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Carcassonne car rental information

Pick-up locationCarcassonne
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Rental locations27
Airport locations18

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Carcassonne

  • Enjoy the freedom and hassle-free convenience of travelling around Carcassonne and the wider Occitanie region anytime you like. Only with a car hire in Carcassonne can you and your travel companions enjoy the sort of mobility and comfort that is limited by other modes of public transport. A good number of primary roads offer opportunities to discover distant places such as the town of Béziers 56 miles east via A61/A9 or the prefecture of Perpignan about 71 miles south via A61/A9.
  • Carcassonne Airport (CCF) is the closest airport to the city centre and therefore an ideal spot to pick up a car hire in Carcassonne after your flight arrives. Options at this airport include local companies like Citer or international ones like Hertz and Europcar. The Car Hire Centre is located in the main terminal building, so there’s no need for shuttle transfer. Upon exiting at the International Arrivals Hall, follow the posted directions or simply request assistance at the nearest Information Desk.
  • Carcassonne has an excellent network of primary and secondary roads in and around it, which makes it quite vulnerable to morning and evening rush hour traffic. A key location is the ring road around the Bastide St. Louis created by the N113, D119 and Boulevard de Varsovie. It encloses a tight patchwork of streets, which often see high levels of pedestrian and cycle traffic as well. Due to the prohibition on vehicles within the gates of the Old Town, you can expect very high volumes of vehicular activity on surrounding streets like D104, Rue Gustave Nadaud and Chemin des Ourtets.
  • Peak rush hour period during the weekdays outbound and inbound to Carcassonne city centre are 07:00-09:00, 13:00-15:00 and again from 18:00-20:30. Expect delays on the N113, D118 and D119 during these times, and traffic jams are frequent at the D6161 circular west of the Old Town and where Boulevard Henry Bouffett crosses the D6161. During the summer months from June to September, an influx of tourists will exacerbate traffic patterns causing increased gridlock on inner-city Street and primary roads.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Carcassonne for C$ 46 or less
  • Book your rental car in Carcassonne at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Carcassonne are around 37% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Carcassonne

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

    With medieval cities like Carcassonne, small compacts and economy cars are best for handling the narrow interior streets and are more fuel efficient if you are likely to spend long hours behind the wheel. Larger passenger cars like SUVs and luxury models have more storage capacity and are usually more comfortable than their smaller siblings.

  • What’s the speed limit in Carcassonne?

    The legal speed limit within the city of Carcassonne is 31mph on urban streets, except where restrictions apply. The speed limit on rural roads travelling through less populated areas is 55mph and the maximum speed for motorists along major roads like the N113 is 80mph. CCTV and traffic cams are not as widely used in France as the UK, but they do exist, so always pay attention to speed signs and slowdown near junctions to avoid accidents or fines.

  • Where are the best places to park in Carcassonne?

    There are three public surface car parksjust outside the Old Town: City Parking P0 and P1 at Porte Narbonnaise and City Parking P2 at Port D’Aude. Hours of operation at both are 08:00-20:00 and free between 20:00-08:00 with a tariff of around €1 (£0.90) for 2h 15min where the first 30min is free. From July-September, there is a free daily shuttle from each car park to the gates of the city. There is also free parking space near Bellevue Wharf, College Bastion and the corner of Boulevard Barbes and Boulevard Marcou.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Carcassonne?

    On average a rental car in Carcassonne costs C$ 46 per day.

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Carcassonne?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Carcassonne. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Carcassonne?

    The average gas price in Carcassonne is C$ 10.47 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 126 and C$ 167, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Carcassonne?

    Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Carcassonne.

  • Which car rental companies are at Salvaza airport (CCF)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Salvaza airport is Alamo.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Salvaza airport (CCF)?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Salvaza airport to off-airport locations is Alamo.

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

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

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

    A Mini car rental in Carcassonne costs C$ 64 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Carcassonne?

    A Compact car rental in Carcassonne costs C$ 53 per day, on average.

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

    An Economy car rental in Carcassonne costs C$ 71 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Carcassonne?

    On average a rental car in Carcassonne costs C$ 324 per week (C$ 46 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Carcassonne?

    On average a rental car in Carcassonne costs C$ 1,390 per month (C$ 46 per day).

Carcassonne car rental reviews and directory

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

1 review
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Carcassonne

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Carcassonne Ap

+33 4 68 71 00 55

Monday09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:00
Saturday10:00 - 19:00
Sunday09:00 - 19:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Aug. 2023

KAYAK
Everything was as expected. Furthermore the person who took us in charge was extremely professional and welcoming . Pick up and drop off were very simple and efficient

1 out of 1

keddy by Europcar

10.0

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

9.0

One location in Carcassonne

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Carcassonne airport

04 68 72 23 69

Monday08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3008:30 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3008:30 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 18:0014:00 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 19:00
Sunday13:00 - 19:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Oct. 2023

KAYAK
Very professional

10.0 Wonderful

Oct. 2023

KAYAK
The staff were really helpful

1 out of 1

Avis

9.0

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

8.0

4 locations in Carcassonne

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337 Rue Jacques De Vaucanson

+33 4 68 25 05 84

Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:3014:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday12:30 - 17:0008:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday14:00 - 17:30
Sunday14:30 - 17:00

Aeroport De Salvaza

+33 4 68 25 92 88

Monday09:30 - 13:3013:30 - 18:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3010:00 - 19:00
Wednesday15:00 - 18:0012:30 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:3010:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:0010:00 - 19:00
Saturday10:30 - 14:0014:00 - 17:30
Sunday12:30 - 17:0015:30 - 18:00

Aeroport Salvaza

+33 4 68 25 05 84

Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:3012:30 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday14:00 - 17:30
Sunday14:30 - 17:00

Gare Sncf

+33 4 68 25 05 84

Monday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Friday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar. 2023

KAYAK
The process to rent and return a car is slow.

8.0 Very good

Apr. 2022

KAYAK
The distance from the airport was unacceptable and dangerous no sign at the airport had to walk to the area where the other providers are located to discover the pick up point was 15 minute walk on the road no walkway/side verge therefore dangerous. Otherwise the car was brand new new and excellent, provided a child seat free of charge, apparently the booking agent failed to provide contact details so Avis could not alert me of the issue.

1 out of 1

Europcar

7.6

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

8.0

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Apt De Carcassonne En Pays Cathare

+33 4 68 72 23 69

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9.6 Wonderful

Sep. 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was great - I think we might have been "upgraded" as a result of the sort of car we ordered not being available, and I'm certainly not complaining

Cons:

To be honest, there weren't really any negatives

10.0 Wonderful

Jul. 2023

KAYAK
Staff could not be more efficient and helpful and a pleasure to deal with

6.0 Okay

May 2023

KAYAK
When we went to pick up the car at the airport in Carcassonne , the female receptionist ( sorry I didn’t get her name) was extremely rude and acted like she might not let us get the car even though we had the reservation. Finally , the paperwork was done and she told us the car was behind the building. I asked her if there was a specific slot and she just smirked and said check every license plate until you find it. Language wasn’t a problem as I have adequate French and she wanted to speak English anyways. The car itself was great though. Europa car just needs to work on the customer interaction. First impressions are important….

10.0 Wonderful

Jun. 2022

KAYAK
Both agents were really pleasant and I would say an asset to Europcar ( Morgan was one)

10.0 Wonderful

Oct. 2021

KAYAK
Everything was great! Thank you.

1 out of 2

National

7.2

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

6.0

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Aeroport

+33 4 68 71 69 97

Monday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Friday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Saturday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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7.2 Good

Jul. 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

The cars fuel gauge didn’t reset when I filled it up and was then charged for not refilling the car. Needed to make a flight so I wasn’t in a position to argue the point with them.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2.0

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

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Aeroport

+33 4 68 71 69 97

Monday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Saturday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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9.6 Wonderful

Apr. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Helpful staff, but only one person serving - it is a small airport after all. You might have a long wait (I was quick off the plane, but there were still 2 people in front of me so about a 15 minute wait).

Cons:

My car was older than I would usually expect for a rental (50k km) but it was okay.

1 out of 1

Thrifty

7.2

Good

No reviews available

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

8.0

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Carcassonne Ap

+33 4 68 71 00 55

Monday09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:00
Saturday10:00 - 19:00
Sunday09:00 - 19:00

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Alamo

5.2

Fair

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Cleanliness

4.8

Comfort

5.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.8

Value for money

5.2

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Aeroport

+33 4 68 71 69 97

Monday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Thursday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Hertz

4.0

Mediocre

No reviews available

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

2.0

2 locations in Carcassonne

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650 Bld Henri Bouffet

+33 4 68 72 97 15

Monday08:30 - 18:0013:00 - 19:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:30
Friday13:00 - 19:00
Sunday12:30 - 17:0009:00 - 19:00

Carcassonne Ap

+33 4 68 71 00 55

Monday09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:00
Saturday14:00 - 17:30
Sunday14:00 - 17:30

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Rent@Car

8.0

Very good

No reviews available

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58, Avenue Franklin Roosevelt

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Goldcar Rental SP

5.0

Fair

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Carcassonne-Salvaza

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ADA

2.0

Poor

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Rue Claude Chappe - ZA St Jean de l'Arnouze

+33 4 68 11 71 92

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SICILY BY CAR

6.7

Okay

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58 avenue Franklin Roosevelt

+33 4 68 11 74 10

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Free2Move

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445 Rue Gustave Eiffel

+33 4 68 10 38 00

Monday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 19:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:3008:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:3014:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:3014:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 19:3014:00 - 17:30

580 Rue Gustave Eiffel

+33 4 68 78 00 11

Monday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Tuesday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3009:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:0014:00 - 17:30
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Za St Jean De L'arnouze

+33 6 45 85 99 92

Monday14:00 - 17:3008:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:0014:00 - 17:30
Wednesday14:00 - 17:3008:30 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 18:0014:00 - 17:30
Friday14:00 - 17:3008:30 - 18:00

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Citer

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Aeroport

+33 4 68 71 69 97

Monday08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:00
Sunday08:30 - 18:00

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Firefly

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One location in Carcassonne

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Carcassonne Airport

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Rhodium

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Carcassonne-Salvaza

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Shouqi

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Apt De Carcassonne En Pays Cathare

+86 10 6064 1387

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Sunnycars

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Aéroport de Salvaza route de montréal rn 113

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UCAR

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260 rue Gustave Eiffel

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13 travellers who rented a car in Carcassonne gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.7

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Good to know

Most popular agency

Alamo

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

C$ 46/day

Good deal

C$ 46/day

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