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Bergamo Orio al Serio airport car hire

Airport Code: BGY

The fourth busiest airport in Italy, Orio al Serio, BGY, also known as Il Caravaggio, is located just 3.7 km southeast of Bergamo, Italy and about 45 km from Milan.  Most popular with low-cost airlines, this airport served over seven million passengers in 2009, and is one of three airports forming Milan's airport system along with Linate and Malpensa Airports.

Orio al Serio passengers can enjoy a range of shopping including fashion boutiques and leatherwear.  There are several restaurants and wine bars located throughout the airport, an internet and business centre, and specially equipped toilets, lifts, and pavement ramps to assist physically disabled passengers.

Although Milan may be your intended destination, Bergamo is a city rich in historic monuments and museums.  Plan for an Orio al Serio Airport car hire Bergamo, Italy and speed through Bergamo's sights in style.

For car rental in Bergamo airport you can find counters for main car hire companies in the Arrivals Hall at Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport. These car rental companies include:

  • Autoeuropa
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Locauto Tirreno
  • Maggíori
  • Sixt

Book your Bergamo car hire vehicle in advance and get the cheapest deals on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car and all other types of rental car for collection in Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport.

For cheap car rental in Bergamo, Italy book in advance with us. The best way to tour Bergamo is with your own rental car, this allows you to move around more comfortably and avoid the hassles of public transportation. Our booking engine on the right will find you the cheapest car hire offers from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Bergamo, Italy

Airport Code: BGY

Telephone: +39(0)35 326 323

Distance: Bergamo city || 2.3 Miles / 3.7 km / 10 minutes by rental car from Downtown Bergamo

Address: Bergamo - Orio al Serio SACBO Via Aeroporto 13 I-24050 Orio Al Serio Italy

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 117,072


Palazzo della Ragione

Palazzo della Ragione

Once the seat of the administration of the city in the age of communes, Palazzo della Ragione is now home to paintings from the Accedemia Carrara and a well preserved 18th century sundial.  Dating back to the 12th century, the facade features the lion of St Mark over a mullioned window.

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Constructed in 1137 on a previous religious site dating back to the 7th century, the dome of the Basilica features frescoes by Biovanbattista Tiepolo.  Some of the original Romanesque design can still be scene in the external structure and the Greek cross plan.  This one might be easy to miss unless you plan it as a stop by car hire from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport.

Cappella Colleoni

Colleoni Chapel is a masterwork of Renaissance architecture and decorative art not to be missed!  Standing annexed to Santa Maria Maggiore, this brilliant Italian treasure also houses the tomb of the condottiere Bartolomeo Colleoni.

Day Trips

The Cittadella

Spend the day touring museums at the Citadella.  Here you will find both the Museo Civico Archeologico (Archaelogical Civic Museum), and the Museo di Scienze Naturali Enrico Caffi (Caffi Natural Science Museum).  One trip, one parking space, and you can hit two museums in your car hire from Bergamo, Italy!

Città Bassa

Set up a cheap car rental in Bergamo, Italy and tour the modern centre of Bergamo.  At the end of the nineteenth century the Città Bassa was composed of borgi, which are residential houses built along the main roads linking Bergamo with other cities.  After viewing the borgi you can hit the shopping district located on Via 20 Settembre. 

Also of interest are the Pinacoteca dell'Accedemia Carrara (picture museum of Carrara academy, and the Calleria d'Arte Moderna e Cntemporanea (gallery of modern and contemporary art).

Orto Botanico di Bergamo

Located at the top of a long stairway from Scaletta di Colle Aperto, this botanical garden includes Alpine, Lombardy, and Exotic species.  Although smaller than a soccer field there is plenty here to catch your eye with more than 900 species and 23 collections. 

Travel plans around Bergamo and even out to Milan are easiest with you behind the wheel in a car rental from Bergamo, Italy.



Piazza Marconi 11 

24122 Bergamo 


Tel. 035 24 26 29

Fax 035 0662054

Mercure Bergamo Palazzo Dolci

Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 100



Tel. (+39)035/227411

Fax. (+39)035/218008

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Bergamo, Italy

  • Air Arabia Maroc
  • Air Italy
  • Alitalia
  • Amsterdam Airlines
  • Belle Air
  • Blue Air
  • Carpatair
  • Danube Wings
  • Icelandair
  • Livingston Energy Flight
  • Meridiana
  • Nouvelair
  • Ryanair
  • Trawel Fly
  • Windjet
  • Wizz Air Hungary
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