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    Car Hire at Rome Tiburtina Train Station - Visiting the Italian Capital

    Located to the east of the city, Rome Tiburtina Train Station is not only the Italian capital's second-most important railway station (after Termini), it is also a major national and European transportation centre. Originally opened in 1866, its twenty-plus tracks link northern and southern Italy by catering for a busy succession of regional and high-speed Alta Velocità services throughout the entire day.

    Recent renovation and expansion work allows the station to deal with a greatly increased amount of traffic now estimated to be in excess of 400,000 passengers every day. The new-look Roma Tiburtina (as it is known locally) takes the form of a large bridge spanning its many the railway lines to connect Nomentano and Pietralata, two of the city's most notable districts.

    With its unparalleled historical and cultural heritage, no other city evokes the past as powerfully as Rome. Popes, emperors and world-renowned artists have their left mark here over a period spanning almost 3,000 years. Visitors are spoilt for choice with a plethora of must-see attractions ranging from the Vatican City and ancient Colloseum to the majestic Piazza Navona, one of the city's most popular squares. Other key sights include the MAXXI (a first-rate modern art museum) and the Pantheon, arguably the world's best-preserved temple.

    With a car hire from Rome Tiburtina Train Station, travellers can mix a few days' city sightseeing with the chance to explore Rome's enchanting environs and long Mediterranean shoreline featuring the amazing Amalfi Coast. Some of Italy's most important places to visit lie a short drive from the capital, such as Ostia Antica (the world's largest excavated Roman city after Pompeii), Tivoli (Emperor Augustus' summer retreat and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Tuscania, an ancient Etruscan town.

    With Auto Europe you can choose between a large selection of rental companies and vehicles to find the best deal for your trip to Rome. We offer the most competitive rates on the market and pride ourselves on our great customer service. For peace of mind, please take a look at our Rome car hire reviews page to find out what some of our previous customers thought of their low-cost car rental at Rome Tiburtina Train Station and other parts of the Italian capital.

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    Station Information

    Rome’s Tiburtina railway station has over twenty high-capacity tracks for regular services from both regional and domestic destinations and several high-speed international routes, including Turin, Milan, Bologna, Florence and Naples. Many of Trenitalia’s Alta Velocità (AV) and Italo trains pass through Tiburtina running between Rome’s Termini and Napoli Centrale stations. With around 500 trains a day, its main role is as a terminus for fast lines (domestic and international) and function as an essential interchange between the cit's road network and the many corresponding rail and road connections.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Rome Tiburtina Train Station

    There are several good options for travellers looking to pick up their car rental at Rome Tiburtina Train Station. A selection of prominent car hire companies operate both in and around the station premises, most notably Hertz and Europcar whose offices are located in Circonvallazione Nomentana, one of the city's main thoroughfares running parallel to the station's main building. To speed up the pick-up process, please have your documents (ie passport, driving licence, credit card, etc.) ready when you arrive at the supplier's reception desk.

    Hertz Car Hire at Rome Tiburtina Train Station Hertz at Rome Tiburtina Train Station
    Circonvallazione Nomentana 516
    Rome, Italy 00162

    +39 06 43580242
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 8am-7pm and Sat 8am-1pm (closed Sun)
    Europcar Car Hire at Rome Tiburtina Train Station Europcar at Rome Tiburtina Train Station
    Circonvallazione Nomentana 516
    Rome, Italy 00162

    +39 06 2323 7603
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 6am-6 and Sat 8am-1pm (closed Sun)

    Station facilities

    A major transportation hub in a key area of the inner city, Rome Tiburtina Train Station has a wealth of passenger facilities both inside and encircling the station building. There are several cafés and eateries in the main hall, including Mokà, Busters Coffee and the popular Bar Carloni. Authentic cuisine from the Lazio region is available in Farmers, while Dar Ciriola on Piazza Ipogea offers ciriole (traditional Roman bread) filled with seasonal ingredients. Zucchero on the first floor of the station sells excellent bonbon gourmet sweets and some of the best ice cream in the city is sold at Grom on the same floor. Clothes, accessories and health and beauty shops can be found on the ground-floor and on the second floor of the adjacent Galleria Vetrata. There's also a chemist, tobacconist and the Nuovo Cataldo bookshop iavailable to passengers picking up provisions for their forthcoming journey. Free Wi-fi on the 'RomaTiburtina' provides access for 15 minutes.

    How to get to and from Rome Tiburtina Train Station

    Picking up and dropping off your car hire at Rome Tiburtina Train Station is quick and easy thanks to its convenient location just to the east of the city centre. You can directly access Line B at the dedicated Tiburtina stop on the Rome metro system in a couple of minutes after departing from the station and there are several bus routes to the Collosseum and other top tourist sights which also stop very near the station. The station's main square is used as a terminus for several buses which connect the station with the districts of Pietralata, Tiburtino, Casal Bertone and other destinations close to the city centre. In the square, on Piazza Ipogea, there is also an arrivals and departures terminal called Autostazione Tibus for buses operating medium and long distance journeys to destinations within Italy and surrounding countries. From Rome Tiburtina you can reach Milano Centrale by train in around three hours, Florence in an hour and a half and Naples in just over an hour. Furthermore, you can travel to and from Tiburtina and Fiumicino Airport by bus leaving from the Terminal 1 Arrivals area. You can also reach Ciampino Airport from Rome Tiburtina Train Station by taking Line A on the Rome metro and getting off at Anagnina. Taxis can be found by the exit on the left (if you are standing with your back to the station) in close proximity to the bus station (available at any time of the day or night).

    Parking tips

    For visitors who rent a car at Rome Tiburtina Train Station, one of the first concerns is where best to park it in order to see the city's famous sights. Rome has numerous parking options available, with some of them even free of charge. Street parking in Rome is colour-coded and lines on the asphalt indicate whether or not cars are permitted. White lines indicate free parking and many of these areas are found near hospitals and residential areas. Some White parking zones are also located inside the city's emissions-free zone (ZTL). Parking in white areas is usually capped at 3 hours, with exceptions made for residents. Yellow areas are reserved for handicapped drivers with the proper permit, while Pink parking areas are reserved for people who are pregnant and parents with newborns. Blue lines on the asphalt indicate paid parking, which can be done in cash (euros) or by credit card on the meters found on the pavement. Most blue areas are free on Sundays and bank holidays. There are several car parks around the train station, with Tiburtina 1 car park located a few metres away at Circonvallazione Nomentana no. 518. Equally accessible is Tiburtina 2 at Via Lorenzo il Magnifico no. 156, along with the Piazza Bologna car park at Via Re Tancredi no. 3.

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