Car hire in Peterborough
Car Hire in Peterborough
The city of Peterborough lies 75 miles north of London in Cambridgeshire. It was named as one of the UK’s fastest growing cities in 2014 with a population of around 186,000 people.
It is home to the gothic and grandiose Peterborough Cathedral, built in the 12th century, and the city sits at the end of the Neve Valley preserved railway.
The nearest commercial airports are Luton (LTN), an 80-minute drive south down the A1(M) and A421, and Stansted (STN), which is a 90-minute drive down the A14 and M11.
What I need to know
Those arriving in Peterborough are able to compare car hire options across a range of companies including Avis (which is rated very good with 8.1/10 on Holiday Autos) and Budget (7.9).
A Europcar outlet (7.7) is also fairly central in Peterborough and other car rental places include Thrifty (7.5) and Keddy (7.6) offices. Both are a short taxi ride away from the train station.
Where to pick up my car
You will able to collect your vehicle from the respective offices of each Peterborough car hire company, some are located close to the city’s train station.
It’s worth being aware that these hire outlets are open during standard working hours, with many open between 8am and 5pm, while some close on Sundays, so double check that you’ll be able to obtain your hire car when you arrive.