Rent a car in Sardinia

With the Car rental Sardinia booking system, you can compare the cheapest car hire prices from the most famous car rental companies located in Sardinia like Maggiore, Europcar, Hertz, Avis and Sixt.

To book a car, choose your destination airport in Sardinia:

Alghero Cagliari Olbia

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Cheap car hire in Sardinia

cheap car hire sardinia Sardinia is very easy to reach. There are 3 airports on the island (Alghero Fertilia, Olbia Costa Smeralda and Cagliari Elmas) and from there you can get around using our website car rental in Sardinia. There is a lot to see but you need a comfortable means of transport in order to enjoy the views and the panoramas as much as possible. And this mean is the car! In Sardinia the public transports do not work very well and it is very difficult to move from one place to another in a short time.

Better to rent a car and be independent! Check our car rental offers for the Olbia, Cagliari and Alghero airports: we provide discounted car hire with the latest car models like Smart, Fiat 500, automatic and convertible cars, van/minivan 7, 9 seater and cheap car rental for luxury cars like the Mercedes C Class.

Should you need more info about hiring a car in Sardinia please contact us.

Car hire Sardinia FAQ

  • Do you need to hire a car in Sardinia?
    Yes. If you want to travel around Sardinia with freedom and quickly you will need to rent a car.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car?
    A car rental in Sardinia costs approximately 18€ per day but keep in mind that the price varies according to the season and the model of the car picked.
  • What is the cost of renting a car in Sardinia for a week?
    On average, during the winter season it may cost around 50€ per week. During the summer season around 120€ per week.
  • What is the cost of renting a car in Sardinia for a month?
    On average, during the winter season it may cost around 700€ per month. During the summer season around 830€ per month.
  • What is the most commonly rented car category in Sardinia?
    The most commonly booked car categories in Sardinia are the “mini and economy” ones which include models similar to Citroen C1, Fiat Panda, Opel Corsa, Smart ForFour and Fiat 500.
  • What is the cheapest car hire agency in Sardinia?
    Prices changes constantly so it is advised to make a comparison to find the cheapest car rental company.
  • What is Sardinia's best car rental agency?
    The best rental car companies in Sardinia are Sixt, Avis and Budget based on online reviews.
  • How do I locate a car rental next to me?
    You can take a look at our car hire map for the best car rental offers in your area but generally speaking Cagliari, Alghero and Olbia are the best-known cities in Sardinia to rent a car.
  • May I drive to Corsica from Sardinia?
    Please always read all the information regarding your rental to check if your car can or cannot be taken on ferry as some companies do not allow a cross-border travel. Moreover, remember that the insurance does not cover the car while you are in Corsica, so we would advise to buy a personal insurance.
  • What kind of documents do I need to rent a car in Sardinia?
    EU: in order to pick up the car you must have a valid driving licence and either passport or identity card (all of them issued at least 1 years before pick up). Non-EU: you must have your driving licence and an International Driving Licence.
  • What side of the road do you drive in Sardinia?
    On the right-hand side of the road; overtake on the left.
  • Does Sardinia have an airport?
    Yes, 3 airports. More information about the airports in Sardinia.

Car hire deals Sardinia Italy 2024

Find out our best deals for car hire in Sardinia for the 2024 season. At present we have the following special offers: 1 free additional driver, Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection with Zero excess and GPS rental.

Moreover, we offer car rental in Sardinia with sanitised cars to maintain sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Car type
Price (in EUR)
rent a car sardinia with zero excess

Citroen C1 or similar

Deal: Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection with Zero excess

Fuel policy: Full to Full

Pick-up location: On Airport

Manual Transmission

Air Conditioning

EUR 69,35 for 3 days

Volkswagen polo for rent in sardinia with zero excess

Volkswagen Polo or similar

Deal: Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection with Zero excess

Fuel policy: Full to Full

Pick-up location: On Airport

Manual Transmission

Air Conditioning

EUR 75,93 for 3 days

7, 9 seater car for rent in sardinia with zero excess

Opel Vivaro or similar 9 seater van

Deal: Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection with Zero excess

Fuel policy: Full to Full

Pick-up location: On Airport

Manual Transmission

Air Conditioning

EUR 498,63 for 3 days

Car rental payments

We only accept MasterCard and Visa. No debit or prepaid cards. Please notice that your card must have sufficient money to cover the deposit amount and other extra that you may purchase at the car hire counter.

Rent a car with no excess: try out our full insurance

Within our booking system you will find the possibility of renting a car with full insurance and protection that means that we will refund you the deposit if the car is damaged or stolen. The full insurance covers mirrors, wheels, windows, undercarriage and roof.

Car rental locations in Sardinia

You can pick-up / drop-off your car at the following locations in Sardinia:

View a map with the car rental locations available in Sardinia.


sardiniaWhen we think of Sardinia, our thoughts go to the sea. Separate, these two words do not say much but together they can have lots of meanings such as holiday, relax and fun. You should go to Sardinia and enjoy this amazing Italian region at least once in life. Its clear sea, untouched nature and weather will leave you speechless.

You will discover that Sardinia is a very beautiful and fascinating island and you will be happy to see that, beyond these aspects, there are a whole lot of archaeology sites, medieval churches and ancient buildings along with extraordinary landscapes.

To visit them you will need a car and since car rental in Sardinia is pretty common, you will not have any difficulties in finding the one that best suits you. Reaching Alghero, Olbia and Cagliari will be easy for you and convenient with the low cost deals on car rental offered at the airports.

Car rental Sardinia Cagliari

If you are landing in Cagliari, you will find it convenient to rent a car at the Cagliari Elmas airport located in “Via dei Trasvolatori”, 09030 Elmas. Our booking system searches for the cheapest car hire fares from the most famous car rental companies located at the Elmas airport.

Cagliari: a perfect combination of art and nature

A stroll through the narrow streets of the Castello district will then give you an idea of the medieval soul of Cagliari. From the naturalistic point of view, a must to visit is the beautiful Poetto’s beach, about 8 km from the city centre. Near Cagliari also located are the beautiful Costa Rei and some of the most famous localities in Sardinia like Villasimius and Santa Margherita di Pula, ideal for a beach holiday surrounded by pristine lagoons and oasis where you can spot the beautiful pink flamingos.

Car rental Sardinia Olbia

Car rental Olbia airport is as convenient as it gets, and allows visitors arriving at this popular Sardinian airport (also known as Olbia Costa Smeralda and located in the east coast of the island) easy access to a hire car and visit the east coast of Sardinia and the Costa Smeralda beaches.
Renting a car is the best way to explore this part of Sardinia, and could not be easier.

Car rental Sardinia Alghero

Car rental Alghero airport is the ideal solution for travellers who want to visit the west coast of Sardinia. You can reach Alghero very easily. The airport (known also as “Riviera del Corallo” located in the Fertilia village) is about 12 km from the city centre and provides connections to numerous national and European locations.

Alghero and its surroundings

Alghero is a destination famous for its beautiful sea and beaches but apart from these, you can admire a fantastic and suggestive old town that boasts several historic buildings. If you enjoy staying at the beach, Alghero is the best destination for your holiday. The beautiful underwater caves, the boat trips and the majestic cliffs: this is Alghero, a city considered the first seaside resort in Italy where the tourism in Sardinia has begun.

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