Rome Fiumicino Airport Car Hire
Rome Fiumicino Airport (also known as Leonardo da Vinci International Airport) is Italy's, and indeed one of Europe's busiest. Built in 1961 it replaced the older Rome Ciampino Airport as Rome's principal gateway.
It has a direct train connection into the city, but also great access to the autostrada (motorway) network and this attracts a lot of car hirers wanting to explore Italy's western coast, the Apennine Mountains or take a touring holiday in the region.
Where are the car hire desks at Rome Fiumicino Airport?
The most important thing to do is to follow the instructions on your rental documents. It will also depend on whether you have chosen an on airport supplier or one which is based off airport a short walk away.
All on airport car hire firms at Rome Fiumicino Airport are based in the Car Rental Centre. This is reached via a walk way across the airport ringroad from any of the terminals. Refer to the map below for further information.
For the budget conscious there is the option of an off airport supplier who are based a 6-8 minute drive away.
Where can I collect/drop off the car at Rome Fiumicino Airport?
The on airport car hire collection and drop off points are very close to the terminal.
To return the car hire, enter Rome Fiumicino Airport and follow the Car Rental signs. The car hire parking area is next door to the terminal.
If returning your hire car to the off airport supplier, drive it back to the company's office where you collected it. You will then be dropped back to Rome Fiumicino Airport.
Rome Fiumicino Airport Top Tips
- Rome Fiumicino Airport is one of continent's busiest - it will take a little time to get to and from the car hire area so allow enough time to make the walk.
- Unfortunately, but due to the number of flights both London and Rome Fiumicino receive on a daily basis, delays can occur. It's really important therefore that you make sure you advise your rental company of your flight number, so that if you are delayed they are aware of it and don't give your car to another hirer.
Roma Fiumicino Airport
Aeroporto Internazionale Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
Palazzina Epua 2
Via dell' Aeroporto di Fiumicino
Locauto is an Italian company, with a lot of experience in the car hire sector. They offer rentals across Italy for both short and long term. With a sizeable fleet of vehicles and many locations country-wide they make an ideal choice for holidaymakers and business people alike.
After leaving the Arrivals Hall of any one of the 5 Terminals, follow the signs for "Rent-a-car". The airport is quite expansive and you will need to walk for a while. However, from any terminal you come, you will be able to reach the car rental area, located in the tower "Epua 2", within 10 minutes. Locauto's parking is located in the immediate vicinity of the office, on the third floor of the Multilevel Parking C. Leaving the rental counter, take the first tunnel to the right and follow the moving walks and the signs "Rent-a-Car". At the end of the second moving walk, turn right and follow the Locauto signs. In the parking lot you will find an external office that will provide all necessary assistance.
Rome Fiumicino Airport
Via dell'Aeroporto di Fiumicino 164
SR296 164, Fiumicino
Vía Portuense, 2483
Rome Fiumicino Airport
Multilevel parking 4 level
Rome Fiumicino International Airport
Strada Regionale 296, n°164 -
Green Motion offer great value car hire in Italy. They keep prices low by basing themselves off airport which means you will use a shuttle bus to get to and from their branch. For a number of locations, you will need to call the office directly when you arrive to ask them to come and collect you from the airport and take you to the office.
Green Motion's rental location is based only a few minutes from Fiumicino Airport and they provide a free shuttle service for your convenience. When collecting your baggage call the telephone number on your booking voucher (0039 3405044813) to request the shuttle service. Follow "Departures" indications and go to the 1st floor. If you are in Terminal 1, exit the airport from door 5 and wait under the "T2 Departures" indication tower outside. If you are in Terminal 2, 3 or 5, exit the airport from door 1 and wait under the "T3 Departures" indication tower outside. The Green Motion shuttle bus will pick you up and take you to your car hire vehicle.