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Car hire Cherbourg Airport

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Rental car options at Cherbourg Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Cherbourg Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Avis

    8.7 (5940)
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  • Hertz

    8.5 (6852)
    No rates available
  • Enterprise

    9 (1921)
    No rates available

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Car rental location Cherbourg Airport

Location information for Cherbourg Airport

Located 11kms east of Cherbourg-Octecille, Cherbourg Airport is a small, French airport which is run by the Canadian engineering company SNC-Lavalin. The airport currently operates no scheduled flights, although there is the occasional charter flight which uses the facility. The D901 road runs from the airport to the city, with car rental in Cherbourg Airport a popular option among passengers landing at the terminal.

Cherbourg Airport facilities

The airport has one asphalt runway, which is 2,440m long, and six bays. Parking is available on the grounds. It is possible to arrange a taxi to pick you up on arrival, but most passengers prefer to use car hire in Cherbourg Airport for convenience. But with no scheduled flights offered at the airport, travellers need to organise for a car to be dropped off at the terminal in advance of their arrival.

Cherbourg Airport excursions

Equipping yourself with a rental car is well worth it in this part of the country as Normandy offers plenty to keep tourists occupied. Among the most visited attractions are the D-Day landing beaches, the Alabaster Coast's white cliffs in Etretat and the stunning beaches which lead to the UNESCO-protected islet of Mont Saint-Michel, which is topped by an ancient monastery.

Best time to visit

Temperatures vary quite a bit between summer and winter, with the June to December period being the most popular time for visitors. Average temperatures in July and August exceed 20°C, while visitors should expect anything between 4°C and 10°C between December and February. June experiences the most hours of sunshine, while December and January are the wettest months.

Car rental in Cherbourg Airport

With no permanent rental agency located in the airport building, it is best to compare car hire in advance and arrange for a local agent to have a car waiting for you upon arrival. Cherbourg is situated at the northern end of the N13 route which runs to Caen, while the majority of the surrounding roads are relatively quiet, making for pleasant driving.

Practical information

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  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
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What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Enterprise