Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) International Airport (BLQ)
Car Hire / Rental
Those renting a car at Bologna's Guglielmo Marconi International Airport (BLQ) will find plenty of national car hire companies to choose from. Further local and national firms also rent cars in and around central Bologna, with prices often being slightly cheaper than at the actual airport.
When hiring a car in Bologna or at Guglielmo Marconi Airport you will need to present your driving licence (or International Driving Permit for those from outside of the EU). Whilst a basic level of insurance is included in the price, this can be increased for just a small additional charge. Other extras include unlimited mileage, children's seats, and one-way rentals - where the car is left at another part of the country, outside of Bologna.
Speed limits in Bologna, Italy
Open roads: 90 kph / 55 mph
Towns and residential areas: 50 kph / 30 mph
Motorways / highways: 130 kph / 80 mph
Most rental cars at Bologna Airport and throughout Italy feature air conditioning as standard.
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Bologna
The historic old town area of Bologna is restricted to most traffic on a daily basis, between the hours of 07:00 to 20:00, although hotels within this district are able to issue guests with a driving pass to enter the area. Many of the roads close to central Bologna are typically Italian in character, being winding, narrow and not ideal for heavy traffic.
Parking is fairly plentiful around the city, with the largest and most popular car parks being associated with the main public transport facilities, including the Fiera Michelino car park, which features almost 4,000 spaces, and the Piazza Costituzione car park, with around 100 spaces.
Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) International Airport (BLQ) Car Rental Companies
The following car rental firms and car hire companies are available at Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy:
- Budget Rent A Car
- National Car Rental
Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) International Airport (BLQ) Car Rental