.  Located just 90 km (54 miles) east of Ragusa, Syracuse can be reached in about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Catania. Less historic and more industrial than many other Sicilian cities, Catania nonetheless has its fair share of attractions, like the Cathedral Square and Ursino Castle. The number one attraction of Catania, however, is undoubtedly Mount Etna, towering to the north of the city.  The largest volcano in Europe, Etna, which is still active, has absolutely stunning landscapes, and, of course, offers amazing views of the rest of the island. The higher parts of the mountain can only be accessed with a guide. Catania is 105 km (65 miles) northeast of Ragusa and can be reached in 90 minutes by car.
  • Madonie Regional National Park. Located in the north-central part of Sicily, this national park is one of the most beautiful protected areas on the island. Made up of a number of high mountains, it is also home to woodlands of various types, unique fauna, and cozy little villages scattered across its valleys. Located 190 km (118 miles) north of Ragusa, the national park can be reached in about three hours.
  • Palermo. It would be no exaggeration to say that the capital of Sicily is one of the most impressive cities in all of Italy. Previously home to Phoenicians, Arabs, and Normans, all of whom left notable landmarks, the city has architectural gems every where you look— and that’s not to mention its unique cuisine. The drive from Ragusa to Palermo can be made in about four hours and will take you through the central interior of the island.

Car Rental Prices in Comiso

  • Station wagons - from $43 per day
  • Large cars - from $35 per day
  • Medium cars - from $173 per day
  • Small cars - from $113 per day

Money-saving tips

Increase your chances of landing a great rental car in Italy by following these tips:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit during low seasons - outside of summer months and major holidays (like Easter, Ferragosto, Christmas).
  • Explore pickup locations.  A nearby town that’s reached easily by train may have a better rate.
  • Don’t rent a car for time you’ll spend in cities.  It will just sit in a parking lot or garage (and you’ll need to pay for parking!).
  • Look into renting ‘open jaw’ - pick up your car in one destination and drop it off in another.  While you will likely need to pay a supplement for your car rental, you’ll save money on gas and tolls and you’ll save precious vacation time!
  • Visit during the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Comiso is the cheapest in October when renting a car is about 50% cheaper than the yearly average and a whole 74% cheaper than renting a vehicle in July. Come visit Sicily in early autumn!
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Candice Criscione
This article was reviewed and updated by Candice Criscione who has been helping travelers visit Italy since 2004. Her experience living, working (as a guide and professor), and traveling throughout the country gives her an insider’s perspective on bella Italia. She lives in Tuscany and spends her days helping people plan their dream vacations to Italy, cycling, and running after her three boys! You can find her online at Mom in Italy and The Tuscan Mom, on Facebook (Italy Travel Advice and Mom in Italy - Travel in Italy with Kids), and on Pinterest (Mom in Italy).

Top 12 Cities near Comiso

  1. Catania Car Rentals from $1.92 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  2. 178.5 km / 110.9 miles away
  3. Trapani Car Rentals from $5.40 per day
    215.4 km / 133.8 miles away
  4. Messina Car Rentals from $11.63 per day
    160.2 km / 99.6 miles away
  5. 32.6 km / 20.3 miles away
  6. Taormina Car Rentals from $80.28 per day
    116.2 km / 72.2 miles away
  7. Pantelleria Car Rentals from $38.40 per day
    234.8 km / 145.9 miles away
  8. Agrigento Car Rentals from $18.27 per day
    98.9 km / 61.5 miles away
  9. Cefalu Car Rentals from $20.42 per day
    131.6 km / 81.8 miles away
  10. 18.8 km / 11.7 miles away
  11. Avola Car Rentals from $59.37 per day
    47.5 km / 29.5 miles away
  12. 135.2 km / 84.0 miles away

Top 7 Locations near Comiso

  1. Comiso Airport Car Rentals from $19.62 per day
    5.3 km / 3.3 miles away
  2. Pozzallo Port Car Rentals from $36.66 per day
    32.6 km / 20.3 miles away
  3. 70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  4. Catania Port Car Rentals from $19.65 per day
    75.1 km / 46.6 miles away
  5. 190.9 km / 118.6 miles away
  6. 215.4 km / 133.8 miles away
  7. 234.8 km / 145.9 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Comiso 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 Comiso
$30.05
January
$20.12
February
$31.12
March
$30.77
April
$38.10
May
$27.18
June
$71.90
July
$68.15
August
$29.21
September
$18.78
October
$21.46
November
December
The best month to rent a car in Comiso is October (when prices for an Economy class start from $18.78). This is 47% cheaper than the yearly average and 74% cheaper than renting in July (when rental prices start at $71.90 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Comiso?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in May, travelers rent a car for an average of 10 days in June, the average rental period is 6 days.
Average Rental Length in Comiso
9
January
9
February
7
March
8
April
10
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
6
September
6
October
8
November
6
December

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

The most popular month for renting a car in Comiso is August, and the least popular is November.
Popularity of Car Rental in Comiso by Monthly Searches
65%
January
81%
February
130%
March
103%
April
114%
May
142%
June
164%
July
181%
August
84%
September
53%
October
36%
November
46%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Sicily By Car Opel Karl 4 2 Small cars
SKARENT Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Maggiore Lancia Ypsilon 5 1 Small cars
Maggiore Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
ACARENT Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Peugeot 208 5 2 Small cars
Sicily By Car Peugeot 208 5 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Fiat 500X 5 3 Medium cars
Maggiore Opel Corsa 5 2 Small cars
ACARENT Citroen C1 5 1 Small cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Sicily By Car
8.65 / 10
Lowest rated company
SKARENT
8.04 / 10
Total number of reviews
21
Total rental companies
8
Lowest daily price
$36.66
Total cars available
33

Top 8 Suppliers in Comiso in 2023

Sicily By Car
Sicily By Car
Excellent 8.7 / 129 reviews
+390932723123 / +393483739710 / +39345945973
Aeroporto di Comiso Pio La Torre, 97013 Comiso RG
$59 - $139
Working hours
Mon:08:00-15:59
Tue:08:00-11:59
Wed:15:00-18:59
Fri:10:00-22:29
Sat:18:00-20:59
Sun:09:00-11:59; 16:00-22:59
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.6
+390932713108 / +393334949519
Strada Provinciale 5 Ragusa , Italy , 97013
$20 - $34
Working hours
Mon:08:30-12:30; 14:30-18:30
Tue:09:00-13:00; 15:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-13:00; 15:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-13:00; 15:00-19:00
Fri:09:30-14:30; 16:00-22:00
Sat:19:30-21:00
Sun:10:00-12:00; 17:00-22:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5 / 5 reviews
+3909321850895
Aeroporto Pio La Torre
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:10:00-17:00
Wed:17:00-20:00
Fri:10:00-22:00
Sat:17:00-21:00
Sun:09:00-22:30
ACARENT
ACARENT
Excellent 8.3 / 11 reviews
+393314376881 / +390932963163 / +393518252693
SP4, Via Aeroporto di Comiso. 97013 Comiso RG
$37 - $139
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Maggiore
Maggiore
Excellent 8.2 / 65 reviews
+390932723479
Pio La Comiso Airport, 97013 Ragusa RG
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:10:00-17:00
Wed:17:00-20:00
Fri:10:00-22:00
Sat:17:00-21:00
Sun:09:00-22:30
Target Rent
Target Rent
Excellent 8.2 / 3 reviews
+3909351865791 / 02 / +3936622887633 / +393662287633
Aeroporto Pio La Torre Ragusa IT, 97013 Comiso RG
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.2 / 2 reviews
+3909321850895
Aeroporto Pio La Torre Ragusa IT, 97013 Comiso RG
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:10:00-17:00
Wed:17:00-20:00
Fri:10:00-22:00
Sat:17:00-21:00
Sun:09:00-22:30
SKARENT
SKARENT
Excellent 8 / 38 reviews
+393314376881 / +393518252639
Aeroporto Di Comiso
$37 - $136
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
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