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If you booked a cheap flight to Milan-Bergamo, only to discover you are 45km from the city centre, rent a car at Bergamo Airport and solve all your transport problems. Nova Car Hire makes it easy to find the best rate because we search hundreds of suppliers for you, securing steeply discounted rates on the back of our 1.5 million customer base. Just tell us when you want to travel and we will deliver an immediate quote for Bergamo Airport car rental, which you can book online there and then.
About Bergamo Airport
Officially known as Caravaggio Airport Bergamo Orio al Serio, Bergamo Airport is one of three Milan airports. The other two are Linate and Malpensa. Located in Orio al Serio, less than 4 km southeast of Bergamo and 45 km from Milan city centre, the airport is also known as Bergamo-Orio al Serio Airport (or Milan-Bergamo among some low-cost airlines). It is a favourite among low-cost carriers and is the fourth-busiest airport in Italy.
Bergamo Airport serves flights operated by Ryanair, Lufthansa, and several more international airlines. Car hire from Bergamo airport is a great way to start your ski holiday or shopping trip to Milan.
Bergamo is often overlooked by travellers in their rush to get to Milan or the mountains, but it is worth spending a couple of days here if you rent a car in Bergamo. The highlight of the city is Città Alta (upper town), the historic heart of Bergamo.Take the funicular railway as far as the Piazza Mercato delle Scarpe and wander along the Via Gombito, an atmospheric street lined with medieval buildings that can trace their roots back to Roman times. The tourist information office is housed in the 12th-century Torre di Gombito on the left hand side.
Turn the corner onto Via Mario Lupo to find Piazza Luigi Angelini, where you can still see Bergamo’s ancient public baths, il Lavatoio. Via Gombito leads to Piazza Vecchia, a historic gem. Architectural standouts of the square include the 12th-century bell tower, 18th-century fountain, the 16th-century Palazzo della Ragione, and the Palazzo Scamozziano. The 15th-century Cappella Colleoni is a wonder of Lombard Renaissance architecture designed by Amadeo. Finish off your visit with a tour of the 12th-century Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and the baptistry.
Image: Bergamo old town by Eric Hossinger