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.

Opening hours are as follows:

Avis & BudgetHertzEuropcar
Monday08:00 - 18:0008:00 - 16:0008:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:0008:00 - 16:0008:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:0008:00 - 16:0008:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:0008:00 - 16:0008:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:0008:00 - 16:0008:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00Closed08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00ClosedClosed


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.

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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