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Bologna Mini Guide

Bologna in Italy is about 80 km (50 miles) north of Florence. The airport is only 6km away from which you can collect your rental car. If you are looking to drive across Italy, you could collect or return your hire car to Florence which is 78 km distance away. Bologna  is set in the pretty Po Valley within sight of the Apennine Mountains and if you’re prepared to hire a car and venture out, you will be rewarded with the beautiful scenery of the region
Bologna is a vibrant and cultural city of Italy and has a big student population which as in any town always provides an energetic and thriving nightlife scene.

The city is linked to Milan, (125 miles)  Rome (189 miles) and of course the city of Bologna by the A1
 
 Bolognese sauce originated here!

Cheapest car hire in Bologna

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.29 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 233.03 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.29 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 233.03 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.28 EUR/day
Citroen C3

7 Days rental at 253.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Captur

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.72 EUR/day
Renault Captur

7 Days rental at 306.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Arona

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.53 EUR/day
Seat Arona

7 Days rental at 332.77 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Mokka

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.78 EUR/day
Opel Mokka

7 Days rental at 348.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Convertible

4 Adults, 2 Doors

From 51.57 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Convertible

7 Days rental at 360.99 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen T-Roc

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.11 EUR/day
Volkswagen T-Roc

7 Days rental at 371.77 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.16 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 386.14 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Bologna car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Bologna including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from SICILY BY CAR.

Useful to know about Bologna

  • Bologna is home to the world's oldest university, the University of Bologna founded in 1088.
  • It's the second richest city in Italy in terms of GDP and ranks in the top five in terms of quality of life.
  • The city was the 2000 Capital of Culture, the first of the new millennium.
  • In 1857 it annexed itself to Sardinia after falling out with the Vatican.
  • Bologna has hot dry summers and cold, damp winters.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Bologna

Best car rental companies in Bologna

7.0
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 609 reviews
74
71
67
71
76
21 min (average wait time)
6.9
No.2: BUDGET,
based on 3396 reviews
70
70
60
70
70
16 min (average wait time)
6.6
No.3: SICILY BY CAR,
based on 13145 reviews
60
60
60
60
70
14 min (average wait time)

Bologna car hire information

  • 7.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Europcar Corporate
  • € 233.03
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 33.29
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 8
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Citroen C3
  • 29
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Bologna

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Bologna

How much does car hire in Bologna cost?

Car hire in Bologna costs as little as €33.30 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €48.30 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €286.30 per day from SICILY BY CAR for a Mercedes Vito Traveliner.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bologna?

1 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Bologna, including BUDGET, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bologna?

None of the car hire companies in Bologna are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Bologna?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Europcar Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Bologna with a score of 7.0/10

with Budget EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 6.9/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Bologna?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Bologna is €306.09 per week from SICILY BY CAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Bologna?

The cheapest car hire company in Bologna is SICILY BY CAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat Panda available from as little as €233.03 per week.

How much is fuel in Bologna?

You can expect to pay €1.822/ltr of petrol and €1.882/ltr of diesel in Bologna. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Bologna?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Bologna with leading car hire companies such as BUDGET, SICILY BY CAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Bologna?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Bologna.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Bologna?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Bologna, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Bologna is €360.99 per week from SICILY BY CAR for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Bologna?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Bologna at the moment, however SICILY BY CAR rates start from just €233.03 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €233.03 from SICILY BY CAR in Bologna - City Centre or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Bologna?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Bologna is €233.10 per week with an average price of €338.10 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Bologna

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Bologna

  • Europcar (tel: 39 051 353665)
  • Sicily by car (tel: 051/240125 / +39 345/7864508 )

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Bologna

  • Europcar (VIA BOLDRINI 22 B, BOLOGNA, 40121)
  • Budget (Via Nicolo Dall Arca 2/D, Bologna, 40129)
  • Sicily by car (Viale Pietramellara, 37, Bologna)

Car hire company ratings in Bologna

  • Europcar: Rated 7.0/10 from 591 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 6.9/10 from 257 reviews
  • Sicily by Car: Rated 6.6/10 from 1177 reviews

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