Car Hire in Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Find your perfect hire car at London HeathrowStroll off your flight into your hire car at Terminal 5. And, relax. You’re about to feel the freedom of the open road like never before. Or we can meet at Heathrow Terminals 1-4, if you prefer.
See you there
Walk through arrivals, turn right and head towards the underground station. Continue past the station, through the double doors. Take the lift to the short stay car park on level 4. We’ll see you there, just to your right.
“I want to hire a car that excites me. It must be nearby. I want no fuss, but every comfort. I want to feel noticed and be remembered. Above all, I want to drive the open road with a smile on my face.”We understand. That’s why we try harder.
Your journey starts hereThat meeting in the city won’t wait. And you can’t be late for that special celebration. Nor the country retreat. Every moment counts. That’s why we make the journey quick and easy. It’s our pleasure.
And now for your pleasure. Whether it’s a sporty number for an urban flaunt, classy coupé for a country run or a generous people carrier for a family getaway, unlock your perfect car.
The car you pick is the car you getOur curated collection of stylish hire cars with attitude, the Avis Select Series offers you the chance to accelerate away from Heathrow Airport in the exact model you fancy.
Avis Select Series is available at many major airports and city locations in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy. Book your chosen car in the exact same way as you would our standard fleet.
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Plan your journey from HeathrowFrom Heathrow Airport, it’s just 12 miles into the UK capital and its iconic art and architecture, lavish parkland, unstoppable design, rich theatre and sensational music.
Steal some time to explore a smattering of London’s 30,000 shops, 6,000 restaurants, 7,000 pubs and counting. That’s not forgetting its encyclopaedic list of heritage attractions.
Motor for just over an hour up to the picture-postcard villages of the Cotswolds, veering right for the ancient academies, parks and gardens of Oxford. Head south for Bath, a spa destination since Celtic times. Cross into Wales to trek the Brecon Beacons, or paddle in Swansea’s Rhossili Bay.
Journey up-country from Heathrow for the rocky Peak District, idyllic Lake District or serene Northumberland coast.
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Finish with a smile
Heathrow Airport is clearly signposted from all major motorways. Simply exit the M4 at Junction 4b, following signs to Heathrow and Terminal 5. Head towards the short stay park (not car rental returns) and follow signs for fast track/business parking. We’ll see you on the fourth floor.
Worried you’ll get lost?
To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax.
Your hire car at Heathrow Terminal 5 awaits … and the open road lies ahead.
Book now to unlock the world.
Don't forget the London Congestion ChargeThis hire station is not in the London Congestion Charge zone but drivers travelling into central London between 7am and 6pm on Monday to Friday will have to pay the charge on a daily basis. Drivers should look out for the Congestion Charge signs en route.
Find out how to pay the charge. We can process the payment on your behalf for the first day of your hire, so you have more time to relax and enjoy the journey. Just let us know when you collect your car.