Cheap car hire Bari Airport - compare car rental Italy
If you are looking to rent a car at Bari Airport, Cartrawler comparison and search engine for car hire will help you find the best prices on Bari rental cars. Cartrawler displays offers from major car hire companies operating at the airport, amongst them the international brands, such as Avis Autonoleggio, Budget, Hertz, Sixt and Europcar, as well as the Italian and local suppliers, for example Locauto Rent A Car or Sicily by Car.
The all Italian Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda are usually the cheapest cars to rent in Bari Airport
When booked in advance, Bari Airport hire cars are often cheaper than in other popular locations along the Italian Adriatic coast (Pescara, Rimini or Brindisi, amongst others).
Bari Airport car hire – range of cars to rent
Bari Airport car rental offer is very comprehensive, with a large section of cheap hire cars including both small city cars (usually Fiat 500, Fiat Panda, Citroen C1 and similar) as well as economy class vehicles (most commonly Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio, Opel Corsa and VW Polo). Thanks to a large supply, it is usually possible to rent the cheapest car in Bari from about £ 150 for a week in the high season (July and August) and even half of that price in shoulder and low seasons.
Great off-season deals in Bari Airport car hire are often available in the larger classes. For example, rates for one week rental of a people carrier (a Ford Galaxy or a similar 7-seater) in Bari Airport in October frequently start from around £300. In the summer season, however, minivans and minibuses are in a great demand in Bari and cost significantly more.
In order to benefit from the best rates, search and book your Bari Airport hire car well in advance.
Location, airlines and destinations
Bari Airport – BRI serves the Apulia (Puglia, in Italian) region at the heel of the “Italian boot” (Italian Peninsula). It is located approx. 5 mi northwest of Bari city centre. The official name of the airport is Aeroporto di Bari-Karol Wojtyła honours Pope John Paul II. However, the locals often refer to the airport as Aeroporto di Bari Palese, after the Palese neighbourhood in the airport’s vicinity. See Bari Airport location map.
Ryanair, Volotea, Wizzair and Alitalia are the airlines operating the greatest number of routes at Bari Airport which is connected to domestic and European airports. Flights from the UK to Bari are available with British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair from different London airports.
Bari – industries, trade fair and tourism
Apulia’s capital Bari is an important industrial and academic centre in Italy. Food processing, textile milling, heavy machinery and petroleum refining are the most important industries in Bari. The city is also known for the Fiera del Levante trade fair. Held in Bari in September, the fair is considered to be the most important event of this kind in the Adriatic. See the programme of Fiera del Levante 2015.
Tourism is Bari’s new emerging industry: the city boasts an interesting and varied cultural heritage and an effort has been put in the last decade into exploring Bari’s full tourist potential.
Last but not least, Bari is famous for its culinary traditions: the representative examples of the local gastronomy are focaccia bread and the orecchiette, an ear-shaped pasta.