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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Ashford

  • The town of Ashford, Kent, is located in arguably one of the most scenic counties in England. However, its limited public transport network creates a niche that car hire in Ashford, Kent, can fully exploit along streets within town precincts as well as on roads stretching across the entire county and miles beyond. The stretch of coastline from Folkestone (17 miles via the A20) through Dover (8 miles via B2011) onto Margate (22 miles on the A256) winds along the narrowest point of the English Channel and makes for a promising road trip.
  • If travelling to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), you can collect your car hire in Ashford, Kent, from one of the international providers like Sixt, Budget and Enterprise with offices at its Car Hire Centre. If you arrive at the South Terminal, you should make your way from domestic arrivals and follow directions to catch the shuttle to the North Tower. Your destination is on the Ground Floor next to the Tourist Office. North Tower arrivals will find the hire car area to the immediate left of the Arrivals Hall.
  • The proximity of the M20 to the town and its A2042 tributary that funnels traffic in and out of the downtown area are key for heavy traffic along certain stretches during the morning and evening rush hours. The stretch of A492 where it interchanges with the busier A28 near the Repton Park North district is another major area for traffic congestion. Expect significant foot and cycle traffic around school districts, on high streets as well as near tourist attractions and places of interest.
  • The morning rush period in Ashford, Kent, is usually defined from 07:00 to 09:00, and the worst time for evening traffic congestion is between 18:00 and 20:30. When travelling outbound or inbound on major roadways during these hours, add a bit of extra time to your schedule to account for any delays you might encounter. Also, be aware that the afternoon hours between 13:00 and 15:00 can be busy with shoppers and lunchtime traffic both vehicular and pedestrian.
  • Book your rental car in Ashford at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Ashford are around 60% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Ashford

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Ashford?

    If your main concerns are affordability and fuel efficiency, a compact or small economy car is best for navigating the town and taking on the open roads across the county. If passenger size and comfort take precedence over price, then consider an intermediate SUV or luxury saloon as your preferred transport.

  • What’s the speed limit in Ashford?

    The legal speed limit in Ashford, Kent, is 30mph, however you should expect to reduce speed when driving your Ashford, Kent, car hire along roads in residential districts and school zones. Speeds along the A2042 ring road should increase to about 40mph while driving on the A292 can be as high as 50mph. Along the A28, speeds of 60mph are common and the legal limit along the M20 is 70mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Ashford?

    Ashford Borough Council administers the on-street pay and display parking programme, where all meters accept debit/credit cards for payment. In these zones, the parking limit is 1h between 09:00 and 18:00 at a rate of about £1.20 per hour and a flat rate of £3.30 if you stay over one hour from 18:00-22:00. The Council also runs about a dozen car parks, which include disabled parking, where the rate is about £1.20 per hour at most of them. Expect public parking spaces to be free from 18:00 to 07:00 between Monday and Saturday and on Sundays in certain locations.

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Ashford?

    Based on our information, car rental agencies in Ashford only have manual transmission cars.

  • How much is gas price in Ashford?

    The average gas price in Ashford is C$ 9.57 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 115 and C$ 153, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Ashford?

    Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Ashford.

  • Which car rental companies are at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Heathrow airport include GREEN MOTION, keddy by Europcar, Europcar, DRIVALIA, Hertz, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL, Sixt, U-Save, Allegiance and Budget.

  • Which car rental companies are at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Gatwick airport include keddy by Europcar, Hertz, U-Save, Budget, Dollar and Routes Car & Truck Rentals.

  • Which car rental companies are at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Stansted airport include GREEN MOTION, keddy by Europcar, DRIVALIA, Alamo, Budget, Routes Car & Truck Rentals and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sixt, Alamo, Budget, Avis, Dollar and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, keddy by Europcar, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sixt, Alamo, Budget, Avis and Dollar.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stansted airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, keddy by Europcar, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sixt, Alamo, Budget, Avis and Dollar.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Ashford?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Ashford?

    An Economy car rental in Ashford costs C$ 42 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Ashford?

    A Mini car rental in Ashford costs C$ 31 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car rental cost in Ashford?

    A Full Size car rental in Ashford costs C$ 163 per day, on average.

Ashford car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

Value for money

10.0

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Unit 2, The Market Quarter

+44 1233 510239

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Sep. 2023

KAYAK
Excellent experience! The staff was incredibly helpful and made pickup and dropoff both a smooth and fast process.

2.0 Poor

Sep. 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I organized to pick up my car ftom Ashford in Middlesex only to find that there is no Enterprise office at that and the address shkuld have been Ashford in Kent. Tip: mske sure the address listed is correct before booking

1 out of 1

Firefly

9.6

Wonderful

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Newtown Road

+44 123 380 1404

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30

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keddy by Europcar

8.2

Very good

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Newtown Road, Ashford

+44 371 384 9958

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Avis

7.5

Good

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Newtown Rd

+44 344 544 8704

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Sixt

7.2

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Henwood Ind. Estate

+44-8444993399

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Hertz

7.1

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Newtown Road

+44 1233 801404

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30

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Europcar

6.8

Okay

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Newtown Road

+44 371 384 9958

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FLIZZR

7.4

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Kingfisher Business Park

+44 844 499 3399

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Free2Move

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2 locations in Ashford

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Monument Way

+44 1233 504604

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00

Quantock Drive

+44 1233 640100

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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Shouqi

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Newtown Road Ashford

+44 371 384 9958

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Thrifty

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Unit C, 6/7 Hilton Rd

+44 1233 637693

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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One traveller who rented a car in Ashford gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.1

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