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Car Hire Colchester Useful Information

Driving to, from, and around Colchester, a historic town in Essex, England, provides access to the town itself and the surrounding areas. Here's some information about driving in and around Colchester:

Road Network: Colchester is well-connected by road, with the A12 dual carriageway passing through the town. The A120 provides further access to nearby towns and cities, including Braintree and Chelmsford.

Traffic: Traffic conditions in and around Colchester can vary, particularly during peak commuting hours. The A12 may experience congestion, so plan your journeys accordingly.

Public Transportation: Colchester has a public transportation network that includes buses and a train station. The train station connects to London Liverpool Street and other destinations in Essex and beyond.

EV Facilities: There are electric vehicle (EV) charging points available in and around Colchester, allowing EV drivers to recharge their vehicles.

Nearest Airport: The nearest major airport to Colchester is London Stansted Airport (STN), located approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest of the town. Stansted Airport offers both domestic and international flights and is accessible by road.

Local Attractions: Colchester boasts a rich history and several attractions, including Colchester Castle, the Colchester Zoo, and the Colchester Natural History Museum. The town is also near the picturesque Dedham Vale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nearby Cities/Towns: Colchester's location in Essex makes it convenient for exploring nearby towns and cities, such as Chelmsford, Ipswich, and Sudbury. London is also easily accessible by train.


Current Rental Rates in Colchester

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 Colchester: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Colchester is the county town of Essex.
  • It’s the fastest growing town in the UK.
  • Colchester is the oldest Roman town in Britain.
  • It also lays claim to having the UK’s oldest established market.
  • It’s a member of the Ancient European Towns Network.

 

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Colchester 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
  • 17
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Colchester

ItemPercent
January€ 106
February€ 71
March€ 62
April€ 32
May€ 85
June€ 108
July€ 82
September€ 66
October€ 71
November€ 75
December€ 78
ItemPercent
January€ 103
February€ 67
March€ 59
April€ 31
May€ 79
June€ 107
July€ 82
September€ 62
October€ 68
November€ 71
December€ 75
ItemPercent
January€ 202
February€ 111
March€ 119
April€ 63
May€ 168
June€ 161
July€ 145
September€ 127
October€ 160
November€ 157
December€ 149
ItemPercent
January€ 141
February€ 83
March€ 75
April€ 56
May€ 120
June€ 125
July€ 103
September€ 81
October€ 92
November€ 101
December€ 106
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April€ 78
May
June
July
September
October
November
December
ItemPercent
January€ 90
February€ 56
March€ 49
April€ 20
May€ 34
June
July€ 84
September€ 52
October€ 60
November€ 62
December€ 66
ItemPercent
January€ 242
February€ 119
March€ 124
April€ 73
May€ 165
June€ 182
July€ 157
September€ 119
October€ 151
November€ 155
December€ 163
ItemPercent
January€ 122
February€ 87
March€ 70
April€ 68
May€ 126
June€ 124
July€ 90
September€ 73
October€ 84
November€ 88
December€ 92

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