Monday Nov 29:

Please note the following change to requirements for all arriving passengers effective from 4am Tuesday 30th November 2021: Even if you are fully vaccinated you must self-isolate and take a PCR test before the end of day 2 after you arrive (lateral flow tests will not be accepted). You can leave self-isolation if your PCR test result is negative. For further information Click here. To book your PCR test Click here.

Hire or Rent a Car

You can hire a car from a number of reputable rental companies at London City Airport.

Rent a car to get you where you need to go once your plane touches down at London City Airport

At the airport you can choose from a few car rental companies: Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Budget Car Hire. The car hire desks are located next to the Terminal - click map below for a larger view. You can book your car hire ahead by doing it online.

Car hire 2021


From green cars to prestige cars, Avis offers a wide range of choice. It is also a convenient option with pick-up and return points within 200 metres of the airport and its Preferred 3 Minute Promise (collect your car in three minutes or receive a £20 voucher*). Here are some more services Avis customers can enjoy:

Select Series car range (you are guaranteed to get the car you select)

  • Low-emission city cars
  • Avis Delivers - home delivery service
  • GPS available
  • One-way hire available.

    *Membership to Avis Preferred required.

Opening hours:

Monday to Wednesday 8am – 4pm Thursday and Friday 8am – 8pm Saturday 8am – 2pm Sunday 8am- 12pm

Budget Car Hire

Budget is a globally recognised brand offering quality, reliability and value for money. Known for providing economy car rentals with the high level of service you expect when you hire a car for business or holidays:

  • Affordable, quality car hire
  • Fantastic range of new models
  • Great selection of size and style to suit every requirement
  • Budget has more than 3,400 locations around the world
  • GPS and child seats available
  • One-way hire available.


Whether you're getting away with the family over the school holidays, hooking up with friends or just getting away from it all this summer, Europcar offers car hire from just £49 a day!

  • Competitive rates
  • Over 190 locations in the UK
  • Large worldwide network
  • A wide range of quality cars and vans including the latest models
  • Luxurious Prestige fleet
  • One-way car hire to or from the airport from just £49 with Airport Connect


With over 90 years of experience, Hertz is the world's leading car rental company. Hertz offers exceptional service and exclusive discounts for Flying Blue members in 145 countries.

  • Competitive rates
  • Over 190 UK locations
  • Large international network
  • A wide range of quality cars and vans
  • 24-hour breakdown cover included as standard.


We have partnered with AccessAble to create detailed access guides for the Airport. Please click here for an in depth guide to the Car Rental Services.

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