Car Hire in Oxford, UK
Visitors to the UK who are planning to visit Oxford, the Cotswolds and surrounding areas from London should consider hiring a car in Oxford as an alternative to driving yourself from London to Oxford.
Most people will agree that driving in London is challenging, especially if you are a visitor; there are areas where you have to pay congestion tax, the motorways are often bumper-to-bumper and you don’t get to see the scenery!
A much better idea is to get on a train to Oxford, (just one hour from Paddington Station) and then pick up a rental car in Oxford to use for the rest of your trip.
Oxford is ideally situated to visit many wonderful British towns and villages, and it is really easy to navigate the countryside once you are out of central London.
Browse our website to see a wide choice of car hire companies to choose from including all the big names such as National, Hertz, Budget, Alamo and Europcar where you can find a great deal.
We have all sizes of vehicles to choose from, such as economy or compact car all the way through the mid-range sedans, to a luxury full size car, or even a larger vehicle to seat up to 7 adults.
Places to visit in around Oxford by car
Be sure to allow at least a full day in Oxford before you move on; this historic University City has so much to see that you should not rush it!
Once you have visited the famous university, the marvelous Ashmolean Museum, the Oxford University Press Museum and some of the many other attractions, it is time to head out of town to see some of England’s most attractive villages in the famous Cotswolds, which are very close to Oxford.
Because Oxford is so perfectly positioned, you can also easily get to Cambridge, Stratford-on-Avon, Bath, Salisbury and many more popular tourist destinations using the excellent road network.
Of course, you do not need to stop in this area – you can go all the way to Edinburgh in the North, Wales to the East or South to Devon and Cornwall.
It is easy to arrange a one-way car rental drop-off at many of the major airports in the UK, so you can just drive yourself to your point of departure to hand in your car before walking inside to check-in.