Car Hire London City Airport


Our London City Airport car hire branch is conveninetly located only a few minutes walk from the DLR and in close proximity to all major motorways as well as top attractions like the O2 and the Excel Centre Docklands.

Picking up your hire car at Avis London City Airport

The Avis desk is located in the Car Rental building outside the Terminal. This can be found by leaving through the main entrance and turning left. Once inside the car rental building, the middle one of the three desks is Avis.

Once you have collected your rental vehicle, please proceed to the Avis Park which is directly in front of the Car Rental Building to collect your car.

Returning your hire car to Avis London City Airport

Following signs for A13 Docklands and City Airport.

If you are returning your car outside opening hours, park the car in the Avis Car Hire Returns bays. Make note of mileage, fuel reading and date of time of arrival on document wallet. Put the keys inside the document wallet and take paperwork out. If the airport still open, please leave the keys at the Airport Information Desks. If closed, you must press the buzzer at the door of the Terminal to summon security and leave the keys with security.

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London City Airport
London City Airport,
The Royal Docks,
E16 2PX,
United Kingdom,

Avis Preferred
Out of hours return
Breakdown assistance
 Extras available
Child seats
Satellite navigation

Opening Hours

Normal Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 20:45  
Tuesday 07:00 - 20:45  
Wednesday 07:00 - 20:45  
Thursday 07:00 - 20:45  
Friday 07:00 - 20:45  
Saturday 07:00 - 15:30  
Sunday 10:30 - 20:45  

Holiday Opening Hours

  Holiday 25/12/2014 Closed

London Congestion Charge Information

If you are travelling into Central London you will be liable to pay the Congestion Charge. You can pay for the first day at time of rental pick up and Avis will process the payment for you. Or;

  • If you choose to pay by midnight on the day of travel the charge is £10.
  • If you choose to pay by midnight the following day after you drove into the Congestion Charge zone the charge is £12.
  • If you don't pay by midnight on the charging day after you drove into the zone, a penalty charge noticed is issued and you will be charged.

Congestion charging operates between 07.00 to 18.00, Monday - Friday. There is no charge on weekends, public holidays, between Christmas & New Years day inclusive or between 18.00 - 07.00. 

Click here for more information and to view the congestion zone map.

For details on paying the congestion charge, please visit
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