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Stansted, ENG, United Kingdom
24 Jun — 1 Jul
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Stansted car hire information

Pick-up locationStansted
Hire locations12
Airport locations10

Cheap car hire in Stansted

£31/dayEconomy
£34/dayCompact
£41/dayIntermediate
£41/dayStandard
£120/dayPeople carrier
£31/dayMini
£60/dayPremium
£63/dayLuxury
£34/dayIntermediate SUV
£45/dayCompact estate car
£113/dayIntermediate estate car
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Stansted car hire reviews and directory

From £27/dayRated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
6 Good (2 reviews)
2 locations in Stansted
Enterprise
Locations in Stansted
Car Rental Village+44 1279 682955
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Overflow Carpark+44 1279 681596
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent24 Sep 2018
Friendly and helpful staffPros: I got bigger car than I booked but the staff went more than beyond to offer me other option to switch for smaller car. Returning car was also very easy process.
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From £16/day
Europcar
Most popular
2 locations in Stansted
Europcar
Locations in Stansted
Car Rental Village+44 371 384 3419
Unit C+44 371 384 3812
Recent reviews
From £18/day
Avis
1 location in Stansted
Avis
Locations in Stansted
Stansted+44 344 544 6027
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday12:00 - 20:00
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From £19/day
Budget
1 location in Stansted
Budget
Locations in Stansted
London Stansted Airport+44 344 544 9059
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday12:00 - 20:00
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From £17/day
Firefly
1 location in Stansted
Firefly
Locations in Stansted
Coopers End Rd+44 843 309 3071
Monday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 23:59
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FLIZZR
1 location in Stansted
FLIZZR
Locations in Stansted
Car Rental Village Coopers End Road+44 844 248 6604
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From £6/day
Goldcar Rental SP
Cheapest deal
1 location in Stansted
Goldcar Rental SP
Locations in Stansted
London Stansted Airport (STN), Bassingbourn Rd+44 203 898 0140
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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Move Mee
1 location in Stansted
Move Mee
Locations in Stansted
Novotel London Stansted Hotel, Round Coppice Road+44 1279 210961
Recent reviews
Rhodium
1 location in Stansted
Rhodium
Locations in Stansted
Car Rental Village Coopers End Road+44 127 969 0762
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Stansted
Sunnycars
Locations in Stansted
Unit 6 Stanstead Distribution Center
Recent reviews
2 travellers who hired a car in Stansted gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.0

Car hire locations in or near Stansted

Good to know

Most popular agency

GREEN MOTION

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

£16/day

Good deal

£10/day

When to book a car hire in Stansted

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Stansted

  • 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.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Stansted for £10 or less
  • Book your car hire in Stansted at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hires in Stansted are around 83% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Stansted

  • Some car hire companies in Stansted which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Sixt and Dollar

  • On average a hire car in Stansted costs £16 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Avis (£24/day), Budget (£29/day) and Europcar (£80/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Avis Stansted CM24 1RW (3 miles from the city centre).

  • The average price of fuel in Stansted is £4.95 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £59 and £79, depending on the car size.

  • Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Stansted.

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

  • Car hire companies onsite at Gatwick airport include Easirent, Europcar, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Dollar, Goldcar Rental SP and City Car & Truck Rentals.

  • Car hire companies onsite at London City airport include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Firefly and City Car & Truck Rentals.

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

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

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from London City airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, Avis, Hertz and Budget.

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

  • A Compact car hire in Stansted costs £20 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Stansted costs £14 per day, on average.

  • A Premium car hire in Stansted costs £15 per day, on average.

  • In Stansted, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road (2 miles from city centre).

  • On average hiring a car in Stansted costs £110 per week (£16 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Stansted costs £470 per month (£16 per day).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.