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    Car Hire at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station – The perfect arrival point

    The city of Turin, is one of the most important cultural and business centres of northern Italy, having previously also been Italy’s capital city. Turin as the city is known in Italy, is also the home to much of Italy’s automobile industry – with many iconic cars being designed and built here. From Lancia to Fiat and Bertone, a whole museum is dedicated to motorsport and the industry. To cater for all these car enthusiasts and the large amounts of visitors that descend on the neo-classical streets of Turin, numerous transport hubs have been incorporated into the city. Turin Pourta Nouva Train Station is one such hub, allowing for thousands of travellers to easily arrive and explore the city. Many opt for a car hire at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station as a form of getting around and heading into the suburbs.

    Turin Porta Nuova Train Station is the city’s main railway station. Annually it welcomes to the city around 70 million passengers – all of which makes it the third busiest train station in the country. This terminal station handles an estimated 350 trains per day. Located in front of the Piazza Carlo Felice, south of central Turin, it I situated in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. The station provides numerous rail links, from commuter to regional, national and international rail lines. The most popular of these being to Milan.

    With more than 65 years of car hire industry experience on a global stage, Auto Europe through its trusted partners can provide competitive car rental rates on a large fleet of vehicles, with all at convenient locations too. Along with standard car hire, we also offer luxury car hire, motorhome hire and a transfer service. Customers can expect regular deals and promotions, especially by joining us as a member. Contact our reservation agents today on +44 123 3225 114 to find out more. If you haven’t used our service before, have a read of the car hire reviews in Turin section to see what previous customers have thought of our service in Italy.

    If like some you are feeling a little uneasy about driving in Italy, have a read of our informative driving in Italy section to help answer any concerns you might have. Packed with useful and relevant information about driving in the country, here you’ll find everything from legal age requirements, toll road information and general Italian road rules and regulations. This section was compiled to ease and simplicity, but if your question isn’t answered, don’t hesitate to contact us.

    Station Information

    The train station was constructed in 1861 but it wasn’t until 1864 that it opened. Due to various circumstances the actual work was not completed until 1868, with the official inauguration not being realised until 2009. The Porta Nuova derives its name from the city gate that once stood on the very same site. The terminal encompasses twenty railway lines, including a metro station directly underneath. Having undergone numerous renovations, many new areas have been added, including extra passenger services, a dining and shopping area. The train station is spread over several floors – the underground level holds the car park and various businesses, the ground level consists of the platforms, including passenger services, lounges, etc, whilst the top floor has a post office and the station offices. From this terminal you can expect to catch high speed trains to Milan, Bologna, Florence and Rome. Intercity services to Bologna, Naples and Salermo. Night trains to Alessandria, Pescara and Lecce. Commuter and regional trains to Asti, Ronco and Genoa.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station

    Even though this railway station is within easy walking distance from central Turin, those wishing to rent a car at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station will have the option of only two car rental suppliers – Sixt and Maggiore. Both car rental suppliers are world renowned trusted brands within the car hire industry, and as such, choosing either one will ensure a great service. Located right in the terminal building, collecting your car is convenient and straight forward. You will find the car rental desks in the terminus building itself.

    Make sure your have your rental voucher, identification, driving licence (including an International Driving Permit, if required), and a credit card, all to hand before arriving at the car rental desk. This will ensure a fast and easy process by the staff. The credit card must be in the main drivers name and contain enough funds for a security deposit to be held on it. Make sure you fully inspect the car before driving off, noting anything of concern on the pick-up slip. Likewise, make sure a member of staff inspects the car upon its return. Signing it off as okay before you leave. Only then will your deposit be released back onto your credit card. Some suppliers may require one of more credit cards during collection, please refer to your voucher’s terms and conditions for further details.

    Maggiore at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station Maggiore at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station
    Via Nizza 2,
    Turin ,Italy 10125

    +39 011 650 3013
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Fri 8AM - 1PM and 2PM - 6PM, Sat 8AM – 12:30AM, Sun Closed
    Sixt at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station Sixt at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station
    Via Paolo Sacchi 3,
    Turin ,Italy 10121

    +39 02 9475 7979
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sat 8AM - 8PM, Sun 8AM – 6PM

    Station facilities

    As the city’s main rail terminal, passengers can expect to find all the most common services to aid in a pleasant journey and visit. Within the terminal visitors can expect to benefit from various ATM machines, a travel agency, a high-street bank, a bureau de change, luggage storage facilities, a lost and found office, an underground car park, car rental facilities, a post office, an information desk, a Italo Club Lounge, an Arrow Club, Sala Blu Assistance and restrooms. Visitors can further benefit from an extensive shopping and dining area, providing everything from hot meals to various beverages and merchandise.

    How to get to and from Turin Porta Nuova Train Station

    Getting to and from the train station isn’t too problematic. Being located just south of central Turin, walking to the train station is relatively stress-free – taking only 17-minutes on foot from the city centre to the train station. Many arriving passengers decide to opt for a car hire at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station due to convenience and relatively cheaper rental costs in comparison to Turin International Airport. Via Sacchi is reserved for trams and taxis only. Official city taxis are cream in colour with a taxi sign upon their roof. They are also metered but we advise discussing your estimated journey cost before setting off. Passengers can catch tram line 4 and bus line 11 from this terminus. Furthermore, the Turin Metro Station is located under the railway station and provides access to Yellow Metro Line 1. This metro line provides access to twenty-three metro stations across Turin and runs from Cascine Vica to Bengasi metro station.

    Parking tips

    There are numerous parking facilities in and around Turin Porta Nuova Train Station. Underneath the actual railway station is a car park for up to 242 vehicles. This underground car park is secure and very convenient, costing around €1.50 per hour, it is also enabled for “Telepass”. It is also good to note that all agencies that provide car rental at Turin Porta Nuova Train Station have their own dedicated parking spots.

    Turin itself has ample parking across twenty-five official city car parks. In addition, there is plenty of free and charged on-street parking, although care should be taken to ensure you do not park in a residential or restricted area. Blue marked bays, dictates on-street parking, whilst yellow marked bays, indicate restricted parking or reserved for disabled persons. City wide parking passes can be bought from news agents, coffee shops or parking wardens. Road signage will dictate any possible time limits and restrictions. Some areas allow for payment of parking via a mobile phone. This is known as Telepark and you must register an account on their website beforehand.

    Useful links

    Turin Tourism Office