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Car hire Niigata Airport (KIJ)

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

  • Europcar

    8.2 (7901)
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  • Hertz

    7.6 (6764)
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  • Nissan Rent a Car

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Car rental location Niigata Airport (KIJ)

Location information for Niigata Airport (KIJ)

Niigata is a large city in the northwestern pocket of Honshu, Japan. It is home to a second class airport, which is nonetheless quite significant for the region. The hub is only six kilometers from central Niigata and offers both domestic and international flights. Car hire in Niigata – Airport makes it possible to reach the city centre in minutes.

Niigata Airport facilities

There are two runways operating at the hub. One is 2,500 meters long, while the other is only 1,300 meters. The single terminal still contains a plethora of passenger-centered facilities. Restaurants, cafés, internet services, information centers, and public telephones are just some of the major amenities available. In addition, car rental in Niigata – Airport is a popular service.

Niigata Airport excursions

The famous Nagano ski resort area is located just a short drive from the centre of the city. This is where the 1998 Winter Olympics were held, and many of the landmarks from the competition are still on show today. Murakami and Shibata are ancient cities that boast some spectacular hot springs as well as beautiful castles.

Best time to visit

Depending on what tourists are after, Niigata can be visited at any time of the year. There are some beautiful hot springs and ski resorts nearby, so winter months see plenty of visitors. However, Niigata is also popular with those seeking to escape the intense heat of the eastern coastal summer.

Car rental in Niigata Airport

Although bikes are great for getting around Niigata itself, travelling farther afield is best done on four wheels. Driving in the winter can be hazardous, so drivers inexperienced with icy conditions should exercise caution at all times. Compare car hire prices and other significant features over the internet to save money on rentals.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Japanese yen
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Language

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?
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Nissan Rent a Car