Car Hire at Rome Ciampino Airport
This information is correct as of June 2015
Whether you want to admire art in Rome, taste the famous white wine in Frascati or escape the city heat in hilltop Tivoli, you can find the best car hire at Rome Ciampino Airport with Skyscanner. Check out our guide for things to do in Rome.
Where to hire a car at Rome Ciampino Airport
There are five car hire companies with desks at Rome Ciampino Airport: Europecar, Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz and Avis. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Rome Ciampino Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a QB service station which sells petrol just 500 meters from the entrance to the airport, on the right-hand side when travelling to the airport from the centre of Rome.
Driving around Rome Ciampino Airport
Rome Ciampino Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The airport lies beside the SS7 road which goes into Rome and is just outside the A90 ring road which connects to the motorways which run north to south and east to west. The E80 runs east to west from Fiumicino Airport in the west to Tivoli in the east. The A1 runs north to Florence and south to Naples.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Rome Ciampino Airport.
This historic hill town is a popular choice for wine lovers everywhere as the famous white that takes the town’s name is made here. Home to the Pope’s summer residence, Castel Gandolfo, Frascati is a world away from the bustle of Rome and with an easy and laid back pace of life. Come eat and drink and soak up the beautiful views and romantic sunsets in a place where there is nothing to do but unwind.
It takes just 20 minutes to reach Frascati by car from Rome Ciampino Airport. Take the Piazza Francesco Baracca north from the airport and exit at the SS7 ramp. Merge onto the A90/E80 towards Napoli and take exit 21-22 towards the centre of Rome. Stay on the Via Tuscolana until you reach Frascati.
Tivoli is a historic hilltop town where rich Romans come to escape the city heat. It is home to two UNESCO heritage sites; a stunning villa built for as a retreat for Emperor Hadrian and another built for Cardinal d'Este, where ornate fountains cascade water among lush green gardens and ancient monuments. In the town itself, cafes with outdoor terraces are the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by.
It takes less than an hour to reach Tivoli from Rome Ciampino Airport. Take the SS7 exit off the Piazza Francesco Baracca and merge with the SS7. Merge with the A90/E80 and take exit 19 for Napoli. Merge onto the A1 toll road and exit at Firenze. Take the A24 exit towards Rome, merging with the A24. Stay on the left and follow signs to Tivoli.
Seductive Rome is more than just fine food and the Colosseum. It is a city of mystery and Renaissance intrigue; of the secret corridoors of the Vatican, the home of Papal power; of breath-taking masterpieces by the world’s most renowned artists hiding in tiny chapels on street corners and of stories of Roman gods and secret societies. Rome is a city that has not lost its hedonistic streak; from gladiator games once ogled with gusto to feasting, music, art and architecture, nothing in Rome is done by halves. Artistic and culinary genius is alive and well in this dazzling city.
It takes just under an hour to reach Rome city centre from Ciampino Airport. Get on the SS7 from the airport and merge onto the Via Appia to Rome Centro. Continue following signs to Rome city centre. Rome has a restricted area ZTL ("Zona Traffico Limitato") in the Histric Centre and in Trastevere. Only people who live there and have are registered their number plate can drive there. Hotels will organise registration for those in staying in the zone. On street parking in Rome is difficult to find and is charged from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. It costs €1.50 per hour. There is no time limit on parking. Residential areas are cheaper with unlimited parking for €0.50 for the first hour and €2.00 for 12 hours. Free on-street parking is available near hospitals but is limited to 3 hours. Car Parks are also available but have limited capacity. Many are in the old town and cost from €1.00-5.00 per hour or €12.00 to €40.00 per day. Park and Ride is a good option costing just €2.00 for 12 hours or €3.00 for longer if you use public transport to get into town. Some hotels in Rome also offer free parking.
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