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Chartres car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Chartres

  • Opting for car hire in Chartres, rather than relying on public transport, affords you several considerable benefits. First off, you'll have the freedom to journey at your own speed. Instead of having to structure your days around public transport timetables, you can do exactly what you want, when you want, and alter your plans as you go. Secondly, although Chartres itself is easy to walk around, having a car at your disposal can make it much simpler to explore the broader Eure-et-Loir region. You could experience the charm of the countryside, or perhaps visit some of the quaint villages in the Loire Valley. If you're interested in visiting larger cities, using your Chartres car hire, you could even drive to Orléans or to Paris, which is approximately 90 minutes away by car.
  • Upon your arrival at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), after collecting your luggage, proceed to the car hire area located in the Arrivals section of the terminal. There, you'll find various car hire companies like Avis, Hertz, and Europcar. If you haven't made a reservation, you’ll be able to check the availability with the hire desks. Choosing car hire in Chartres will require you to present your driving licence, passport, and credit card, so make sure you have these to hand. Before agreeing to hire a car, carefully inspect it for any existing damage, make a note of it, and report it to the hire car agent.
  • After you’ve committed to car hire in Chartres, you’ll find driving there a straight-forward experience. The city has well-maintained roads and clear signage, facilitating navigation for drivers. While the historic centre has narrow streets, they are typically well-signposted. Traffic congestion is generally less compared to larger cities.
  • Though well-signposted, unfamiliar tourists may struggle navigating through the city's narrow streets, and finding parking in the bustling city centre can also be a challenge. This is especially true during peak tourist season when there is heavy traffic. Additionally, drivers should bear in mind that French driving customs may be different from what they’re used to and should remain alert. Although English is fairly widely spoken in France, it is not guaranteed, visitors may benefit from learning some basic phrases in French.
  • Book your rental car in Chartres at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Chartres are around 44% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Chartres

  • How much is the price of fuel in Chartres?

    The average price of fuel in Chartres is ₹ 628 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a petrol tank costs between ₹ 7,541 and ₹ 10,054, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Chartres?

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

  • Which hire car agencies are at Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Charles de Gaulle airport include Rentscape, Sixt and Hertz.

  • Which hire car agencies are at Orly airport (ORY)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Orly airport include keddy by Europcar and Hertz.

  • Which hire car agencies are at Beauvais-Tille airport (BVA)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Beauvais-Tille airport is keddy by Europcar.

  • Which hire car agencies will pick you up at Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Charles de Gaulle airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, keddy by Europcar, Europcar, Sixt, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget, Hertz and Avis.

  • Which hire car agencies will pick you up at Orly airport (ORY)?

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

  • Which hire car agencies will pick you up at Beauvais-Tille airport (BVA)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Beauvais-Tille airport to off-airport locations include keddy by Europcar, Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Hertz and Avis.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Chartres?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Chartres?

    A Mini car hire in Chartres costs ₹ 3,324 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Chartres?

    A Full Size car hire in Chartres costs ₹ 7,823 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Chartres?

    An Economy car hire in Chartres costs ₹ 4,311 per day, on average.

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

    For driving in Chartres, a compact or mid-size car is generally recommended. The city has narrow streets, particularly in the historic centre, and a smaller car provides better manoeuvrability and ease of parking in tight spaces. Compact cars are fuel-efficient and well-suited for urban driving, making them a practical choice for exploring Chartres and navigating its streets. Furthermore, a compact or mid-size car is typically more affordable to hire and can comfortably accommodate small groups or couples with luggage.

  • What’s the speed limit in Chartres?

    Chartres has a variety of speed limits. In residential areas, the speed limit is typically 30 km/h (18 mph), and in urban areas outside residential zones, it is generally 50 km/h (31 mph). On non-urban roads, like country roads, the speed limit is usually 80 km/h (50 mph), while on motorways, the speed limit is typically 130 km/h (81 mph). However, you should always keep an eye on any speed limit signs you encounter while driving.

  • Where are the best places to park in Chartres?

    In Chartres, you can find car parks and garages throughout the city, such as Parking de la Gare, Parking des Halles, and Parking Indigo Chartres Cathédrale, providing convenient and secure parking facilities. Metered on-street parking is available in various areas around the city, but these often have restrictions or are only available at certain times. As such, they should be used with caution. Some hotels in Chartres also offer parking spaces for their guests. Additionally, Chartres has park-and-ride facilities on the outskirts of the city, allowing you to park your car and use public transport to reach the city centre.

Chartres car rental reviews and directory

Avis

9.0

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

9.0

2 locations in Chartres

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9 Rue Charles Coulombs

+33 2 37 28 37 37

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Gare Sncf Chartres

+33 2 37 28 37 37

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10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Great customer service. Car had sat-nav whic was a huge added bonus.

5.6 Fair

May 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

We dropped the car at the train station in Chartres. There were no directions in our rental agreement as to where the office was, other than the train station address. It turns out there were specific parking places in the train parking garage and we were to turn keys into the train ticketing office! (our hotel called Avis on our behalf since our French language skills are not good to obtain this info)

1 out of 1

Hertz

2.0

Cleanliness

2.0

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4.0

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2.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Chartres

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40 Bd De La Courtille

+33 2 37 28 66 06

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2.0 Poor

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Car had extensive scratches and dings and I found many more they had not documented. When I brought this to the agent's attention, he informed me that he could not take pictures of it or Hertz would automatically charge me for having documented their pre-existing damage! Had to drop off keys in a night drop because in Europe they don't work on Sundays. Yet they told me the car would be my responsibility until they open Monday morning!

1 out of 1

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

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40 Bd De La Courtille

+33 2 37 28 66 06

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
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Thrifty

10.0

Wonderful

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40 Bd De La Courtille

+33 2 37 28 66 06

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Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00

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Rent@Car

8.0

Very Good

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8 Avenue du Val de l'Eure

+33 2 37 35 66 85

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keddy by Europcar

7.9

Good

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9 Rue Du Marechal Leclerc

+33 2 37 28 06 06

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
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ADA

2.0

Poor

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104 Rue du Bourgneuf

+33 2 37 34 45 13

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

2 locations in Chartres

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40 Boulevard de la Courtille

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9 rue du Marechal Leclerc

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3 travellers who rented a car in Chartres gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

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