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Car Hire in Leeds, UK

Leeds is situated in West Yorkshire and is the third largest city in the UK.  The city is a major centre for finance, commerce and culture in Yorkshire, and it also has a lot to offer tourists.  Although the city has good public transport, you really need a car rental in Leeds UK if you want to get out and about and see the sights in the surrounding countryside from your Leeds accommodation.  The city is easily accessible from the A1, M1 and M62, and driving around the city is easy. 

If you are flying into Leeds Bradford Airport, you can arrange to pick up your Leeds car hire at the airport, where several of the Leeds car rental companies have depots; alternately, you can arrange pick-up at the city depot.  It is always a good idea to book your Leeds rent a car in advance to be sure that you get the category of vehicle you prefer – browse our online listings now to compare prices and choose the best Leeds rental car for your needs.

Leeds Rent a Car companies

You will find that most of the major car rental companies are represented in Leeds, together with a few of the smaller dealerships and it is often easy to find a rent a car in Leeds, England from one of these smaller companies.  Some of the well established Leeds car hire companies we represent are Hertz car rental, National car rental, Avis car hire, Budget car hire, Thrifty car rental and Alamo car rental. 

If there are up to 4 people in your party one of the cheaper budget options, such as a compact sedan may suit you, however the most popular category is the mid-price range of sedans, and there are plenty of those to choose from. Larger groups can select a 7 seater minibus or similar.   All our online quotes include a price-breakdown and all costs are included.

What to see in and around Leeds

Leeds has a compact city centre that is easy to explore on foot, so leave your Leeds rental car in one of the several parking garages and take to the streets.  There is some stunning architecture to admire like the Leeds Town Hall and the Victoria Quarter, many interesting (and mostly free!) museums and galleries and excellent restaurants, coffee shops, nightlife and shopping.  Once you have explored the city, your Leeds hire car will really become your best friend! 

Drive out of the city to the wonderful Yorkshire Dales National Park, less than an hour from Leeds, for head for Whitby on the coast where you can visit Robin Hood’s Bay.  If you enjoy stately homes and gardens be sure to visit Harewood House.  York, with its’ fascinating Viking Museum is also within each reach in your Leeds car rental.