Rent a car at London City Airport
Need car hire at 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 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.
Address & Contact DetailsLondon City Airport, London, E16 2PX. Tel: 03445446030
|Monday||08:00 - 13:00|
|Tuesday||08:00 - 13:00|
|Wednesday||08:00 - 13:00|
|Thursday||08:00 - 16:00|
|Friday||08:00 - 20:00|
|Saturday||08:00 - 14:00|
|Sunday||08:00 - 14:00|
Don't forget the London Congestion Charge
This hire station is not in the London Congestion Charge zone, but drivers entering central London must have permits when driving within the congestion zones between 7am and 10pm, 7 days a week (look out for the Congestion Charge signs). The charge is payable on a daily basis. The official site has maps and details on how to pay the charge.
You will see notifications about a charge as you pass through the Dartford Crossing. You don’t need to do anything, or pay the fee in advance, as we will make the payment on your behalf. The crossing fee will be charged to the payment card registered to your rental within 14 days of the authority notifying us of the crossing, with no additional costs included.
Driving rules in United Kingdom
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.