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    Car hire at Lamezia Terme Airport - Gateway to Southern Italy

    Located in the Calabria region of southern Italy, Lamezia Terme Airport (known locally as Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia Terme) is a busy air transportation hub that caters for around three million passengers each year. situated just three kilometres from the city centre, it serves a growing mix of domestic and international traffic, including a large number of seasonal flights.

    Originally built in 1965, Lamezia Terme Airport has been undergoing almost constant upgrading and modernisation over the last few years, particularly the passenger terminal which has been externded and improved considerably. Blessed with an an extensive railway network in close proximity to the Arrvals and Departures Halls, the airport serves several major airlines, including Ryanair, Alitalia, easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Lufhtansa, Eurowings and TUI Airways.

    With its warm climate and spectacular scenery, the pretty town of Lamezia Terme offers visitors an authentic taste of the country and the chance to travel through the heart of unique part of rural Italy. It's a place that surprises people with its rich historical and architectural heritage, while its world-famous spa waters were already known in Roman times as Aque Angae.

    A car hire from Lamezia Terme Airport provides tourists with plenty of opportunity to appreciate the many attractions to be enjoyed in this part of Italy. Visitors can take a leisurely drive up the coast to Caronte Spa situated in the spectacular setting of the Reventino mountains before spending the afternoon at one of the Calabria region's enchanting beaches, such as Tropea, Scilla, Soverato, Le Castella and San Nicola Arcella.

    Founded in 1954, Auto Europe is one of the world’s longest-established car rental companies. We works with all the top car hire companies at Lamezia Terme Airport, such as Alamo, Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, Europcar, Europcar and Sixt. You can book your car quickly and easily in just a few clicks by using Auto Europe's state-of-the-art booking engine, or you can speak to our reservation specialists on +441233225114 and they will be very happy to find you the best deal.

    You can also check out the client-experience ratings and comments posted by some if Auto Europe's previous customers on our Lamezia Terme car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Lamezia Terme Airport lies in a prime location near the city centre and in close proximity to a motorway, railway station and the busy port of Gioia Tauro. The airport initiated its commercial aviation activities with scheduled flights to Rome (Fiumicino), Milan (Linate), Catania and Palermo in December that same year, which immediately established it as one of the main air transportation hubs for people looking to visit southern Italy. The Aeroporto Internazionale di Lamezia was subsequently expanded in 1982 and the runway from was extended from 2,414 to 3,000 metres in December 2007.

    Lamezia Terme Airport (SUF)
    Address: Via Aeroporto, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ, Italy
    Telephone: +39 0968 414385
    Airlines operating at Lamezia Terme Airport: The list of major airlines operating at Lamezia Terme Airport is extensive and includes Ryanair, Alitalia, easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Lufhtansa, Eurowings and TUI Airways, among many others.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Lamezia Terme Airport

    To pick up your car rental at Lamezia Terme Airport, just head for the airport's Arrivals Hall where most of the world's leading car hire companies are located, with their vehicle pick-up points a short distance away. Before arriving to collect your car hire at Lamezia Terme Airport, please make sure you have the necessary documents with you prior to arriving at the collection point, such as your driving licence, passport, voucher and coverage details. For more information, please consult our Car Hire Pick-up Procedures blog post.

    Car hire desks' operating hours

    Avis Car Hire at Lamezia Terme Airport Avis at Lamezia Terme Airport
    Arrivals Hall,
    Lamezia Terme, Italy 88040
    +39 0968 51508
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 8am-11pm
    Budget Car Hire at Lamezia Terme Airport Budget at Lamezia Terme Airport
    Arrivals Hall,
    Lamezia Terme, Italy88040
    +39 0968 51508
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 8am-11pm
    Europcar Car Hire at Lamezia Terme Airport Europcar at Lamezia Terme Airport
    Arrivals Hall
    Lamezia Terme, Italy 88040
    +39 0968 53918
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 8am-10.30pm
    Hertz Car Hire at Lamezia Terme Airport Hertz at Lamezia Terme Airport
    Arrivals Hall
    Lamezia Terme, Italy 88040
    +39 0968 51533
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sat 8am-11pm (Sun 8am-4pm)
    Sixt Car Hire at Lamezia Terme Airport Sixt at Lamezia Terme Airport
    Arrivals Hall
    Lamezia Terme, Italy 88040
    +39 02 9475 7979
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 8am-11pm


    Lamezia Terme Airport consists of one large single passenger terminal building that serves both domestic and international flights, mostly regular low-cost services and a wide selection of seasonal flights to cater for the gradual increase in summer holiday traffic. The terminal is split into three levels: the ground-floor, first-floor and second-floor, each of which offers an extensive range of on-site services.

    Airport Facilities

    As you'd expect from an international airport, Lamezia Terma Airport offers passengers several eateries, a wine bar, a few shops and a whole host of on-site facilities and amenities, including ATMs, bureaux de change, tourist information services, mobile device charging stations, baby-changing areas, disabled parking, luggage-wrapping point and a medical post. There's also a hair-dressing salon on the ground-floor and a chemist on the first-floor of the terminal building (open 9am-8pm daily), plus there's free Wi-fi available throughout the airport (just connect to the Infrareti network).

    How to get to and from Lamezia Terme Airport

    Lamezia Terme Airport is only 3 kilometres from the city centre (just look for the signs on the A3 motorway). Besides taxis (the rank is right outside the Arrivals Hall), several bus routes serve the city centre and destinations in and around Lamezia Terme. The nearest train station is 2 kilometres away from Lamezia Terme International Airport and an electric shuttle service operates every 20 minutes between the airport and the train station at St Eufemia, which is part of an extensive rail network criss-crossing Calabria and the rest of Italy. If you rent a car at Lamezia Terme Airport and intend to get there by train, you'll find that rail travel is fast, modern and very comfortable in southern Italy and Eurostar, Trenitalia and Eurail are all part of this vast rail network available to air passengers arriving at Lamezia Terme Airport.

    Parking Tips

    Despite being a bustling Italian city, there are has plenty of on-street parking spaces available and a good selection of secure car parks where you can pick up your car hire at Lamezia Terme Airport and leave it in the centre for a few hours whilst you're visiting the main tourist attractions. Try Parcheggio (located at Via XX Settembre 88) or Parcheggio Colombo (Via Cristoforo Colombo 86) for long-term city centre parking. At the airport, the main car park has around 700 spaces and is located in front the main terminal building.

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