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Stansted (Essex) Car Hire

Stansted (Essex) Car Hire

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Pick-up location Stansted (Essex)
Rental locations 10
Airport locations 8

Stansted (Essex) car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Avis
avis
Best rated
7.6 Good (2,241 reviews)
1 location in Stansted (Essex)
Avis
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
London Stansted Airport
+44 344 544 6027
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Avis reviews in Stansted (Essex)

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Rated no. 3
Enterprise
enterprise
6.0 Good (2 reviews)
2 locations in Stansted (Essex)
Enterprise
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
Car Rental Village
+44 127 968 2955
Overflow Carpark
+44 127 968 1596
Rated no. 4
Europcar
europcar
2.0 Mediocre (1 review)
2 locations in Stansted (Essex)
Europcar
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
Car Rental Village
+44 371 384 3419
Unit C
+44 127 969 3550
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Firefly
firefly
1 location in Stansted (Essex)
Firefly
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
Coopers End Rd
+44 843 309 3071
FLIZZR
flizzr
1 location in Stansted (Essex)
FLIZZR
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
Car Rental Village Coopers End Road
+44 844 248 6604
Goldcar Rental SP
goldcar
1 location in Stansted (Essex)
Goldcar Rental SP
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
London Stansted Airport (STN), Bassingbourn Rd
+44 203 898 0140
Rhodium
rhodium
1 location in Stansted (Essex)
Rhodium
Locations in Stansted (Essex)
Car Rental Village Coopers End Road
+44 127 969 0762

Car hire locations in Stansted (Essex)

When to book a hire car in Stansted (Essex)

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Top tips for renting a car in Stansted (Essex)

  • Visitors to Stansted are highly recommended to rent a vehicle during their time in the city, simply so that they can take full advantage of England’s wonderful sights and local culture. One great option for visitors to Stansted is to take a quick trip down to the National Trust Hatfield Forest. Located just 6.4 miles away, it is a former royal hunting ground with trees that date back to over a 1,000 years ago.
  • Travelers arriving at London Stansted Airport will find the hire car companies in the Car Rental Village. You can reach the village by taking the free shuttle that departs from the terminal forecourt.
  • It is illegal to use a cell phone or other hand-held device while driving in Stansted and throughout the U.K. This includes texting, phone calls, and using your phone as a GPS device while driving and when stopped at a traffic light. To legally use a cell phone, drivers must have it a hands-free mode. Additionally, if using it for navigation, the phone must be programmed ahead of time as you cannot enter the address while operating the vehicle.
  • Due to its proximity to London, Stansted does experience general commuter rush hour woes. During the work week, rush hour usually starts up shortly after 7:00 a.m. and lasts until 9:00 a.m. The afternoon and evening rush hour generally goes from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 or 7:00 p.m.
  • Book your rental car in Stansted (Essex) at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Stansted (Essex)

What is the best hire car agency in Stansted (Essex)?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Stansted (Essex) are Avis (7.6, 2241 reviews), Firefly (6.9, 1238 reviews), and FLIZZR (8.4, 22 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Car hire companies onsite at Gatwick Airport include Easirent, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Europcar, Budget and Hertz.

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

Car hire companies onsite at Heathrow Airport include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Sixt, Ace, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Europcar, Budget and Hertz.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Sixt, Alamo, Ace, Enterprise, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Europcar and Budget.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Sixt, Alamo, Ace, Enterprise, Avis, Europcar, Budget and Hertz.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Luton Airport (LTN)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Luton Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Sixt, Alamo, Enterprise, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Europcar, Budget and Hertz.

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Stansted (Essex)?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Stansted?

Like many European cities, Stansted dates back to long before automobiles. What this means for drivers is that many of the streets are better suited for smaller vehicles like compacts, sedans, and coupes than they are for large SUVs or trucks. Parking spaces, especially as you get closer to London proper, are often limited in number and size, making them much better suited to smaller cars.

What's the speed limit in Stansted?

Roads within built-up areas of Stansted typically feature speed limits of 30 mph. On divided highways (“dual carriageways”) and undivided highways (“single carriageways”), on the other hand, the speed limit goes up to 70 mph and 60 mph, respectively. Motorways in the city also feature speed limits of 70 mph.

How are gas prices in Stansted?

Petrol costs an average of £1.31 ($1.67) per liter in Stansted, which equates to roughly £4.96 ($6.31) per gallon. This is slightly above average for prices in Europe, but is right inline with other petrol prices in the U.K.

Where are the best places to park in Stansted?

Drivers will find that parking is widely available and much cheaper in Stansted compared to other neighboring English towns, particularly compared to the prices seen in downtown London. There are also plenty of parking lots and garages available in the more densely populated parts of town where streetside parking may be limited. Outside of the most popular areas, streetside parking is the predominant method of parking and is often easily and immediately available.