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Ashford car rentals from $36/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Ashford with a pick-up date of 8/17 and drop-off date of 8/27. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Ashford

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Vauxhall Corsa car
Vauxhall Corsa
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
$36/day
Ford Focus car
Ford Focus
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
$38/day
Mercedes-Benz A-Class car
Mercedes-Benz A-Class
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$66/day
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer car
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer
or similar VAN
5
3
4-5
$93/day
Volvo XC60 car
Volvo XC60
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
$86/day
Toyota Aygo car
Toyota Aygo
or similar SMALL
2
2
2-3
$36/day
Nissan Juke car
Nissan Juke
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
$39/day
Nissan Qashqai car
Nissan Qashqai
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$42/day
Class Commercial Truck car
Class Commercial Truck
or similar COMMERCIAL
5
3
2/4
$58/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Ashford

  • The town of Ashford, Kent, is located in arguably one of the most scenic counties in England. However, its limited public transport network creates a niche that car hire in Ashford, Kent, can fully exploit along streets within town precincts as well as on roads stretching across the entire county and miles beyond. The stretch of coastline from Folkestone (17 miles via the A20) through Dover (8 miles via B2011) onto Margate (22 miles on the A256) winds along the narrowest point of the English Channel and makes for a promising road trip.
  • If travelling to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), you can collect your car hire in Ashford, Kent, from one of the international providers like Sixt, Budget and Enterprise with offices at its Car Hire Centre. If you arrive at the South Terminal, you should make your way from domestic arrivals and follow directions to catch the shuttle to the North Tower. Your destination is on the Ground Floor next to the Tourist Office. North Tower arrivals will find the hire car area to the immediate left of the Arrivals Hall.
  • The proximity of the M20 to the town and its A2042 tributary that funnels traffic in and out of the downtown area are key for heavy traffic along certain stretches during the morning and evening rush hours. The stretch of A492 where it interchanges with the busier A28 near the Repton Park North district is another major area for traffic congestion. Expect significant foot and cycle traffic around school districts, on high streets as well as near tourist attractions and places of interest.
  • The morning rush period in Ashford, Kent, is usually defined from 07:00 to 09:00, and the worst time for evening traffic congestion is between 18:00 and 20:30. When travelling outbound or inbound on major roadways during these hours, add a bit of extra time to your schedule to account for any delays you might encounter. Also, be aware that the afternoon hours between 13:00 and 15:00 can be busy with shoppers and lunchtime traffic both vehicular and pedestrian.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Ashford for $34 or less
  • Book your rental car in Ashford at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Ashford are around 69% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Ashford

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Ashford?

    If your main concerns are affordability and fuel efficiency, a compact or small economy car is best for navigating the town and taking on the open roads across the county. If passenger size and comfort take precedence over price, then consider an intermediate SUV or luxury saloon as your preferred transport.

  • What’s the speed limit in Ashford?

    The legal speed limit in Ashford, Kent, is 30mph, however you should expect to reduce speed when driving your Ashford, Kent, car hire along roads in residential districts and school zones. Speeds along the A2042 ring road should increase to about 40mph while driving on the A292 can be as high as 50mph. Along the A28, speeds of 60mph are common and the legal limit along the M20 is 70mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Ashford?

    Ashford Borough Council administers the on-street pay and display parking programme, where all meters accept debit/credit cards for payment. In these zones, the parking limit is 1h between 09:00 and 18:00 at a rate of about £1.20 per hour and a flat rate of £3.30 if you stay over one hour from 18:00-22:00. The Council also runs about a dozen car parks, which include disabled parking, where the rate is about £1.20 per hour at most of them. Expect public parking spaces to be free from 18:00 to 07:00 between Monday and Saturday and on Sundays in certain locations.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Ashford?

    On average a rental car in Ashford costs $42 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Ashford found in the last 2 weeks is $40.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Ashford?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($36/day) and Thrifty ($183/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car Unit 2, The Market Quarter TN23 1FE (1 miles from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Ashford?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Ashford. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Ashford?

    The average gas price in Ashford is $7.11 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $85 and $114, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Ashford?

    Economy (Kia Picanto or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Ashford.

  • Which car rental companies are at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Heathrow airport include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, DRIVALIA, Budget, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL, Avis and Dollar.

  • Which car rental companies are at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Gatwick airport include keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Dollar, U-Save and Routes Car & Truck Rentals.

  • Which car rental companies are at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Stansted airport include GREEN MOTION, keddy by Europcar, Alamo, DRIVALIA, Budget, National and Routes Car & Truck Rentals.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, Hertz, Alamo, Sixt, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis, Dollar, and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Alamo, Sixt, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis, and Dollar.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stansted airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Alamo, Sixt, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis, and Dollar.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Ashford?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Ashford?

    An Economy car rental in Ashford costs $26 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Ashford?

    A Compact car rental in Ashford costs $30 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Ashford?

    An Intermediate car rental in Ashford costs $31 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Ashford?

    On average a rental car in Ashford costs $296 per week ($42 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Ashford?

    On average a rental car in Ashford costs $1,269 per month ($42 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Ashford?

    Most car rental providers in Ashford offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Ashford, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Ashford?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 11 car rental agencies in Ashford.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Ashford?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Ashford?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Ashford so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

Ashford car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

1 review
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Ashford

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Locations in Ashford

Unit 2, The Market Quarter

+44 1233 510239

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Excellent experience! The staff was incredibly helpful and made pickup and dropoff both a smooth and fast process.

2.0 Poor

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I organized to pick up my car ftom Ashford in Middlesex only to find that there is no Enterprise office at that and the address shkuld have been Ashford in Kent. Tip: mske sure the address listed is correct before booking

1 out of 1

Firefly

9.6

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Ashford

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Newtown Road

+44 123 380 1404

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30

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keddy by Europcar

8.3

Very good

No reviews available

Most popular

One location in Ashford

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Newtown Road, Ashford

+44 371 384 9958

Opening times not available

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Avis

7.3

Good

No reviews available

One location in Ashford

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Newtown Rd

+44 344 544 8704

Opening times not available

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Europcar

7.2

Good

No reviews available

Cheapest deal

One location in Ashford

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Newtown Road

+44 371 384 9958

Opening times not available

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Sixt

7.2

Good

No reviews available

One location in Ashford

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Henwood Ind. Estate

+44-8444993399

Opening times not available

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Hertz

7.1

Good

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One location in Ashford

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Newtown Road

+44 1233 801404

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30

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FLIZZR

7.4

Good

No reviews available

One location in Ashford

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Kingfisher Business Park

+44 844 499 3399

Opening times not available

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Free2Move

No score available yet

2 locations in Ashford

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Monument Way

+44 1233 504604

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00

Quantock Drive

+44 1233 640100

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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Shouqi

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One location in Ashford

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Newtown Road Ashford

+44 371 384 9958

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Thrifty

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Unit C, 6/7 Hilton Rd

+44 1233 637693

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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One traveler who rented a car in Ashford gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.2

Car rental locations in or near Ashford

Good to know

Most popular agency

Europcar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$42/day

Good deal

$34/day

When to book a rental car in Ashford

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Ashford car rental information

Pick-up locationAshford
Car typesCommercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Minivan
Rental locations12
Airport locations0
Popular agenciesEnterprise Rent-A-Car, Thrifty