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Car hire Newcastle Newcastle is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Popular rental locations in Newcastle

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Newcastle

Car rental offers in Newcastle

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Newcastle.

Car type
Station wagon
Passenger van

Car rental companies in Newcastle

Below are the car rental companies in Newcastle with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Budget

    8.7 (9604)
    From £ 20 / day
  • Hertz

    8.7 (6852)
    From £ 19 / day
  • Enterprise

    8.7 (1921)
    From £ 22 / day
  • Alamo

    8.6 (8619)
    From £ 22 / day
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8.4 (3331)
    From £ 17 / day
  • FireFly Car Rental

    8.3 (3811)
    No rates available
  • Avis

    8.3 (5940)
    From £ 19 / day
  • National Car Rental

    8.2 (402)
    From £ 26 / day
  • Green Motion

    7.9 (1887)
    From £ 15 / day
  • Europcar

    7.5 (8061)
    From £ 14 / day
  • Sixt

    7.4 (3316)
    From £ 24 / day
  • Flizzr

    7.2 (305)
    No rates available
  • Easirent

    6.7 (516)
    No rates available
  • Drivalia

    7 (535)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    8.1 (5438)
    No rates available
  • Your Rent

    7.7 (49)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.1 (4314)
    From £ 23 / day

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Car rental companies in and around Newcastle

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Available locations in Newcastle:

Newcastle Train Station
2 Forth Banks
7 George St.
Kent House, Church Street

Location information for Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne is one of the UK's most iconic cities and is the cultural heart of northeastern England. Its central Grainger Town historic precinct, an 11th century keep and pulsating nightlife venues such as The Gate are among major draws. The surrounding region offers additional attractions most easily reached with a rental car. The cheapest rates can be quickly sourced when you compare car hire online.



Newcastle International Airport, seven miles north of Grainger Town, and the city railway station are the primary gateways to the city. Newcastle itself has a good public transport network with Metro and city trains, and buses. Car hire in Newcastle gives more freedom when exploring the outer edges of the city and for travelling to North Sea beaches and Northumberland National Park.

Car Hire Newcastle

Newcastle is at the heart of regional tourism draws and a self-drive allows visitors to venture beyond the city limits. Hadrian's Wall, the Scottish border and even Harrogate are within convenient driving distance. Enterprise, National and Hertz are among reputable global suppliers with service depots in the city.


Grainger Town and the Quayside are easily explored on foot but crossing the River Tyne to Gateshead or going north is best done with your own vehicle. Newcastle's streets are reasonably well signposted. Once outside the city limits, A-class roads and the A1M provide quick routes to most regional sites and destinations.

Things To See and Do

Heading east on the A1058 is the route for beaches at Whitley Bay. South Shields is on the opposite bank of the River Tyne and taking one of the bridges that cross it will lead visitors to some stunning beaches and Ocean Beach Pleasure Park. Historic Durham and its fabulous Norman castle and cathedral are 15 miles south on the A1M with car rental in Newcastle.

Best Time To Visit

Due to its diverse attractions and proximity to beaches and historic sights, Newcastle is a perennial favourite for mini-breaks. It is at its busiest during the peak holiday months of July and August when temperatures are around 18°C to 20°C. It is probably better to visit in May, June or September when temperatures are only slightly cooler and there are fewer other tourists.

Practical information

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  • City speed limit
    48 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    96 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?
  • Budget
  • Hertz
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Avis
  • National Car Rental
  • Green Motion
  • Europcar
  • Sixt
  • Flizzr
  • Easirent
  • Drivalia
  • Thrifty
  • Your Rent
  • Dollar Rent a Car