Palermo Airport (PMO)
Driving Directions and Car Hire / Rental
(Punta Raisi, Sicily, Italy)
Passengers arriving at Palermo International Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO) by car should follow the well signposted road from the city centre. However, travellers are advised that the traffic around Palermo can be very heavy, and at times somewhat chaotic.
Situated on the far northern region of Sicily, the airport is just over 30 km / 19 miles from Palermo and is especially close to the A29 (Bretella Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino) and the E90 (Autostrade Palermo-Mazara del Vallo). Also nearby Palermo Airport is Punta Raisa to the west, and Siino Orsa and Pozzillo to the east.
Speed limits in Punta Raisi, Italy
Open roads: 90 kph / 55 mph
Towns and residential areas: 50 kph / 30 mph
Motorways / highways: 130 kph / 80 mph
Palermo International Airport (PMO) Airport Car Rental / Car Hire
Car hire companies are well represented at Palermo Airport, with rental desks situated on the first level. Italy operates a particularly strict drink-driving law and also has a number of radar traps to catch those speeding around the city, with on-the-spot fines for those caught offending.
When hiring you can at Palermo Airport, be aware that seat belts must be worn at all times and that Italians always drive on the right. Petrol is known as 'benzina' in Italy, while the Italian for diesel is 'gasolio'. Driving around the very centre of Palermo should be avoided where possible, as it can be busy and confusing. Within the city, parking attendants will be on hand to direct you into available spaces, although metered parking is also available along some of the streets.
The following car rental firms and car hire companies are available at Palermo Airport:
- Easy car
Palermo International Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO) Car Rental
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