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Car rental Olbia airport and ferry port compares all prices from the top car hire companies operating at the Olbia Airport including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Auto Europa and Maggiore Rent, allowing you to ensure you get the right vehicle at the best price.
Our popular service also offers many more benefits that can help make your car hire and visit to Sardinia as enjoyable and cost-effective as possible: we offer a range of all-inclusive and low cost deals to suit all budgets so that you know exactly what you are paying for at all times, and we also feature daily discounts and special offers that may save you considerable amounts of money, so keep checking our website on a regular basis.
Our secure online booking service has been used by many satisfied clients so far and features many different payment methods, and we would like to remind you again that a hire car really is the best and most convenient way to get to know the island in your own time and at your own pace.
You can be sure of finding the best prices on car rental at Olbia Airport with our comparison service, and many more benefits as described below.
You can choose from a wide variety of vehicles that will allow you to accommodate everything up to the largest families; mini cars such as the Citroen C1, Fiat Panda, Smart and Mini are perfect for couples and offer excellent economy when touring. For a slightly larger economy vehicle we can recommend the Fiat Grande Punto Evo, which is ideal for families who need to carry plenty of luggage and achieve excellent fuel economy.
A range of compact cars includes such as the Fiat 500 Living, Citroen C3 Picasso Diesel and Alfa Romeo Mito Diesel, while the bigger Citroen C4 Picasso and Mercedes A Class are ideal for families and offer a great deal of luggage capacity as well as excellent levels of comfort. A choice of minivans and 7/9 seater – such as the Peugeot Expert Tepee and the and the Renault Trafic or Mercedes-Benz V-Class GPS and Mercedes-Benz Vito – is also on offer for more carrying capacity, and you can also look at SUV’s for comfort such as the Citroen C4 Aircross, which is equipped with 4-wheel drive.
For those who like the sun you can even choose from a selection of convertibles. We have made our comparison system as easy to use as it can possibly be, so you can find the best price in minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions about car rental in Olbia (FAQ)
As we have already mentioned hiring a car at the airport is easy, especially if you take advantage of our excellent comparison and online hire service – plus our special deals – and the town of Olbia is just a short drive of no more than ten minutes from the airport, heading north on the SP24 directly from the airport.
With a car at your disposal you have the advantage of being able to explore the beautiful island of Sardinia at your leisure, and for the Emerald Coast Olbia is the perfect place to use as a base.
The car rental offices are located outside the Olbia airport - about 50 meters from the terminal arrivals area. Moreover, you can rent your car at the following pick up points near Olbia (just choose your city from the drop down menu above).
As you may know, the fuel policy most of the time is known as “full to full” meaning that the vehicle should be returned with a full tank otherwise refuelling charges will be applied.
You can find the Esso petrol station just close to the Olbia airport entrance off the SS125 road. We recommend keeping lots of 10EUR notes so that you can pay by machine as there is no staff to attend you.
Olbia is 28,9 km far from Porto Cervo (33 mins approximately with a car). Reach Porto Cervo driving through the SP94 and SP73.
Choosing a car in Olbia means being independent and it is the best solution for any kind of trip in the east part of the island. Moreover, you can rent a car also in these places located in the province of Olbia: Baia Sardinia, Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo.
Yes, you can rent your car at the Olbia ferry terminal located in via Nuoro 9. Just type "Olbia Marittima" Sardegna in the search form.
Olbia airport information
Olbia Airport is one of the main air travel hubs on Sardinia and services flights to and from a number of major European airports. Major carriers who use the airport include British Airways with a service to London Heathrow, easyJet who offer a range of destinations including Amsterdam, Lyon and Paris, plus Lufthansa, flying to Frankfurt among others. There are flights available to and from Copenhagen, Prague, Barcelona and Milan, as well as major cities in many more countries of Europe. Olbia Airport is also used by a private aviation company for charter helicopter flights and maintenance services.
The airport features five gates for boarding for added convenience and is a barrier free airport for passenger comfort, while a Meeting and Business Centre where office services and meeting rooms are available is an excellent addition for business users who can take advantage of internet services plus copying and faxing. There are a number of shops within the airport buildings for gifts and convenience goods including fine luggage and other items, and there are toy shops for children who are unsettled by the prospect of the journey. The airport also has a police station, full toilet facilities and ATM cash machines, as well as free public WiFi zones for passengers and other users of the airport.
For passengers wishing to eat Olbia Airport is home to a choice of restaurants and bars; The Karakiosk Restaurant is a pleasant place to eat and features a garden area adjacent and serves a variety of dishes throughout the day, while the Wine Bar Karawine is a perfect place to sample the best of Sardinian wines and relax. There are also places to buy meals and snacks within the terminal building itself. For added convenience, in front of the main building is a luggage storage service open to passengers with a boarding pass and suitable identification, which can be used to leave luggage securely for a short time and for a small fee.
With more than 2million passengers passing through the airport annually and close to 30,000 aircraft movements this is one of the busiest of all the airports in Italy, and there are domestic flights to and from Olbia from most Italian destinations. With passenger numbers on the rise year on year, Olbia airport is set to increase in popularity as more people choose to visit Sardinia.
Olbia itself is a pretty town with plenty of history and a collection of important buildings including the 11th century cathedral of San Simplicio, and you can find a number of good restaurants, bars and interesting shops within the town itself. The town has a rich history that goes back many centuries, and is typical of the region in having charming and quaint narrow streets where visitors can observe historic buildings.
The Museo Archeologico is an important museum within Olbia that is famous for the remains of some 24 Roman and medieval ships that were discovered on the site of the ancient harbour, many of which can be seen on display at certain times. Visitors should also walk to the town’s market square – the Piazza Mercato – which features a number of ancient artefacts, and there is an ancient stretch of paving outside the Town Hall which is of interest to those who enjoy their history.
With a choice of excellent hotels and guest houses to suit all budgets, and a lively nightlife among the restaurants, cafes and bars, Olbia is a friendly and welcoming town to visit, and also acts as an excellent and convenient base for anyone wishing to enjoy the Costa Smeralda, with the added convenience of being a very short drive from the airport.