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    Car Hire at Naples Central Train Station – Connecting Southern Italy

    Located at the Piazza Garibaldi, Naples Central Train Station is also known locally as Napoli Centrale. It is considered the sixth busiest train station in Italy, with an estimated 50 million annual passengers. It provides excellent transport connections to Southern Italy and high-speed rail to Rome. Popular destinations include; Florence, Milan, Palermo, Pompeii, Salerno and Sorrento. With an underground metro line directly below the main train station – booking a car hire at Naples Central Train Station is often a preferred alternative to a hire car at Naples Airport.

    The first ever station to be built on the site was in 1866 – designed by Enrico Alvino. Subsequently, the train station has seen many redesigns and developments throughout the years – namely the 1954 redesign that was completed in 1960. Both the local area and the train station have undergone a five year redesign that was finished in 2010. During this period an underground metro line was incorporated into the train station, together with new lifts, escalators and flooring.

    Auto Europe is a car hire broker with over 65 years of industry experience. Together through our local, national and international partners, we are able to provide competitive quotations, excellent customer service and a large fleet of vehicles in which to choose from. Along with our popular car hire service, we also hire out luxury vehicles, motorhomes and provide a transfer service. If you’d like to place a booking, then either use our secure online booking system or call one of our reservation agents on +44 123 3225 114.

    If you’re interested in finding out more on driving in Naples, then consult our driving in Italy guide. This guide is packed with useful information about Italian road rules and regulations, including; speed limits, age restrictions, tolls and much more. For a look at what our previous clients have thought of our service, have a look at our car hire reviews in Naples page.

    Station Information

    The present Naples Central Train Station was opened in the 1960s as the main central train station connecting Naples with the rest of Italy. With routes connecting much of southern Italy and a high-speed connection to Rome, Naples Central Train Station has a total of 25 train tracks. Popular train routes include; Naples to Salerno, the Rome, Cassino and Naples line, and Rome, Formia and Naples Direttissima line. Underneath the main train station is the Napoli Piazza Garibaldi Metro Station. With two metro lines, connections run throughout the city.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Naples Central Train Station

    With a large selection of car hire suppliers to choose from, many rent a car at Naples Central Train Station due to its ideal proximity to the city centre – that of which provides easy access to many of the city’s main attractions. Many of the car rental offices are located in the station itself, with a handful being based at the Piazza Garibaldi. All the car hire offices are within walking distance from the train station. Before arriving at the rental office, confirm you have your driving licence, rental voucher, a credit card and an International Driving Permit (if required). These are the following car hire companies at location.

    Avis at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Avis at Naples Central Train Station
    Starhotels Terminus, Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 92/C
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 284041
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm,
    Sat 8:30am-12:30pm
    (Sun Closed)
    Budget at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Budget at Naples Central Train Station
    Stazione Centrale
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 287858
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sat 8am-8:30pm,
    Sun 9am-1pm
    Hertz at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Hertz at Naples Central Train Station
    Corso Arnaldo Lucci, 171
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 202860
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-1pm and 2:30pm-7pm,
    Sat 8:30am-1pm
    (Sun Closed)
    Locauto at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Locauto at Naples Central Train Station
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 553 4282
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 10am-6pm
    Maggiore at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Maggiore at Naples Central Train Station
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 287858
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 8:30am-7:30pm,
    Sat 8:30am-6pm,
    Sun 8:30am-12:30pm
    Sixt at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Sixt at Naples Central Train Station
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 02 9475 7979
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 8am-8pm
    Wizz at Naples Central Garibaldi Train Station Wizz at Naples Central Train Station
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
    Napoli, Italy 80142

    +39 081 284041
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 8am-10pm

    Station facilities

    As a central train station to Naples, Naples Central Train Station has all the usual station facilities to enhance your journey experience. There are plenty of stores, restaurants and coffee houses located at platform level. You’ll also find a tourist information office, a ticket office and a currency exchange office, together with a luggage facility and restrooms. Further restrooms are available on the underground level, together with additional restaurants, shops and coffee houses. The underground level also provides access to the citywide metro system.

    A lounge is available on the upper level for passengers with a Platinum or Gold Cartafreccia Card. This lounge is also available for Executive or AV Salottino ticket holders. For passengers with a disability or who require assistance, a lounge is available at the platform level. Lastly, an NTV office for Italo passengers can be found on the platform level.

    How to get to and from Naples Central Train Station

    Many of the city’s buses stop at Naples Central Train Station – making it a great location for catching onward connections. Along with local bus routes, that depart every 15 minutes, airport bus connections are available and depart every 30 minutes (Daily 06:30 until 23:30). If the buses don’t connect to your destination, then consider a car hire at Naples Central Train Station. You’ll then be able to head to your desired destination easily and at your own pace.

    Another transport alternative is that of taxis, with a taxi rank being available directly outside the train station. Official Naples taxis are white in colour with a taxi sign upon their roof. Inside the taxi you will be provided with a fare rate card. On average the minimum charge is 4.50 euros, with 50 cents per bag. There are numerous one-way streets in Naples, therefore don’t always expect a direct route to your destination. We always recommend talking with your taxi driver of the estimated cost to your journey before commencing.

    Parking tips

    Parking near the station can be problematic due to congestion and lack of space. On-street parking is virtually impossible to find, although many drivers double park – which isn’t allowed and can land you a fine. In front of the station there is a drop-off area for those collecting or dropping off passengers. The central location makes it ideal for a car rental at Naples Central Train Station. With lots of rental suppliers to choose from you can drive into central Naples quickly – perfect for those on tight schedules.

    Trenitalia collaborates with ParkVia to offer affordable parking near the train station. Located around 164 feet southeast of the train station, outdoor and indoor parking spaces are provided with a shuttle bus to the train station. The parking garage is secure, safe and opened 24 hours per day. A Meet & Greet service is available in which customers can drive directly to the train station and leave their car with a member of the car park staff.

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    Additional Information about Naples Central Train Station

    Naples Central Train Station
    Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
    Naples, Italy 80142

    Telephone: +39 081 5674700
    Latitude: 40.8522
    Longitude: 14.2728

    General Information: Napoli Centrale is the main railway station in the city of Naples and in southern Italy and the sixth largest station in Italy in terms of passenger flow with an annual ridership of 50 million. It is located next to Piazza Garibaldi to the east of the old city.