Book Budget car rentals at London Stansted Airport

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Budget car rental prices at London Stansted Airport

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Budget car rentals near London Stansted Airport


Stansted Airport Bus Stop 19


Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday12:00 - 18:00


+44 344 544 9059


London Stansted Airport


Monday06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday06:30 - 23:59
Thursday06:30 - 23:59
Friday06:30 - 23:59
Saturday06:30 - 23:59
Sunday06:30 - 23:59


+44 344 544 9059

Top tips for renting a car from Budget at London Stansted Airport

  • When you book Budget hire cars at London Stansted Airport, take advantage of the agency’s extensive inventory of late-model cars and vans for your transport around the UK capital. Reliable, clean and comfortable vehicles are available in a choice of manual or automatic transmissions using petrol or diesel. Consider Budget’s Fastbreak Service to avoid the queue at the airport’s car hire centre and get your adventures off to a flying start. The drive from London Stansted to Central London is approx. 50 miles via M11.
  • Air passengers can locate the car hire centre at London Stansted Airport by taking the courtesy shuttle from the terminal forecourt, which departs every 10min to the Car Rental Village. To book Budget hire cars at London Stansted Airport all drivers need to be at least 23 years old with one year’s (cars) or two years' (vans) driving experience at the time of booking. Additionally, any driver below the age of 25 will incur young driver surcharges and face restrictions in terms of vehicle classes (luxury cars). 75 years of age is the maximum threshold to be considered for qualification.
  • UK residents should have a valid driver’s licence, proof of address and insurance along with a recent copy of their DVLA Licence Summary to book Budget hire cars at London Stansted Airport. International air passengers with non-English licences should also hold an International Driving Permit or a certified English translation in addition to their unexpired domestic driver’s licence. Budget accepts all major credit cards as well as bank debit cards featuring Visa and MasterCard logos as an additional convenience. Customers must produce the same card used for bookings and all payment cards should be registered in the name of the primary driver.
  • It is important to note the operating hours of the Budget hire car office at London Stansted Airport listed on our landing page prior to finalising your arrangements. Unfortunately, the agency does not offer pick-up service outside regular operating hours but after-hours return service is available. Drop off the vehicle at the Avis hire car parking lot and remove your things, then lock it and deposit the keys in the dropbox outside the Avis office door.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Budget at London Stansted Airport for $42 or less
  • Book your rental car at London Stansted Airport from Budget at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact rental cars from Budget at London Stansted Airport are around 42% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Budget at London Stansted Airport

  • What types of Budget hire cars at London Stansted Airport are recommended?

    Compacts and economy cars receive our highest recommendation for value and manoeuvrability around the streets of London, and are the most popular vehicle types among customers. We suggest small SUVs, standard and intermediate saloons for parties of four and reserve passenger vans, estates and people carriers when you need additional seating or storage capacity. Luxury cars and premium SUVs are deluxe choices for special occasions or unlimited budgets.

  • What other benefits/amenities are available when booking Budget hire cars at London Stansted Airport?

    Budget offers you a range of benefits and amenities to make your driving experiences around London ultimately rewarding. For example, specially adapted vehicles and others outfitted with hand controls for persons with reduced mobility can be reserved with advance notice. You can also take advantage of Continental Cover, which allows for cross-border travel in selected countries as well as the One-Way policy, which permits you to drop-off your car/van at another Budget location locally or internationally. There are also basic extras like child/infant seats, GPS/sat nav systems and the additional driver policy.

  • What should I know about parking London Stansted Airport Budget car hires in the city?

    Congestion Zones prohibit driving through much of Central London Monday-Friday from 7 am-6 pm and Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays from 12 noon-6 pm. In such cases we recommend using public transport (Park & Ride) to explore the city’s many attractions. All public parking is Pay & Display using cash, card or via contactless mobile apps like JustPark and RingGo. Spaces are provided for Blue Badge holders at surface and multi-storey car parks around Central London. Public parking in London is generally free of charge from 6:30 pm-8:30 am Monday-Saturday, including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Budget at London Stansted Airport?

    On average a rental car from Budget at London Stansted Airport costs $42 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Budget at London Stansted Airport?

    Compact (MG ZS or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Budget at London Stansted Airport.

  • Where can I find Budget car rentals at London Stansted Airport?

    Stansted Airport Bus Stop 19 is the closest Budget rental location to London Stansted Airport. The telephone number for this location is +44 344 544 9059.

  • Does Budget offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from London Stansted Airport (STN)?