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Last Updated: 25th Feb, 2022

Nante Airport car hire provides cheap car hire from the following rent a car companies. Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Budget Dollar, National Sixt, Thrifty Europcar. We compare the market for you to bring you the best car hire deals in France. Book your car hire without a credit card with no excess and full to full fuel policy. YOu choose which option suits you best. You can now pick up your car at the airport or down town in Nantes city centre. One way and cross border rentals also available if you are planning on travelling to Spain, Germany and Italy

We rate the best car hire companies at Nantes Airport based on the feed back from our customers.

Nantes Atlantique Airport is just 20 minutes from Nantes City Centre. With taxi service outside the Airport terminal, or a shuttle bus which travels from Nantes Atlantique Airport to the City Centre every 30 minutes, it is very easy to travel into the City Centre. The train station is also just 20 minutes from Nantes Airport if you are looking to travel on further. Equally there is a good bus and tram system which will deliver you into the City Centre of Nantes.

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Nantes Car Rental FAQ France

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

Based on feedback from our customers who hired a car at at Nantes Airport, Europcar Car Hire have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.3 out of a maximum of 10 points.

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

Yes, you can hire a car in Nantes 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 Nantes Airport if I am under 25?

You can hire a car at Nantes 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) Hertz Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 40.84 EUR per day. Maximum 490.03 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 Nantes 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 Nantes 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 Nantes 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 Nantes 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 Nantes 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.

Car Rental Companies in Nantes

Alamo Car Hire Avis Car Hire Budget Car Hire Enterprise Car Hire Europcar Car Hire Hertz Car Hire National Car Hire Sixt Rent A Car Thrifty Car Hire
Car Rental Company Age Limit Debit Card In Terminal
Alamo 21* to 99 Yes Yes
Avis 21* to 99 No Yes
Budget 21* to 99 No Yes
Enterprise 21* to 99 No Yes
Dollar 21* to 99 No Yes
Hertz 21* to 99 Yes Yes
Sixt 18* to 99 Yes Yes
Thrifty 21* to 99 Yes 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.

Which is the Best Car Hire Company at Nantes Airport?

This rating is taken from feedback we received from our customers that booked car hire at Nantes Airport 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. Europcar have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.3 out of a maximum score of 10 points.

Car Hire Desks at Nantes Airport

Alamo 7.9

Avis 7.3

Budget 7.1

Dollar 6.0

Europcar 8.3

Enterprise 7.5

Hertz 8.0

Sixt 7.9

Thrifty 6.8

Enterprise Car Hire Desk at  Nantes Airport

Enterprise Car Hire Desk at Nantes Airport

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Nantes Car Rental Locations

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Accross the road from the main terminal building you will find the car rental offices.

Car Hire Nantes City centre

Many locations in Nantes city including the Nantes railway station.

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Nantes Airport Terminal

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Nantes Railway Station South

Gare de Nantes

27 Boulevard de Stalingrad, 44041 Nantes, France

Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday: 07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday: 07:00 - 22:00
Thursday: 07:00 - 22:00
Friday: 07:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 07:30 - 22:00
Saturday: 07:30 - 22:00Nantes Railway Station South

Nantes Airport Car Hire

Nantes Airport Terminal

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Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 - 22:30
Tuesday: 07:00 - 22:30
Wednesday: 07:00 - 22:30
Thursday: 07:00 - 22:30
Friday: 07:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 07:30 - 22:00
Saturday: 07:30 - 22:30

Nantes Airport Information

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Car Hire at Nantes Airport is available inside the Airport Terminal Airport De L'atlantique for all your touring of the Nantes region, pick up your rent a car at Nantes Airport and explore the major cities of Paris, Brest, Bordeaux, Vannes, Rennes, Le Mans and La Rochelle. The Airport at Nantes has a number of handy services available for those looking to book a room for meetings and conferences, Nantes Airport has several suitable meetings rooms. It has a petrol station, Foreign Exchange Facilities, Post Box, Wireless Internet, facilities for people of limited mobility such as car spaces, lifts etc, shops and restaurants and hotels also at the airport in Nantes.

Airport Name: Nantes Airport De L'atlantique
Airport Code: NTE
Address: 44346 Bouguenais, France
City: Nantes
Country: France
Telephone: +33 892 56 88 00
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Driving Directions to Nantes Airport Nantes airport is located 12km from Nantes city centre, it iwll take 20 to 20 minutes depending on traffic. Take the E3
Car Parking: Long and Short Term Parking Facilities available
Taxi service: Available in front of terminal cost approximately €40 to Nantes city centre
Train service: Take the shuttle or taxi from the airport which will take you to the train station in 30 minutes.
Bus service: Bus ‘Navette Aéroport’ departs from Nantes airport to the city centre.
Car Hire: The car rental desks are located immediately outside the terminal building, directly across from the entrance to Hall 1 and Hall 2. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise and Sixt Each have an office here
Information Desk: Located in the arrivals hall

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What Airlines Fly from Nantes Airport

Aegean Airlines
Aer Lingus
Air Corsica
Air France
Air Transat
Iberia Express
Royal Air Maroc

Nantes See & Do

The French city of Nantes is located beside the Loire River. Where you will find the Castle of the Dukes, Château des ducs de Bretagne, an example of a nine tower Loire Château. Using your rent a car from Nantes Airport why not take a drive out to the beautiful beach area of Saint-Jean-de-Monts and Saint-Gilles. Take the car ferry across to Saint-Nazaire.

If you are looking to visit some of Nantes wonderful museum's you can visit Musée d'histoire de Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Musée Jules Verne Explore some of the many wonderful French Château's and historical buildings, Cathedrals and Churches in the area, such as Nantes Sainte Croix Church, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul - Nantes Cathedral and Place du Commerce and Place Graslin.

Take some time out and enjoy some of the wonderful parks and gardens in Nantes, Parc de La Beaujoire, Parc de la Gaudiniere, Parc de La Beaujoire, Parc de Procé, Parc du Grand-Blottereau, Le Jardin de La Plage Verte, Jardin des Plantes de Nantes and Reserve Naturelle du lac de Grand Lieu. Nantes offers the unusual for the visitor in the "Machines of the Isle of Nantes" - Les Machines de L'ile, where you will see the mechanical Elephant in action. For the sports enthusiasts there is La Beaujoire Stadium home to FC Nantes Football team and it has also been host to a number of concerts over the years.

Hotels Near Nantes Airport

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Hôtel Océania Nantes

Hôtel Océania Nantes, Aéroport Nantes Atlantique, 44340 Bouguenais. Set near Nantes-Atlantique International Airport, Hôtel Océania Nantes offers fully renovated rooms providing modern, elegant and soundproofed accommodation less than 8 kilometres from Nantes old city centre. With a lovely outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, the Océania offers the ideal setting for your leisure stay on the outskirts of Nantes

De France Nantes

De France Nantes,24 Rue Crébillon , Nantes, 44000 Situated in the heart of Nantes, opposite the famous Opera house, the Hotel De France is a beautifully designed, 18th century building rich in history and grand in style. The hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms at an affordable price. They are decorated in classical French style and equipped with satellite TV, direct dial phones and complimentary newspapers. The hotel’s restaurant, L’Opéra, features traditional and regional cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients by the house chef Yvonnick Chevallier.

Appart' City Nantes Chateau

Appart' City Nantes Chateau, 2, rue Emile Masson Accés par la Rue Fouré, Nantes, 44000. This modern complex, spread over several buildings, offers well-furnished apartments close to the city centre and the railway station. The bustling neighbourhood around the apartments is just a short walk from the sights of the old town. Here, you are within comfortable striking distance of the gorgeous Château des Ducs and the Cathedral, two of the city's most popular attractions.

Hotel Mercure Nantes Central,

Hotel Mercure Nantes Central, 4 Rue Du Couedic, 44000 Nantes. Mercure Nantes Central is located in the Nantes Triangle d’Or area, just 150 metres from the Place Royale. It offers air-conditioned rooms, a modern bar and 24-hour room service. Guests of Hotel Mercure can enjoy light meals and snacks in their room at any time. The hotel offers a buffet breakfast and restaurants are nearby. Guests are also invited to relax in the hotel’s bar, Les Célébrités. Hotel Mercure Nantes Central is conveniently located a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. It is also 2 km from the Nantes Train Station.

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