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Carcassonne Airport
Aéroport de Carcassonne en Pays Cathare

Last Updated: 26th Feb, 2022

Carcassonne Airport Car Hire compare Alamo Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar car rental prices in Carcassonne. Fully inclusive with no excess option, free cancellations and amendments and no credit car fees. Choose from a large selection of cars from Ford, Renault, Citroen, BMW and Mercedes and Toyota, Volkswagen.

Carcassonne Airport Terminal

Carcassonne Airport Terminal.

Looking to explore more of France and the areas close to Carcassonne in your rented car Toulouse is just an hours drive as is Perpignan or Béziers, Montpellier Airport being a 1 hour 30 drive, Lourdes is just over 2 hours from Carcassonne as is Andorra, or travelling into Spain from Carcassonne to Girona for a visit is just 2 hour drive, so there is lots to see and do.

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Which is the best car hire company at Carcassonne Airport in France?

Based on feedback from over 10,000 customers who hired a car at at Carcassonne Airport, Enterprise Car Hire have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 7.6 out of a maximum of 10 points.

Can I rent a car at Carcassonne Airport France if I am over 70?

Yes, you can hire a car in Carcassonne from some car rental companies up to 99 years of age with no extra fees. Contact us we will be glad to assist you by comparing the leading car hire companies to get you the best deal.

Can I rent a car at Carcassonne Airport if I am under 25?

You can hire a car at Carcassonne Airport at 21 years of age, with the following additional fees. Thrifty Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 48.04 EUR per day. Maximum 490.03 EUR. Includes 20% tax. Europcar Young driver's age: 23 to 26 years. Charge 30 EUR per day. Maximum 370 EUR. (Excludes tax)National Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 32 EUR per day. Maximum 320 EUR. Includes 20% tax Thrifty Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 48.04 EUR per day. Maximum 490.03 EUR. Includes 20% taxPlease contact us directly and we will be glad to explain how to get the best deal for your age group.

Can I take a rental car from Carcassonne to visit a different Country?

Yes some car hire companies will allow you to take a rental car cross border to the following countries. Cross border policy is subject to change. Vehicles may only be taken in the following countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain (not including the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla), Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Additional cross border fees may apply. You will need to get permission first. There may be additional fees to cross an International border depending on which supplier you choose.

Can I take a rental car from Carcassonne and drop it off in a different city in France?

Yes some car hire companies will allow one way rentals, however you will need to let them know before hand. There will be an additional one way rental fee if you leave the car in a different location to the pick location

How long do I need to hold a licence in order to rent a car at Carcassonne Airport?

A full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements. When renting within the EU, customers who do not hold a driving licence issued by an EU/EEA country or Switzerland must also present an International Driving Permit along with their domestic licence. If your driver's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

What documents do I need to hire a car at Carcassonne Airport?

The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport. A printed version of your voucher must be produced upon arrival at the rental desk. Failure to present the voucher means the car rental agent may charge you at the local rates. With Budget rentals you will also need one original form of proof of address.

What is the fuel policy for a hire car at Carcassonne Airport?

This will depend on the car hire supplier you select. The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy, which means your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it. You can also choose pick up full return empty. This maybe more convenient if you wish to drop the car back without delays, but it will be more expensive.

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Carcassonne Airport Terminal

Car Rental Company Age Limit Debit Card In Terminal
Alamo 30 to 99 Yes Yes
Avis 21* to 99 No No
Enterprise 21* to 99 No Yes
Hertz 21* to 99 No Yes
Thrifty 21* to 99 No Yes

* Young drivers supplement aged 21 to 25

Please note you will need to check the t&c's under important information for the car you choose, as terms may vary according to the size of the car.

Best Car Hire Companies at Carcassonne Airport

This rating is taken from feedback we received from our customers that booked car hire at Carcassonne Airport in Southern France. Based on overall value for money, cleanliness of the car, service at the rental desk, car hire pick-up process, car hire drop-off process. Enterprise have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 7.6 out of a maximum score of 10 points.

Alamo 7.5

Avis 7.0

National 6.7

Hertz 7.0

Carcassonne Airport Information

Airport Name: Aéroport de Carcassonne en Pays Cathare
Airport Code: CCF
Address: Route de Montreal, Carcassonne France
City: F-11000 Carcassonne,
Country: France
Telephone: +33 468719646
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Coordinates: 43.215833, 2.308611
Car Hire: The car rental desks are located in the arrivals hall
Driving Directions to Carcassonne Airport The A64 is the main access road or D119 or D33
Car Parking: Parking is limited but short term and long term facilities are available at Carcassone Airport
Taxi service: Are available outside the Airport terminal in Carcassonne.
Train service: Train service is from Carcassone town only
Bus service: regular bus service to Carcassonne town centre from the Airport every 25 minutes
Information Desk: Located in the arrivals hall

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Destinations from Carcassonne Airport

Carcassonne Airport is located just 3kms from Carcassonne town centre in the Languedoc region of France.

  • Bergerac (Bergerac-Roumaniere Aeroport)
  • Biarritz (Biarritz Parma Airport)
  • Brest (Guipavas Airport)
  • Carcassonne (Salvaza Airport)
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit Airport)
  • Grenoble (Le Versoud Airport)
  • La Rochelle (Laleu Airport)
  • Limoges (Bellegarde Airport)
  • Marseille (Marseille Provence Airport)
  • Montpellier (Frejorgues Airport)
  • Nantes (Nantes Atlantique Airport)
  • Nice Airport Car Hire
  • Nimes (Garons Airport)
  • Paris (Beauvais Tille)
  • Pau (Uzein Airport)
  • Perpignan (Llabanere Airport)
  • Poitiers (Biard Airport)
  • Rodez (Marcillac Airport)
  • St. Etienne (Boutheon Airport)
  • Toulon (Hyères Le Palyvestre Airport)
  • Tours (Tours Loire Valley Airport)

Carcassonne See & Do

If you have picked up your hire car at Carcassonne Airport take some time and explore the beautiful old walled French city of Carcassonne, La Cité, with its old cobbled streets and call to the numerous cafes and restaurants en route and just take in the atmosphere. Set high on a hill it is picture perfect old medieval city with its fortress standing tall with its many towers, with views over the River Aude. The lower town is Bastide St Louise is wonderful take a stroll around and explore. The Carcassonne region has lots of wineries so jump in your hired car and discover some great wines, just a few include Château Pennautier, O'Vineyards, Château de Ventenac.

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Daytrips from Carcassonne

For a lovely little drive, begin your tour at the castle in Carcassonne and then drive out to the town to Limoux where you can sample Blanquette - a local drink similar to Champagne. Continue on towards the mountains to marvel at glorious mountains, lush forests and rolling hills. You will certainly come across the tiny but very charming hilltop village of Rennes Le Chateau. The views from the village are unbeatable.

Spreading from the plains of Beziers to the foothills of the Pyrenees and the border of Spain, Cathar country boasts a number of spectacular castle ruins that are well worth driving to see. Standing atop impressive mountains, the ruins afford a peaceful, almost spiritual experience, enhanced by the drive along stunning country roads that offers 360 degrees of glorious scenery.

Two must-see Cathar ruins are Queribus and Montsegur. Famous as the last stronghold in the Cathar region, Montsegur is believed to be a hiding place for the Holy Grail. Queribus is one of the "Five Sons of Carcassonne; strategically placed castles built for protection against the Spanish (pre 1600s).

Carcassonne top things to do:

  • Tour the medieval city of Carcassonne
  • Take a boat trip from Carcassonne marina port area to view the medieval city from the water.
  • Canal du Midi for the boat lovers.
  • Tour of the Bastide St Louis - the lower town in Carcassonne
  • Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Languedoc just a 20 minute drive from Béziers

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Hotels Near Carcassonne Airport

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BEST WESTERN Le Donjon Les Remparts 2 Rue Du Comte Roger, Cite Medievale, Carcassonne, 11000. The Best Western Le Donjon Les Remparts and its licensed restaurant have a unique location at the very heart of the ancient Cather fortress city of Carassonne. We are located two kilometers from tennis, horseback riding and five kilometers from golf courses. The Best Western Le Donjon Les Remparts is made up of three different buildings: Le Donjon, Le Clos Trencavel and La Maison des Remparts

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The Residence ADONIS Carcassonne La Barbacane is pleased to welcome you in a green setting near of Carcassonne city classified as World Heritage Site by Unesco. You will discover a beautiful region with an extraordinary cultural richness. ADONIS Carcassonne La Barbacane welcomes you in one of its 70 air conditioned apartments, fully furnished and tastefully equipped to make your stay a real success. We put at your disposal: a pleasant dining room for your family breakfast, for your well-being you will have access to the area of fitness and jacuzzi, and for business meetings ,an Campanile Carcassonne meeting room is available on request.

Campanile Carcassonne

Campanile Carcassonne Est RUE CAMILLE FLAMMARION , Carcassonne, 11000. Located in Carcassonne, this Campanile hotel is 2 kilometres from the town centre and a 10-minute drive from the train station. It offers affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Guest rooms at Campanile Carcassonne Est - La Cité are air-conditioned and have en-suite facilities. The hotel’s restaurant serves traditional cuisine and guests can relax in the bar or on the terrace.

Mercure Carcassonne

Mercure Carcassonne Porte De La Cite, 18 Rue Camille Saint-Saens, 11000 Carcassonne. Set just a short stroll from the medieval district of Carcassonne, this Mercure hotel offers stunning views overlooking the city walls. Mercure Carcassonne Porte De La Cite features air-conditioned rooms with modern en suite facilities and Wi-Fi internet access. All rooms were recently renovated and decorated in pastel tones. They offer cosy accommodation and a view of the garden or Montagne Noire.

Appart'city Carcassonne

Appart'city Carcassonne, 190 Route De Villemoustaussou, 11000 Carcassonne. Situated between the beautiful countryside and the historic city centre of Carcassonne, is the AppartCity, an ideal location for long-stay guests or visitors to the area. Composed of T1 to T3 flats, the Appart'city Carcassonne residence is faithful to the charter of quality and standing of the national chain. All apartments are equipped with modern en suite facilities including a complete kitchenette with dishwasher and microwave.

The residence offers plenty of a la carte services such as a buffet breakfast, cleaning service, an outside car park and internet access. There is also a swimming pool and access for people with disabilities. In the surrounding area you will find plenty of restaurants that serve delicious regional cuisine, historic monuments and museums and the old, walled city of Carcassonne that dates back nearly 2000 years.

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