Car rental Cagliari Airport

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Sardinia Cagliari Airport, Cagliari, Italy - Sardinia
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Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Volkswagen Up or similar
Volkswagen Up
  • 4x
  • x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Target Rent
$4.47 / per day
Economy
Lancia Ypsilon or similar
Lancia Ypsilon
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Ecovia
$4.65 / per day
Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$7.35 / per day
Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$19.78 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Renault Megane or similar
Renault Megane
  • 5x
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Locauto
$20.08 / per day
Intermediate
Ford C Max or similar
Ford C Max
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$27.98 / per day
Minivan
Nissan Primastar or similar
Nissan Primastar
  • 9x
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Viten Group
$42.67 / per day
Minivan
Opel Vivaro or similar
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$156.52 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.
Cagliari Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Cagliari Airport! Then head to the city center and see the Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria, a beautiful complex that features a sanctuary, a basilica, and a monastery. Drive you rental to Bastione di San Remy for great views of the city. See the castles, the museums, and the old Roman amphitheater carved from limestone.

Of course, Cagliari is most famous for its beaches. Poetto is kilometers long, centrally located, and popular with both locals and tourists. Calamosca is smaller, but equally worth the visit, and others outside the city, like Chia, shouldn’t be missed. If you’re looking to mix relaxation and adventure, take a ferry to the volcanic island of Isola di San Pedro or visit Nora, the ancient site of a pre-Roman town.

Cagliari is a great destination, but Sardinia has even more to offer, so why not get a longer term car rental? You can visit other beach towns like Alghero or Olbia, head inland for a more authentic local feel, or take a ferry to mainland Italy. You can even pick up your rental car at Cagliari Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Cagliari Airport is also called Elmas Airport, International Mario Mameli, and Aeroporto di Cagliari. 

Top international routes

  • London
  • Paris
  • Berlin
  • Moscow
  • Madrid
  • Munich

Main airlines

Ryanair, easyJet, Alitalia, Air Malta, Volotea, and Mistral Air

Terminals

The single terminal hosts both international and local flights.

Location

Cagliari Airport is about 7 km (4.3 miles) from the city center. Motorway SS391, Via Giua, and Motorway SS131dir are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

Ace Rent a Car, SIXT, Europcar, Keddy, Locauto, Sicily by Car, Enterprise, Firefly IT, Target Rent, and Alamo

Car rental desks

Most can be found in the arrivals area.

Services and Facilities

You can dine in a sit-down restaurant, a pastry shop, a fast food outlet, or a wine bar. There are also ATMs, a currency exchange, and a number of stores, some of them offering local Sardinian products. You’ll also find a lost and found office, a pharmacy, first aid service, and a chapel.

Nearest gas station

Esso, located at Viale Monastir, KM 4+265, can be reached in about five minutes. There are gas stations even nearer to Cagliari Airport, but, unlike Esso station, they’re not open 24/7. There are many other gas stations on the way to the city and in Cagliari.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Language
Italian,
German,
French
Currency
EUR
Country code
+39
Average car rental length
8 days
Economy car rental price
$17.86 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
70 - 90 km/h
43 - 56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.7
  • Departure and check-in 6.5
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.7
  • Lounge 3.7

Sardinia Cagliari Airport (CAG)

  • IATA: CAG
  • ICAO: LIEE
  • Airport name: Sardinia Cagliari Airport (CAG)
  • Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 3 m / 10 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 31,167
  • Passengers (per year): 3,719,289
  • Distance from City: 3.1 miles / 5 km NW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day

When are car rental prices cheapest at Cagliari Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Cagliari Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Cagliari Airport
$11.34
January
$49.91
February
March
$36.11
April
$31.90
May
$31.52
June
$36.71
July
$43.21
August
September
October
November
$5.05
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Cagliari Airport is December when prices for an Economy class start from $5.05. You can see that this is 84% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 90% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $49.91 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Cagliari Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in March the average rental period is 11 days, while in July, the average rental period is only 8 days.
Average Rental Length at Cagliari Airport
9
January
10
February
11
March
9
April
9
May
9
June
8
July
8
August
9
September
9
October
11
November
10
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Cagliari Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Cagliari Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in October.
Cagliari Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
76%
January
96%
February
104%
March
117%
April
156%
May
147%
June
179%
July
147%
August
61%
September
35%
October
44%
November
40%
December

Top 3 Locations near Cagliari Airport

166.7 km / 103.6 miles away
187.4 km / 116.4 miles away

Top 10 Best Cagliari Airport Suppliers in 2019

Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.2
0039070242042
AEROPORTO M MAMELI, VIA DEI TRASVOLATORI SNC ELMAS
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Exceptional 9.0
00393886310127
Via Nervi c/o ParkinGO
Centauro
Centauro
Excellent 8.8
0039 068 366 2959 / 0039 0683 662 959
Via G. Nervi 1, Elmas
Locauto
Locauto
Excellent 8.7
0039 070 - 242042/ 0039 389-3466360"
Aeroporto M. Mameli
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+39070240126
ELMAS AIRPORT
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+39070240126
ELMAS AIRPORT
Target Rent
Target Rent
Excellent 8.6
0039 0935 1865791 - 12
Via dei Trasvolatori, Cagliari
JoyRent
JoyRent
Excellent 8.6
0039 3 928 869 310
Via Congiu 5, Elmas
Sicily By Car
Excellent 8.5
0039 0702 40101
Via dei Trasvolatori, 09030 Elmas CA
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.4
0039070242042
AEROPORTO M MAMELI, VIA DEI TRASVOLATORI SNC ELMAS

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