National Car Rental at Trieste Airport

Trieste Airport is located 21 miles, or 33 km from the city center of Trieste, which is the capital city of Venezia Giulia.  The airport is a major gateway for the north-eastern side of Italy, however, it is a relatively small airport, only handling around one million passengers per year.  Many passengers arriving at an international airport require some form of transport for their holiday or business trip, therefore, besides the bus and taxi services at the airport, there is a good selection of car hire companies available.  National has a car rental office in the arrivals area of Trieste Airport, and they are a well known worldwide company.  National’s customers have a wide choice of quality vehicles and enjoy many other services from National.

National Car Hire Trieste Airport is open from Mondays to Fridays between the hours of 09:00 and 19:00, and on Saturdays from 09:30 to 19:00.  On Sundays their hours of operation are from 09:45 to 19:00.  Vehicles can be booked in advance from National’s website, at  The online booking process is very quick and convenient, and will ensure your ideal vehicle is ready and waiting for your arrival at Trieste Airport.  Customers will also find plenty of information on their website, such as the vehicle categories available at this rental location, and National’s rental procedures and policies.  Pictures of example vehicles are displayed along with their details of passenger and luggage capacities.  These vehicle features can be used as a general guideline when selecting the correct sized vehicle to suit your needs, but each car model may vary according to its manufacture.  All vehicles at National are priced, booked and controlled by car category, and not by specific car make and model. 

Economy vehicles available from National, at their Trieste Airport rental location, are a popular choice for many renters, as they are light on fuel and generally come with good rental rates.  An example vehicle in this category is the Fiat Panda Dynamic 1.2, featuring air conditioning and a manual transmission.  It is a smaller sized vehicle, but still with space for four passengers and two luggage items.  Another vehicle found in the Economy category is the Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.2.  The vehicles are also of a hatchback model.  More hatchback models can be hired from the Compact category at National, such as the Alfa 147 JTD M-Jet Progression 1.6, and this is a nice vehicle for city driving.  Small and practical, and easy to manage.  It is a vehicle model which comes with air bags, air conditioning and an AM FM stereo/cassette player.  The cars in this category are slightly larger, seating two adults and three children. 

Vehicles ideal for up to five passengers can be hired from the categories of Intermediate, Midsize Specialty and Fullsize.  The VW Nuova Passat Comfortline 1.9 is an example vehicle in the Intermediate category, the Midsize Specialty car class features the Mercedes B 200 CDI 2.0, while the Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance 2.2 is available from the Fullsize category.  All the vehicles in the Fullsize category have an automatic transmission.  There is also some space for luggage, as most of the cars store about two large luggage pieces and two smaller items as well.  Any one of these classes is a great choice for the average sized family or business renter. 

Estate vehicles, or station wagons, make excellent family vehicles, and have quite a large storage space for luggage.  They are also good for longer distance traveling.  National offers the categories of Compact Wagon, Intermediate Wagon and Fullsize Wagon, all with some very high quality station wagons.  For example, the Fiat Stilo SW Active 1.9 JTD 120cv and the Fiat Croma Dynamic MJT 1.9.  The Mercedes C220 CDI Elegance SW 2.2 in the Fullsize Wagon category is even a bit larger than the others, and can store four large luggage pieces and two smaller items. 

Customers who need more space for passengers can hire the Fiat Ulyesses Dynamic 2.0, with room for seven people, or the Fiat Ducato Panorama 2.8, with space for nine passengers.  These vehicles are available from the Minivan and Van categories at National. 

National Car Hire has been in operation for over fifty years, and has lots of experience in the car rental industry.  They are an internationally recognized brand serving the daily needs of renters all over the world.  Some milestones in National’s history include the 1970’s, when they helped to pioneer the corporate-account business, and 1987, when National introduced the first comprehensive frequent-renter program in the industry.  This program is referred to as Emerald Club, and it offers its members many unique and advantageous benefits to help save time and money. 

The primary renter at National, Trieste Airport, should be at least 21 years of age, and hold a valid drivers license.  A major credit card will be required for payment of the rental.  Further details are available on National’s website, or customers can contact them directly at their Trieste Airport rental location. 

Address:                      Trieste Ronchi De’legionari Apt (TRST01)

                                    Ronchi Dei Legionari Apt Trieste

                                    Trieste, 34077


Telephone Number:    39-0481-474569

Fax Number:               (04) 81474428

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