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La Rochelle Mini Guide

La Rochelle is a seaside town in France which is part of the Charente Maritime department. La Rochelle overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay in an extremely pretty setting. As La Rochelle is on the west coast of France it gets a lot of tourism from the UK and there are daily flights which go between La Rochelle and London Stansted. Car hire in La Rochelle works out much cheaper in the long run than taking the taxis. Within La Rochelle ours cars are rented from the major local international agencies which are located outside of the train terminal in the centre of town.

Remember that booking car hire at La Rochelle Airport with Rhino is also an option if you want to collect a vehicle as soon as you land. If arriving at one of the nearby major airports, Bordeaux is a popular choice and car hire Bordeaux Airport is a great option to make the 120km journey to La Rochelle.

Cheapest car hire in La Rochelle

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.28 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 247.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.84 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 264.89 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.57 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 270.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 208 Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.57 EUR/day
Peugeot 208 Electric

7 Days rental at 270.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.26 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 274.88 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 40.19 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 281.33 EUR from 20/02/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.71 EUR/day
Fiat 500X

7 Days rental at 285.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.79 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 306.53 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.78 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 313.50 EUR from 20/02/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot 208 Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.57 EUR/day
Peugeot 208 Electric

7 Days rental at 270.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • La Rochelle car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in La Rochelle including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from EUROPCAR, HERTZ.

Useful to know about La Rochelle

  • La Rochelle has been used as an example of the archetypal French city for language student textbooks.
  • La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente Maritime department.
  • La Rochelle used to be occupied by the Santones Gaul tribe, who gave their name to the nearby city of Saintes.
  • A bridge connects La Rochelle with the Île de Ré.
  • Every summer La Rochelle host the massive FrancoFolies Music Festival.

 

Popular car hire destinations in La Rochelle

Best car rental companies in La Rochelle

7.4
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 5954 reviews
70
70
60
70
80
21 min (average wait time)
7.1
No.3: AVIS,
based on 2184 reviews
70
70
60
60
70
18 min (average wait time)
7.1
No.2: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 8649 reviews
69
64
62
61
66
17 min (average wait time)

La Rochelle car hire information

  • 7.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Europcar EMEA Corporate
  • € 246.96
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 35.28
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 6
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Renault Captur
  • 21
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in La Rochelle

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in La Rochelle

How much does car hire in La Rochelle cost?

Car hire in La Rochelle costs as little as €35.30 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €36.60 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €120.90 per day from AVIS for a Renault Grand Scenic.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in La Rochelle?

3 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in La Rochelle, including AVIS, HERTZ, EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in La Rochelle?

None of the car hire companies in La Rochelle are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in La Rochelle?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Europcar EMEA Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in La Rochelle with a score of 7.4/10

with Avis Europe Corporate rated second best with a score of 7.1/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in La Rochelle?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in La Rochelle is €313.50 per week from EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in La Rochelle?

The cheapest car hire company in La Rochelle is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €246.96 per week.

How much is fuel in La Rochelle?

You can expect to pay €1.622/ltr of petrol and €1.832/ltr of diesel in La Rochelle. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in La Rochelle?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in La Rochelle with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, EUROPCAR, HERTZ as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in La Rochelle?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Intermediate, Mini and Standard class rental cars in La Rochelle.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in La Rochelle?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in La Rochelle, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in La Rochelle is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in La Rochelle?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in La Rochelle at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €246.96 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €246.96 from EUROPCAR in La Rochelle or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in La Rochelle?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in La Rochelle is €247.10 per week with an average price of €256.20 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in La Rochelle

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in La Rochelle

  • Avis (tel: 0546411355)
  • Hertz (tel: 0546410231)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 33 0 546370580)
  • Ada (tel: 0033 546410217 / 0646697786)
  • Europcar (tel: 33 0 546370580)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in La Rochelle

  • Avis (166 Bld Joffre, La Rochelle, 17000)
  • Hertz (45 Ave Du Gen De Gaulle, La Rochelle, La Rochelle, 17000)
  • Keddy by europcar (6 AVENUE LOUIS LUMIERE, LA ROCHELLE, 17180)
  • Ada (19 av. du Général de Gaulle, La Rochelle, 17000, France, 17, FR)
  • Europcar (6 AVENUE LOUIS LUMIERE, LA ROCHELLE, 17180)

Car hire company ratings in La Rochelle

  • Europcar EMEA: Rated 7.4/10 from 1629 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.1/10 from 260 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.1/10 from 569 reviews
  • Hertz EMEA: Rated 6.8/10 from 836 reviews
  • ADA France: Rated 4.1/10 from 10 reviews

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