Car Hire from Naples International Airport
Naples is Italy’s third largest city and one of its oldest with its historic centre a UNESCO World Heritage Site and among Europe’s finest art, archaeology, royal palaces and castles located in the historic city. To take in all Naples and the surrounding region has to offer car hire is available from Naples International Airport. Skyscanner can help you search for the best car hire deal available.
Where to hire a car at Naples International Airport
There are car hire desks for Maggiore, Sicily by Car, Locruto, Budget, Keddy, Firefly, Sixt, Avis, Keddy and Enterprise in the terminal building of Naples International Airport. A shuttle service to the airport’s rental car parking area is available free of charge. The shuttle departs from the exit of Arrivals to the P5 Car Park and operates every five minutes between the hours of 7.30am and 11.30pm.
Naples Car Rent also offers a car hire service with collection/return from the company’s representative, just outside Naples International Airport terminal building.
Petrol Stations near Naples International Airport
If you hire a car from Naples International Airport that has a ‘full to full’ fuel policy you must ensure you refuel before returning your car or you may incur penalty charges.
The nearest petrol station to Naples International Airport is a Tangenziale located 1km from the terminal building on the A56 which you can join on exiting the airport by car.
Driving around Naples International Airport
With so much to take in for visitors to Naples, road trips are popular in this region. Major roads are generally well-maintained although some of the older cities and towns have old narrow streets that can be difficult to navigate.
When leaving Naples International Airport you can join the A56 for most destinations. Note that the Autostrada A56 is a tolled motorway ring route bypassing the city of Naples.
Getting to your Destination
There follows a guide to some popular destinations that are easily reached when you have hired a car at Naples International Airport.
Naples is an extremely popular city for tourists both international and Italian. Known as Italy’s gastronomy capital, Naples also has a reputation for its Mafia connections. There’s plenty to see and do in the centre of Naples. Traffic in the city can be very heavy, particularly around Naples train station.
Naples International Airport is 8.3km from the centre of Naples. To reach the city, from the airport’s exit road take the A56 and follow for 6.6km, taking exit 8 into Naples centre.
Naples city has a few public parking lots and no car parks and it is recommended to park at the periphery of the centre of Naples either in a hotel in Naples with supervised parking or in one of the several underground car parks available in the suburbs.
The town of Sorrento features fascinating architecture, cafes, restaurants and shops and its sophisticated reputation makes the town a popular tourist destination. It is possible to visit the island of Capri from Sorrento using the regular ferry service.
Naples International Airport is 53km from Sorrento and can be reached by taking the A56 toll road from the airport’s access road in the direction of Pompeii, following for 1.2km to the E45 highway. In the direction of Pompeii, follow the E45 for 27km to the turn off for the SS145 which you follow to Sorrento, reaching the city after 25km.
There are a few paid car parks in Sorrento. Two are located at the port, next to the ferry ticket offices and a large, centrally located underground car park in Sorrento town, just off the main Piazza Tasso. Parking is supervised and unlimited but can be expensive, particularly in the peak tourist season.
Pompeii is the location of the world-famous archaeological site of the partially buried Roman city that is a top destination for visitors to Italy. The site is fairly exposed with little shade available and it’s essential to be prepared when visiting Pompeii.
Pompeii is 30km from Naples International Airport and can be reached by taking the toll road A56 from the airport’s exit road towards Pompeii and following for 1.2km to the E45 Pompeii turn-off. Continue along the E45 for 26km to the SS18 and proceed for 2.5km into Pompeii.
There are several private car parks located close to Pompeii’s train station outside the entrance to porta marina on the SS18 highway, costing €3/hour with 24-hour supervision.