Car Hire at Milan Linate Airport
This information is correct as of September 2015
Hire a car at Milan Linate Airport and enjoy the freedom of four wheels. Explore the lakes and mountains of Northern Italy, or just enjoy discovering the world's most fashionable city.
Where to hire a car at Milan Linate Airport
Sicily by Car - Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, Sixt and Thrifty all offer car hire from Milan Linate Airport. Their desks can be found on the ground floor of the terminal near the exit.
Petrol stations near Milan Linate Airport
If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There is an Eni petrol station at the airport entrance.
Driving around Milan Linate Airport
The SP14 dual carriageway runs past the airport. From here you can connect onto the A51 city bypass, and then onto the regional motorways. The roads are big and fast paced, so make sure you're fully confident with your car before driving on. Italian's have a reputation for driving fast, so always keep your wits about you and drive defensively.
Getting to your destination
The sprawling powerhouse of Northern Italy, Milan combines high fashion and high art with big business and a devotion to football.
It takes about half an hour to drive to Milan if the traffic is on your side. If not it could take longer than 40 minutes. You need a ticket just to enter the centre of Milan, the ZTL zone. These cost €5 (about £3.65) and can be bought from tobacconists, ATMs, parking meters and newsagents. The charge applies on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am to 7:30pm. On Thursdays the charging period ends at 6pm. On-street spaces are metered from 8am to 8pm or 11pm, from Monday to Friday, with fees ranging from €1 to €1.40 per hour (about 75p- £1.03). Car parks are also available: it should cost you €5 (about £3.65) an hour for the first two hours, then the price drops to €1.50-2 (about £1.10-1.45). Lots of hotels in Milan also offer guest parking.
Lake Como's main town is a great base for exploring the lake. Drive around and visit enticing towns and villages, or head to one of the region's best hiking trails. Who knows, you might even spot George Clooney and his celeb pals.
It takes about an hour to drive to Como from Milan Linate Airport. Parking is ample, with plenty of on-street spaces and big car parks. Spaces marked with white lines are free to park in, blue lines are metered spaces, while yellow and orange spaces are reserved for residents or people with disabilities. There's a large car park on Viale Lecco, within 5 minutes walk of the Duomo.
This medieval university town is famous for its art collections and historic atmosphere.
It takes about 40 minutes to drive from Milan Linate Airport to Bergamo. There are lots of park and ride car parks dotted around the outskirts of the city. Some are free while some charge a small fee to park. If you're staying in Bergamo overnight we recommend choosing a hotel with secure parking.
Prices subject to change