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Ashford: Guide to Car Hire and Driving

Ashford is a town in Kent, England. It's in the southeast part of the country. It's known as a busy market town and has a good mix of history and modernity.

Why Hire a Car in Ashford?

  1. Business: If you're here for work, a car helps you reach meetings or workplaces across town or in nearby areas.
  2. Pleasure: Touring Ashford or neighboring towns? A car offers freedom to explore at your own pace.
  3. Car Problems: If your vehicle is being repaired, hiring a car ensures you're not stuck without transport.

Driving in Ashford:

  1. Nearest Airport: The closest major airport is London Gatwick Airport, about an hour's drive away via the M20.
  2. Tolls: There aren't toll roads in Ashford itself, but be aware of potential tolls on longer UK journeys.
  3. Road Conditions: Roads in and around Ashford are generally in good condition.
  4. Traffic: Expect usual traffic during rush hours. Weekends can be busier due to shoppers and tourists.
  5. Clean Air Zones: Ashford doesn't currently have a Clean Air Zone. However, if traveling to other UK cities, always check for any driving restrictions.

Places to Visit in Ashford:

  1. Ashford Designer Outlet: A popular shopping destination with many big brands.
  2. Godinton House & Gardens: A historic estate just outside of Ashford, perfect for history buffs.
  3. Conningbrook Lakes Country Park: A nice spot for walking, picnics, and seeing local wildlife.

Driving to Nearby Attractions:

  1. Canterbury: Only 30 minutes away, this city is famous for its stunning cathedral.
  2. Dover: About a 40-minute drive. Here you can see the iconic White Cliffs and Dover Castle.
  3. Rye: A historic town, roughly 30 minutes by car, known for its cobbled streets and charming architecture.

Conclusion: Ashford serves as an excellent base for exploring Kent and beyond. With a hired car, both the historical sights of the town and the beauty of the surrounding region become easily accessible. Whether you're in Ashford for business or leisure, having a car ensures you make the most of your stay.


Current Rental Rates in Ashford

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.10 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 294.73 EUR from 12/12/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.96 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 300.77 EUR from 12/12/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.76 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 306.36 EUR from 12/12/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Ashford : Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Ashford was a sleepy little station until the opening of the Channel Tunnel
  • The first Eurostar train left Ashford bound for Paris in January 1996
  • Five international trains a day operate from Ashford; three to Paris, One to Disneyland and one to Brussels
  • High Speed rail services began from the station in 2009
  • Many of the stations original services are now operated from Ebbsfleet Station

 

Ashford - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Ashford

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Ashford car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Corporate
  • € 294.70
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 42.10
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 4
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 15
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Ashford

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January€ 106
February€ 71
March€ 62
April€ 32
May€ 84
June€ 108
July€ 82
September€ 79
October€ 71
November€ 75
December€ 78
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January€ 103
February€ 67
March€ 59
April€ 31
May€ 79
June€ 107
July€ 82
September€ 74
October€ 68
November€ 72
December€ 75
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January€ 202
February€ 111
March€ 119
April€ 63
May€ 140
June€ 161
July€ 145
September€ 162
October€ 160
November€ 157
December€ 149
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January€ 141
February€ 83
March€ 75
April€ 56
May€ 98
June€ 125
July€ 103
September€ 100
October€ 92
November€ 101
December€ 106
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April€ 78
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January€ 90
February€ 56
March€ 49
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September€ 64
October€ 60
November€ 62
December€ 66
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February€ 54
March€ 51
April€ 54
May€ 67
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July€ 125
September€ 80
October€ 62
November€ 99
December€ 109
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January€ 122
February€ 87
March€ 70
April€ 68
May€ 102
June€ 124
July€ 90
September€ 91
October€ 84
November€ 89
December€ 92

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