Car Hire Brindisi Airport
Brindisi Airport is located in the Puglia region of southern Italy. With many popular towns in the region such as Lecce and Alberobello many choose to hire a car from Brindisi Airport and travel around the towns and villages to get a real taste of Puglia. Skycanner can help you get the best car hire from Brindisi Airport deals available.
Where to hire a car at Brindisi Airport
Europcar, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, Sixt, Dollar and Auto Europa all offer car hire from Brindisi Airport. The car hire desks are located in a separate car hire building outside of the airport terminals, this is well sign posted throughout the airport and easy to find.
Once you have collected the keys you can pick up your car from the car park which is outside of the car hire building.
Petrol Stations near Brindisi Airport
If you hire a car from Brindisi Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before dropping off the car.
The closest petrol station to Brindisi Airport is an Energia Siciliana Station located outside the airport grounds on the Strada Comunale 76. This is a 1.5km, 5 minute drive from the airport.
Driving around Brindisi Airport
The airport is located to the north of Brindisi and is well connected to the rest of the region by the SP41 road which goes around the airport and connects to the SS16 south and SS378 coastal road north. Getting to your destination Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to South Italy which can be easily reached from Brindisi Airport
A slice of authentic Italy can be found in Brindisi, overlooked by tourists it remains a city full of hidden gems. Head to the harbour for sunsets, restaurants serving the freshly caught seafood and boat trips.
Driving from Brindisi Airport to Brindisi is a 6km, 15 minute drive through the town via the Via Provinciale S. Vito. Alternatively you can travel via the SS16 to avoid the potential traffic going through the town during busy periods.
A one way system is in place through the centre of the town with some streets pedestrianised so it is worth planning the route to your hotel before you set off. There is plenty of on street parking available.
One of the more well-known tourist destinations of southern Italy, Lecce is a city of extravagance when it comes to the architecture, palaces, designer boutiques and antiques. Lecce is an ideal base for those planning day trips to Puglia towns such as Alberobello.
Brindisi Airport to Lecce is a 40km, 30 minute drive via the SS613 heading south.
As with many of the old towns of Italy the streets are narrow and can be difficult to drive through resulting in many visitors to the area using hotel parking and discovering the town on foot. There are also a number of pay and display car parks available.
In the heart of Valle d'Itria, Martina Franca is a picturesque town with many palaces, churches and buildings of historical significance. It is known for its capocolla and the annual opera festival.
The 1 hour, 75km drive from Brindisi Airport to Martina Franca is via the SS379 coastal road, exiting at Taranto onto the SS172dir, driving through the Valle d’Itria. Areas of the town centre operate a one way system with a number of pedestrianised roads. Although there is on street parking available the number of cars parking on the streets can make the roads narrow, a small city car would be recommended if looking to park within the town.