Car Hire at Naples International Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to visit the archaeological site of Pompeii, taste the best pizza of your life in Naples or relax in the resorts of Sorrento, you can find the best car hire at Naples International Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Naples International Airport
There are eight car hire companies with desks at Naples International Airport: Avis, Sixt, Hertz, Sicily by Car, Locauto, Europecar, Maggiore and Firefly. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Naples International Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is an ESSO garage located just 3 minutes away by car from Naples International Airport. Head north on Viale Fulco Ruffo de Calabria and continue until you get on to Via Oreste Salomone where the petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Naples International Airport
Naples International Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The A1 highway leads from Naples North West and directly to Rome while the A3 is the road south an onward to coastal towns like Palermo via Pompeii, Salerno and Cosenza. Smaller SS roads lead out from Naples in all directions to smaller towns like Caserta, Benevento, Nola, Avellino and Terracina.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Naples International Airport.
Though some may think it morbid, but the ghost town that was once a vibrant Pompeii before the fatal eruption of Mt Vesuvius, serves as an important and compelling archaeological site. It remains one of Italy’s most visited tourist spots. It is valuable archaeologically as every artefact from the city was buried, and therefore preserved, by the lava leaving behind a detailed, moving trial that told the story of what happened in Pompeii on that fateful day in AD 79.
Pompeii is just half an hour by car from Naples International Airport. Take the A56 from the airport, get on the E45 and the SS145 to Pompeii. Exit at Castellammare de Stabia and follow the signs for the city.
Beautiful Sorrento is a laid back town overflowing with lovely little cafes and restaurants serving up delicious local food to passing locals and visitors. While away the hours people watching in elegant squares, enjoy souvenir shopping, gazing at view of Vesuvius from across the sea, sunbathing in the luxurious resorts or perhaps taking a speedboat over to the glamorous island of Capri for a spot of designer shopping. The stunning coastal beauty of the Amalfi Coast lies in wait just around the corner.
Sorrento is just an hour by car from Naples International Airport. Get ont he A56 and take the E45 then the SS145 towards Sant Agnello following signs for the city centre.
While Naples is often seen as the gateway to the fabled Amalfi Coast, miss this masterpiece at your peril. Naples boasts some of the most exquisite, exciting and delicious art, architecture and food in all of Italy, if not Europe. The historic centre is UNESCO protected while its museums and galleries burst at the seams with archaeological and artistic gems. Stunning frescoes and breathtaking views seem to spring out at you from every corner while the aroma of pizza, pasta and coffee is nothing short of heavenly. The streetlife is thrilling, the beauty beguiling and the experience, unforgettable.
It takes just 15 minutes to reach Naples from the airport. Take Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, take exit 4 and get on the Corso Malta to Via Generale Francesco Pignatelli. Take the third exit at the roundabout and follow signs for the city centre.
Naples has a protected zone in its centre, called the ZTL zone (‘Zona Traffico Limitato’). Access to the ZTL is only reserved for residents with a special permit. If you don't have a permit, you will be fined. The ZTL zones in Naples are active and operational every day from 9am to 6pm in the very centre and from Monday to Thursday from 7am to 10pm and Fridays and Sundays from 7am to midnight in the outer area. These rules relax the further out you go. On-street parking Naples is charged form Monday to Sunday from 8am to 8pm and costs €2.00 for the first hour then €2.50 for any subsequent hours. Some hotels in Naples also offer free parking.
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