Fancy a drive along the Baltic coast or perhaps a trip to a secluded beach? Adventures like these are the big advantage of renting a car during your time in Gdansk and Poland. There is simply no easier way to explore Gdansk’s outskirts and neighboring countryside than by renting a car. This is because, for the most part, public transport doesn’t serve the smaller areas outside of cities except via slower local buses.
Excited to pick up your rental car when beginning your Polish journey in Gdansk? For travelers with flights landing at Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport, the rental car counters can be found in the airport’s main hall on the ground floor.
One thing that many drivers new to Poland may not realize is that headlights are required to be on at all hours both day and night. Drivers from the U.S. or other countries may be surprised by this, but it is simply the law and it is enforced with the goal of making roads safer for both pedestrians and drivers.
Rush hour in Gdansk is a daily reality buy it is by no means severe. Drivers can expect the morning rush hour to pick up at about 6:30 a.m. and for it to last until around 9:30 a.m., while in the afternoon the traffic doesn’t build back up again until around 4:00 p.m. and it clears up at around 6:30 p.m.
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FAQs about renting a car in Gdansk
Some car rental companies in Gdansk which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Sixt, Avis and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Gdansk costs C$ 35 per day.
Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Gdansk. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.
The average gas price in Gdansk is C$ 6.58 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 79 and C$ 105, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Gdansk.
A Compact car rental in Gdansk costs C$ 30 per day, on average.
A Mini car rental in Gdansk costs C$ 23 per day, on average.
A Economy car rental in Gdansk costs C$ 25 per day, on average.
In Gdansk, cars are most frequently rented at GREEN MOTION Rebiechowo - Lech Walesa Airport 206 Slowackiego Str (12 km from city centre ).
On average a rental car in Gdansk costs C$ 243 per week (C$ 35 per day).
On average a rental car in Gdansk costs C$ 1,042 per month (C$ 35 per day).
Coupes, sedans, hatchbacks, and compacts are certainly the best vehicle options for visitors looking to rent a car in Gdansk. The reason for this is that Gdansk, like many European cities, has fairly small roads and is densely populated. These two factors combine to make smaller cars much better at navigating the city than trucks or SUVs. Driving a smaller car will also make fitting into streetside parking spaces much easier.
Speed limits in built-up areas vary by the time of day with the daytime limit set at 50 kph (31 mph) and the nighttime limit set at 60 kph (37 mph). In residential areas the speed limit tends to start at 20 kph (12 mph) and on motorways the speed limit is 140 kph (87 mph).
The average price of gas in Gdansk is 5.2 PLN ($1.38) per liter, which comes out to about 19.68 PLN ($5.22) per gallon. Gas prices can also change depending on the time of year.
If you are visiting the downtown area, there are plenty of parking garages and lots to fulfill all of your parking needs. There is also streetside parking available throughout the city, including the downtown area. In general, drivers will find that their best option for parking is streetside parallel parking unless they are in the city center.